Category: City Manager’s Office News

2015 Champaign Urbana International Humanitarian Awards – Call for Nominations

The Cities of Champaign and Urbana are accepting nominations for the 13th Annual Champaign Urbana International Humanitarian Awards. Award recipients will be honored Thursday, September 3, 2015, at the I Hotel and Conference Center at 1900 S. First Street in Champaign at 5:45 p.m. The purpose of the International Humanitarian Awards is: to honor individuals […]

Rotating Art Exhibit to Debut in Council Chambers

Art enthusiasts are invited to check out a special exhibit hosted in the Champaign City Building starting April 10th. A selection of works by Jason Patterson will kick off a new rotating exhibit of local artists who will have their art proudly displayed in Council Chambers. The City is collaborating with 40 North on this […]

2015 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration

The cities of Champaign and Urbana, Champaign County Board, Parkland College and the University of Illinois would like to invite you to attend the 14th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration on Friday, January 16, 2015, 4 p.m. at Hilton Garden Inn, 1501 South Neil Street, Champaign. This year’s theme is: “Faith […]

City of Champaign Joined Next-Generation Broadband Communities to Launch Next Century Cities

Mayor Don Gerard announced Champaign as a leading member of national initiative to advance fast, affordable, reliable Internet This morning, Champaign was featured in the launch of Next Century Cities, a bipartisan, city-to-city initiative dedicated to ensuring the availability of next-generation broadband Internet for all communities. For more information on Next Century Cities, visit […]

City of Champaign to Be Featured at Launch of National, City-to-City Broadband Initiative

Champaign One of 31 Inaugural Partner Cities of Organization Champaign is to be featured as an inaugural member of Next Century Cities, a bipartisan, city-to-city initiative dedicated to ensuring the availability of next-generation broadband Internet for all communities. The launch event will take place in Santa Monica, California on October 20 and simultaneously webcast. Register […]

City Announces Appointment of Fire Chief

 City of Champaign Announces Fire Chief Appointment — Gary Ludwig to Begin November 17 Champaign — City Manager Dorothy David announced this morning that Gary Ludwig, currently Managing Director of The Ludwig Group, LLC and former Deputy Fire Chief for the Memphis, Tennessee Fire Department, has been appointed Fire Chief for the City of Champaign effective […]

City Manager Announces HR Director Appointment

City of Champaign Announces Human Resources Director Appointment – Jason Hood Assumes New Role September 22 City Manager Dorothy Ann David announced this morning that Jason Hood has been appointed as Human Resources Director effective today, September 22, 2014. “Jason’s unique blend of human resource and community relations experience will be an asset to our City.  […]

2015 MLK Countywide Celebration Call for Nominations

There are many individuals and organizations in our community who work tirelessly for the good of others.  They share their time, energy, experience, and good will to make Champaign County a better place to live and work.  Unfortunately, the efforts of these dedicated and compassionate individuals and organizations too often go unrecognized.  That is why […]

Council Chambers Remodeling & CGTV Upgrades

Champaign’s City Council Chambers will be closed to the public August 13-31 for construction and remodeling. To ensure the comfort and safety of staff and visitors, the August 19 and 26 Council meetings have been canceled, and other public meetings will be held in alternate locations. The remodeling includes replacement of all audio-visual equipment, ceiling […]