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

Beginning 7:00 a.m. Monday, February 13, 2012 through 5:00 p.m. Sunday, February 26, 2012 weather permitting, Cunningham Avenue will have periodic lane closures in the southbound lane from Perkins Road to University Avenue to allow for the installation of fiber optic conduit and handholes. Two-way traffic will be maintained on Cunningham Avenue at all times while this work is performed.We apologize for any inconvenience these lane closures may cause.
Post date: Thursday, February 9, 2012 - 16:10
The City is making sanitary sewer repairs on Grove Street between Oregon Street and Washington Street. Grove Street will be closed to all through traffic beginning at 7:00 A.M. on Tuesday February 7, 2012 to Friday February 10, 2012 at 5:00 P.M. weather permitting. All residents along Grove Street from Oregon Street to Washington Street will be able to access their properties during the sewer repair.We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Post date: Monday, February 6, 2012 - 12:56
As part of the Urbana Champaign Sanitary District’s Annual Sanitary Interceptor Maintenance Project, the District’s Contractor, KIM Construction, will be lining the manholes that run north along Vine Street starting on Monday, February 6th at 7:30 A.M. and ending on Friday February 10th at 7:30 P.M. weather permitting.Traffic will be affected on the following streets during the cleaning and lining work:
Post date: Wednesday, February 1, 2012 - 09:34
The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has announced that the City of Urbana, the City of Champaign, and C-U Safe Routes To School Project will receive Safe Routes to School (SRTS) grant funding. These projects will enable and encourage elementary and middle school students to walk & bike to school, in some cases even if they live far from school. Walking & biking to school can provide health, environmental, and transportation benefits for families.
Post date: Thursday, January 26, 2012 - 09:30
As part of the Urbana Champaign Sanitary District’s Annual Sanitary Interceptor Maintenance Project, the District’s Contractor Insituform will perform lining of an 18-inch sanitary interceptor that runs north along Urbana Ave. Insituform will line Urbana Ave from Elm Street to Main Street on Tuesday, January 24, 2012 from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. weather permitting.Traffic will be affected on the following streets during the lining work:
Post date: Friday, January 20, 2012 - 10:24