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Sidewalk Snow & Ice Removal Requirement in Effect

Date: 
February 18, 2022 - 11:00am to February 19, 2022 - 11:00am

CITY OF URBANA SIDEWALK SNOW REMOVAL REQUIREMENT IN EFFECT 

At 11:00 a.m., Friday, February 18, 2022, the Urbana Public Works Director will declare the sidewalk snow and ice removal requirement in effect for the Downtown, University, and South Philo Road snow removal districts. 

Due to the winter storm, ice and/or two inches or more of snow has accumulated on sidewalks. In order to make sidewalks safe for pedestrians, City ordinance requires that public sidewalks, within the defined districts, be cleared by adjacent property owners within 24 hours after the Public Works Director’s declaration. Sidewalks need to be cleared by 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 19, 2022. Public sidewalks within these districts, which are not in compliance, could be cleared by the City at the expense of the adjacent property owner, with additional fines and administrative fees applied. 

CLOSED: Invitation to Bid: Philo Road and Boneyard Crossing Maintenance (Solicitation #2122-40)

Date: 
March 4, 2022 - 2:00pm

CLOSED

Sealed bids will be received at the Urbana Public Works Department for Solicitation #2122-40, Philo Rd. and Boneyard Crossing Maintenance

The City of Urbana, Illinois seeks bids from qualified contractors toprovide all supervision, labor, tools and equipment, which will include watering, weeding, fertilizing, mulching, graffiti removal and maintaining landscape areas within the public right-of-ways along Philo Road from Colorado Avenue to Florida Avenue and Boneyard Crossing from Griggs Street to Broadway Avenue. The successful respondent shall provide the necessary equipment and personnel to perform the services in a professional manner consistent with customs and practices in the industry.

Register below to receive bid documents and specifications, and subsequent addenda.

Bids will be received through 2:00 PM, Friday March 4, 2022, and at said time, the bids shall be opened and read publicly at the Urbana Public Works, 706 South Glover Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802.

CLOSED - Invitation to Bid: Turf Care for the City of Urbana (Solicitation #2122-39)

Date: 
March 4, 2022 - 1:00pm

CLOSED

At 1:30 p.m., Friday, March 4, 2022, the City of Urbana will open bids for turf care of specified City of Urbana rights of way and facility lawn areas. The turf care contract will be from April 2022 through December 2023.

It is expected that this work will consist of caring for an estimated 10+ acres of lawn area. Illustrations of these areas and their location are included with the bid document.

The Contractor will not be required to pay prevailing wages, but will need to certify that they comply with the City of Urbana’s requirements for non-discrimination and maintenance of a drug-free workplace plus will be required to provide a certificate of insurance as described in the Specifications. In addition, the City may require any bidder to provide a list of references and clients served over the past five years and reserves the right reject bids based on the information received from references.

Interested bidders are invited to complete the contact form below to obtain a set of bid documents.

Tuesday Curbside U-Cycle Route Delays

Date: 
February 8, 2022 - 3:00pm to February 9, 2022 - 5:00pm

There has been a collection delay on the Tuesday curbside U-Cycle routes, particularly in the Stone Creek subdivision and Prairie Winds subdivision, on Tuesday, February 8, 2022. Please continue to leave your recycling receptacles curbside and they will be emptied either later on Tuesday or on Wednesday, February 9. We apologize for the inconvenience caused. Questions may be directed to U-Cycle at (217) 384-2302.

Sidewalk Snow Requirement in Effect

Date: 
February 5, 2022 - 8:00am to February 6, 2022 - 8:00am

CITY OF URBANA SIDEWALK SNOW REMOVAL REQUIREMENT IN EFFECT

At 8 a.m. Saturday, February 5, 2022, the Urbana Public Works Director will declare the sidewalk snow and ice removal requirement in effect for the Downtown, University, and South Philo Road snow removal districts.

Due to the winter storm, ice and/or two inches or more of snow has accumulated on sidewalks. In order to make sidewalks safe for pedestrians, City ordinance requires that public sidewalks, within the defined districts, be cleared by adjacent property owners within 24 hours after the Public Works Director’s declaration. Sidewalks need to be cleared by 8 a.m., Sunday, February 6, 2022. Public sidewalks within these districts, which are not in compliance, could be cleared by the City at the expense of the adjacent property owner, with additional fines and administrative fees applied.

Thursday & Friday U-Cycle Collections Delayed

Date: 
February 3, 2022 - 7:00am to February 5, 2022 - 5:00pm

Due to inclement weather, the Thursday U-Cycle route will be collected on Friday, and the Friday U-Cycle route will be collected on Saturday.  Please set recycling curbside by 7:00 a.m. to ensure collection.  Please check to ensure visibility of the U-Cart from the street due to the snow.  We appreciate your cooperation. 

 

Questions may be directed to U-Cycle at (217) 384-2302.

 

CLOSED: Invitation to Bid: Curbside Bagged Leaf Collection and Disposal Services (Solicitation #2122-42)

Date: 
January 28, 2022 - 7:00am to February 18, 2022 - 2:00pm

 

Sealed BIDS to provide curbside bagged leaf collection and disposal services will be received by the City of Urbana at the Department of Public Works, Environmental Sustainability Division, 706 Glover, Urbana, Illinois 61802 until 2:00 p.m. prevailing time on Friday, February 18, 2022.

CLOSED - Invitation to Bid: Tree Planting/Purchase for the City of Urbana (Solicitation # 2122-38)

Date: 
February 15, 2022 - 1:30pm

CLOSED

The City of Urbana, Illinois is seeking bids for the planting/purchase of trees that are between 1.5"-2" caliper for its Spring 2022 planting program. Unit costs shall not be the sole determination of contract award. Preference may be given to vendors who can provide 2" caliper trees. The City shall have final determination on whichever serves its best interest.

Sealed bids will be received at Urbana Public Works Department, 706 South Glover Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802 through 1:30 P.M., Tuesday, February 15, 2022 and at said time, the bids shall be opened and read publicly.

The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive irregularities.

Register below to receive the bid documents and any subsequent addenda.

Tree Planting/Purchase Contact Form

CLOSED: Request for Proposals: Executive Search Firm Services (Solicitation # 2122-41)

Date: 
January 24, 2022 - 10:00am to February 25, 2022 - 5:00pm

The City of Urbana is soliciting proposals from qualified, professional executive recruitment firms
to provide executive recruitment services for the search for Chief of Police, Community
Development Services Director, or both. The intent of this RFP is to partner with one or more
executive recruitment/search firm or firms experienced in executive recruitments to provide high
quality service, delivering highly qualified, diverse, and well-vetted candidates.
Proposers may submit proposals to conduct either the search for Community Development
Services Director, or the search for Chief of Police, or both. Proposals must clearly specify which
search or searches they are proposing for and provide pricing accordingly.
In addition, the selected Proposer(s) may be requested to assist the City in conducting future
searches and sourcing of Executive Management Team and/or Leadership Team level
candidates as needed through Dec. 31, 2025. This will vary upon project, need, and
situation. Scope and cost will be negotiated between the City and the consultant as the need