Category: General Press Releases

City of Champaign will not Continue Municipal Electric Aggregation

The City of Champaign announced today that its Municipal Electric Aggregation (MEA) program will not continue for the next year (June 1, 2014 through May 31, 2015). The City was not able to obtain from a retail electric supplier a bid that could beat the Ameren electricity supply rate. “The City’s MEA program was a…
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City of Champaign Announces Human Resources Director Appointment

City of Champaign Announces Human Resources Director Appointment Elaine Tincher-Johnson to Begin June 16 Champaign, IL – City Manager Dorothy Ann David announced this morning that Elaine Tincher-Johnson, currently the Director of Human Resources at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside (Kenosha, Wisconsin), has been appointed Human Resources Director for the City of Champaign effective June 16,…
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City Manager to Reopen Search for Fire Chief

City Manager to Reopen Search for Fire Chief Acting Chief Dave Ferber to Continue in Leadership Role City Manager Dorothy Ann David announced today that she will reopen the search for the position of Fire Chief.  The City will accept applications from new candidates beginning on May 12 until the position is filled.  After exhausting…
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Call for Nominations: 2014 Champaign Urbana International Humanitarian Awards

The Cities of Champaign and Urbana are accepting nominations for the 12th Annual Champaign Urbana International Humanitarian Awards.  Award recipients will be honored Thursday, September 25, 2014 at I Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 S. First Street, Champaign at 5:45 p.m. The purpose of the International Humanitarian Awards is: to honor individuals whose work has contributed significantly…
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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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