Notices & Alerts

Mayor Announces UPD Leadership Appointments

Date: 
June 17, 2019 - 7:00pm

Mayor Diane Wolfe Marlin has selected Urbana Police Department Interim Chief Bryant Seraphin to serve as the next Chief of the Urbana Police Department. Seraphin has served as Interim Police Chief since the retirement of Chief Sylvia Morgan in August 2018 and has been a member of the department for over 24 years.

“I’m pleased to appoint Bryant Seraphin as Chief of Police for the City of Urbana,” Marlin said. “For the past nine months while he has served as Interim Chief, I have observed him in many different public and private settings. In each, he has demonstrated a respectful, knowledgeable, and open-minded approach; a willingness to listen; and a commitment to uphold the high professional standards of the Urbana Police Department. As Interim Chief, Mr. Seraphin implemented the use of bodyworn cameras in the police department, worked closely with Urbana District #116 to address school safety issues, and expanded community outreach efforts.”

Request for Bids: 2019 Full Asphalt Patching Project (1819-26)

Date: 
June 27, 2019 - 1:55pm

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.

The Bid Documents may be examined and copies obtained at the office of the City Engineer, 706 South Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802.

All bidders are required to provide current financial and experience statements or other prequalification documents to show satisfactory evidence of the bidder’s competency to perform the proposed work at the time the Contract Documents and Specifications are requested or picked up. The bidder must submit evidence of current prequalification with the Illinois Department of Transportation.

Request for Bids: Pavement Marking Project (1819-25)

Date: 
June 27, 2019 - 10:00am

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.

Closed - Request for Quotes: UPD Ammunition

Date: 
June 13, 2019 - 5:00pm

Closed

Deadline for quotes is 5:00 pm June 13, 2019. The quotes will be valid for two (2) years, beginning June 14, 2019.

Specifics/requirements are listed below:

  • Ammo must be factory new – no reloads.
  • Price per 1000 rounds of .45 ACP ammunition, 230 grain FMJ
  • Price per 1000 rounds of .40 S&W ammunition, 180 grain FMJ
  • Price per 1000 rounds of 9mm ammunition, 124 grain FMJ
  • Price per 1000 rounds of 5.56mm ammunition, 55 grain FMJ
  • Shipping and/or delivery costs per 1000 rounds, or flat rate.
  • Ability to fill order with in-stock ammunition within 14 days of order (no back orders). Please note an order will be placed shortly after the deadline.

Please submit all quotes and questions by email to the below contact person.

Contact:

Sgt. Andy Hewkin
Urbana Police Department
hewkinan@urbanaillinois.us

Request for Bids: Bituminous Surface Treatment Project (1819-23)

Date: 
June 20, 2019 - 9:00am

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.

Request for Quotes: UPD Firing Range Mowing and Weed Control

Date: 
June 18, 2019 - 5:00pm

The Urbana Police Department is seeking a vendor to mow, trim, and occasionally spray for weeds (as needed) at the Urbana Police Department Shooting Range facilities near the Landscape Recycling Center in Urbana. Weed control will be needed in the large pea gravel shooting pit and the gravel parking lot. The area to be mowed is the entire area inside the chain link fence and an area along the west side of the classroom building approximately 30 x 150 ft. (See attached photos)

Deadline for quotes is 5:00 pm June 18, 2019. The contract is for 2 years, beginning July 1, 2019.

Mowing will be required only on an as-needed basis.

Request for Bids: Urbana Free Library Custodial & Maintenance Contract Services

Date: 
June 21, 2019 - 2:00pm

The Urbana Free Library is accepting bids for Custodial and Maintenance Contract Services at 210 West Green Street, Urbana, Illinois 61801. An interested Respondent can submit a bid for custodial services only, maintenance services only, or for both services.

Sealed bids will be due to The Urbana Free Library on June 21, 2019, at 2:00 p.m.

Allowable means for transmitting proposals: hardcopy only.

There will be a mandatory pre-bid meeting on June 14, 2019, at 2:00 p.m.; and a mandatory site inspection on June 14, 2019, at 2:30 p.m.

Locations for above:

Administrative Offices
The Urbana Free Library
210 W. Green St.
Urbana, Illinois 61801

The bid documents may be examined and copies obtained, Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. at the Archives on the second floor of The Urbana Free Library, 210 West Green Street, Urbana, Illinois 61801.

Race Street Closure

Date: 
June 3, 2019 - 7:00am to June 14, 2019 - 5:00pm

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.

Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas. Thank you for your cooperation while this repair is in progress.

Closed - Request for Quotes: Veritas Maintenance Renewal

Date: 
June 13, 2019 - 12:00pm

Closed

The City of Urbana, Information Technology Division, is seeking quotes for the purchase of renewal of Veritas Backup Exec and DLO maintenance and new Backup Exec clients.

Responders must submit a completed quote by 12:00 PM (NOON) JUNE 13, 2019.

Contact Person:

Shawn Fluno, Network Administrator
Information Technology
City of Urbana, Illinois 61801
(217) 384-2347
scfluno@urbanaillinois.us

Please download quote specifications below.

The City reserves the right to determine the acceptability or unacceptability of any and all quotes.

 

Closed - Request for Quotes: Symantec Maintenance Renewal

Date: 
June 12, 2019 - 12:00pm

Closed

The City of Urbana, Information Technology Division, is seeking quotes for the renewal of Symantec Endpoint Protection maintenance for a three-year term.
Responders must submit a completed quote by 12:00 PM (NOON) JUNE 12, 2019.

Contact Person:

Shawn Fluno, Network Administrator
Information Technology
City of Urbana, Illinois 61801
(217) 384-2347
scfluno@urbanaillinois.us

Please download quote specifications below.

The City reserves the right to determine the acceptability or unacceptability of any and all quotes.

City of Urbana Responds to Storm

Urbana Storm May 2019

Southeast Urbana was hit hard last night by high winds that toppled trees and damaged houses. METCAD received one call last night that a funnel cloud was sighted near Race Street and Windsor Road. A tornado was not confirmed.

Urbana Police and Fire Department personnel are patrolling the area in search of individuals in need of assistance. We have had no reports of injuries due to the storm. Urbana Public Works crews are out in force with clean-up operations. All roads are passable, but please use caution. City crews will remove debris from City trees in the right of way. Homeowners are responsible for tree and brush removal for trees on private property. We encourage residents to contact their insurance companies for information and assistance.

Memorial Day

Date: 
May 27, 2019 - 12:01am to 11:59pm

Memorial Day Holiday graphicThe City of Urbana business offices will be closed for the Memorial Day holiday, May 27, 2019. Our offices will reopen again on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 8 a.m.