City of Champaign News

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.)

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…
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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…
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The County has extended the City of Champaign’s 2011 property tax levy of $19,955,632, which property owners will pay this year. The County determined that the Equalized Assessed Valuation (EAV) of taxable property is $1,525,193,507. In the fall, based on an estimate provided by Champaign County, the City projected a 2011 EAV of $1,510,800,000, which…
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Police Officers spent the day participating in the “Kids in the Kitchen” event; a program aimed at educating young children about physical activity and nutrition. The theme for the event was “Everyday Heroes” which provided youth an opportunity to learn about how being physically fit helps police officers do their jobs well. The event was…
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