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

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
Post date: Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 14:58
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: Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 00:00
The City of Urbana has released its Financial Forecast for FY2019 – FY2023. The Forecast focuses on the City’s General Operating Fund, which provides funding for most basic services, such as police and fire protection, and most public works services.
Post date: Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 17:01