Category: Public Works Department News

A Message About Yard Waste Bags Placed for Collection After Your Last Pick Up Day

A Message About Yard Waste Bags Placed for Collection AFTER Your Last Pick-up Day. Please be aware that your bags will very likely be picked-up by your waste disposal service (for a fee) if you placed them for pick-up beyond your final collection day.  As a reminder, the City will have another yard waste collection  in early…
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Messages About Yard Waste & Snowfall and Veterans Day 2014 Delays

A Message About Yard Waste Collection and Early Snowfall Forecast In the event of an early snowfall, yard waste collection may be postponed. Rest assured however, that your bags will be picked up on an alternate date and you will not lose the number of collection days allotted to you. As a courtesy, please store…
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October Service Requests

Citizens and City staff submitted 283 total requests during October 2014. This was a 1% increase from September’s 279 calls. The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 16 (6%) of the issues.   The Sewer Section responded to 55 (19%) miscellaneous…
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Alternative Routes to Shopping Districts North of I-74

With the holiday season approaching, the City of Champaign is encouraging motorists to use one of the many alternative routes to gain access to the North Prospect and North Neil shopping districts. Both of these corridors are highly trafficked and experience congestion during holiday seasons and other special events; like campus move in weekend and…
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September Service Requests

Citizens and City staff submitted 279 total requests during September 2014. This was a 1% decrease from August’s 283 calls. The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 28 (10%) of the issues. The Sewer Section responded to 47 (17%) miscellaneous requests…
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August Service Requests

Citizens and City staff submitted 283 total requests during August 2014. This was a 59% decrease over July’s 693 calls. This decrease was a welcome respite from July. The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 32 (11%) of the issues. The…
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Move In/Out Recycling Events

City of Champaign’s Public Works and Neighborhood Services collaborated with local non-profit agencies and Campus Property Management to host a successful Move In/Out Recycle and Reuse Event on August 9, thanks to the efforts put forth by Jake Reese, Recycling Intern, David Oliver, Code Compliance Manager, and Nichole Millage, Environmental Sustainability Specialist. This was the…
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City of Champaign Fall Yard Waste Collection

The City of Champaign Fall Yard Waste Collection program will run from October 6 through November 29, 2014. Collection is available to all City of Champaign residential properties within City limits at no charge. This program provides a green alternative for yard waste disposal. Residents may participate by placing bagged leaves or bundled branches and…
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July Service Requests for Public Works

Citizens and City staff submitted 693 total requests during July 2014.  This was a 55% increase over June’s 448 calls, a huge leap by 245 requests.  The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff.  The greatest number of calls, 152, was recorded on July 12 following a large rainfall. Citizens…
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