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NOTICE OF LOTTERY (February 23, 2021 Consolidated Primary)

Date: 
December 2, 2020 - 2:00pm

NOTICE OF LOTTERY

A lottery is initiated when two candidates for the same position file papers of candidacy at the same time on the first day of the filing period.

Therefore, notice is hereby given that on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. at the City of the Urbana city building, 400 South Vine Street [FACE MASKS REQUIRED]. A lottery will be held to determine ballot placement for the two candidates for Mayor of the City of Urbana and the two candidates for Alderman for Ward 5. The lottery is for the Consolidated Primary to be held on February 23, 2021. All other candidates will appear on the ballot according to the time candidate papers were filed.

The following candidates will be assigned a number for the lottery and the number will be placed in a container and drawn randomly to determine placement: 

MAYOR

Yinxi (Andy) Ma - 1

Diane Wolfe Marlin - 2

ALDERMAN - WARD 5

Chaundra Bishop - 3

Meghan McDonald - 4

2021 Urbana Arts Grant: Tiers I, II, and Arts in the Schools Deadline

Date: 
January 13, 2021 - 5:00pm

The City of Urbana Arts and Culture Program announces the opening of the 2021 cycle of its Urbana Arts Grants Program. Up to $90,000 will be awarded to artists, arts organizations, and festival presenters for creative projects that enrich the lives of Urbana residents and visitors. This grant program is open to all disciplines in the arts on public display within spaces open to the public, including but not limited to creative writing, dance, film, video, music, theatre, visual arts, crafts, performing arts, spoken word, environmental arts, multimedia arts, architectural arts, landscape architecture, and emerging media. Applicants may apply electronically. The application form and guidelines can be found at: https://www.urbanaillinois.us/artsgrants Tiers I, II, and Arts in the Schools grant application materials are due by 5:00PM (CST) on Wednesday, January 13, 2021.

Election Filing Periods

Date: 
November 16, 2020 - 8:00pm to November 23, 2020 - 5:00pm

ELECTION FILING PERIODS

 

The City of Urbana City Clerk's Office will accept complete (signed, notarized) Consolidated Primary Elections packets November 16-23, 2020, starting at 8:00 AM at the north entrance door of the City Building at 400 South Vine Street, Urbana, IL 61801. This is for candidates seeking nomination for the February 23, 2021 Consolidated Primary.

For More information, please visit the City Clerk's page.

CLOSED - Invitation to Bid: Tree and Stump Removal (#2021-08)

Date: 
December 3, 2020 - 2:00pm

Sealed bids will be received at the Urbana Public Works Department for Solicitation #2021-08 Tree and Stump Removal.

The City of Urbana, Illinois seeks bids from qualified contractors to provide all supervision, labor, tools, equipment and services required to perform tree and stump removal work in the City of Urbana. The successful respondent shall provide the necessary equipment and personnel to perform the services in a professional manner consistent with customs and practices in the industry.

Please register below to receive bid documents and specifications, and any subsequent addenda.

Tree and Stump Removal Contact Form

Bids will be received through 2:00 PM, Thursday December 3rd, 2020, and at said time, the bids shall be opened and read publicly.

The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive irregularities or technicalities.

Area Cities Respond to Illinois Region 6 - Tier 3 Mitigations

Date: 
November 20, 2020 - 12:01am

Residents Encouraged to Continue Supporting Local Businesses 

On November 17, Governor JB Pritzker announced that Tier 3 mitigations would be imposed statewide at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, November 20, 2020. 

Tier 3 enhanced mitigations that affect our various liquor license holders are summarized below:

City of Urbana Use of Force Policy Revision & Listening Sessions

Date: 
November 12, 2020 - 3:30pm to November 13, 2020 - 5:00pm

NOTE: If you were unable to attend one of the Use of Force Listening Seesions, you may still send suggestions to UseofForcePolicy@urbanaillinois.us by Friday, November 20, 2020.

On June 22, 2020, the City of Urbana affirmed by Resolution No. 2020-06-031R the “Ten Shared Principles” developed by the NAACP and Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police. The adoption agreement between the City of Urbana Police Department and the NAACP of Champaign County was signed September 17, 2020.

As a next step toward building greater trust in the community, the Urbana Police Department (UPD) will revise its Use of Force Policy to incorporate the “Ten Shared Principles”. The UPD is seeking community input on the policy during three public Listening Sessions on November 12 and 13, 2020. 

DRAFT FY 2019-2020 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) Available for Public Review and Comment

Date: 
October 26, 2020 - 8:00am to November 10, 2020 - 5:00pm

CITY OF URBANA

NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF DRAFT

HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT REPORT

The City of Urbana has completed the draft Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) documenting programs and activities undertaken through its federally-funded affordable housing and community development programs during the year ending June 30, 2020. The draft CAPER will be available for public review and comment during the period beginning Monday October 26, 2020 through Tuesday, November 10, 2020.

The draft CAPER will be available during regular business hours at the following location:

CLOSED - Invitation to Bid: Parking Lot Snow Plowing Services (#2021-06)

Date: 
October 20, 2020 - 2:00pm

CLOSED

Sealed bids will be received at the Urbana Public Works Department for Solicitation #2021-06 Parking Lot Snow Plowing Services for City of Urbana.

The City of Urbana, Illinois seeks bids from qualified contractors to provide snow plowing services for City-owned parking lots identified in the bid documentation. The successful respondent shall provide the necessary equipment and personnel to perform the services in a professional manner consistent with customs and practices in the snowplowing industry.

Register below to receive bid documents and specifications, and any subsequent addenda.

Parkling Lot Snow Plowing Services Contact Form

Parking Lot Snow Plowing Services Contact Form Bids will be received through 2:00 PM, Tuesday, October 20th, 2020 and at said time, the bids shall be opened and read publicly.

The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive irregularities or technicalities.

CLOSED - Invitation to Bid: Diesel Supply and Delivery (#2021-05)

Date: 
October 15, 2020 - 2:00pm

CLOSED

Sealed bids will be received at the Urbana Public Works Department for Solicitation #2021-05 Diesel Fuel Supply and Delivery for the City of Urbana Landscape Recycling Center.

The City of Urbana, Illinois seeks bids from qualified vendors for supply and delivery of  USL #2 dyed diesel fuel to the Landscape Recycling Center at 901 North Smith Road, Urbana, Illinois. Price quotes shall be for a two (2) year contract on the delivered price. Winterized USL #2 dyed diesel shall be supplied between November and April as needed

Register below to receive bid documents and specifications, and any subsequent addenda.

Diesel Fuel Supply and Delivery Contact Form

Bids will be received through 2:00 PM, Thursday, October 15th, 2020 and at said time, the bids shall be opened and read publicly.

CHURCH STREET CLOSURE BETWEEN NORTH ORCHARD STREET AND NORTH BUSEY AVENUE

Date: 
September 9, 2020 - 7:00am to September 20, 2020 - 5:00pm

The Church Street Closure will be closed to thru traffic between North Orchard Street and North Busey Avenue from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Thursday, September 10, 2020 for work at Carle Hospital MRI done by Quickway Rigging & Transfer, Inc.  No thru traffic will be permitted on Church Street between North Orchard Street and North Busey Avenue during the project. There will be a marked detour route to North Orchard Street to Fairview Avenue to North Busey Avenue. Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas.  Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation during this project. Questions or concerns may be directed to Mr. Adam Shaw at (217) 384-2342 or ajshaw@urbanaillinois.us.   

For more information about the City of Urbana, please visit www.urbanaillinois.us.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MCORE PROJECT 5 ROAD CLOSURE - GREEN STREET FROM COLER AVENUE TO BIRCH STREET

Date: 
September 11, 2020 - 7:00am

Weather permitting: the construction area on Green Street will shift to between Coler Avenue and Birch Street and will be closed to thru traffic starting 7:00 a.m., Friday, September 11, 2020 until further notice for the reconstruction of Green Street as part of MCORE Project 5.  Local access and parking for properties on Green Street will be arranged via side streets and coordinated with individual property owners.  Duce Construction Company of Champaign, Illinois is the primary contractor.  

The Multimodal Corridor Enhancement Project (MCORE) Project will improve access for all modes of transportation on the Green Street corridor and provide direct connections from downtown Urbana through the University of Illinois campus to Champaign.  The project is funded by a combination of local funds and state Motor Fuel Tax funds.