Monthly Archives: July 2013

Police Investigate Robbery – (Central Illinois Bank – 302 W. Springfield Avenue)

Today at approximately 11:37 AM, Champaign Police Officers received a report of a bank robbery occurring at the Central Illinois bank located at 302 W. Springfield Avenue. Based on the information provided by witnesses, police detained one suspect in connection with the robbery. The suspect, Kaleb M. Shields, 26 years of age, with a last…
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2013 Concrete Street Maintenance Project – Harris Avenue

As part of the City’s 2013 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, Harris Avenue within the Norfolk Southern Railroad right-of-way, between Beardsley Drive and Sherwood Terrace, will be rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, GM Sipes Construction, will begin work on Monday, July 29, 2013, weather permitting. During construction, Harris Avenue will be a southbound, one-lane,…
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2013 Concrete Street Maintenance Project – Stratford Drive

As part of the City’s 2013 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, the pavement on Stratford Drive from Kirby Avenue to Trafalgar Square will be rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, GM Sipes Construction, will begin work on Monday, July 29, 2013, weather permitting. During construction, Stratford Drive will be a northbound, one-lane, one-way street from…
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Town Center Association

Neighborhood Coordinator John Ruffin assisted Town Center residents to organize and establish a registered neighborhood group addressing ongoing neighborhood health and wellness issues. The group identified the following concerns as key issues they would like to address in order to improve neighborhood livability within the apartment complex: public safety, after school enrichment programs for youth,…
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Habitat for Humanity $2 Million Award (Attorney General’s National Foreclosure Settlement)

In February 2013, Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County applied for the funds as a team with the cities of Champaign and Urbana as well as local lenders. Habitat currently partners with these agencies in their community development and neighborhood revitalization initiatives. The Attorney General announced the statewide awards on July 16, 2013 with $2…
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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 2748-2756 Hunters Pond Run $1,508,700.00 07/16/13 Edward Rose Development/Multifamily

Walk Champaign Pedestrian Plan Activities

The Planning and Development Department has conducted three of the eight Neighborhood Walkabouts scheduled for the Walk Champaign Pedestrian Plan. The most recent of these was attended by staff from several City departments, as well as Council Member Marci Dodds and members of the public. Participants walked around the neighborhood between Westside Park, Illinois Terminal,…
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White Street Closure

In order to repair pavement in the 500 block and 600 block of East White Street, Beniach Construction will be closing White Street between Fifth Street and Wright Street from Monday, July 29, 2013, until 3 p.m. on Thursday, August 1, 2013. All driveways along White Street will remain open at all times.

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