Bids and RFPs

NEW! As of May 2023, Urbana now has an eProcurement Portal with OpenGov:

The City of Urbana is transitioning to a new eProcurement system called OpenGov for publishing solicitations, and receiving vendor responses. Register your account early to begin receiving email notifications of bid/RFP postings.  Registration is 100% free for vendors!

1) Follow this link to begin the registration process: 

2) To access the Bid Documents and to subscribe to Urbana’s postings, visit this page:

3) You will need to sign in to OpenGov to access the bid materials.

 After you register, you can then subscribe to organizations from across the Country – not just Urbana!


The City of Urbana promotes Equal Opportunity in the procurement of services. Businesses owned by women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to submit bids and/or proposals. More information about the City’s Equal Opportunity program, may be found on this page:

The City of Urbana will require vendors doing business with the City to complete the Vendor Representations and Additional Duties Form, which may be found here:

All vendors doing business with the City are required to submit a completed W-9 once they are awarded a purchase or contract with the City. A W-9 document may be found here:

Prevailing Wage Act

The Prevailing Wage Act (820 ILCS 130/1 et seq.) requires contractors or subcontractors to pay prevailing wages to all laborers, workers, and mechanics who perform work on a public works project. Further information, including the current prevailing wage rates, is available on the Illinois Department of Labor’s website at the following link:


Procurements before May 2023 are posted below. Procurements appear in the order they were posted, with the most recent appearing first. Closed procurements will also appear on this page with their title updated to indicate their closed status.

Request For Proposal: Hauling and Disposal of Nuisance Abatements

July 27, 2012 - 1:00pm

The City of Urbana, Environmental Management Division, is looking for a company to do case by case hauling and disposal of nuisance abatements for properties that have failed to comply with City ordinances.

The City of Urbana will receive proposals at the Public Works Center, 706 S. Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Bids will be accepted up to and no later than 1:00 p.m., Friday, July 27th, 2012.

Request for Bids: Philo Road South Reconstruction

July 16, 2012 - 1:55pm

Sealed BIDS for the construction of the Philo Road South Reconstruction Project (City Section 11-00504-00-PV) including: Hot-Mix Asphalt mainline and shoulder surfacing; earthwork; soil-cement base coarse; roadside ditch grading; concrete curb and gutter; pipe culverts; storm sewers; PCC pavement; and other incidental work will be received by the City of Urbana at the office of the Director of Public Works, 706 South Glover, Urbana, Illinois 61802 until 1:55 p.m. prevailing time on Monday July 16, 2012 and publicly opened and read aloud at 2:00 p.m. at said office.

RFP #1112-05 Street and Public Property Tree Inventory and Tree Inventory Data Management Software

July 13, 2012 - 1:30pm

Proposals will be received at the office of the Director of Public Works, City of Urbana, Illinois for STREET AND PUBLIC PROPERTY TREE INVENTORY AND TREE INVENTORY DATA MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE until 1:30 p.m. prevailing time on Friday, July 13, 2012.

Any firm desiring to be considered to provide such proposed services shall submit proposals in accordance with the instructions and format of the RFP documents.

The City reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive irregularities or technicalities.