City of Champaign News

Varsity Striping and Construction Company has completed the Annual Pavement Marking Project. This year’s contract replaced long lines (centerlines, lane lines, shoulder lines) on various concrete streets throughout the City. This work was completed as a moving operation. A moving operation applies marking material to the pavement through equipment attached to the work trucks driving…
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This project was awarded at the July 5 City Council meeting and consists of rehabilitating various sanitary sewers and appurtenances located throughout the City. It includes a total of approximately 800 lineal feet of new sanitary sewer installed by Horizontal Directional Drilling in the south 500 block of Lynn Street neighborhood and “upsizing” approximately 280…
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In order to complete a water service connection, Illinois American Water will close one northbound lane and one southbound lane of Mattis Avenue between Stonegate Drive and Sangamon Drive. The lane closures began on Wednesday, September 19, 2012, and will reopen by Thursday, September 20, 2012. Northbound and southbound traffic will be reduced to one…
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Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer / Business 2417 Fields South Dr. $1,285,501.00 09/19/12 Regency Consolidated /New Office (Regency Center) 910 Meijer Dr. $6,300,000.00 09/19/12 Carmike Cinemas, Inc./New Movie Theatre

On Wednesday September 12, Risk Manager Larry Krause attended the Safeworks Illinois Work Injury Conference in Oak Brook. The goal of the conference was to bring together all stakeholders in the workers’ compensation system in Illinois to review current trends and policy. Further discussion involved best practices and opportunities for improvement in the treatment and…
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Finance staff issued the Fiscal Year 2012/13 adopted budget document and posted it on the City’s website. Each year the adopted budget is submitted to the Government Finance Officers Association for the Distinguished Budget Award program. The City has received this award annually for 22 years and staff is optimistic that the City will attain…
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The “Get on the Bus” program through Weston Exploration within University Housing will tour the Champaign Police Department on Friday, September 21, 2012. This event allows for many first-year college students to explore different careers throughout the community. The tour and talking with officers will help students to understand the careers available in the Champaign…
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