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

Sealed BIDS for the construction of the 2019 Full Asphalt Patching Project (City Section 19-00622-00-PV) including: asphalt pavement patching of 2” removal and replacement; and other incidental work will be received by the City of Urbana at the office of the office of the City Engineer, 706 South Glover, Urbana, Illinois 61802 until 1:55 p.m. prevailing time on Thursday, June 27, 2019 and publicly opened and read aloud at 2:00 p.m. at said office.
Post date: Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 10:58
The City of Urbana is accepting sealed proposals for the furnishing or delivering & installing materials required in the construction/maintenance for the 2019 Pavement Marking Project (Solicitation 1819-25). Bids will be received and at that time publicly opened and read at the office of City Engineer, 706 South Glover, Urbana, Illinois 61802 until 10:00 AM on June 27, 2019.
Post date: Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 09:45
The City of Urbana is accepting sealed proposals for the furnishing or delivering & installing materials required in the construction/maintenance for the 2019 Bituminous Surface Treatment Project (Solicitation 1819-23). Bids will be received and at that time publicly opened and read at the office of City Engineer, 706 South Glover, Urbana, Illinois 61802 until 9:00 AM on June 20, 2019.
Post date: Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 13:17
Weather permitting, the northbound lanes of South Race Street between West Green Street and West Elm Street will be closed from Monday, June 3 at 7:00am until Friday, June 14 at 5:00pm. Cross Construction will repair a storm sewer structure as part of the 2018-2020 Miscellaneous Sewer Repair Contract. A marked detour route will be in place, using Illinois Street, Vine Street, and Elm Street. Elm Street will be open at the intersection with Race Street. The street closure and detour map is attached to this release.
Post date: Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 14:51
Weather permitting, the eastbound lane of Florida Avenue from Lincoln Avenue to Race Street will be closed beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 through 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 or until the project is completed. During construction, eastbound traffic will be directed to travel south on Lincoln Avenue to Windsor Road, then Windsor Road to Race Street, and then Race Street to Florida Avenue. Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas. Thank you for your cooperation while this improvement is in progress.
Post date: Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 14:43