Category: General Press Releases

CFD Fire Prevention Week 2012 – Destination: Safety Oasis

Champaign Fire Department will host Destination: Safety Oasis with the acclaimed Passport to Safety activities in the Champaign Public Library’s parking lot from 10:00 AM to noon on Saturday, October 13 in conjunction with National Fire Prevention Week. All are invited to learn, interact, visit and eat with community safety experts from C-U MTD, Carle…
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Glenn Park Drive Public Input Meeting – September 27, 2012

As part of the ongoing City efforts to elicit public comments on the  West Washington Street Drainage Improvements, a meeting was held on-site at Glenn Park on September 27 to allow nearby residents to see and discuss several concept plans for the proposed Glenn Park Detention basin facilities. City staff along with the project consultant…
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Champaign City Manager Carter to Retire After Serving the Community for More Than 27 Years

After serving the Champaign community for more than 27 years, City Manager Steve Carter, informed the Mayor and Council during a Closed Session, that he will retire effective March 29, 2013 (View the Report to Council). Carter who plans to remain in the City says, “after considerable thought, I am pleased to announce my plans…
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Sewer Improvements on Lynn Street Lane Restrictions – South 500 Block

As part of the 2012 Annual Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Project, Cross Construction will be directional drilling and installing sewers to serve the south 500 block of Lynn Street. Directional drilling involves constructing a horizontal hole underground and pulling new sewer pipes into it. The purpose is to avoid long trenches and surface disruption where the…
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Municipal Electric Aggregation Program Second Enrollment Period

On September 27, the City of Champaign and Integrys Energy will initiate a second enrollment period for the City’s Municipal Electric Aggregation (MEA) program by mailing opt-out letters to residential and small commercial customers who have established new accounts with Ameren since the initial enrollment period in July. Customers currently on Ameren’s electric space heat…
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Lane Closure on Neil Street near Marshall Street

The City of Champaign will be reconstructing an electrical hand-hole on Neil Street and Marshall Street. Operations will begin at 10 a.m. on Monday, September 24 and are planned for completion and reopening by 2 p.m. that afternoon, weather permitting. During this project, the outside northbound lane of Neil Street will be closed between 10…
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Road Closure on Daniel Street at McKinley Avenue

Duce Construction will be constructing storm sewer improvements on Daniel Street. During this project, Daniel Street will be closed to all through traffic at McKinley Avenue.  Local traffic will be allowed to access their driveways from both ends of the project. Operations will begin at 7 a.m. on Monday, September 24 and are planned for…
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