On July 16 and 17 the Forestry section partnered with the Champaign Park District to complete a stump grinding project at Heritage Park. Craig Kempher from the Park District borrowed the City’s stump grinder to remove stumps in Heritage Park for a prairie restoration project. Andrew Lamoreux was present to answer any questions about the… (Read the Rest…)
Cross Construction has completed the concrete work for the project. Champaign Signal and Lighting, Inc. are working on the installation of the traffic signals at Moreland & Town Center and the streetlights along Town Center. The project is on schedule and on budget for a fall completion date.
Stark Excavating, Inc. continues to make great progress towards overall completion of the South Fourth Street Project. They have completed the base course widening along the south side of Windsor Rd and have started along the north side. Stark has completed the main line storm sewer along Fourth Street and has completed 70% of the… (Read the Rest…)
In order to perform a gas main repair at 1605 W Kirby, an eastbound lane of Kirby Avenue between Cambridge Drive and Waverly Drive will be closed. This closure began on Wednesday, August 1, 2012, and will reopen by Friday, August 3, 2012, weather permitting. Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the… (Read the Rest…)
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.