Notices & Alerts

Invitation to Bid: 50 Mini Tower Computers

Date: 
September 9, 2016 - 5:00pm

Proposals are being received by the City of Urbana to purchase 50 mini-tower computers with 5 year warranty & ‘parts closet’.

Specifications and instructions for PC20160909 Bid is available for download below.

Proposals for the computers will be accepted through 5:00pm Friday, September 9, 2016.

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

Notice of Invitation to Bid - Bid #1617-04 Custodial Contract Services (for City of Urbana Facilities)

Date: 
September 20, 2016 - 2:00pm

Specifications may be obtained from the Office of the Director of Public Works, 706 South Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802. Specifications can be downloaded below.

Bids will be received through 2:00 P. M., Tuesday, September 20, 2016, at the Public Works Center, 706 South Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois, and at said time the bids shall be opened and read publicly.  

A Pre-Bid Meeting has been scheduled on Thursday, September 8, 2016, at 1:00 P. M., in the second-floor conference room at the Urbana Public Works Center, 706 South Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802.  In the event the Bidder cannot attend the pre-bid meeting an individual tour can be made by contacting Vince Gustafson at (217) 384-2318 prior to 3:00P.M. Friday September 9, 2016. Bids will not be accepted from any vendor who does not attend this pre-bid meeting or scheduled individual tour.   

Maple Street Lane Closure

Date: 
August 24, 2016 - 8:00am to August 26, 2016 - 3:00pm

Weather permitting, the southbound lane for traffic on Maple Street will be closed from Elm Street to High Street beginning Wednesday, August 24, 2016 until 3:00 p.m. on Friday, August 26, 2016 for installation of a new water main. Maple Street will remain open to traffic at all times during the lane closure.

Access will be maintained to all properties along Maple Street during the lane closure.

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

Sweetcorn Festival Street Closures

Date: 
August 26, 2016 - 6:00am to August 28, 2016 - 12:00pm

On Friday August 26, 2016 at 6:00 a.m. the following streets will be closed:

  • Main Street from Vine Street to Cedar Street
  • Walnut Street from Water Street to Main Street
  • Broadway Avenue from Elm Street to Water Street
  • Race Street from Elm Street to Water Street
  • Elm Street from Vine Street to Race Street

On Saturday August 27, 2016 at 6:00 a.m. the following street will be included in the closure:

  • Elm Street from Race Street to Cedar Avenue (Access to Busey Bank drive through will be available)

The Parking Deck (upper level) will be accessible from south Race Street to Elm Street at all times.

All streets will be re-opened on Sunday, August 28, 2016 by noon. We appreciate your patience while the Sweetcorn Festival is underway.

Notice of 2017 Municipal Elections

Date: 
August 19, 2016 - 12:00pm to November 15, 2016 - 5:00pm

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN for 2017 Consolidated Primary and 2017 Consolidated Election.

Packets are available for persons interested in the positions of:

  • Mayor
  • City Clerk
  • Alderperson Ward 1
  • Alderperson Ward 2
  • Alderperson Ward 3
  • Alderperson Ward 4
  • Alderperson Ward 5
  • Alderperson Ward 6
  • Alderperson Ward 7
  • Cunningham Township Supervisor
  • Cunningham Township Assessor

Election packets are available for pick-up in the Urbana City Clerk's Office between the hours of 8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. Monday thru Friday.

Roof Restorations and Repairs Notice of Invitation to Bid#1617-02

Date: 
September 1, 2016 - 2:00pm

Bids will be received at the Office of the Director of Public Works, City of Urbana, Illinois for:

Roof Restorations and Repairs

Specifications may be obtained from the Office of the Director of Public Works, 706 South Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802.  Specifications can be downloaded from the attached file shown below.

Bids will be received through 2:00 P.M., Thursday, September 1, 2016, at the Public Works Center, 706 South Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois, and at said time the bids shall be opened and read publicly.

University Avenue and Race Street Lane Closures

Date: 
August 15, 2016 - 5:00am to August 22, 2016 - 3:00pm

Weather permitting, the outside lane for westbound traffic on University Avenue will be closed at its intersection with Race Street starting at 5:00 a.m. on Monday, August 15, 2016 until 3:00 p.m. Monday, August 22, 2016 for a curb closure at 202 West University Avenue. University Avenue will remain open to traffic at all times during the curb closure.

The southbound lane on Race Street will also be closed at its intersection with University Avenue starting at 5:00 a.m. on Monday, August 15, 2016 until 3:00 p.m. on Monday, August 22, 2016 for construction activities at 202 West University Avenue. Race Street will remain open to traffic at all times during the construction activities.

Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas.

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

Windsor Road Closure

Date: 
August 17, 2016 - 9:00pm to August 19, 2016 - 6:00am

Windsor Road from Lincoln Avenue to Myra Ridge Drive will be fully closed during the following dates and times for material sampling and testing:

  • 9:00 PM, Wednesday, August 17 to 6:00 AM Thursday, August 18
  • 9:00 PM, Thursday, August 18 to 6:00 AM Friday, August 19

Vine Street from Windsor Road to Scovill Street, Lynn Street from Windsor Road to Willard Street and Boulder Drive at Windsor Road will also be fully closed during the same time period as Windsor Road. Local access to residences or businesses on Vine Street, Lynn Street and Boulder Drive will be available via adjacent side streets.

Race Street, Philo Road, and Myra Ridge Drive at Windsor Road will be fully open to north-south traffic. The traffic signals at Lincoln Avenue, Race Street, Philo Road, Boulder Drive and Myra Ridge Drive intersections with Windsor Road will be placed in red flash (all-way stop) mode during the nighttime closures.

Material sampling and testing on Windsor Road is being performed to collect additional data to further understand the cause of the uncontrolled cracks in the new concrete pavement.

Washington Street Closure at Intersection with Lynn Street

Date: 
August 15, 2016 - 9:00am to August 22, 2016 - 3:00pm

Weather permitting, Washington Street will be closed at its intersection with Lynn Street starting at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, August 15, 2016 until 3:00 p.m. on Monday, August 22, 2016 for replacement of a water main.

Access will be maintained to properties on Washington Street and Lynn Street but no through traffic will be permitted on Washington Street at its intersection with Lynn Street. A detour route for Washington Street is provided via Anderson Street to Oregon Street to Cottage Grove Avenue.

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