City of Champaign News

Public Hearing on Planned Development at Green and Fourth Streets Set for May 1, 2013

The developer HERE Champaign, LLC, has submitted an application for a Planned Development for two lots at the northwest corner of Green Street and Fourth Street (308-312 E. Green Street). The submitted application materials can be viewed at In summary, the proposal is for a LEED Gold 27-story building containing 143 residential units and […]

Electronics Recycling Drives for 2013

The City of Champaign is once again partnering with Champaign County, City of Urbana, and Village of Savoy to host free electronic recycling drives on April 20 and October 12 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the News Gazette Distribution Center- 3202 Apollo Dr. For more information about the drives and a list of […]

Public Works Landscaping Project

The landscaping beds at the customer service entrance to the Public Works building will be revamped this spring, beginning on Monday, April 15. The new landscape design, provided by Jessica Lopez, Landscape Design Studio, includes new bollard lighting as well as new plant and hedge installation. The lighting portion of the project will be completed […]

Neil Street Closure

In order to connect fire and domestic water services to 217 N. Neil Street (Hyatt Place), Duce Construction will be closing both southbound lanes of Neil Street between Church Street and Park Street.  The closure began on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, and will reopen by Monday, April 15, 2013.  Southbound Neil Street traffic will be […]

Church Street Lane Closure

In order to complete a pavement patch at a previous water main break, Illinois American Water has closed a westbound lane of Church Street between Prospect Avenue and Willis Avenue. The road closure began this morning, Thursday, April, 11, 2013 and will be reopened on Monday, April 15, 2013. Westbound traffic will be reduced to […]

Winchster Drive Road Closure – UPDATE

In order to complete a large pavement repair at 1802 Winchester Dr., Feutz Contractors will close Winchester Dr. between Broadmoor Dr. and Brookhaven Dr. on Thursday, April 11, 2013, at 7 a.m. and will reopen on April 15, 2013 at 7 a.m. Broadmoor Drive will also be reduced to one lane of traffic during this […]

The Exchange Club to Honor Champaign’s “Officer of the Year”

What: The Exchange Club of Champaign will honor the Champaign Police Department’s “2012 Officer of the Year” at an annual recognition luncheon. Who: Officer Daniel Ward (Award Recipient) Anthony Cobb, Chief of Police (Guest Speaker) Exchange Club of Champaign When: Monday, April 22, 2013 at Noon Where: O’Charley’s Restaurant, 730 W. Town Center Blvd., Champaign […]