City of Champaign News

Neil Street Closure (Update)

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 will begin on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, and will reopen by Monday, April 15, 2013. Southbound Neil Street traffic will […]


Honorary Street Ceremony

The City of Champaign will honor Vera L. Wesley by dedicating a portion of Eureka Street, between Fourth Street and Sixth Street, as Honorary Vera L. Wesley Way. The honorary street signs will be unveiled on Friday, April 12, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. during a ceremony at the northeast corner of Fifth Street and Eureka […]



Neil Street Lane Closure – UPDATED

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 will begin on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, and will reopen by Monday, April 15, 2013.  Southbound Neil Street traffic will be […]


April 9, 2013 City Council Agendas

The City Council Agendas for the April 9, 2013 Regular Study Session and Special Regular Council Meetings are now available online. These meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers of the City Building, 102 N. Neil St in Champaign, at 7:00pm. The meetings are open to the public and participation is welcome and […]


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 1913 S. Mattis Ave. $1,237,721.00 03/29/13 Mattis Ave. Free Methodist Church/Addition


Interfaith Engagement Initiative

John Ruffin, Neighborhood Coordinator, met with representatives of the local interfaith working group to discuss the progress of outreach efforts undertaken by the Neighborhood Services Department. Based on the feedback, it was decided to postpone the interfaith planning luncheon scheduled for April 25, 2013. The group will continue to work with Neighborhood Services to continue […]


Open House Discussion – Providence at Thornberry

On Thursday, March 28, Susan Jones, Community Development Specialist, attended an informational meeting at the Housing Authority of Champaign County to address concerns on the proposed housing development to be located at 702 Cobblefield in Champaign. Four representatives from the condo association located directly south of the proposed site attended the meeting to inquire about […]