City of Champaign News

Join local law enforcement agencies in helping to “Save a Dream and Secure Tomorrow” Turn in a gun, receive a $50 Visa Cash Card! No questions asked. Limit 2 guns per person (No Gun Dealers please). Avaialable only to residents of Champaign County. When:    Saturday, August 4, 2012 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Where:  Champaign-Urbana Public Health District…
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The City Council Agenda for the July 17, 2012 Regular 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 the…
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The City’s Municipal Electric Aggregation program has moved forward with the enrollment of thousands of residents and small commercial businesses. Although the opt-in deadline has passed, customers that would like to enroll can either call the Integrys Energy call center at 888-491-1362 or opt-in online at: www.integrysenergy.com/optintochampaign. Welcome letters from Integrys Energy Services will be…
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IDOT’s contractor, O’Neil Brothers, is approximately 46% complete with the bridge rehabilitation work. O’Neil Brothers has completed patching the concrete deck and parapet walls. They are currently preparing to place the new concrete surface over the entire bridge deck. Once the bridge deck is placed and has cured, O’Neil will begin working on the approaches…
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The City recently issued a Request for Proposals to develop five City-owned parcels at the southeast corner of North and Hickory Streets, just north of downtown. The parcels were initially acquired for a future phase of the Boneyard Creek project. It has since been determined that the Boneyard Creek project can be accommodated on other…
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The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) recently established new reporting requirements for “defined benefit” pensions plans. (These plans guarantee a certain level of benefits based on a calculation, typically including years of service, as opposed to the 401k –type plans for which the benefits depend on performance of the investments.) In summary, the requirements require…
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