Urbana was founded in 1833 and is the county seat of Champaign County. The City is governed by the Mayor and City Council with the assistance of various departments, agencies and commissions.
You’ve also come to the right place if you are looking for the Mayor, to contact a City Council member, attend a City Council meeting or need to contact a city department.
City administrative offices observe the following holidays:
- New Year's
- Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday
- Spring Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Veteran's Day
- Thanksgiving Day and Day Following
- Christmas Day
Holiday administrative office closings are posted on our Events Calendar.
The City Clerk serves as lead FOIA officer for the City of Urbana and the City Clerk’s office is the starting point for FOIA questions and requests.
You may submit a FOIA request in person in the City Clerk’s Office or via web at: