City of Champaign News

City of Champaign to Hold Open Retirement Reception for Steve Carter

The City of Champaign, City Manager’s Office, invite citizens to attend the Retirement Reception for Steve Carter, celebrating Steve’s twenty-eight years of service to the Champaign community. This event is free and open to the public. What: Open Retirement Reception for Steve Carter, celebrating twenty-eight years of service with the City of Champaign. Who: The […]


Neil Street Lane Closure

In order to install fiberoptic conduit at 201 S. Neil Street for AT&T, Custom Underground will be closing one southbound lane of Neil Street between Clark Street and White Street. The closure will begin on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, and will reopen by Monday, April 1, 2013. Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane […]


Neil Street Lane Closure

In order to complete a water main valve repair, Illinois American Water has closed one southbound lane of Neil Street at Eureka Street. The lane closure began on Friday, March 15, 2013 and will reopen by Friday, March 22, 2013. Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area. All efforts will be […]


Neil Street Lane Closure

In order to access 217 North Neil Street for perimeter backfilling, DUCE Construction will be closing one southbound lane of Neil Street on Monday, March 18, 2013. The closure will begin at 7 a.m. and will be reopened by 5 p.m. Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area. DUCE Construction would […]


March 19, 2013 City Council Agenda

The City Council Agenda for the March 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 Edward M. Hoffman Remembered

Eight members of the Edward Hoffman family, current Champaign firefighters, City staff and many retired CFD personnel gathered in the basement of Fire Station One for a ceremony allowing all to learn more about the man and ultimate sacrifice that Firefighter Edward Hoffman made for the citizens of Champaign on March 4, 1960 at a […]


First Street Lane Closures

In order to complete a sanitary sewer service connection at 75 E Armory Avenue, Mayfield Construction will be closing a lane of First Street between Armory Avenue and Gregory Drive. This work will occur in two phases: Phase One (Monday, March 18 – Wednesday, March 20, 2013) During working hours, two-way traffic on First Street […]


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 2000 N. Neil St. #603 $350,000.00 03/11/13 Champaign Market Place,LLC/Alteration-Retail (Pink by Victoria’s Secret)



Illinois Workers’ Compensation Forum

On March 11, 2013, Risk Manager Larry Krause participated in a stakeholder panel discussion at the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Forum at the Westin Hotel in Lombard.  The panel discussed the impact of the workers’ compensation reforms of 2011. It was moderated by John Power, a workers’ compensation defense attorney from Oak Brook.  Other panel members […]