Located in the heart of Champaign County in east central Illinois, Urbana (pop. 41,250) is strategically poised at the intersection of three major interstates, making it an attractive location for economic development. Urbana prides itself on being a progressive, dynamic community. The city is also internationally distinguished as the home of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the state’s flagship public university and one of the preeminent research institutions in the world.
The City of Urbana is a progressive community led by Mayor Laurel Prussing and a city council composed of seven members elected by constituents in their city wards. Many of Urbana’s residents are actively engaged in the community, and City administration encourages open dialogue with community members and participation in the decision-making process. The city government structure is a home-rule municipality operating under the mayor-aldermanic form of government. More information about the City of Urbana can be found at: www.urbanaillinois.us.
The City of Urbana Welcomes Diversity!
We foster an environment that values and encourages mutual respect, inclusion of all people and utilizing differences and similarities as an organizational asset. EOE. – less