City of Champaign News

The 2010 Champaign Urbana International Humanitarian Awards Ceremony was held Thursday, September 30, 2010 at Hilton Garden Inn. Attended by over 150 people, this event honors significant contributions to international understanding, cooperation, friendship, and development. The ceremony recognizes the achievements of Champaign County’s international commitment to agriculture, hospitality, humanitarian relief, human rights, research and education,…
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On October 5, 2010, Champaign Police staff participated in a panel discussion with students enrolled in the “Black Leadership Development” course at the University of Illinois. Topics included police-community relations, crime prevention on campus, and alcohol awareness. Members of the panel included Chief R.T. Finney, Rene Dunn, Asst. to the Chief of Police for Community…
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The Information Technologies Department (ITD) is pleased to announce that the staff-produced program “Champaign Fire Department: Ready to Serve” received an Honorable Mention award in the 2010 Government Programming Awards (GPA) competition. The GPA is a national competition hosted by the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA). The honor was received in the…
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The latest episode of “Champaign Connection” is scheduled to play during the month of October. Deputy Chief Holly Nearing reviews the Police Complaint and Complement process. Viewers will learn the multiple ways to share opinions about their interactions with police, and more about how the investigative process works. Dena Schumacher (Fire Education Specialist) and Rene…
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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 314 S. Neil St. $446,228.00 05/10/06 1st Busey Trust(Owner)/Wells& Wells Construction (Builder)/MultiFamily

On September 23, 2010, City Councilmember Marci Dodds was joined by Alex Nagy, Civil Engineer II, and Roland White, City Engineer, members of the John Street Watershed Steering Committee and University faculty, staff and students to share their experiences over the last two years collaborating to address the stormwater issues in the watershed. The presentation…
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