Category: General Press Releases

Emerald Ash Borer in the City of Champaign

On June 15, 2012 the U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed an EAB infestation along Market Street, just south of Interstate 74. The Illinois Department of Agriculture continues to designate Champaign County as a quarantine zone. This means that the movement of all “regulated articles” (ash trees and all non-coniferous firewood) outside of the quarantine zoned…
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Urbana-Champaign Big Broadband (UC2B) to Begin Signing Up Residents and Community Anchor Institutions for State-of-the-Art Broadband Network

TOMORROW, UC2B Community Ambassadors will begin canvassing the community to sign up eligible residents, businesses and community anchor institutions for the new UC2B broadband Internet service. Some of the organizations that will benefit from the network include Unit 4 Schools in Champaign, Unit 116 in Urbana, health care providers, churches, parks, and other non-profits. The…
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Law Enforcement Officials and Community Members Stand Together to Address Recent Acts of Gun Violence

This morning, Champaign County Law Enforcement Officials and Concerned Community Members held a news conference to address three (3) recent deaths related to gun violence involving a youth and two young adults. At the news conference, Law Enforcement Officials and community representatives discussed the recent increase in gun violence compared to the same time last…
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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…
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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…
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