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Notices & Alerts

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

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.