Brian Godlewski from the Illinois Housing Development Authority conducted an audit of Champaign’s NSP files for compliance. NPD staff was commended for having all files in an orderly arrangement that allowed the audit to be completed in a timely manner. The City received a letter from IHDA noting that the City was found in compliance […]
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The City of Champaign received a slight decrease in FY 2013/14 funding ($266,521) from the anticipated budget estimate of $273,901. The final and the estimate were reductions compared to the FY 2012/13 allocation of $298,367. The following information from HUD provides an explanation of the funding allocation. Champaign receives the HOME funds from the Urbana […]
The City of Champaign received a slight increase in FY 2013/14 funding ($704,817) from FY 2012/13 ($702,739). This final figure is contrary to our original estimate of $645,114, which was based on federal information and our national trade organization reports. The following information from HUD provides an explanation of the funding allocation. Staff is now […]
The 36th episode of Champaign Connection airs through the end of July. Dorothy David talks about her promotion to City Manager and reviews the challenges and opportunities the City is facing. Dennis Schmidt (Public Works Director) highlights several of the projects that Public Works crews will tackle this construction season. Doug Forsman (Fire Chief) discusses […]
Broeren Russo Construction, Inc. has scheduled an upcoming lane closure on Green Street for construction of the 112 E. Green Street Apartments. A portion of the westbound lane of Green Street between Second and First Streets (adjacent to the property) will be closed from Monday, June 24, 2013, through Friday, November 1, 2013. The closure […]
The Champaign Police Department is asking for assistance with locating 20- year-old RODELL WILLIAMS of Champaign. WILLIAMS is wanted for the offense of Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm in connection with the shooting incident that occurred on June 17, 2013, in the 1000 block of Northwood Street, where the suspect reportedly fired shots at a […]
I. Don Gerard, in my capacity as the Liquor Commissioner for the City of Champaign. lllinois, and pursuant to authority granted me in Section 5-91.1 of the Champaign Municipal Code, 1985 as amended, entitled “Emergency powers,” do hereby enter the following emergency order in relation to the events known as Bloomington Gold Corvette Tour and […]
In order to complete a gas service connection, Ameren Illinois will be closing one westbound lane of Kirby Avenue between Scottsdale Drive and Westfield Drive starting on Thursday, June 20, 2013 and reopening on Friday, June 21, 2013. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.
In order to complete a gas service connection, Ameren Illinois will be closing one westbound lane of Kirby Avenue between Rosewood Drive and Crescent Drive on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.
On June 17, 2013, officers responded to the 1000 block of Northwood Street for a report of shots fired. Officers received information that two males had been previously involved in a physical altercation. At 4:07 AM, both males saw each other while standing in the 1000 block of Northwood Street. One of the males pulled […]