On January 19, 2011, Risk Manager Larry Krause gave an ergonomics training presentation to nine members of the Eastern Illinois Safety Network. Members were consultants and safety professionals from the University of Illinois, Silgan White Cap, Paul’s Machine and Welding and APL Applied Materials. The training focused on equipment and behaviors that staff can focus… (Read the Rest…)
As part of the Urbana Champaign Sanitary District’s Annual Sanitary Interceptor Maintenance Project, Insituform will perform lining on the 20-inch and the 18-inch sanitary mains that runs along Healey Street beginning on Friday, January 27, 2012, and ending Saturday, January 28, 2012, at the following locations: Healey Street between 3rd Street and 4th Street Healey… (Read the Rest…)
6:30-9:30 PM at the I-Hotel and Conference Center An evening of live music food and wine tasting, People’s Choice Food Awards, exhibits from local art and boutique vendors, raffles and silent auction prizes to benefit the non-profit Fire and Police Memorial in West Side Park to honor our community’s fallen heroes.
The primary purpose of this Emergency Operation Exercise is to familiarize City staff with the Champaign County Emergency Operations Center. The secondary purpose is to demonstrate an incident briefing with policy questions the RECG would address and resource and logistical needs that city staff working the EOC would work to accomplish.
Prior to the Council Meeting on Tuesday, February 14, 2012, City of Champaign Fire and Police will honor identified community heroes who stepped up in a crisis or crunch situation and assisted police officers and firefighters. A cookie and punch reception will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 6:55 p.m. in the City Building atrium…. (Read the Rest…)
Fitch Ratings, one of the two firms that provide credit rating s to the City of Champaign, notified staff in December that it would conduct a routine review of the City’s rating. Fitch requested considerable information regarding the City’s finances, local economy, development activity, and budget balancing measures. While parts of the request could be… (Read the Rest…)
A new CD of children’s music will be released at a free event at the Champaign Public Library on Saturday, November 19, at 10:30 a.m., in Robeson Pavilion Room A & B. Champaign-Urbana singer-songwriter David Howie will perform his original songs from the disc, entitled “What I Like: A Kid’s Collection of Songs and Smiles.”… (Read the Rest…)
Construction work for the Urbana Champaign Big Broadband Project is underway in Champaign. VIEW PROJECT PROGRESS MAP HERE (Updated January 2012) The status of the project is indicated on the map according to the legend at the right. (the legend is also accessible in the map by clicking on the “UC2B Progress” layer in the Layers list)… (Read the Rest…)
Mark It on Your Calendar! All Free! Food!! Fun!!! Entertainment!!! Champaign 150th Celebration Menu We are celebrating in a big way with delicious picnic fixin’s—provided at no cost to the first 1,000 participants! Barbeque Pulled Pork and Chicken Beef Hot Dogs Macaroni and Cheese Corn on the Cob Ice Cream Popcorn Drinks WHAT: Champaign 150th… (Read the Rest…)
Friday, June 10, 2011, 06:00 a.m. * UPDATED ROUTE INFORMATION * Officers of the Champaign Police Department, in shared effort with officers from the Urbana Police Department, will run the “Flame of Hope” through the Champaign-Urbana community. Please note the route for the event has been modified. Urbana Police will start the event from 2600… (Read the Rest…)