Charlie Smyth
Urbana City Council
Ward 1
Candidate for Urbana City Clerk

email: csmyth at
phone: (217) 367-2813
805 S. Coler, Urbana, IL 61801

Charlie and Audrey by CU MTD SHare the Road Bus

  • Urbana City Council Member (1989-1993, 2005-2017) and current Mayor Pro Tem
  • Member, Urbana Free Library Board (2000-2007)
  • Vice-Chair, Urbana-Champaign Big Broadband (UC2B)
  • Member of the Democratic Party and member or supporter of groups such as the Sierra Club, ACLU, Human RightsWatch,, Habitat for Humanity, Champaign County Health Care Consumers, WEFT, WILL, Prairie Rivers Network, SPLC, and the West Urbana Neighborhood Association
  • Thirty four year resident of Urbana living at 805 S. Coler since 1987
  • Avid bicyclist, camper, organic gardener, and occasional runner
  • University of Illinois alum and former employee (Statistician and IT Professional)
  • Father of two sons, now grown, who attended Leal School and the University of Illinois
  • Grew up bilingual (Spanish) -- son of career military father and immigrant mother
  • Former Urbana Park District volunteer soccer coach and USSF referee