Office of the Mayor

Mayor of Urbana: Diane Marlin

Duties are defined by state law for Urbana's mayor-aldermanic form of government.

  • The mayor is the chief executive of the city.
  • The mayor appoints numerous officials and staff including the Police Chief, Fire Chief, Director of Public Works, and Director of Community Development as well as members of city boards and commissions, all with the approval of the city council.
  • Represents the City on intergovernmental boards (e.g., METCAD, Regional Planning Commission, Champaign-Urbana Area Transportation Study)
  • Chairs City Council Meetings
  • Serves as Liquor Commissioner
  • Works with City Council to plan and implement city goals, plans, standards and policies
  • Manages resources for achievement of City goals and objectives
  • Oversees hiring, the regular review of compensation, benefits and working conditions, and the discipline of all City personnel
  • Represents the City in various intergovernmental activities, in matters with the news media and at public relations meetings and events
  • Works with Finance Director to develop the annual budget proposal and administer the approved budget

To contact the Mayor, please contact Jolinda Ross, Administrative Assistant at 384-2456 or jaross@urbanaillinois.us

For information regarding liquor licensing, please contact Jolinda Ross at 384-2456 or jaross@urbanaillinois.us

 

Address: 
Urbana City Building
400 South Vine Street
61801 Urbana , IL
Hours: 
M-F 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Phone: 
(217) 384-2456
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Contributors: 
JolindaR
DianeM

Department Posts

I, Diane Wolfe Marlin, hereby impose an emergency order as specified below for the "Unofficial St. Patrick's Day" event that is planned for Friday, March 2, 2018.
Post date: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 15:12
Mayor Marlin Invites Community to Build Foundation for the Future Through Mentoring
Post date: Monday, February 5, 2018 - 15:06
Television. A medium of communication that is like no other. With television, you can see the things that you would not otherwise be able to see. Jason Liggett, an employee at Urbana Public Television, offered his perspective on what it’s like to work in the industry.
Post date: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 11:10
Get your thinking caps on! This spring the City will embark on a process to see how YOU picture the future of the nine-square block area in the heart of downtown Urbana containing Lincoln Square Mall, Landmark Hotel, and acres of City-owned parking lots. Questions you may want to consider:
Post date: Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 14:58
All City administrative offices are closed to observe the holiday.
Post date: Monday, January 22, 2018 - 14:56