City of Champaign News

The City Council Agenda for the March 5, 2013 Regular Council Meeting is now available online. This meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers of the City Building, 102 N. Neil St in Champaign, at 7:00pm. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome and encouraged. Download a copy of…
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The Champaign Police Department is investigating a scam, which appears to target churches. On February 20, 2013, during the Lenten evening service, an unknown male entered a Champaign church and solicited money from the congregation. The man arrived before service to speak with a Pastor regarding donations. The man told the congregation that he needed…
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On Friday, February 8, the City of Champaign was awarded American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois (ACEC) Engineering Excellence Merit Awards for three projects: the Boneyard Creek Improvements – Phase 2 Project, the John Street Project, and the HVAC Equipment and Controls – City Facilities Project. Merit Awards are given for projects “worthy of…
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A grant application for the Attorney General National Foreclosure Settlement Grant was submitted on Friday, February 15 by team leader Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County. The grant team includes: the Cities of Champaign and Urbana, University of Illinois Law Clinic and Planning Department, Busey Bank, Hickory Point Bank, Community Reinvestment Group, Novadebt, Education for…
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On February 25, 2013, Sergeant Greg Manzana facilitated a discussion with members of the Alpha Chi Rho Fraternity regarding responsibility and safety issues on the Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day celebration on campus scheduled for March 1, 2013.  School Resource Officer Jonathan Westfield gave his semi-annual Bullying Presentation to 400 students at Lincoln’s Challenge Academy on…
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The Champaign Planning Department has submitted an application with the League of American Bicyclists to become a “Bicycle Friendly Community.” The City organization is already a “Bicycle Friendly Business” but this designation would apply to the community as a whole. Champaign has made significant strides in becoming a more bicycle friendly community in recent years….
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