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 Kate Brickman, Executive Assistant to the Mayor at 384-2456 or klbrickmanlevy@urbanaillinois.us

For information regarding liquor licensing, please contact Kate Brickman at 384-2456 or klbrickmanlevy@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

Department Posts

LANE CLOSURE – EAST MAIN STREET The east bound lane of East Main Street will be closed to thru traffic between Cottage Grove Avenue and Glover Avenue, starting on Monday October 21 at 7:00am until Friday November 1 at 5:00pm to install a new sanitary sewer manhole. The marked detour route will be Cottage Grove Avenue to Green Street to Glover Avenue to East Main Street. Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction zones.
Post date: Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 12:01
Requesting Department: Urbana Public WorksContact Person: Barb StiehlAddress: 706 South Glover AvenueTelephone No.: (217) 384-2342E-mail Address: blstiehl@urbanaillinois.us The City of Urbana, Illinois seeks bids from qualified vendors for the supply and delivery of the City's annual requirement for virgin lubricating oils to be used in its City Fleet.
Post date: Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 10:54
Urbana, IL - The City of Urbana’s Solar partnership with Sunpower Corporation to develop a commercial solar array on top of the City’s closed landfill has received a crucial financial incentive from the State of Illinois’ Solar For All program. The program provides financial incentives for developers to build new solar energy facilities that supply electricity to low income qualified households.
Post date: Monday, October 7, 2019 - 10:26
The Urbana High School Homecoming Parade will take place on Friday, October 11, 2019. Race Street from Michigan Avenue to Iowa Street will be closed to through traffic beginning at 1:00 p.m. through the start of the parade at 3:00 p.m. The parade will end at approximately 3:30 p.m. Traffic along the parade route will only be obstructed for the short time it takes for the parade to clear the area. The route for the parade is as follows:
Post date: Monday, October 7, 2019 - 08:18
CLOSED The following is sought: Facilities and Street Can Waste Collection Services
Post date: Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 08:04