City of Champaign News

Info Sharing: List of Warming Shelters

The National Weather Service is forecasting extremely cold temperatures with wind chills that are life threatening. If you do not have adequate heat in your home, please seek shelter with a friend or family member. There are several entities who are opening their buildings as warming centers, please take advantage of them if you need […]



News Update: City of Champaign Snow Response Operations

Champaign — The City of Champaign Public Works Department is continuing with around the clock operations to address the snowfall that began this morning. Residents are encouraged to stay home, if possible. Blizzard like conditions have been reported with limited to zero visibility in some areas. All City streets have snow on them and snowpack […]


News Release: City Prepares for Snowfall/Winter Storm

CITY OF CHAMPAIGN PREPARES FOR SNOWFALL Champaign — The City of Champaign Public Works Department is preparing for the snowfall that is forecasted to begin Saturday night into Sunday evening. Crews will pre-treat bridges and primary routes with anti-icing chemicals. Once the snowfall begins, crews will begin plowing activities. Crews have worked around the clock […]


City Buildings Closed Monday January 6, 2014 due to Severe Weather

The City Building will be closed Monday, January 6 due to the anticipated inclement weather conditions. We anticipate opening again at 8:00 am, Tuesday, January 7. If you need information about weather-related conditions or the City’s response, please tune into CGTV-Champaign Government television on Comcast Cable Channel 5, WDWS Radio AM 1400, or other local […]


Distinguished Budget Award

Once again, the City has received the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Award for the Fiscal Year 2013/14 adopted budget document.  The City has received this award annually for 23 years, demonstrating a strong commitment to producing the highest quality budget document that reflects the guidelines and best practices established by GFOA and […]




News Release: Emergency Snow Routes De-Activated

SNOW ROUTES ARE DE-ACTIVATED Champaign – The City of Champaign announces that effective 10:45 a.m., the prohibited parking ban on City Snow Routes will be lifted and reinstatement of normal parking regulations will be in effect. All residents should be advised that any snow of an additional two inches or more will cause the parking […]