City of Champaign News


On Monday, February 11, English Brothers Company will be unloading materials at 217 N. Neil Street (future Hyatt Place Hotel location). In order to do so, one southbound lane of Neil Street, just south of Church Street, will be closed for four (4) hours on February 11. The closure will begin at 9 a.m. and […]

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 a.m. and will […]

2013 Annual Champaign Community Coalition Kickoff

The first Annual Champaign Community Coalition Kickoff was held on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at Hawthorn Suites, 101 Trade Center Drive, Champaign, Illinois.  The mission of the Champaign Community Coalition “Walk As One: A Community Moving Forward Together” is to lead the process of analyzing and identifying the needs and strengths of the community at […]

Recruitment Fair

Lieutenant Tod Myers and Sergeant Dave Griffet represented the Police Department at Western Illinois University’s Annual Spring Career and Internship Fair on February 5, 2013. WIU has the fourth largest law enforcement and justice administration program in the nation and their law enforcement curriculum is internationally recognized. Several current CPD officers, including Lieutenant Myers, graduated […]

Windsor Road Complete Street Project Awarded $1.7 Million ITEP Grant

On January 30, 2013, Governor Pat Quinn and Illinois Transportation Secretary Ann Schneider announced nearly $50 million in Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program (ITEP) grant awards. The City of Champaign’s Windsor Road Complete Street Project was one of 54 projects awarded an ITEP grant. The full amount of the City’s grant award is $1,740,800.  The Windsor […]