City of Champaign News

John Street Bicycle Improvements

Design drawings are being completed for bicycle improvements on John Street, from Kenwood Road to Prospect Avenue. Re-striping will occur in the 2013 construction season. Bike lanes will be installed from Kenwood Road to Russell Street. From Kenwood Road to Frank Drive, no on-street parking will be removed. From Mattis Avenue to Russell Street, one […]



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 804 N. Neil, Ste. 102 $338,600.00 11/21/12 Mellander Holdings LLC/Alteration – Office (YG Financial)


November 27, 2012 City Council Agenda

The City Council Agenda for the November 27, 2012 Regular Study Session Council Meeting are 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 […]




West Vine Street Neighborhood Cleanup/Meet and Greet

On Saturday, November 10, Colleen Madera, Neighborhood Services Secretary, and David Oliver, Code Compliance Manager assisted John Ruffin, Neighborhood Coordinator by manning the West Vine Street’s Neighborhood Cleanup/Meet and Greet from 9-12 pm. About 10-12 neighbors came out to talk, meet and find out more about the newly formed neighborhood group. City staff also assisted […]



Unit 4 Facility Planning Process

Unit 4 School District has entered into a Future Facilities Planning Process to address the future facilities of the school district, including Central High School, the three middle schools, and Dr. Howard and Southside elementary schools. The process will be guided by a 30 member steering committee co-chaired by Planning Director Bruce Knight and Board […]


November 19, 2012 Special City Council Agenda

The City Council Agendas for the November 19, 2012 Special Study Session Council Meeting are now available online. This meeting will be held on the fourth floor of the Illinois Terminal, 45 E University Ave in Champaign, at 6:00pm. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome and encouraged. Download a copy of […]