City of Champaign News

During the Champaign Park District’s annual Touch-A-Truck Day event, officers with the Champaign Police Department’s Special Weapons and Tactics (S.W.A.T.) team and the Explosive Ordinance Disposal Unit demonstrated special weapons and tools that may be used during an emergency response. The event, which brings young children together with various trucks and people in the community…
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Officer Jonathan Westfield participated as a member of a discussion panel during the presentation of Bullying and Discrimination: An Institutional Correlation at the Illinois Municipal Human Relations Association’s Annual Conference on May 8, 2012, in Danville. The Illinois Municipal Human Relation Association is a non-profit organization established in 1973 to initiate, promote and conduct educational…
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On Friday, May 7 City staff presented at the American Public Works Association State Conference in Peoria. Mishauno Woggon (Planning) and Chris Sokowolski (Engineering) gave a talk on the City of Champaign’s methods for design, process, internal coordination, public input, implementation and “lessons learned” with Complete Street projects. Approximately 50 people from all over Illinois…
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STAR Awards Expo Friday, May 18, 2012 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm I Hotel and Conference Center 1900 S. First Street, Champaign On Friday, May 18, 2012, the Neighborhood Services Department and the Neighborhood Services Advisory Board will host the Third Annual Service Together Achieves Results, or STAR Awards Ceremony, to recognize outstanding civic activities…
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At approximately 12:51 p.m. Friday, officers responded to Central High School for a report of a weapon after a student reported seeing a possible handgun in a student’s possession. A student at Central High School reported to school staff that a gun had been spotted in another student’s backpack. The staff located the student, but…
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Environmental Inspector Leslie Mitchell and Code Compliance Manager David Oliver accepted an invitation to attend the Keep Illinois Beautiful Annual Meeting in Springfield on Wednesday, May 2, 2012. Illinois currently has thirteen communities affiliated with Keep Illinois Beautiful, each of which is a Keep America Beautiful certified affiliate. Keep America Beautiful changes behaviors and improves…
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