Notices & Alerts

Urbana Sweetcorn Festival Street Closures

August 23, 2013 - 6:00am to August 25, 2013 - 12:00pm

Beginning Friday, August 23, 2013 at 6:00 a.m., the following streets will be closed for the annual Urbana Sweetcorn Festival:

  • 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

Access to all businesses on Elm Street and to the Urbana Parking Deck will remain available.

All streets will be re-opened by noon on Sunday, August 25, 2013.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


U-Cycle Collection - Independence Day

July 4, 2013 (All day) to July 6, 2013 (All day)

Due to the Independence Day holiday on Thursday, July 4, U-Cycle collections on the Thursday collection route will be collected on Friday, July 5, and U-Cycle collections on the Friday collection route will be collected on Saturday, July 6.

To ensure collection, please set out recycling curbside before 7 AM.

Questions?  Call U-Cycle at (217) 384-2302.

Have a safe and happy holiday!

Spring Leaf Collection

April 26, 2010 - 12:00am to April 30, 2010 - 5:00pm

City of Urbana Leaf Collection Schedule - Spring 2010

April 12th - 16th & April 26th - 30th

Please Place All Bags Out Before 6:00 a.m. on Your Regular U-Cycle Collection Day.

Residents must follow these requirements:

  1. Place leaves into 30 gallon paper lawn & garden bags.

  2. Bags must be placed at the curb or along the roadway edge.

  3. Only leaves and non-woody plant material will be collected.

No Plastic Bags No Brush, Tree Limbs or Woody Material No Garbage

Invitation to Bid: 50 Mini Tower Computers

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)

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

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.