Monthly Archives: August 2012

Champaign, Urbana, and the University of Illinois Celebrate the 2012 National Night Out Fun Day

The entire Champaign County community is invited to come out and enjoy the National Night Out Fun Day on Saturday, September 8, 2012 from 12 pm – 5 pm at Boneyard Creek Second Street Reach (corner of 2nd Street and Springfield Avenue) in Champaign. There will be community resource information, children’s activities, free hot dogs…
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Permits Issued:

The following commercial permits were issued this week. Each permit has an estimated cost of construction of $300,000 or more. Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer / Business 1809 S. Neil $630,700.00 08/24/12 Illini Plaza, LLC/RDI Vein Clinic 502 W. Marketview $5,940,485.00 08/29/12 Windy City Lodging, Inc./Residence Inn by Marriott 606 E….
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Fourth Street

Rains have finally come to Champaign and as a result, it has slowed construction by a couple of days. Stark is scheduled to start paving on Fourth Street at Windsor Road and proceed north to St. Mary’s Road on Wednesday of next week. Stark will pave the southbound lane of Fourth Street about 10 days…
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23 Years of Landfill Space Remaining in Illinois

According to a recently released report from the State of Illinois, there are 45 landfills in Illinois that have capacity for only another 23 years worth of waste. The City is making great progress on solid waste reduction through helping residents divert their yard waste, electronic recycling, multifamily recycling, expanding on street recycling, and continuing…
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Annual Pavement Marking Contract

Varsity Striping Company will start work on the Annual Pavement Marking Contract on Thursday, August 30, 2012. This year’s contract will replace all long lines (centerlines, lane lines, shoulder lines) on concrete streets throughout the City. All streets will remain open to traffic with short term temporary lane closures as needed. The final completion date…
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National Night Out

This year’s National Night Out (NNO) Fun Day Celebration will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2012 from 12 pm – 5 pm at Boneyard Creek Second Street Reach (corner of 2nd Street and Springfield Avenue) in Champaign. National Night Out is a country-wide celebration that is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness,…
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