Category: General Press Releases

The City of Champaign Responds to Public Concern Regarding the ‘Run or Dye’ Race

In response to the statement issued by the ‘Run or Dye’ officials in reference to their cancelled race, the City of Champaign is issuing the following response: “Since August of 2013, the Champaign Police Department has been in communication with both the University of Illinois and a representative for the Run or Dye event to…
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City of Champaign 2014 STAR Expo and Awards Ceremony

STAR Expo and Awards Ceremony Thursday, April 17, 2014 Expo – 5:30 pm; Awards Ceremony – 7:00 pm Hilton Garden Inn 1501 S. Neil Street, Champaign On Thursday, April 17, 2014, the Neighborhood Services Department and the Neighborhood Services Advisory Board will host the Fifth Annual STAR (Service Together Achieves Results) Expo and Awards Ceremony….
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Money Smart Week

The City of Champaign is once again participating in Money Smart Week for Eastern Illinois. This event offers over 80 local educational classes, seminars and activities regarding financial management, retirement, money scams, protecting your credit to name a few. The events will take place in Champaign and surround areas during the week of April 5-12, 2014….
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WINDSOR ROAD I57 PUBLIC INFORMATION OPEN HOUSE ANNOUNCEMENT

WINDSOR ROAD I57 BRIDGE APPROACHES IMPROVEMENT PROJECT PUBLIC INFORMATION OPEN HOUSE ANNOUNCEMENT   Champaign – The City of Champaign will hold a public information open house concerning the proposed street improvements planned for Windsor Road between Briar Hill Drive and Fields South Drive. The open house will feature construction plans and exhibits that illustrate the…
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City of Champaign Online Parking System Down for Upgrade 3/20-3/24

The City of Champaign’s online parking system is down 10:00 am March 20 – 5:00 pm March 24 as we transition to a new server. Parking information will be unavailable to customers and staff during this time. If you have an immediate need, please call 217-403-4700 Monday – Friday between the hours of 7:30 – 4:30 or email publicworks@ci.champaign.il.us…
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EPA to hold Public Hearings on Sole Source Designation of Mahomet Aquifer

CHICAGO (March 12, 2014) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today proposed approval of a petition to designate a portion of the Mahomet Aquifer system in east-central Illinois as a sole source aquifer. EPA’s public comment period on the proposed designation begins March 13 and closes June 12, 2014. The Safe Drinking Water Act gives…
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Upcoming Free Electronics Recycling – April 12, 2014

A FREE countywide electronics collection event will be held on Saturday, April 12, 2014, from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. at Parkland College (2400 W. Bradley Ave) in Champaign.  Please use the Duncan Road entrance for the best access to the event. For more info, click here: http://feedthething.org/2014/02/free-countywide-electronics-collection-event/   Postcard for April 12, 2014

News Release: Fire Chief Interviews Scheduled

FIRE CHIEF INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED After a nationwide search, the City of Champaign has selected three (3) finalists to be interviewed for the position of Fire Chief.  The three (3) finalists will be interviewed March 10 and 11, 2014.   The finalists are: Greg Main, currently serving as District Fire Chief for the Evansville, Indiana Fire…
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News Release: City Requests Caution for Pothole Repair Crews

CITY REQUESTS DRIVER CAUTION FOR POTHOLE REPAIR CREWS Champaign – Effective Friday 2/21/14, Public Works will deploy additional personnel and equipment to continue addressing and repairing potholes on the City’s streets. If weather conditions are appropriate, these crews will also be present on weekends, early mornings and evenings. The City requests drivers use caution when…
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News Release: City Appreciates Citizen’s Patience While Addressing Streets

CITY APPRECIATES CITIZEN’S PATIENCE AND COLLABORATION WHILE ADDRESSING STREETS WITH POTHOLES  Champaign – Due to lower-than-normal temperatures and higher-than-normal precipitation this winter, a larger number (than usual) of potholes have been appearing on City streets. Weather permitting, crews are working additional hours and weekends to repair the streets in a timely and efficient manner. Additional…
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