Contact City Departments

City Numbers Not Listed Below:  217-403-8700
TTY for the Hearing Impaired :   217-403-8736

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Contact Building Safety Divison

Building Safety Division
307 S. Randolph Street
Champaign, IL 61820
217/403-6100
217/403-6114 (fax)
buildingsafety@champaignil.gov

Supervisor
Larry Happ

Plans Reviewer for Commercial & Multi-Family Residential
Adrianne Brehm

Building Inspectors & Plans Review for 1 & 2 Family Dwellings
Charles Montgomery
Kaelob Capel

Plumbing & Sprinkler Inspector
Tony Pierce

HVAC, Fireplace & New 1 & 2 Family Electrical Inspector
Bob Cargo

Electrical & Fire Alarm Inspector
Frank Johnston

Inspector’s Office Hours
7:30 – 8:30 am and 3:30 – 4:30 pm

Other City Building Permit-Related Contacts

Planning & Development Department / Zoning
217/403-8800
217/403-8980 (fax)
zoning@ci.champaign.il.us

Zoning Administration / Signs
Kevin Phillips

Public Works Department / Engineering
217/403-4700
217/403-4755 (fax)
publicworks@champaignil.gov

Engineering
Vacant – Contact Tony Vandeventer

Right-of-Way & Sump Pump Discharge
Harman Jordan

Grading-Drainage & Erosion Control
Bev Maddock

Outside Building Permit-Related Contacts

 


Contact City Manager’s Office

City Manager
Dorothy David
217/403-8710

City Manager’s Office
102 N. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820

citymanagersoffice@champaignil.gov

Specific Staff Contact Information

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Joan Walls
102 N. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
217/403-8710

 

 

 

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Deputy City Manager
Matt Roeschley
102 N. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
217/403-8710

 

 

 

Jeff Hamilton Portrait2_4x6 webCommunications Manager
Jeff Hamilton
102 N. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
217/403-8710

 

 

 

 

Liquor Commissioner’s Office
217/403-8720
liquorlicensing@champaignil.gov


Contact Community Relations Office

Community Relations Manager/Compliance Officer
Rachel Joy
102 N. Neil St.
Champaign, IL 61820
217/403-8830
humanrelations@champaignil.gov

 

 

 

 

Tracy Parsons Website

Community Relations Manager/Compliance Officer
Tracy Parsons
102 N. Neil St.
Champaign, IL 61820
217/403-8830
humanrelations@champaignil.gov

 

 

 


Contact Finance Department

Finance Director
Richard Schnuer
217/403-8940

Finance Department
102 N. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
217/403-8940
financedept@champaignil.gov

Specific Finance Staff Contact Information

City Documents & Licensing
217/403-8940
cityclerk@champaignil.gov

Payments – other than Parking
217/403-8941
accounting@champaignil.gov

Financial Information
217/403-8940
financedept@champaignil.gov

Freedom of Information
FOIOCity@champaignil.gov


Contact Neighborhood Services Department

Neighborhood Services Director
Kevin J. Jackson
217/403-7070

Neighborhood Services
102 N. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
217/403-7070
neighborhoodservices@champaignil.gov

Neighborhood Services Department Staff Contacts

Code Compliance Division

Code Compliance Manager
David Oliver

Administrative Assistant
Mya Clements

Property Maintenance Inspectors
Susan Jones
Michael Lambert
Cliff Peete
Tim Spear

Environmental Inspector
Kim McCloud- Burnett

Neighborhood Coordination

Neighborhood Coordinator
John Ruffin

Administrative Assistant
Mya Clements

Neighborhood Programs

Neighborhood Programs Manager
Kerri Spear

Administrative Assistant
Nina Sibley

Community Development Specialist
Jean Algee
Janel Gomez

Rehabilitation Technician
Joe Lewis


Contact Planning & Development Department

Planning & Development Director
Bruce Knight, FAICP
217/403-8800

Planning & Development Department
102 N. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
217/403-8800

Specific Planning & Development Contacts

Administration
planning@champaignil.gov
217/403-8800

Development Information
subdivisions@champaignil.gov 
217/403-8800

Zoning Administration/Signs
zoning@champaignil.gov
217/403-8800

Other Department Contacts

Assistant Planning & Development Director
Rob Kowalski, AICP

Zoning Administrator
Kevin Phillips

Senior Planner 
Jeff Marino, AICP

Senior Planner 
Lacey Rains Lowe

Senior Planner
T.J. Blakeman, AICP

Associate Planner
Ben LeRoy

Associate Planner
Eric Van Buskirk

Associate Planner
Tina Ansong


Contact Police Department

Chief of Police
Anthony Cobb
217/403-6911

Champaign Police Department
82 E. University Avenue
Champaign, IL 61820
217/351-4545
police@champaignil.gov

Specific Police Service Contacts

Send anonymous crime TIPS
Champaign County Crimestoppers

Non-Emergency
217/333-8911
TTY for the Hearing Impaired
217/403-6910

Abandoned Vehicles
On Public Property
217/351-4545
On Private Property
217/403-7070
Towed Vehicles
217/351-4545

Administration
217/403-6911

Community Service
217/403-6912

Investigations
217/403-6900

Special Events Permits
217/403-6981

Records Division
217/403-7000

Other Department Contacts

Deputy Chief Operations Bureau
Joe Gallo
217/403-6926 (During Business Hours)
217/351-4545

Deputy Chief Operational Support
Troy Daniels
217/403-6909

Professional Standards
Lt. Nate Rath
217/403-6913

Assistant to the Chief for Community Services
LaEisha Meaderds
217/403-6987


Contact Public Works Department

Public Works Director
Dennis Schmidt
217/403-4700

Public Works Department
702 Edgebrook Drive
Champaign, IL 61820

Main Number
217/403-4700

After Hours Emergency Number
217/531-3155

Recycling Hotline
217/403-8852

Email
publicworks@champaignil.gov

Specific Public Works Services

  • Engineering
  • Right-of-Way Permits
  • Street Construction
  • Traffic Signs and Signals
  • Operations
  • Flooding Streets-Basements
  • Forestry
  • Pot Hole Patching (Streets)
  • Sewer Repair
  • Snow Removal
  • Street-Sidewalk Repair & Maintenance
  • Administrative Services
  • Parking
  • Recycle Solid Waste

Other Department Contacts

Engineering Division

City Engineer
Dave Clark
217/403-4700
General Public Works & Engineering Division questions, projects, budgets.

Assistant City Engineer, Environmental Section
Eleanor Blackmon
217/403-4700
Reconstruction, rehabilitation, and major repair projects on storm and sanitary sewers, ditches, and related infrastructure. NPDES Phase II program.

Assistant City Engineer, Development Section
Tony Vandeventer
217/403-4700
Private development projects, City monitoring of privately built infrastructure, floodplain regulation, automated City map (GIS), grading and drainage permits, and ROW permits.

Assistant City Engineer, Transportation Section
Chris Sokolowski
217/403-4700
Planning, functional design, operation and management of facilities for all modes of transportation

Operations Division

Operations Manager
Ernesto Salinas
217/403-4700

Asphalt, Concrete & Streets Section
Broc Summers, Operations Supervisor
Rob Kutz, Lead Maintenance Worker
217/403-4700

Sewer Section
Arnie Morrison, Operations Supervisor
217/403-4700

Traffic & Lighting Section
Glen Berger, Operations Supervisor
217/403-4700
Street lights, traffic signals, street signs, pavement markings, and underground utility locates.

Forestry Section
Andrew Lamoreux, Operations Supervisor
217/403-4700

Building Services Section
Cory Conrad, Operations Supervisor
217/403-4700

Fleet Services Section
Steve Simon, Operations Supervisor
217/403-4700

Administrative Services Division

Administrative Services Manager & Public Information Officer
Kris Koester
217/403-4700
Parking Programs, Customer Service, Recycling Programs, and Administrative Functions, Departmental Public Information Officer

Administrative Services Supervisor – Customer Service
Jeremy Schultz
217/403-4700
Customer service, database supervision, parking permits, revenue collection

Parking Operations Supervisor
Shirl Johnson
217/403-4700
Parking enforcement, maintenance of meters and lots.

Administrative Services Supervisor – Finance
Vacant
217/403-4700
Accounts Payable, Payroll, Financial Reporting, Purchasing, Contract Management, Budgeting

Buyer
Mary Ann Ford
217/403-4700
Purchasing, Contract Management, Budgeting

Secretary II 
Debra Windlan
217/403-4700

Secretary I 
Nicki Grubaugh
217/403-4700


Contact Fire Department

Fire Chief
Gary Ludwig
307 S. Randolph Street
Champaign, IL 61820
217/403-7200

Fire Department Headquarters
firedepartment@champaignil.gov
Station No. 1
307 S. Randolph Street
Champaign, IL 61820

Specific Fire Dept. Staff Contact Information

Deputy Chief
Dave Ferber
307 S. Randolph Street
Champaign, IL 61820
217/403-7200

Deputy Chief
John Barker
307 S. Randolph Street
Champaign, IL 61820
217/403-7200

Building Safety Supervisor
Larry Happ
307 S. Randolph Street
Champaign, IL 61820
217/403-6100

General Fire Department Contacts

Administration
217/403-7200

Non-Emergency
217/403-7200

Investigations
217/403-7200

Public Education & Information
217/403-7200

Bicycle Licenses
217/403-7200

Training/Safety
217/403-7200

Fire Prevention Inspectors
217/403-7200

Emergency Service & Disaster Agency
217/403-7200

Building Safety
217/403-6100

Additional Station Information

Station No 2
1901 S. Prospect Avenue
Champaign, IL 61821

217/403-8902

Station No 3
702 W. Bradley Avenue
Champaign, IL 61820

217/403-8903

Station No 4
2315 W. John Street
Champaign, IL 61821

217/403-8904

Station No 5
1810 N. Mattis Avenue
Champaign, IL 61821

217/403-8905

Station No 6
3911 Windsor Road
Champaign, IL 61820

217/403-8906


Contact Human Resources Department

Human Resources Director
Jason Hood

Human Resources
102 N. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
217/403-8770
hr@champaignil.gov

Other Human Resource Department Contacts

Risk Manager
Larry Krause

Assistant Human Resources Director
Amanda Farthing

Human Resources Specialists
Stacy Rachel
Steve Harms


Contact Information Technologies Department

MRTInformation Technologies Director
Mark Toalson
217/403-8970

IT Department
102 N. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
217/403-8970
it@champaignil.gov

Specific IT Staff Contact Information

Administrative Assistant
Colleen Madera

CORE Project Manager
Cynthia Chandler

GIS Administrator
Roger Diercks

Network Administrator
Daphne Greaves

Network Engineer
Joseph DeWalt

Network Technician
Brenda Reed

 


Contact Legal Department

City Attorney
Frederick C. Stavins
217/403-8765

Legal Department
102 N. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
217/403-8765
217/403-8755 (fax)
legaldepartment@champaignil.gov

Specific Legal Staff Contact Information

Assistant City Attorney
Joseph E. Hooker
102 N. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
217/403-8765

Assistant City Attorney
Laura Hall
102 N. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
217/403-8765

Assistant City Attorney
Jennifer Bannon
102 N. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
217/403-8765

Paralegal
Susan Wozniak
102 N. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
217/403-8765


Contact Champaign Public Library

Donna PittmanActing Library Director
Donna Pittman
217/403-2050

Central Library
Clara Lane
200 W. Green Street
Champaign, IL 61820-5193
Library Main # 217/403-2000
TTY for the Hearing Impaired 217/403-2055
www.champaign.org


Contact METCAD 9-1-1

METCAD 9-1-1 Director
Ralph Caldwell
217/333-0550

METCAD 9-1-1
1905 E. Main Street
Urbana IL 61801
www.metcad911.org

Other METCAD 9-1-1 Contacts

EMERGENCY calls
9-1-1

Non-emergency calls
217/333-8911

Administration
217/333-4348