Category: General Press Releases

60 Minutes visits the Champaign Public Library

A film crew from the CBS news program 60 Minutes visited the Champaign Public Library on Sunday, August 19, to photograph the library’s Ann & Shahid Khan Checkout Desk. Signage at the desk recognizes a significant gift from the Khans that helped fund construction of the library. A feature about Mr. Khan is set to […]

School Zone Reminders For Motorists

The Champaign Police Department is reminding motorists to obey the school zone speed limits as children return to school on Wednesday, August 22, 2012. As officers continue to enforce school zone violations, the following safety reminders are being issued: 1. Reduce Speed. When approaching a marked school crossing zone between 7 a.m. – 4 p.m., […]

Campus Move-In Cleanliness

City of Champaign’s Neighborhood Code Compliance Staff will be increasing enforcement this week and next in an attempt to eliminate large accumulations of trash and overflowing dumpsters on campus. Property owners will be issued notices giving them short response times in which to remove accumulations of trash. If the trash remains after the abatement time […]

Champaign City Manager Works to Preserve City’s Water Quality

City Manager Steve Carter will represent the City at an Illinois House committee hearing to support a Bill that would allow the City to block a proposal to dispose of toxic chemicals (PCBs) at the Clinton landfill. The landfill is located over the Mahomet aquifer — the City’s only source of drinking water. The House […]

City of Champaign to Assist Residents With Storm Clean Up

On Monday, August 13, the City of Champaign will begin picking up at the curb debris from privately owned trees damaged during the August 9 storm. Although previously reported that the City would only remove debris from City owned trees, due to the severity of the storm, the City is making an exception to policy […]

City of Champaign Storm Response Update

After working from 7 pm to 1 am last night, City of Champaign Public Works Department crews continue to respond to the wind damage inflicted by the storm that passed through the City last night. Crews were back at work at 7 am this morning and are focusing on clearing debris from traffic lanes and […]

City of Champaign Responds to Storm

The City of Champaign Public Works Department are working to respond to damage suffered from last evening’s severe storm. Crews are clearing streets of downed tree limbs and other debris to ensure all traffic lanes are clear for vehicular traffic. They are also responding to flooding calls and reports of traffic signal outages. Residents are encouraged […]

August Campus Move Out/Move In Recycle and Reuse Event

As the summer apartment transition begins at the University of Illinois, the City of Champaign and local non-profits are partnering together for their annual Campus Move Out /Move In Recycle and Reuse Event on Monday, August 6, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. located at 201 E. Green Street in Champaign. The goal of […]

UC2B Public Information Meeting – July 25, 2012

You’re invited! Come learn about the Urbana-Champaign Big Broadband project, including the expansion competition that could bring some of the fastest fiber optic Internet in the country to everyone in C-U and Savoy.   Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2012 Time: 6:00 – 7:30PM Where: Champaign Public Library, 200 W. Green St., Champaign Room: Robeson Pavilion […]

Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics

Join the Champaign Police Department at the Texas Roadhouse in Champaign on Friday, July 27, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm for the Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run fundraiser. Customers can stop by Texas Roadhouse for a “free” lunch served by local law enforcement!  The meal features a pulled pork sandwich, corn, fresh baked bread […]