City of Champaign News

Honorary Street Ceremony

The City of Champaign will honor Reverend W.B. Keaton by dedicating a portion of Sixth Street, between Pilgrim Baptist Church and Eureka Street, as Honorary Rev. W.B. Keaton Way. The honorary street signs will be unveiled on Friday, April 26, 2013, at 11 a.m. during a ceremony at the northwest intersection of Sixth Street and […]

Champaign Community Coalition “Neighborhood Walk”

Please join the Champaign Community Coalition as we “Walk-as-One” in the southwest police district of Champaign on Thursday, May 2, 2013, from 4:30-6:30 PM. Coalition partners will go door-to-door: Distributing child safety and crime prevention information; Informing residents about community programs for youth and families; Strengthening community partnerships; and Supporting and responding to neighborhood needs […]

April 23, 2013 City Council Agendas

The City Council Agenda for the April 23, 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 meetings are 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 1302 Mariner Way $560,000.00 04/12/13 Robert F. Brady/New Multifamily 3701 Harbor Estates $560,000.00 04/12/13 Robert F. Brady/New Multifamily 1202 Myrtle Beach $560,000.00 04/12/13 Robert […]

2012 Property Tax Levy Extension

The County has extended the City’s 2012 property tax levy of $19,955,632, which property owners will pay this year. Since the 2012 Equalized Assessed Valuation of taxable property in the City (EAV) came in slightly higher than projections, the 2012 tax rate of $1.3152 was lower than staff had projected but still slightly higher than […]

Garden Hills Clean & Green

Code Compliance Manager David Oliver assisted the United Garden Hills Neighborhood Association kick off their 2013 Clean & Green Program on Saturday, April 13th with a “street sweep”. Volunteers braved the chilly morning temperatures and gathered near the corner of McKinley at Paula. After a brief introduction between neighborhood residents and members of Jericho Missionary […]

Prospect Avenue Lane Closure

In order to complete a pavement patch at a previous water main break, Illinois American Water will be closing a northbound lane of Prospect Avenue between Hessel Blvd. and Haines Blvd. The lane closure will begin on Monday, April, 15, 2013, and will be reopened by Monday, April 22, 2013. Northbound traffic will be reduced […]