Category: General Press Releases

City Staff and Councilmember Dodds Present on the John Street Watershed Collaboration

On September 23, 2010, City Councilmember Marci Dodds was joined by Alex Nagy, Civil Engineer II, and Roland White, City Engineer, members of the John Street Watershed Steering Committee and University faculty, staff and students to share their experiences over the last two years collaborating to address the stormwater issues in the watershed. The presentation…
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Curtis Road Grand Opening

Curtis Road Grand Opening ceremony was held on September 21, 2010 at 11:30 a.m. The event was attended by City of Champaign, Village of Savoy, Champaign County, Illinois Department of Transportation, and local and state governmental officials. The project was the result of many years of planning and work, and provides a much needed and…
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Springfield Avenue Water Leak

In the last week considerable time was spent investigating the storm sewers serving the intersection of Springfield Avenue and Neil Street. A blocked City storm sewer was cleared in order to allow storm drainage from the intersection to drain to the south instead of to the east and contribute to the current flow in the…
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Campus and Community Connections

Officers Jonathan Westfield and Katherine Thompson served as exhibitors for the University of Illinois’ Campus Community Connections Information and Resource Expo on September 27, 2010. The expos, held at the Illini Union South, are designed to create opportunities for campus and community collaborations and to raise students’ awareness of the community resources available to them….
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Heroes and Helping Hands Awards September 21, 2010

2010 Heroes and Helping Hands recipients were honored at a reception and recognition on September 21, 2010 prior to the Champaign City Council meeting. Eighteen citizens were honored by officers from Champaign’s Police and Fire departments for providing exemplary aid when faced with situations where others needed immediate emergency assistance. Honorees Mr. Chris Barr and…
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Workplace Safety Presentation

An officer with the Champaign Police Department’s North District Division will serve as panelist for the Daily Bread Soup Kitchen’s Volunteer Conference. Officers will provide workplace safety tips for staff and volunteers on October 1, 2010. The presentation will be held in Provena Covenant Medical Center’s, 4th floor conference room.

Risk Watch Presentations

Officers Benjamin Newell and Jeremy Canales conducted Risk Watch presentations at Garden Hills and Robeson Elementary School on September 28-30, 2010. Over 122 second-graders attended the sessions on Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety.

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