As part of an initiative to better connect our electronic communications, the City’s Website is undergoing some small changes this spring that will hopefully have a huge impact. In addition to the contact information at the bottom of every page, you can now find links to the City of Champaign’s Facebook and Twitter pages. This… (Read the Rest…)
On Tuesday, May 1, 2012, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., in the Champaign Public Library – Robeson Pavilion Room C, 200 West Green Street, the City of Champaign will hold a public open house to present the North Staley Road improvement project to be constructed this summer, 2012. City staff and the contractor will be… (Read the Rest…)
UPDATE: Mr. James Stout was located at a residence in Terre Haute, Indiana. It was reported that he was found safe and unharmed. The Champaign Police Department is asking for your help in locating 62 year-old JAMES STOUT. Mr. Stout was last seen at Heartland Health Care Center of Champaign, 309 East Springfield Avenue on Monday… (Read the Rest…)
The third of three archways refurbished along the Boneyard Greenway has been completed. The Boneyard Greenway arches accentuate a walking path through campus. This project was done in three phases: the first archway, located between Fifth and Sixth Streets near Parking Lot J, was completed in January 2011; the second, located between Green and Healey… (Read the Rest…)
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 53 E. Chalmers $2,360,000.00 04/09/12 Paul & Ruth Smith/New MultiFamily 3007 Village Office Place $435,300.00 04/09/12 Hieronymous/Hoch Partnership/Addition-Office (Reudi Holder & Assoc.)
Officer Katherine Thompson spoke to Dr. Nicole Holtzclaw-Stone’s Sociology Class at the University of Illinois on Wednesday, April 11 at 3 p.m. Officer Thompson discussed the ways her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology helps her in her career in Law Enforcement on a daily basis.
Lt. Jon Swenson attended the Beardsley Park Neighborhood Meeting on Tuesday, April 10 at 6 p.m. at Stratton School. Lt. Swenson also attended the Church and Hill Area Neighborhood Group Meeting on Wednesday, April 11 at 5:30 p.m. at the Don Moyers Boys and Girls Club.
Lt. Michael Paulus authored an article on Champaign County’s Excited Delirium protocol for the Force Science Institute April 2012 Newsletter. The Force Science Institute is dedicated to the study of human dynamics in high stress, rapidly unfolding force encounters. Through classes and consultation, the Institute strives to facilitate the application of Force Science concepts during… (Read the Rest…)
Starting April 10th at 8:40 AM, Champaign Police Investigators Lt. Joe Gallo and Sgt. Dave Griffet will be running with READY School Running Club students as part of their Fitness 5-O program. Officers will run with the students at West Side Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays through May 10, 2012.
Richard Schnuer made the keynote presentation to kick off this year’s STAR Leadership Institute. His presentation on the City’s budget included not only financial information, but also explained the many ways in which citizens can make their voices heard in the budget process. Staff of the Neighborhood Services Department, which organizes the Institute, reported that… (Read the Rest…)