City of Champaign News

The Planning and Development Department Staff have been working with the Fire Department Staff to look at future growth for the City of Champaign.  The Fire Department is performing a study looking at their service areas and response times, while trying to stay in tune with current development patterns and projected growth. Senior Planners Jeff…
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The State of Illinois recently adopted a budget “fix” to fund services that would have been cut this year if the State had not taken any action. The State took certain money, designated to specific services, and moved it to fund other services (referred to as a “sweep”).  Some of the sweeps affected revenues that the State shares…
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  Contact: Sgt. Dave Griffet | david.griffet@ci.champaign.il.us  | 217-351-4545 On Friday, April 17, at approximately 10:57 a.m., Champaign Police Department Detectives arrested Curtis T. Hairston, a 39-year-old male from Champaign, IL. Hairston was arrested in connection with the October 25, 2014 Murder of Jermel Hedrick, in the 1500 block of Winston Dr. in Champaign. Champaign Police Detectives, with the…
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On April 15th, Ameren Illinois presented the City of Champaign with a Most Progressive City award. Champaign is one of only six communities in Illinois to earn this distinction this year. The award was presented by Ameren officials to the City in a ceremony this week. Champaign was selected in part based on the significant…
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In order to repair pavement failures, Feutz Contractors will be closing two lanes of Windsor Road. at the intersection of First Street. The closure will begin on Monday, April 20, 2015, and will reopen on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, weather permitting. Windsor Road will have one lane of traffic open in each direction. The City…
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STAR Expo and Awards Ceremony Thursday, April 30, 2015 Expo – 6:00 pm; Awards Ceremony – 7:00 pm Hilton Garden Inn 1501 S. Neil Street, Champaign On Thursday, April 30, 2015, the Neighborhood Services Department and the Neighborhood Services Advisory Board will host the Sixth Annual STAR (Service Together Achieves Results) Expo and Awards Ceremony. The STAR…
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In order to repair pavement failures, Feutz Contractors will be closing the two west bound lanes of Bradley Avenue at the intersection of Duncan Road. The closure will begin on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, and will reopen on Saturday, April 18, 2015, weather permitting. Bradley Avenue will have one lane of traffic open in each…
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