City of Champaign News

The Illinois Green Business Association hosted the first ever Illinois Green Business Summit on Friday, September 7, 2012. The conference was held at the Hilton Garden Inn and attracted over 200 participants. City staff hosted a table in the exhibition area that showcased how Champaign is ‘going green.’ Neighborhood Code Compliance Environmental Inspector Leslie Mitchell…
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Neighborhood Code Compliance Environmental Inspector Leslie Mitchell recently attained the designation LEED Green Associate credential. LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is redefining the way we think about the places where we live, work and learn. As an internationally recognized mark of excellence, LEED provides building owners and operators with a framework for…
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The following commercial permits were issued this week. Each permit has an estimated cost of construction of $300,000 or more. Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer / Business 103 W Marketview $602,000.00 09/11/12 Fifth Day Restaurants, LLC/Alteration-Restaurant (TGI Friday’s)

The Liquor Commissioner’s Office will be processing annual liquor license renewals through the upcoming weeks. There are 184 active licensees whose current license will expire October 31, 2012. Should updated information be received, it requires the teamwork of multiple departments: CMO, Legal, Finance, Fire and Police.

Yesterday, Champaign police officers responded to the Central Illinois Credit Union, located at 2106 W. John Street, for what employees suspected was an attempted bank robbery. At approximately 12:45 PM, credit union employees contacted police after witnessing suspicious behavior by two males who tried to enter the credit union. Employees reported seeing one male loitering…
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The investigation into the September 9th officer-involved shooting continues and the Multi-Jurisdictional Investigative Team, led by the Illinois State Police, is committed to conducting a thorough and comprehensive review of this incident. Although the investigation is in full swing, the Investigative Team still has a lot of work to do. After the Department requested assistance,…
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