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

Illinois Street Closure

January 18, 2017 - 7:00am to January 23, 2017 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, Illinois Street between McCullough Street and Birch Street will be closed to all thru traffic starting on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. through Monday, January 23, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. due to a water main replacement project. Access to all driveways will be maintained throughout this closure.

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

Request for Proposals for Crime Analysis Software

January 31, 2017 - 2:00pm

The City of Urbana is seeking proposals to purchase software for Crime Analysis, particularly spatial analysis. In addition to the software, the City requires Proposers to provide professional services that will ensure a successful implementation and knowledge transfer to local users and IT staff supporting the system.

The City is asking anyone who wants to receive the RFP to register through this webform:

The purpose of collecting registration information is so that we can properly notify all recipients of addenda and answers to submitted questions.

Proposals will be accepted until 2:00 PM on January 31, 2017. The City reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, to re-advertise the proposal, and to waive technicalities.