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

CLOSED The City of Urbana is seeking proposals to purchase software for Crime Analysis, particularly spatial analysis. In addition to the software, the City requires Proposers to provide professional services that will ensure a successful implementation and knowledge transfer to local users and IT staff supporting the system. The City is asking anyone who wants to receive the RFP to register through this webform
Post date: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 15:16
Urbana Police Department Officer Preston James recently sat down with Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz to talk about her role in the justice system and the consequences individuals face for committing crime. 
Post date: Friday, January 29, 2016 - 13:27
On a recent episode of Cops Corner Officer Preston James talked with Urbana School District #116 Superintendent Dr. Don Owen.
Post date: Friday, October 23, 2015 - 14:17
The latest edition of Cops Corner helps residents better understand METCAD, Champaign County's 9-1-1 emergency dispatch center.
Post date: Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 11:35
In light of the events in other American communities, we the Urbana Human Relations Commission would like to reinforce our mission to support a diverse and inclusive Urbana community.
Post date: Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 09:03