City of Champaign News


The City of Champaign Public Works Department will be closing the easternmost lane (northbound) of Prospect Avenue at the corner of Hessel Blvd. and Prospect Ave. The lane will be closed on Monday, February 11 and Tuesday, February 12 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. All other lanes will remain open during […]

Upcoming Kirby Avenue Lane Closure

In order to perform gas work on Kirby Avenue, Ameren Illinois will be closing one westbound lane of Kirby Avenue between Western Avenue and Mattis Avenue. The work will begin on Monday, February 11,2013 and will end by Friday, February 22, 2013, weather permitting. The lane will be closed at 8 am and will be […]

Lane Closure on University Avenue

On Monday, February 4, 2013, Western Utility will be temporarily closing one westbound lane of University Avenue between Chestnut Street and Walnut Street in order to place a fiberoptic handhole for the UC2B project. The lane closure will occur between 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on Monday, February 4, 2013. Westbound traffic will be reduced […]

February 5, 2013 City Council Agenda

The City Council Agenda for the February 5, 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 […]

Permits Issued:

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 217 N. Neil $22,428,125.00 01/24/13 Prairieview Park LLC/(Hyatt Place Hotel)

National Night Out

John Ruffin, Neighborhood Coordinator, staff from Neighborhood Code Compliance and Neighborhood Programs, along with representatives from the Champaign Park District and Champaign Police Department held the first planning meeting for the 2013 National Night Out (NNO) event to be held on August 6, 2013 from 4–8 p.m. An initial letter will be sent out to […]

Homeless Point-In-Time Survey (Street Count)

City staff from the Neighborhood Services Department led a community volunteer event to conduct HUD’s 2013 Point-in-Time count Thursday, January 24 from 6–9 p.m. The group of 27 community volunteers started with a training session conducted by Environmental Inspector Leslie Mitchell, Neighborhood Services Clerk Nateasa Bailey and Neighborhood Programs Manager Kerri Spear at the Champaign […]

Taylor Thomas Subdivision Update

The Neighborhood Programs Division received an offer to purchase the new home that will be built at 409 Taylor Thomas Lane by Homeway Homes. Construction of the home will begin in the Homeway Homes’ plant located in Deerfield, IL. As the home nears completion in the plant, foundation and utility work will begin on the […]