City of Champaign News

With John Street open to traffic O’ Neil Brothers is now able to concentrate on the completion of the storm sewer at the intersection of Daniel and Willis. Varsity Striping is working on the installation of the pavement marking and should be completed by the end of this week. Landscaping will begin within the next…
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PACA recently awarded the John Street Drainage Improvement Project with the 2012 Streetscaping Heritage Award for the use of permeable pavement systems to help control stormwater runoff. The project utilized permeable pavements along with other green infrastructure such as rain gardens to reduce the amount of stormwater runoff in the watershed. Permeable pavement was utilized…
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The process to establish an entry-level Police Officer eligibility list continued this week with oral interviews. Human Resources staff coordinated interviews for approximately 96 candidates on May 1, 2 and 3. Interview panelists included Board of Police and Fire Commissioners and City staff from the Police and Neighborhood Services departments. Interview scores will be combined…
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For the last several months, Information Technologies Department staff has worked with the City’s online video hosting service (TelVue) to make City videos available for on-demand viewing on Apple iOS devices (iPads and iPods). All City-produced videos and all 2012 City meetings are now viewable on iOS devices. The live stream is not yet fully…
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Champaign police are currently searching for a robbery suspect who fled from First Financial Bank with an undisclosed amount of cash. Police received information that a man entered the bank at approximately 9:06 a.m. today and handed the teller a note which demanded money. Bank employees did not report seeing a gun, but stated that it…
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The 30th episode of “Champaign Connection” runs on CGTV thru the end of June. • Anthony Cobb (Chief of Police) introduces himself to the community and provides viewers a look at the man behind the badge. Learn about his management philosophy and goals for strengthening the bond between the Champaign Police Department and the community….
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Champaign Police have arrested a suspect, JAMONTE R. HILL, in connection with a shooting that occurred near Clock and Bellefontaine Streets on April 24, 2012.    Jamonte R. Hill Age: 17 Charges: Attempt Murder/Intent to Kill/Injure and Aggravated Battery with Firearm Bond: $1,000,000 The shooting occurred on April 24, 2012, at approximately 7:45 p.m., near…
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