City of Champaign News

Church Street Lane Closure

In order to accommodate a crane for a material delivery at 217 N. Neil Street (Hyatt Place hotel), English Brothers will close the eastbound lane of Church Street between Neil Street and Randolph Street on Monday, August 5, 2013, from 8 to 11 a.m., weather permitting. Westbound traffic will remain open during this work.

Green Street Road Closure

In order to install a new sanitary sewer connection at 112 East Green Street, Broeren Russo and Mayfield Construction will be closing all lanes of Green Street between First Street and Second Street from Monday, August 12, 2013, to Thursday, August 15, 2013. This repair requires an excavation into the middle of the street in […]

August Campus Turnover Recycle and Reuse Events

As summer turnover begins at the University of Illinois, the City of Champaign and local non-profit agencies are continuing their effort to encourage the students living in multi-family buildings, fraternities, sororities, and private certified housing to donate any unwanted items that can be resold or reused. Two dates have been scheduled for drop off: Tuesday, […]

CommUnity Matters Extension Request: Don Moyer Boys and Girls Club

The Don Moyer Boys and Girls Club requested rolling forward their remaining FY 2012/13 funds in order to continue activities into FY 2013/14. This extension allows for staff support, additional training for character and leadership development activities, continued our healthy living and life skills training, and provides positive recreational activities for youth throughout the City […]

Neighborhood Cleanups – Final Report

On Saturday July 13 and 20, the Neighborhood Services Department Coordination Division implemented the 2013 Neighborhood Cleanup. The neighborhood cleanup event is held annually and provides an opportunity for residents in low-income neighborhoods to discard unwanted household items. Neighborhood Services Department staff members Cliff Peete, Colleen Madera, David Oliver, Jason Greenly, John Ruffin, Mya Clements […]


The following commercial permits were issued this week. Each permit has an estimated cost of construction of $300,000 or more. Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer / Business 2758-2768 Hunters Pond Run $1,810,440.00 07/30/13 Edward Rose Development/Multifamily

Mattis Avenue CLOSED for Storm Sewer Rehabilitation

Cross Construction will be constructing an emergency storm sewer culvert replacement on south Mattis Avenue. Mattis Avenue will be closed to all through traffic between Curtis Road and Windsor Road. Local Mattis Avenue traffic will be allowed to access driveways and Kenny Avenue from the Windsor Road intersection. A full closure of Mattis Avenue will […]

Public Works Landscaping Project

Phases 1 and 2 of the Public Works Landscape Project are complete. The project included new plant and shrub installation at the west end and Customer Service entrance to the Public Works building and in the area containing the Public Works Center signage. An old paver patio, overgrown plants and weeds were removed to make […]