Three abandoned properties in Garden Hills have been demolished under contract by Owens Trucking and Excavating. Work began March 21 with the demolition of 1319 Hedge Road. 1432 Holly Hill, which had been vacant for over 18 years, was demolished March 22. 1515 Holly Hill was demolished March 23. Trees that are in poor condition […]
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While conducting systematic inspections, Property Maintenance Inspector Cliff Peete observed a property with numerous code deficiencies, including unlicensed, inoperable vehicles and an excessive amount of trash and debris. Peete issued a 10-day Notice to Abate with a reinspection date scheduled for March 28. Peete reinspected the property and found that the violations were still pending […]
Nine Bristol properties to be demolished were open for contractors to inspect on March 31, 2016. Approved Bristol Demolition Contractors were invited to view the properties before demolition bids are due. Five contractors inspected the nine properties. Bids for the demolition of these nine properties are due on April 14, 2016.
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 1321 Mariner Way $473,960.00 4-1-2016 Aquas Partnership
The City of Champaign’s Neighborhood Services Department and Neighborhood Services Advisory Board invite the public to the seventh annual STAR (Service Together Achieves Results) Awards ceremony starting at 7:00 p.m. on April 21, 2016. The celebration will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn (1501 S Neil St, Champaign) and is free and open to […]
On this special 50th episode of Champaign Connection, we broke out of the studio to visit the beautiful Boneyard Creek Second Street Reach where we learned about the City’s many successful stormwater management projects, and what new stormwater projects are on the horizon. Then it was back to the studio where we learned about the many tools the […]
On March 30, the Planning and Development Department met with a focus group of the development community assembled by the offices of Meyer Capel in Champaign. The Department presented the final proposed standards for the Zoning Ordinance amendments known as “Zone Champaign.” These amendments will update the standards used to regulate development in Downtown, Midtown, […]
On March 30, 2016 at approximately 5:01 PM, Champaign Police responded to the area of Mattis North Apartments, located at 2000 N. Mattis Ave. in Champaign after receiving multiple calls of gunshots being heard. Upon arrival, officers located a 31 year-old male subject that sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was transported to Carle Hospital with […]
In order to remove damaged trees at 15 E. Main St., the City of Champaign will close the westbound lane of Main Street, between Walnut Street and Fremont Street. The closure will take place on Saturday, April 2, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.
In order to install pavement expansion joints, Feutz Contractors will be closing lanes of traffic on Interstate Drive between Boardwalk Drive and Toalson Lane; and lanes of traffic on Town Center Boulevard between Prospect Avenue and Ryder Lane. The closure will begin on Tuesday, April 5 at 10:00 p.m. and will reopen at 7:00 a.m. […]