Contact City Departments

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Contact Building Safety

Building Safety
307 S. Randolph Street
Champaign, IL 61820
217/403-6100
217/403-6114 (fax)
buildingsafety@ci.champaign.il.us

Supervisor
Larry Happ

Plans Reviewer for Commercial & Multi-Family Residential
Mike Brown

Building Inspectors & Plans Review for 1 & 2 Family Dwellings
Charles Montgomery
John Glover

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@ci.champaign.il.us

Engineering
David Happ

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@ci.champaign.il.us

Specific Staff Contact Information

Joan Walls_3x4Deputy City Manager
Joan Walls
102 N. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
217/403-8830

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Liquor Commissioner’s Office
217/403-8720
liquorlicensing@ci.champaign.il.us

 

Contact Community Relations Office

Jason-Hood

Community Relations Manager/Compliance Officer
Jason Hood
217/403-8830

Community Relations Office
102 N. Neil St.
Champaign, IL 61820
217/403/8830
humanrelations@ci.champaign.il.us

 


Contact Finance Department

Finance Director
Richard Schnuer
217/403-8940

Finance Department
102 N. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
217/403-8940
financedept@ci.champaign.il.us

Specific Finance Staff Contact Information

City Documents & Licensing
217/403-8940
cityclerk@ci.champaign.il.us

Payments – other than Parking
217/403-8941
accounting@ci.champaign.il.us

Financial Information
217/403-8940
financedept@ci.champaign.il.us

Freedom of Information
FOIOCity@ci.champaign.il.us


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@ci.champaign.il.us

Neighborhood Services Department Staff Contacts

Administrative Assistant
Colleen Madera

Code Compliance Division

Code Compliance Manager
David Oliver

Secretary
Mya Clements

Property Maintenance Inspectors
Michael Lambert
Cliff Peete
Tim Spear

Environmental Inspector
Kim McCloud- Burnett

Neighborhood Coordination

Neighborhood Coodinator
John Ruffin

Neighborhood Programs

Neighborhood Programs Manager
Kerri Spear

Administrative Assistant
Nina Sibley

Community Development Specialist
Susan Jones
Greg Skaggs

Rehabilitation Technician
Joe Lewis

Project Specialist II
Jason Greenly


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
planadmin@ci.champaign.il.us
217/403-8800

Development Information
subdivisions@ci.champaign.il.us
217/403-8800

Zoning Administration/Signs
zoning@ci.champaign.il.us
217/403-8800

Other Department Contacts

Assistant Planning & Development Director
Rob Kowalski, AICP

Zoning Administrator
Kevin Phillips

Planner II, Land Development Division
Jeff Marino, AICP

Planner II, Long Range Planning Division
Lacey Rains Lowe

Planner II, Long Range Planning Division
T.J. Blakeman, AICP

Planner II, Long Range Planning Division
Ben Leroy

Project Specialist
Hira Aamir


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@ci.champaign.il.us

Specific Police Service Contacts

Send anonymous crime TIPS
Champaign County Crimestoppers

Non-Emergency
217/333-8911
Hearing Impaired
TDD Only – 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

Deputy Chief Professional Standards
Lt. Jon Swenson
217/403-6913

Assistant to the Chief for Community Services
Rene A. Dunn
217/403-6912


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@ci.champaign.il.us

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

Administrative Services Manager
Elizabeth Hannan
217/403-4700
Parking Programs, Fleet Services, Administrative Functions.

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

Assistant City Engineer, Transportation Section
Dave Clark
217/403-4700
Reconstruction, rehabilitation, and major repair projects on streets, sidewalks, and related infrastructure.

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.

Operations Manager
Ernesto Salinas
217/403-4700

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

Concrete & Sewer Section
Arnie Morrison, Operations Supervisor
Dennis Bigham, Lead Maintenance Worker
217/403-4700

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

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

Administrative Services Supervisor & Public Information Officer
Kris Koester
217/403-4700
Customer service, permitting, revenue collection, departmental public information officer

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

Secretary II
Debra Windlan
217/403-4700

Secretary I
Wanda Behneke
217/403-4700


Contact Fire Department

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

Fire Department Headquarters
FireDepartment@ci.champaign.il.us
Station No. 1
307 S. Randolph Street
Champaign, IL 61820

Specific Fire Dept. Staff Contact Information

Acting Deputy Chief
Wayne Huckstadt
307 S. Randolph Street
Champaign, IL 61820
217/403-7200

Fire Marshal
John Koller
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

Acting Human Resources Director
Lori Bluhm
217/403-8770

Human Resources
102 N. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
217/403-8770
hr@ci.champaign.il.us

Other Human Resource Department Contacts

Risk Manager
Larry Krause

Human Resources Specialist
Amanda Farthing

Human Resources Specialist
Heather Willms


Contact Information Technologies Department

Information Technologies Director
Mark Toalson
217/403-8970

IT Department
102 N. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
217/403-8970
it@ci.champaign.il.us

Specific IT Staff Contact Information

GIS Analyst
DeShawn Robins

Network Administrator
Daphne Greaves

Network Engineer
Joseph DeWalt

Network Technician
Brenda Reed

Telecommunications/A-V Technician
Jeff Hamilton

Multimedia Producer
Janet Ahern

Secretary II
Missy Meade
217/403-8972
missy.meade@ci.champaign.il.us

 


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@ci.champaign.il.us

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
Matthew R. Roeschley
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

Library Director
Marsha Grove
217/403-2050

Central Library
Clara Lane
200 W. Green Street
Champaign, IL 61820-5193
217/403-2050
www.champaign.org


Contact METCAD

METCAD Director
Ralph Caldwell
217/333-0550

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

Other Metcad Contacts

Non-emergency calls
217/333-8911

Administration
217/333-4348