City of Champaign News


Insurance Workshop for Retirees

State law allows City employees to continue participation in the City’s health insurance plan when they retire from employment, at their own cost (retiree pays the entire insurance premium, with no City contribution). The Human Resources Department hosted a workshop for retirees on February 28 to provide information about insurance options (including Medicare). Clark Breeze […]


Bike to Work Day 2013

The Champaign Planning Department has been coordinating with the City of Urbana Planning Department, The University of Illinois, Champaign County Bikes, the Public Health District, the Regional Planning Commission, the Champaign Center City Partnership, the Urbana Downtown Business Association, and the Mass Transit District in helping to organize Bike to Work Day 2013. Bike to […]




City of Champaign Responds to Snowfall

The City of Champaign Public Works Department worked throughout the night and continues to work to address the snowfall that has accumulated. The Illinois State Water Survey reports the area has received 4.2 inches in the last 24 hours. According to Public Works Director Dennis Schmidt, “We have followed the plans set forth in the […]




Lane Closures at University Avenue and Randolph Street

SAK Construction will close one westbound lane of University Avenue at the intersection of Randolph Street in order to perform storm sewer lining rehabilitation. Westbound traffic on University Avenue will be merged into a single lane through the construction work zone. Park Street between State Street and Randolph Street will be reduced to a single […]


Lane Closures on Neil Street and Green Street

SAK Construction will be performing storm sewer repairs near Neil Street and Green Street. In order to complete this work, the following lanes closures and restrictions are required. Southbound traffic on Neil Street between Healey Street and Green Street will be merged into a single lane through the work zone. Southbound traffic on Neil Street […]