City of Champaign News

February 19, 2013 City Council Agenda

The City Council Agenda for the February 19, 2013 Regular Council Meeting is now available online. This meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers of the City Building, 102 N. Neil St in Champaign, at 7:00pm. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome and encouraged. Download a copy of […]

Firefighter Recruitment

The Human Resource and Fire Departments have concluded the bi-annual firefighter recruitment entry level eligibility list process. The Board of Police and Fire Commissioners is expected to evaluate the final eligibility list on February 25, 2013. Once the eligibility list has been approved, entry level firefighters may be selected from the list as vacancies occur […]

“Let the Healthy Times Roll” Employee Benefits Fair

The Human Resources Department sponsored another successful Employee Benefits and Wellness Fair on February 7, 2013. Approximately 150 City employees and retirees attended, interacted with various vendors, learned about the benefits available to City employees, and registered for raffle prizes donated by the City’s vendors. At the Fair, Provena Covenant Medical Center, Carle Foundation Hospital, […]

Career Fair

School Resource Officer Jonathan Westfield represented the Police Department at the 2013 Springfield Collegiate Career Fair on February 12, 2013. The Springfield Collegiate Career Fair is hosted annually by the Career Development Offices of the University of Illinois Springfield, Benedictine University at Springfield, Robert Morris University and Lincoln Land Community College.

Girl Scout Daisy Troop Presentation

On February 8, 2013, School Resource Officer Shelly Dominquez met with Daisy Troop 2243 to assist them in achieving their Respecting Authority Daisy Petal. The group of five-year-old girls toured the Police Department while Officer Dominquez discussed police work and respect with them.

Hickory Street Road Closure

In order to repair a broken sanitary sewer service at 908 N. Hickory St., Stephens Excavating will be closing Hickory Street between Eureka Street and North Street from Thursday, February 14, 2013, to Wednesday, February 20, 2013. This repair requires an excavation into the middle of the street at the north end of Hickory in […]

Emergency Family Shelter

The United Way of Champaign County is leading the response to provide emergency family shelter in Champaign County. The City of Champaign is partnering with the United Way, City of Urbana, Champaign County Regional Planning Commission, Regional Office of Education, First United Methodist Church Champaign-Austin’s Place, University of Illinois Office of Volunteer Programs and the […]