Category: General Press Releases

Public Works Phone System Down

The Public Works Department is currently experiencing a phone outage.  We are uncertain at this time when the system will be up and running again.  We expect this outage to last at least into the afternoon hours. Please use the Public Works email to submit requests for service until this issue is resolved: publicworks@ci.champaign.il.us We apologize…
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Free Parking in the Hill Street Parking Deck During December

During the month of December, the City of Champaign will offer free parking in the Hill Street Parking Deck as a thank you for patronizing Downtown businesses. People who spend $5.00 or more at any Downtown business or restaurant are eligible for one free visit in the parking deck, good for up to four hours…
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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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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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Night Work on Locust Street (Daniel Street To John Street)

Insituform Technologies will be constructing a new storm sewer liner on the east parkway of Locust Street between Daniel Street and John Street. In order to complete this work, traffic on Locust Street will be narrowed to a single, shared lane. Operations will begin at 7 a.m. on Thursday, October 23 and will run continuously…
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Certified Housing Inspections

The annual Certified Housing Inspections started on September 2, 2014.  Property Maintenance Inspectors Mike Lambert and Tim Spear have completed inspections in 16 of the 54 facilities as of September 12, 2014.  The facilities that are inspected in the first two weeks of the program are facilities that had the highest amount of violations in…
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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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