City of Champaign News

As of 3 p.m., Monday, March 25, 2013, the Public Works Director has declared that the sidewalk snow and ice removal requirement in the Downtown and Campustown areas is in effect. Due to the winter storm, snow has accumulated to 2 inches or more on sidewalks. In order to make the sidewalks safe for pedestrians,…
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Due to the inclement weather, the City’s Multifamily Recycling Program, ‘Feed the Thing’ will not be serviced today. We anticipate the service will be up and running again by Tuesday morning (3/26). The City’s contractor for this program, Allied Waste will be servicing all recycling containers as soon as they are able to, including Saturday….
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The City Council Agendas for the March 26, 2013 Regular Study Session Council Meeting and Special Regular Council Meeting are now available online. These meetings will be held in the City Council Chambers of the City Building, 102 N. Neil St in Champaign, at 7:00pm and 8:30pm respectively. The meetings are open to the public…
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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 112 E. Green St. $6,000,000.00 03/19/13 Larson Co./New Multi-Family and Commercial 305 S. Fifth A & B $442,000.00 03/19/13 Dermel Properties/New 4-story Duplex

This project was awarded at the September 18, 2012, City Council meeting and consists of rehabilitating sanitary and storm sewers located throughout the City. It includes lining a total of approximately 12,800 lineal feet of sanitary sewer and 900 lineal feet of storm sewer. SAK Construction, from O’Fallon MO, is the contractor for the project…
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This project was awarded at the July 5, 2012, 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…
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As of March 1, the Public Works Department invited the citizens of Champaign to sign up for a mobile application called SeeClickFix through which problems can be submitted to the department. The SeeClickFix reports may include GPS location of the problem, a photograph, and a description. Problems may also be submitted through the www.SeeClickFix.com website….
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