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Preservation Month - Bike Tour of Modern Homes

May 7, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Celebrate National Preservation Month and National Bike Month with a leisurely bike tour of modern homes in Urbana. The tour will begin at the Market at the Square at 10:00AM and will follow a low-traffic, low-stress route past some of Urbana's best modern houses, ending back at the Market. Bring your own bike!

This is the first of three tours scheduled for Preservation Month that will leave from the Market at the Square. The others will take place on the 14th and 21st, and will be walking tours through nearby neighborhoods.

Bike to Work Day - 5/3/2016

May 3, 2016 - 7:00am to 10:00am

Come join us for Bike to Work Day 2016!

Every year during National Bike Month (May), the Cities of Urbana and Champaign, along with Champaign County Bikes, host Bike to Work Day to encourage people to ride their bikes to work. So whether you ride your bike to work everyday, or have never done it before, please sign up and visit one of our Bike to Work Day stations for free snacks and coffee on your way to the office.

Stations are open from 7:00-10:00AM. We hope to see you there!

Urbana Celebrates the Boneyard 2016

April 9, 2016 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

The City of Urbana Public Arts Program is presenting a free community arts event to celebrate local artists and commemorate the Boneyard. Titled Urbana Celebrates the Boneyard, this event will take place on Saturday, April 9, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Boneyard Creek Improvements Project in Downtown Urbana (corner of Race Street and Griggs Streets).

Notice of Availability for Public Review and Comment and Notice of Public Hearing - Draft Annual Action Plan FY 2016-2017

March 8, 2016 - 4:00pm to March 22, 2016 - 7:00pm

Copies of the Draft FY 2016-2017 Annual Action Plan will be available for review to the general public between Tuesday, March 22, 2016 and Thursday, April 21, 2016 at the following locations: 400 South Vine Street, Urbana - City Clerk’s Office, & Grants Management Division Office, 201 South Race Street, Urbana— Urbana Free Library, and on the City of Urbana’s website.

The City of Urbana and the Urbana HOME Consortium (comprised of the City Urbana, the City of Champaign, and Champaign County) are seeking citizen input regarding a draft version of the Annual Action Plan for Fiscal Year 2016-2017. The plan establishes budgets for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Programs.

A Public Hearing will be held on March 22, 2016 at 7:00pm in the Urbana City Council Chambers, located at 400 S. Vine Street, Urbana, to receive comments and suggestions on the Draft FY 2016-2017 Annual Action Plan.