Notices & Alerts

U-Cycle - Regular Schedule

Date: 
December 26, 2016 - 7:00am to January 6, 2017 - 5:00pm

U-Cycle will follow its regular schedule for the weeks of December 26 and January 2.  Since the actual holidays fall on a weekend there is no change to your collection day!

Questions may be directed to (217) 384-2302


Happy Holidays!

Notice of Neighborhood Meetings and Public Hearing

Date: 
January 9, 2017 - 7:00pm to January 12, 2017 - 7:00pm

The City of Urbana and the Urbana HOME Consortium (comprised of the City of Urbana, the City of Champaign, and Champaign County) are seeking citizen input regarding community needs for the preparation of the Annual Action Plan (AAP) for Fiscal Year 2017-2018. The AAP establishes budgets for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program.

The dates and places for the scheduled neighborhood meetings and public hearing are as follows:

Property Tax Levy Public Hearing

Date: 
December 12, 2016 - 7:00pm

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the City Council of the City of Urbana, Illinois will hold a public hearing at 7:00pm Monday, December 12, 2016, in the Council Chambers of the Urbana City Building, 400 South Vine Street, Urbana, for the purpose of receiving public comment regarding the 2016 Property Tax Levy.

Persons with disabilities needing special services or accommodations for this hearing should contact the City of Urbana's Americans with Disabilities Coordinator at 384-2466 or TDY at 384-2447.

Holiday Tree Collection Schedule

Date: 
January 2, 2017 - 6:00am to January 13, 2017 - 5:00pm

The City of Urbana will provide holiday tree collection to all residents for two weeks this holiday season on your regular U-Cycle collection day:

  • January 2 - 6, 2017
  • January 9 - 13, 2017

Residents must follow these requirements:

  1. Place tree along curb (on the parkway) by 6:00 a.m. on your regular U-Cycle collection day
  2. Remove all decorations, stands, and all metal from tree before collection. No tinsel or flocked trees
  3. Remove plastic tree bags

In addition, trees may be taken to the Landscape Recycling Center at 1210 E. University Ave., Urbana, for FREE recycling.  The site is open for year-round recycling of yard debris.  The LRC can be reached at (217) 344-5323.

 Questions?  Call (217) 384-2416

Ballot Placement Lottery Public Notice

Date: 
December 6, 2016 - 2:00pm

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT a lottery shall be conducted to determine placement on the ballot for democratic candidates for the upcoming Primary Election to be held February 28, 2017. The filing period for petitions for said election was November 21-28, 2016. The date, time, and place of the lottery are as follows:

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 2:00 p.m.
Urbana City Council Chambers
400 S. Vine Street
Urbana, IL 61801

Green Street Lane Reduction at intersection with McCullough Street

Date: 
November 28, 2016 - 7:00am to December 12, 2016 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, Green Street will be reduced to one lane of traffic just east of its intersection with McCullough Street starting at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, November 28, 2016 until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, December 12, 2016 for replacement of a water main.

Traffic will be reduced to one lane through the construction zone so delays are anticipated and motorists should use an alternative route if possible. Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas.

Thank you for your cooperation while this improvement is in progress

Lincoln Avenue Lane Closure

Date: 
November 21, 2016 - 7:00am to November 23, 2016 - 3:00pm

Weather permitting, the outside lane for northbound traffic on Lincoln Avenue between Oregon Street and Nevada Street will be closed starting at 7:00 a.m. Monday, November 21, 2016 to 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 23, 2016 for curb and road repair.

Lincoln Avenue will remain open to traffic at all times during the closure. Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas.

Thank you for your cooperation while this construction is in progress.

Vine Street Lane Closure

Date: 
November 28, 2016 - 7:00am to December 2, 2016 - 3:00pm

Weather permitting, the southbound lanes for traffic on Vine Street will be closed starting at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, November 28, 2016 to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, December 2, 2016 between University Avenue and Water Street for a water main repair.

Southbound traffic will be shifted to the inner northbound lane. Vine Street will remain open to traffic at all times during the closure.

Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas. Thank you for your cooperation while this construction is in progress.

University Avenue Lane Closure

Date: 
November 28, 2016 - 7:00am to December 2, 2016 - 3:00pm

Weather permitting, the outside lane for eastbound traffic on University Avenue will be closed starting from 7:00 a.m. on Monday, November 28, 2016 to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, December 2, 2016 at 803 East University between Sycamore Street and Ash Street for curb and driveway approach replacement. University Avenue will remain open to traffic at all times during the closure.

Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas. Thank you for your cooperation while this construction is in progress