News Releases

City of Urbana Releases a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Enterprise Software

April 8, 2016 - 2:00pm

On February 1, 2016 the City of Urbana released a Request for Proposals (RFP), the first step in a process to implement software solutions for several key City functions:

  • Financial Management/Personnel/Payroll
  • Asset Management/Work Orders
  • Building Code Inspections

Urbana Road Conditions

109:45 A. M. January 25, 2016

All streets are clear of ice and snow. Enjoy the warmer temperatures.

Crime Stoppers of Champaign County Dave Benton Crime Fighting Award

June 1, 2016

Do you know someone who has been helpful in fighting crime in Urbana? Now is the time to recognize these local heroes!

New Enterprise Zone Will Spur Development in Urbana

A new Urbana enterprise zone will dramatically slash property tax bills for constructing new homes and businesses, and create more jobs.

The state-approved joint Urbana/Champaign County Enterprise Zone takes effect this Friday, Jan. 1.

“We are delighted,” said Mayor Laurel Prussing.

Campaign Underway for Urbana Free Library Foundation

UFL Foundation Logo

The Urbana Free Library Foundation’s annual fund-raising campaign is underway, and Foundation President Larry Jobe is asking library supporters to give generously.

Cunningham Township "Wrap Up in Warmth" Coat Drive

Please donate your clean & gently used, warm winter items. All items will be distributed to those in need.

Urbana Task Force Concludes Year-long Study of Local Police Traffic Stop Data Regarding Racial Disparities

IDOT Task Force ReportThe Urbana Traffic Stop Data Task Force has completed its final report on the City of Urbana’s traffic stop data, and will make a public presentation of its findings at the Dec. 7 meeting of the Urbana City Council.

Urbana Under the Canopy

Under the Canopy

Get a free guide to selecting, planting and caring for trees, available at the Urbana City Building, Urbana Public Library, Urbana Public Works, and Common Ground Food Co-op.

Urbana Highland Green Project to Receive Federal Tax Credits

Urbana's Highland Green project proposed for Kerr Avenue at Highland Drive in north Urbana which will receive $522,535 in credits.

Broadway Avenue Street Pavers for Sale at the Landscape Recycling Center

The Landscape Recycling Center will begin the sale of Broadway Avenue Street Pavers on Saturday, October 24, 2015.