Bids and RFPs

The City posts information about current procurement opportunities below. Procurements appear in the order they were posted, with the most recent appearing first. Closed procurements will also appear on this page with their title updated to indicate their closed status.

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The City of Urbana promotes Equal Opportunity in the procurement of services. Businesses owned by women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to submit bids and/or proposals. More information about the City’s Equal Opportunity program, may be found on this page:

The City of Urbana will require vendors doing business with the City to complete the Vendor Representations and Additional Duties Form, which may be found here:

All vendors doing business with the City are required to submit a completed W-9 once they are awarded a purchase or contract with the City. A W-9 document may be found here:

Prevailing Wage Act

The Illinois statutes (820 ILCS 130/1 et seq.) require all public bodies every year during the month of June to establish prevailing wage rates for laborers, mechanics, and other workers under contract for public works projects. By Resolution, the City of Urbana and Cunningham Township use wages as determined by the Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL). The 2018 resolutions are RESOLUTION NO. 2018-6-024R and RESOLUTION NO. T-2018-06-007R respectively.

All contractors on City of Urbana public works projects and are required to pay at least this wage to employees utilized on those projects. The Illinois Department of Labor’s most recent prevailing wage rates were published an August 31, 2017 with an effective date of September 1, 2017.

Further, should IDOL change the prevailing wages for Champaign County, the amended wage rates apply.

CLOSED: Request for Information - Website Template Design & Development (Solicitation #1920-08)

September 30, 2019 - 8:00am to October 30, 2019 - 4:00pm


The City of Urbana is seeking information about website design and development templates that will allow the City to quickly roll out an all-new website based on a complete re-write of our website content.

General terms, specifications and instructions may be obtained from the Office of the Executive Department - Information Technology Director, 400 S Vine St, Urbana, IL 61801 or online at the City of Urbana website located at

Proposals will be received at the Office of the Executive Department - Information Technology Director, City of Urbana, Illinois, through 4:00 PM, Wednesday, October 30, 2019.

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


Diane Wolfe Marlin, Mayor


City of Urbana, Illinois 61802

CLOSED: Invitation to Bid: Network Connection Installation (#1920-05)


The following is sought: to establish a private network connection from the Arbor Division Shop to the Landscape Recycling Center Ticket Booth and thereby connect the Ticket Booth the rest of the City’s network for computer and phone service. The Arbor Division Shop presently has a fiber optic connection to the City’s network.

Requesting Department: Public Works
Contact Person: Scott R. Tess
Address: 706 Glover Ave. Urbana, IL 61802
Telephone No.: (217) 384-2381
E-Mail Address:
Date of Invitation Posted on City’s website: 9/18/2019
Date Published in News-Gazette: 9/19/2019

The original Bid plus 0 copies MUST be submitted to the Requesting Department at or before the date and time specified below to receive full consideration:

Bid Submission Date: 10/4/2019 Time: 2:00 P.M. Central Time

CLOSED - Invitation to Bid: Supply and Delivery of Redi-mix Concrete (1920-04)

September 26, 2019 - 2:00pm


Requesting Department: Urbana Public Works Department
Contact Person: Barb Stiehl
Address: 706 South Glover Avenue
Telephone No.: (217) 384-2342
E-Mail Address:

The City of Urbana is seeking bids from qualified vendors for supply and delivery of the City's annual requirement for concrete on as "as-required" basis.

Please register with the link below to have documents emailed to you.

Supply and Delivery of Redi-Mix Concrete Contact Form

Sealed hardcopy bids plus one (1) MUST be submitted to the Requesting Department at or before the date and time specified below to receive full consideration:

Bid Submission Date: 9/26/2019    Time: 2:00 P.M. Central Time