City of Champaign News

Have you ever wanted to know what type of tree is growing in front of your house? Now you can find out online! IT Department staff recently added the City’s GIS tree inventory to our online web map “Champaign – Current Map”.

Moody’s Investors Services affirmed its Aaa credit rating for the City’s general obligation bonds. Moody’s staff complimented City staff and Kane McKenna, the City’s financial advisor, on the information provided to Moody’s to assist its analysis of the City’s financial position, the local economy, and other factors relevant to the credit rating. Staff anticipates that…
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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 2503 W. Springfield (Bldg T) $544,000.00 07/19/12 Royse Brinkmeyer/Repair-Replace Multi-Family (Fire Job) 903 W. Anthony Dr. #A $350,000.00 07/23/12 Quattro Development/Alteration – Restaurant (Chipotle…
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Construction of the proposed sanitary sewer replacement of the Boltini/Hyatt Place Alley sanitary sewer closed Neil Street between Church and Park on Monday, July 23. Excavation in Neil Street for manhole installation encountered a larger than expected electrical vault that the existing downstream sanitary sewer curled around with multiple elbows. Concrete encasement of the existing…
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By order from the Illinois Commerce Commission, the Canadian National Railroad (CNRR) is currently planning to remove and replace their crossing on Country Fair Drive, between Church Street and Springer Drive. CNRR is currently scheduling the crossing replacement work for the last week of August, though this schedule may change due to conflicts with other…
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