News Releases

Urbana Road Conditions

March 3, 2015, 3:10 p.m.--A few slick spots may arise tonight as temperatures drop below freezing and before the pavements have time to dry. Public Works crews will monitor these conditions. Please use caution during winter weather conditions.

2015 Warming Centers for Champaign-Urbana

Here is a list of warming centers available in the Champaign-Urbana area:

Input Needed on Cities’ Five-Year Consolidated Plan

The City of Urbana and the City of Champaign would like your input on the Five-Year Consolidated Plan, which provides a comprehensive assessment of the needs and issues facing the cities for housing, homelessness, poverty, economic, and community development.

Results of Curbana Pilot Program Survey Now Available

The City of Urbana Economic Development Division presented the results of the Curbana Pilot Program Survey to City Council at their February 23rd, 2015 meeting. The results of the survey are now available, and the program has been continued into the 2015 season.

The City of Urbana Launches its Open Data Websites

The City of Urbana is excited to announce the launch of the Urbana Open Data web portal, and Open Expenditures - a special graphical view of the City’s expenditures.

Results of 2014 Urbana Business Survey Now Available

The City of Urbana's Economic Development Division presented the results of the 2014 Urbana Business Survey to City Council at their February 9th, 2014 meeting. We would like to take this opportunity to thank the businesses throughout Urbana that participated in this survey, and provided their input on the state of the local Urbana economy.

Urbana Awarded 2014 EPA WasteWise Local Government Partner of the Year

Waste Wise Logo

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has selected the City of Urbana, Illinois as a national award recipient of the 2014 WasteWise Local Government Partner of the Year. 

Urbana Sister Cities Sino-African Initiative Cited in United Nations' Award

Urbana’s Sister City partnerships with cities in Africa and the People’s Republic of China were highlighted recently in an award presented to Sister Cities International.

The City of Urbana Raises Your Art: A Call for Entries for Urbana’s Boneyard Creek

Date: 
March 6, 2015 - 5:00pm

Banner Art

The Urbana Public Arts Program is looking to display works by a visual artist living or working in Champaign County on street pole banners surrounding the Boneyard Creek Improvements Project.

Boneyard Creek Improvements Project Naming Contest

Date: 
February 22, 2015 - 5:00pm

Boneyard Creek Improvements Project Naming Contest Poster

WE BUILT IT, NOW YOU NAME IT.

The Boneyard Creek Improvements Project is nearing its completion and needs a name.