Category: General Press Releases

Mayor Feinen to Attend Harvard Conference for Newly Elected Mayors

Champaign Mayor Deborah Frank Feinen will join mayors from cities across the country for Harvard Institute of Politics’ (IOP) upcoming Seminar on Transition and Leadership for Newly Elected Mayors in early December.  Every two years, the IOP hosts the country’s preeminent ‎educational and preparatory program for new U.S. mayors. Newly elected mayors from prominent cities […]

2015-12-01 Regular City Council Agenda

The City Council agenda for the December 1, 2015 Regular Council Meeting is now available online. This meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers of the City Building, 102 N. Neil Street in Champaign, at 7:00pm. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome and encouraged. Click here to download the […]

December Parking Promotion in the Hill Street Parking Deck

During the month of December, the City of Champaign will offer free parking in the Hill Street Parking Deck as a thank you for patronizing Downtown businesses. People who spend $5.00 or more at any Downtown business or restaurant are eligible for one free visit in the parking deck, up to four hours on the […]

Champaign Fire Department Encourages a Safe Kitchen This Holiday Season

The kitchen is the heart of the home and the hub for excitement during the Thanksgiving Holiday.  Safety in the kitchen is important, especially on Thanksgiving Day when there is a lot of activity and people in the home. Thanksgiving Day is the peak day for home cooking fires, followed by Christmas Day and Christmas Eve.  […]

Champaign Police Seek Suspect in Shooting Investigation

  For Immediate Release November 20, 2015                                                      Contact:  Lt. Dave Shaffer 217-403-7030                            Champaign Police Seek Suspect in Shooting Investigation Champaign […]

Traffic Signal Outage

The State Farm Center is conducting a planned power outage for electrical work. This outage will affect the traffic signals at First Street at Kirby Avenue and Fourth Street at Kirby Avenue. The intersections will be controlled by temporary STOP signs. The outage is scheduled for Thursday, November 19 to begin at 6 p.m. and […]

Before You Hit the Road This Thanksgiving: Click It or Ticket

For Immediate Release November 16, 2015                                                           Contact:  Sergeant Geoff Coon 217-403-6934   Before You Hit the Road This Thanksgiving: Click It or Ticket – Every Trip, Every Time Historically, Thanksgiving is the busiest travel time of […]

Champaign Police Investigate Multiple Shooting Incidents

For Immediate Release November 14, 2015                                                           Contact:  Deputy Chief Troy Daniels 217-202-7355 Champaign Police Investigate Multiple Shooting Incidents Last night, at approximately 8:57 PM, Champaign Police were dispatched to the 1200 Block […]

Keep Champaign Beautiful (First Annual Cham-Bana Recycles Week)

First Annual Cham-Bana Recycles Week, November 13 – 20, 2015. Cham-Bana Recycles Week is an extension of the nationwide America Recycles Day, sponsored by Keep America Beautiful. On Friday, November 13 from 7 a.m. – 10 a.m., members of Keep Champaign Beautiful will kick off the week by handing out FREE reusable shopping bags to […]