The Planning Department staff is working with local experts to gather information and develop strategies for the Champaign Growing Greener – Environmental Sustainability Plan. There are seven focus areas of the Plan, including water, energy, solid waste, the built environment, transportation, the green economy and food and agriculture. Focus groups will be held for each… (Read the Rest…)
Thirty-one year old Christopher D. Vaughn of Chicago has been arrested for his involvement in two motor vehicle burglaries reported to Champaign Police on July 31, 2012. During the overnight hours of July 31st, Champaign Police received a total of six reports of burglaries to motor vehicles. Vehicle owners reported loose change, cash, an electronic… (Read the Rest…)
As the summer apartment transition begins at the University of Illinois, the City of Champaign and local non-profits are partnering together for their annual Campus Move Out /Move In Recycle and Reuse Event on Monday, August 6, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. located at 201 E. Green Street in Champaign. The goal of… (Read the Rest…)
Yesterday at approximately 4:39 PM, Champaign police officers were dispatched to the area of James Street and Bradley Avenue in reference to a shooting that had just occurred. Upon arrival at the scene, officers encountered a 22 year-old man who reported being shot by an unknown male. According to the victim, he was walking in the… (Read the Rest…)
Over the past week, the Champaign Police Department has seen an increase in the number of reports taken involving criminal damage to property in the form of graffiti. These incidents are primarily occurring in the southwest area of the city during weekend and overnight hours. Approximately twelve vehicle owners have reported having their cars spray… (Read the Rest…)
There is no City Council Meeting on July 31, 2012. The next Regular Meeting of the Champaign City Council will be held in the City Council Chambers of the City Building, 102 N. Neil St in Champaign, at 7:00pm.
UC2B/Gigabit Squared sign up map is now live! IT staff introduced a web map on July 25th that tracks the number of commitments to Gigabit Squared high speed fiber connections. The map is updated daily to reflect the latest commitments received. The map can be accessed from the UC2B website or from the City’s online… (Read the Rest…)
Have you ever wanted to know what type of tree is growing in front of your house? Now you can find out online! IT Department staff recently added the City’s GIS tree inventory to our online web map “Champaign – Current Map”.
Moody’s Investors Services affirmed its Aaa credit rating for the City’s general obligation bonds. Moody’s staff complimented City staff and Kane McKenna, the City’s financial advisor, on the information provided to Moody’s to assist its analysis of the City’s financial position, the local economy, and other factors relevant to the credit rating. Staff anticipates that… (Read the Rest…)
As construction begins on several sizable projects in downtown, it is a visible reminder of the coordination required among dozens of City staff in multiple departments over the last two years. Hyatt Place Hotel, Neil and Church Streets. The approval of the development agreement by Council recently was the culmination of months of negotiations between… (Read the Rest…)