Category: General Press Releases

Applications for a District 3 Council Member

The City of Champaign is now accepting applications for a District 3 Council Member. Applicants must be a current resident of District 3 and have lived in Champaign for one year. Applications can be accessed here or you may request a hard copy by calling (217) 403-8710. Applications must be returned to the Mayor’s Office, […]

STAR Awards Expo

STAR Awards Expo Friday, May 18, 2012 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm I Hotel and Conference Center 1900 S. First Street, Champaign On Friday, May 18, 2012, the Neighborhood Services Department and the Neighborhood Services Advisory Board will host the Third Annual Service Together Achieves Results, or STAR Awards Ceremony, to recognize outstanding civic activities […]

Campus Move-Out Cleanliness

The City of Champaign Neighborhood Code Compliance Staff will be increasing enforcement in the campus area during the May move-out period in an attempt to keep trash and debris from spreading throughout the community. Inspectors will be monitoring the campus area for large accumulations of trash and overflowing dumpsters for the next two weeks. Property […]

Honorary Street Ceremony

The City of Champaign will honor Catherine Hogue by dedicating a portion of East Park Street, from Second Street to Third Street, as Honorary Catherine Hogue Way. The honorary street signs will be unveiled on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at 1 p.m. during a ceremony at the northeast corner of Park Street and Second Street […]

City of Champaign District 3 Councilman Kyle Harrison Announces Resignation

District 3 City Councilman Kyle Harrison submitted his letter of resignation to the City Council today. The effective day of the resignation will be June 15, 2012. The reason for the resignation is that the Councilman and his family will be moving to a new home outside of District 3, although they will continue to […]

City of Champaign Proposes Balanced Budget for Fiscal Year 2012/13

As Economy Shows Signs of Recovery, City Invests in its Future Champaign City Manager Steve Carter and Finance Director Richard Schnuer will hold a media briefing to present the City’s proposed budget for FY 2012/13 on Tuesday, May 1, at 4:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers (1st Floor of the City Building at 102 North […]

Champaign Police Department to Host Open House

The Champaign Police Department will be hosting an Open House for the community on May 14, 2012. The event will be held during National Police Week (May 13-19, 2012), an event recognizing the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement. WHAT: OPEN HOUSE WHO: This event is open to the public! WHEN: Monday, May 14, […]

National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 23-27

During this week, IDOT, along with other Illinois Strategic Highway Safety Plan (ISHSP) Partners, will be holding multiple events statewide to raise awareness on work zone safety and two new distracted driving laws.  January 1, 2010, two new distracted driving laws went into effect. It is now illegal for drivers to talk on a cell […]

Caldecott-winning Illustrator/Author Eric Rohmann to Appear in Champaign

Caldecott-winning children’s illustrator and author Eric Rohmann will talk about his work at a free presentation at the Champaign Public Library on Thursday, April 26, at 7 p.m. This event for school-age children and families will be in Robeson Pavilion Room A & B of the library, located at 200 W. Green St. Registration is […]

John Street

With unbelievable weather still cooperating with the project, O’ Neil Brothers has arrived at the project terminus, Daniel and Willis. The contractor will not be able to complete the storm sewer in about one week. The intersection of Willis and Daniel cannot be closed until the intersection of John and Willis is open to traffic. […]