City of Champaign News

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 1809 S. Neil $630,700.00 08/24/12 Illini Plaza, LLC/RDI Vein Clinic 502 W. Marketview $5,940,485.00 08/29/12 Windy City Lodging, Inc./Residence Inn by Marriott 606 E….
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Rains have finally come to Champaign and as a result, it has slowed construction by a couple of days. Stark is scheduled to start paving on Fourth Street at Windsor Road and proceed north to St. Mary’s Road on Wednesday of next week. Stark will pave the southbound lane of Fourth Street about 10 days…
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According to a recently released report from the State of Illinois, there are 45 landfills in Illinois that have capacity for only another 23 years worth of waste. The City is making great progress on solid waste reduction through helping residents divert their yard waste, electronic recycling, multifamily recycling, expanding on street recycling, and continuing…
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Varsity Striping Company will start work on the Annual Pavement Marking Contract on Thursday, August 30, 2012. This year’s contract will replace all long lines (centerlines, lane lines, shoulder lines) on concrete streets throughout the City. All streets will remain open to traffic with short term temporary lane closures as needed. The final completion date…
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This year’s National Night Out (NNO) Fun Day Celebration will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2012 from 12 pm – 5 pm at Boneyard Creek Second Street Reach (corner of 2nd Street and Springfield Avenue) in Champaign. National Night Out is a country-wide celebration that is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness,…
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Saturday evening, Champaign Firefighters provided autographs to congregation members attending the first annual Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church Community Resource Fair. Well over 75 members attended the festival with a dozen agencies providing information. Fire Department’s Life Safety Division opened a booth with resources and information for adults and youth alike.  

City of Champaign welcomed thousands of UI students including the Marching Illini, UI basketball players, and incoming freshmen to UI Quad Day from noon to 4 PM on Sunday, August 26. The City’s Communication Advisory Team organized the City showcase to include staff from Fire, Neighborhood Services, Police, and Public Works answering questions and providing…
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