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Closed - Request for Proposals: Telecommunications System Consultant

September 14, 2018 - 2:00pm


The City of Urbana (IL) requests consulting services for a telecommunications system replacement at 10 City buildings. (Solicitation #1819-03)

The consultant will:

  • analyze City telecommunication needs,
  • write specifications for a future Request to procure the equipment and installation, 
  • provide input on the proposals received for that future Request.

All Proposers must register through the Vendor Contact Form in order to receive proposal documents.

The original Proposal MUST be submitted to the Requesting Department at or before September 14, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. Central Time to receive full consideration.

The City reserves the right to waive technicalities or to accept or reject any proposal or combination of proposals based upon the City’s determination of its best interest.

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Closed - Request for Proposals: Employee Assistance Program Services

September 7, 2018 - 4:00pm


The City is seeking proposals from qualified firms for Employee Assistance Program (“EAP”) services. The City’s EAP program is intended to help employees and their household members deal with personal problems such as alcoholism/substance abuse, family difficulties, stress, monetary/financial problems, legal troubles, family violence and other personal difficulties that might adversely impact their work performance, health, and well-being.

Please be sure to read the entire RFP for specific requirements, details, and other important information!


  • Questions regarding this request for proposals: August 31, 2018 at 4:00 CST. 
  • To submit proposals: September 7 at 4:00 p.m. CST.


What's in Your Square? Visioning Activity

June 30, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

You are invited to participate in a What’s in your square? Visioning Activity for the 9-block Lincoln Square area consisting of the Landmark Hotel, Lincoln Square Mall, and the publicly-owned parking lots.

Spend about an hour sharing your ideas for the future during interactive activities at any of the following times:

  • Thursday, June 21, at 6pm
  • Wednesday, June 27, at 6pm
  • Saturday, June 30, at 11am and 1pm

Please join us in the southwest wing of the Mall, across from Tang Dynasty, where the IDEA Store will soon locate.

Can’t make it to one of these events? Please take the short survey to share What’s in your square? at

FY 2019 Budget Builds Foundation for the Future

May 25, 2018 - 3:00pm to June 4, 2018 - 7:00pm

Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2019 includes significant steps to lay a sound foundation for the City’s future. The proposed budget is available at

“Our staff is committed to providing excellent core City services, despite tighter budgets. However, we must make thoughtful and strategic decisions to address our long-term funding needs,” said Mayor Marlin. The budget includes $45.8 million in expenditures and $43.6 million in revenues for all City funds. Expenditures exceed revenues primarily because of large one-time expenditures in capital improvement funds.

City Administrator Compensation Package

May 18, 2018 - 4:00pm to June 1, 2018 - 5:00pm

Pursuant to 5 ILCS 120/7.3, the City of Urbana hereby posts the total compensation package for Carol J. Mitten, City Administrator.

The relevant section of the statute provides: “At least 6 days before an employer participating in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund approves an employee's total compensation package that is equal to or in excess of $150,000 per year, the employer must post on its website the total compensation package for that employee.” 5 ILCS 120/7.3(b). Section 7.3(c) of the statute defines “total compensation” as “payment by the employer to the employee for salary, health insurance, a housing allowance, a vehicle allowance, a clothing allowance, bonuses, loans, vacation days granted, and sick days granted.”