Category: General Press Releases

Champaign 150th Unity Celebration

Mark It on Your Calendar! All Free! Food!! Fun!!! Entertainment!!! Champaign 150th Celebration Menu We are celebrating in a big way with delicious picnic fixin’s—provided at no cost to the first 1,000 participants! Barbeque Pulled Pork and Chicken Beef Hot Dogs Macaroni and Cheese Corn on the Cob Ice Cream Popcorn Drinks WHAT: Champaign 150th […]

Torch Run for Illinois Special Olympics

Friday, June 10, 2011, 06:00 a.m. * UPDATED ROUTE INFORMATION * Officers of the Champaign Police Department, in shared effort with officers from the Urbana Police Department, will run the “Flame of Hope” through the Champaign-Urbana community. Please note the route for the event has been modified. Urbana Police will start the event from 2600 […]

Proactively Addressing Budget Challenges

City of Champaign Remains Proactive Addressing Budget Challenges Top Priority: Fiscal Sustainability to Continue High Quality Services Media Briefing Planned for 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10 in the City Council Chambers Champaign City Manager Steve Carter and Finance Director Richard Schnuer will hold a media briefing to present the City’s proposed budget for FY […]

Recycling Options for Champaign Residents

All City residents have the opportunity to recycle at their residence using one of two options. As a reminder to the public, the City’s recycling drop off site on Hagan Drive has been permanently closed. Residents of properties with one to four units may place recycling at the curb for collection by their garbage hauler. […]

City Of Champaign Prepares For Winter Storm

The City of Champaign Public Works Department completed preparations and made arrangements to respond to the winter storm forecasted to begin this afternoon. Starting today, Public Works crews will be working 24 hours a day continuously to treat and/or clear City streets, following the plans set forth in the City’s Snow and Ice Control Plan. […]

City takes steps to prevent future website outages

The City of Champaign realizes the importance to its citizens of our website, and the need to keep it available 24x7x365. Unfortunately the City’s website was down recently for a period of roughly 12 hours. The IT Department had previously identified the potential for problems and had initiated steps to prevent an outage, unfortunately these […]

City Administration Proposes Service Cuts to Address Budget Gap

The Champaign City Council will discuss the recommended Budget Strategy Implementation Plan for the current fiscal year at a Study Session on January 25th at 7:00 p.m. at the City Council Chambers, 102 N. Neil Street. City Administration will present a recommended strategy to eliminate a $2 million budget gap for the current fiscal year. […]

City of Champaign Responds to Snow Storm

The City of Champaign Public Works Department responds to the anticipated snow event with forecasts calling for 2 to 4 inches of accumulation. City staff began working at 5 a.m. this morning to pre-salt streets and prepare for anticipated snowfall. Crews will work continuous 12-hour shifts as needed until City streets and sidewalks have been […]

Interactive Open House For The Regional Housing Study

Regional Housing Task Force Open House Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 5:00-6:30 Pm City Building Atrium 102 N. Neil Street, Champaign IL Interactive Open House For The Regional Housing Study In an effort to better understand housing in Champaign County, a Regional Housing Study Task Force was developed. The Task Force is comprised of the following […]

Boneyard Creek – Storm Sewer Improvements

The installation of the 8’x6’ box culverts has been completed east of Neil Street along Logan Street. Feutz Contractors is continuing the construction of the 8×6 box down Clark Street towards Randolph Street. At Randolph we will be installing a high capacity grate to intercept the storm water flowing east down Clark Street. The project […]