Category: Public Works Department News

City Enrolls in Debt Recovery Program

This past October the Council authorized City participation in the Local Debt Recovery Program (LDRP) with the State Comptroller’s Office. The program allows the City to submit outstanding debt to the Comptroller’s Office for attempted collection. The collection of this debt comes in the form of deductions from State tax returns, State employee paychecks up…
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City of Champaign Projects Receive ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards

On Friday, February 8, the City of Champaign was awarded American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois (ACEC) Engineering Excellence Merit Awards for three projects: the Boneyard Creek Improvements – Phase 2 Project, the John Street Project, and the HVAC Equipment and Controls – City Facilities Project. Merit Awards are given for projects “worthy of…
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City of Champaign Launches SeeClickFix Mobile App

The City of Champaign Public Works Department is implementing new technology that will allow residents to submit requests for service through a mobile interface while they are out and about in the community. Powered by SeeClickFix, the place-based reporting platform allows residents to document problems ranging from graffiti to potholes within the City’s boundaries. SeeClickFix…
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Windsor Road Complete Street Project Awarded $1.7 Million ITEP Grant

On January 30, 2013, Governor Pat Quinn and Illinois Transportation Secretary Ann Schneider announced nearly $50 million in Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program (ITEP) grant awards. The City of Champaign’s Windsor Road Complete Street Project was one of 54 projects awarded an ITEP grant. The full amount of the City’s grant award is $1,740,800.  The Windsor…
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