City of Champaign News

The 12th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration was held on Friday, January 18, 2013 at Hilton Garden Inn. This commemorative annual event is dedicated to recognizing excellence in community service and humanitarianism by individuals and organizations in our community. The event also serves as a celebration of the life and work…
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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 615 W. Marketview $3,860,115.00 01/17/13 Worden Martin Inc/New Auto Dealership (Nissan) 701 W. Marketview $7,208,337.00 01/17/13 Worden Martin Inc/New Auto Dealership (Ford)

Results from the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) event held on September 29, 2012 in Champaign revealed that households properly disposed of 205,127 pounds of oils, paints, solvents, old gasoline, adhesives, sealers, flammables, mercury, asbestos, lead-acid batteries and poisons and pesticides. The collection event was an overwhelming success with more than 2,200 households participating. The 2012…
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The nomination period for the STAR Awards opened up to the public on Wednesday, January 2, 2013. The categories are: Business-Neighborhood Partnership, Community Partner, Difference Maker, Good Neighbor, Neighborhood Leadership, Neighborhood of the Year, Neighborhood-Community Building, and Rising Star. Nominations are being accepted from now until February 25 online at www.ci.champaign.il.us/star or by using the…
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The City has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the 23rd year. This award demonstrates that the City’s adopted budget document is of the very highest quality, reflecting the guidelines and best practices established by GFOA and the National Advisory Council on State and Local Budgeting. The…
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