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District 1 Council Application
The City of Champaign is now accepting applications from residents interested in filling the vacant District 1 Council office. The application is available below and in the Mayor’s Office (Champaign City Building, 102 N. Neil St.).

The deadline to submit completed applications to the Mayor’s Office is Noon on Wednesday, June 3, 2015.

Qualified applicants for the District 1 Council vacancy must:
• Be a resident of District 1 (District Map)
• Reside in Champaign for at least one year preceding the appointment
• Be a qualified elector
• Be current in payments of taxes or debts due the City of Champaign
• Not have been convicted of infamous and certain other crimes

The City Council will review the applications then interview qualified applicants during a Study Session meeting on June 9. The Council is expected to appoint a resident to fill the vacancy at their regular Council Meeting on June 16. The appointed Council Member would fill the District 1 office seat until the Consolidated Election in 2017.

Application for District 1 Council Member


 

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June 2, 2015 Regular Council Meeting & Post Council Study Session Agendas

The City Council agendas for the June 2, 2015 Regular Council Meeting and Post Council Study Session are now available online. This meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers of the City Building, 102 N. Neil Street in Champaign, at 7:00pm. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome and encouraged.

May 26, 2015 Regular Study Session Agenda

The City Council agenda for the May 26, 2015 Regular Council Meeting is now available online. This meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers of the City Building, 102 N. Neil Street in Champaign, at 7:00pm. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome and encouraged.

Champaign City Council Accepting Applications to Fill District 1 Vacancy

The City of Champaign is now accepting applications from residents interested in filling the vacant District 1 Council office. Applications are available on the City’s website (ci.champaign.il.us/city-council) and in the Mayor’s Office (Champaign City Building, 102 N. Neil St.). The deadline to submit completed applications to the Mayor’s Office is 12 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3, 2015. Qualified applicants for the District 1 Council vacancy must:

  • Be a resident of District 1
  • Reside in Champaign for at least one year preceding the appointment
  • Be a qualified elector
  • Be current in payments of taxes or debts due the City of Champaign
  • Not have been convicted of infamous and certain other crimes
The City Council will review the applications then interview qualified applicants during a Study Session meeting on June 9. The Council is expected to appoint a resident to fill the vacancy at their regular Council Meeting on June 16. The appointed Council Member would fill the District 1 office seat until the Consolidated Election in 2017. The Council office vacancy was created May 5, 2015, when Council member Will Kyles resigned from his District 1 office and was sworn into an At-Large Council office. By state statute, the City Council is required to fill the vacancy within 60 days – or before July 4, 2015. CONTACT: Jeff Hamilton, 217-403-8710, jeff.hamilton@ci.champaign.il.us

May 19, 2015 Regular Council Meeting & Post Council Study Session Agendas

The City Council agendas for the May 19, 2015 Regular Council Meeting and Post Council Study Session are now available online. This meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers of the City Building, 102 N. Neil Street in Champaign, at 7:00pm. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome and encouraged.

Council Goals and Vision Statement

The City Council sets the vision for our City and adopts goals to guide decision making at all levels of City government. The goal setting process builds Council consensus on policies and projects that impact City residents, businesses and the community as a whole. The Administration uses the City Council vision and goals to set priorities, direct work activities, and allocate staff and financial resources.

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