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East Elm Street Closure Between South Broadway Avenue and South Vine Street

Date: 
January 17, 2022 - 7:00am to January 24, 2022 - 5:00pm
Weather permitting; East Elm Street will be closed to through traffic between South Broadway Avenue and South Vine Street, starting on Monday, January 17, 2022, at 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Monday, January 24, 2022, to install a new water main by Cross Construction for Illinois American Water Company. Access will be maintained to all properties along East Elm Street between South Broadway Avenue and South Vine Street during the project. 
 
Motorists and pedestrians are encouraged to drive and walk carefully through this and all construction areas. Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation during this project. Questions or concerns may be directed to Mr. Adam Shaw at 217-384-2342 or ajshaw@urbanaillinois.us. 

Street Closure

Date: 
January 13, 2022 - 7:00am to January 14, 2022 - 5:00pm

EAST WATER STREET CLOSURE BETWEEN NORTH BROADWAY AVENUE AND NORTH VINE STREET

East Water Street will be closed to through traffic between North Broadway Avenue and North Vine Street starting on Thursday January 13, 2022, at 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 14, 2022, to repair the pavement from the water main leak. Access will be maintained to all properties along East Water Street between North Broadway Avenue and North Vine Street during the project. Motorists and pedestrians are encouraged to drive and walk carefully through this and all construction areas. Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation during this project. Questions or concerns may be directed to Mr. Adam Shaw at 217-384-2342 or ajshaw@urbanaillinois.us

 

CLOSED - Request for Proposals: Employee Assistance Program (“EAP”) services (# 2122-35)

Date: 
December 23, 2021 - 8:30am to January 28, 2022 - 5:00pm

The City of Urbana 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.

Interested firms must register to receive the RFP by January 28, 2022. Registration is required so that we can send addenda to you should the RFP change. please register using the contact form here: Request for Proposals: Employee Assistance Program (“EAP”) services (# 2122-35) Contact Form | City of Urbana (urbanaillinois.us)

CLOSED - Invitation to Bid: Demolition of the Webber Building for The Urbana Free Library (Solicitation #2122-003)

Date: 
December 22, 2021 - 9:00am to January 28, 2022 - 2:00pm

The Urbana Free Library is accepting bids for demolition of the Webber Building at 201 West Green Street, Urbana, Illinois 61801. Sealed bids will be due to The Urbana Free Library on January 28, 2022 at 2:00 PM. Allowable means for transmitting proposals: hardcopy.

There will be an optional pre-bid meeting on January 5, 2022 beginning at 10:00 a.m. and a site inspection directly after the pre-bid meeting. Location for above: rear parking lot of the Webber Building 201 W. Green St., Urbana, Illinois 61801, south of the Urbana Free Library.

Request for Proposal - HOME-ARP Allocation Plan Consulting Services

Date: 
December 17, 2021 - 8:00am to January 21, 2022 - 5:00pm

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Urbana HOME Consortium Home Investment Partnership - American Rescue Plan (HOME-ARP) Allocation Plan Consulting Services

Issue Date:  December 17, 2021

Date/Time Last Day for Questions:  January 21, 2022 at 5:00 pm CST

Date/Time of Closing:  January 28, 2022 at 5:00 pm CST

The City of Urbana as lead agency for the Urbana HOME Consortium is seeking proposals from qualified persons for Urbana HOME Consortium – American Rescue Plan (HOME-ARP) Allocation Plan Consulting Services. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded the consortium $2.9 million dollars in HOME ARP funding.  This grant is intended to provide funding to reduce homelessness and increase housing stability across Champaign County. The funding requires the consortium to engage in consultation and public participation processes and develop a HOME-ARP Allocation Plan. The plan must describe how the consortium intends to distribute HOME-ARP funds, including how it will use these funds to address the needs of HOME-ARP qualifying populations. 

Request for Proposals: GIS/Aerial Mapping and Graphic Design Software (# 2122-32)

Date: 
December 10, 2021 - 1:45pm to December 28, 2021 - 5:00pm

The Urbana Economic Development Division is seeking email quotes for a GIS/Aerial Mapping and Graphic Design software platform that generates a turnkey service for providing aerial imagery of community profiles along with graphic designs. This City of Urbana will utilize this information for the purpose of designing and developing effective marketing products to drive the local economy, advertise Think Urbana and booster tourism. See attachment for more details.  

CLOSED - Request for Proposals: Professional Auditing Services (# 2122-31)

Date: 
December 8, 2021 - 8:50am to December 22, 2021 - 4:00pm

The City of Urbana is requesting proposals from qualified firms of certified public accountants to audit its financial statement for the five (5) fiscal years ending June 30, 2022, 2023, 2024, 2025 and 2026. The purpose of these audit services will be to prepare the Consolidated Annual Financial Report and express an opinion separately on the fairness of the presentation of the City's and other entities' annual financial statements. These entities include the City of Urbana, the Urbana Free Library, the Police Pension Fund and the Fire Pension Fund. More details can be found in the RFP. 

Request for Proposals: Location Intelligence Software (#2022-30)

Date: 
December 6, 2021 - 12:00pm to December 21, 2021 - 5:00pm

The Urbana Economic Development Division is seeking email quotes through December 21, 2021 at 5:00 pm for a location intelligence software platform that  instantly generates objective insight into foot traffic analytics of any property for a deeper understanding of the factors that allow the City of Urbana to drive economic development planning and execution.  See attached RFP for details.

MAIN STREET AND LINCOLN AVENUE WEST SIDE OF INTERSECTION CLOSURE

Date: 
November 18, 2021 - 8:00am to November 19, 2021 - 5:00pm

MAIN STREET AND LINCOLN AVENUE WEST SIDE OF INTERSECTION CLOSURE (LINCOLN & SPRINGFIELD RESURFACING PROJECT)

Beginning Thursday November 18, 2021, the west side of the intersection of Main Street and Lincoln Avenue will be closed for sewer work.  This sewer work is expected to last through Friday November 19, 2021.

Lincoln Avenue will remain open in both directions, but turns onto Main Street will not be allowed for the westbound direction.  The east side of Main and Lincoln will not be affected. Properties on Main Street will be accessible from Main Street but vehicles will need to detour around and come from the west.  

All roadway users are encouraged to travel carefully through this and all construction areas.  Please do not drive through areas closed off to through traffic.  Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation during this project.

Future closures will be announced as they arise during all construction phases.

Questions and concerns may be to Ms. Shannon Beranek at 217-384-2342 or slberanek@urbanaillinois.us

CLOSED - Request for Proposal: Website Development Services for The Urbana Free Library (Solicitation #2122-002)

Date: 
November 22, 2021 - 8:00am

CLOSED

The Urbana Free Library is seeiking a vendor with previous public library website development experience to help us build our next website. The Successful Respondent shall be ready, willing, and able to work with a Library staff team to develop and deploy a new Library website using an open source content management platform and coordinate a contract for a provider to manage ongoing hosting and regular updates.

REQUESTING ENTITY: The Urbana Free Library
CONTACT PERSON: Amanda E. Standerfer, Director of Community Engagement
ADDRESS: 210 West Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801
TELEPHONE NO.: (217) 531-7051
EMAIL ADDRESS: astanderfer@urbanafree.org

Bids will received at The Urbana Free Library on or before 8:00 A.M. Central Time, Monday, November 22, 2021. Allowable means for Transmitting Proposals are via email with attachements.

WINDSOR ROAD PATCHING PROJECT CONSTRUCTION START AND LANE CLOSURES

Date: 
November 3, 2021 - 8:00am to November 30, 2021 - 3:00pm

The Windsor Road Patching Project will begin on Wednesday, November 3, 2021.  The project is currently slated to run through November 30, 2021.  All construction activities will be weather permitting through the course of the project.

There will be periodic lane closures between Race Street and Philo Road on both the westbound and eastbound sides of Windsor Road.  There will always be at least one lane of traffic open in each direction throughout the project’s duration.

All roadway users are encouraged to travel carefully through this and all construction areas.  Please do not drive through areas closed off to through traffic.  Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation.

Questions and concerns may be to Ms. Shannon Beranek at 217-384-2342 or slberanek@urbanaillinois.us