City of Champaign News

Insituform Technologies USA will be performing sewer lining of 12,000 feet of sanitary sewers and storm sewers throughout the City of Champaign beginning September 2, 2014. Sewer lining rehabilitates existing sewers to a like-new condition. Sewer lining work will begin after 7 a.m. on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, and is planned to continue until December…
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The guardian of a missing teen is requesting the public’s help with locating a missing teen, Brandon Dominguez. According to the guardian, 16 year-old, Brandon Dominguez was last seen on August 12, 2014, when he walked away from a group outing on the University of Illinois campus. It was reported to police that Brandon may…
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In order to facilitate a fiberoptic crossing at Fourth Street and Chalmers Street, PEG Bandwidth and Direct Line Communications will be closing the northbound lane of Fourth Street between Armory Street and Chalmers Street. The lane closure will begin on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 7 a.m. and will re-open by Thursday, September 4, 2014…
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The Neighborhood Services Department sponsored the inaugural STAR Community Service Day Event on Saturday August 23rd.  The event was a collaborative community building and improvement initiative done in partnership with approximately 120 volunteers and support from Lincoln’s Challenge, Champaign Public Works Department, University of Illinois Office of Volunteer Programs, Latter Day Saints, Champaign Unit 4…
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On Tuesday, August 19th, the Neighborhood Services Department sponsored a Garden Hills Neighborhood Landlord Round Table Breakfast at El Toro Bravo in Champaign.   The landlord engagement activity was the first outreach activity to engage landlords as part of the Code Compliance Action Plan for the Garden Hills Neighborhood. Property Owners in the Garden Hills Neighborhood…
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The following commercial permits were issued this week with an estimated cost of construction of $250,000 or more. ADDRESS  COST OF CONSTRUCTION  DATE ISSUED   OWNER OR DEVELOPER/BUSINESS  710 N Mattis  $315,000.00  8-25-14 Becknell Industrial  1908 S First  $1,565,880.00  8-22-14 Dodds Company, BD of Trustees of U of I  507 S Second  $5,340,361.00  8-21-14 2nd Street…
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Petitions for the Office of Mayor and At-Large City Council Members, and other campaign materials will be available in the Office of the City of Champaign City Clerk, 102 North Neil Street, Champaign, IL 61820 beginning Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. Petition information and forms will also be available on the City’s web…
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The Fire Department Life Safety Division completed final inspections for occupancy at two projects in Champaign. The first is a fourteen story high-rise building at 519 E. Green St.  This building features commercial space on the first floor, three floors for a parking garage, and ten floors of apartments.  The building permit was issued in August…
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The following commercial permits were issued this week with an estimated cost of construction of $250,000 or more. ADDRESS COST OF CONSTRUCTION DATE ISSUED  OWNER OR DEVELOPER/BUSINESS  1807 W Bradley A – C  $362,000.00 8-19-14  Andrew Fell Arch & Design, Mohammed Eikram  29 E Green  $15,882,000.00 8-19-14  Hartshorne Plunkard Arch  2041 S. Neil  $750,000.00 8-18-14…
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