City of Champaign News

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 […]


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 […]