City of Champaign News

In order to complete a gas service installation at 90 East Bradley Avenue, Ameren Illinois will be closing the following lane: One eastbound lane of Bradley Avenue between Market Street and Champaign Street. The lane closure will begin on Thursday, November 20, 2014, and will reopen by noon on Friday, November 21, 2014. Eastbound Bradley…
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The 2014 entry-level Firefighter recruitment process continues as scheduled. The Human Resources (HR) Department administered an application period in August and a written exam in September. Eighty-nine of the 91 candidates who sat for the written exam successfully achieved the minimum passing score and qualified to participate in on-site interviews on November 13. HR staff…
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The Information Technologies Department is proud to announce that Champaign Government Television (CGTV) recently won its 11th national award.  The most recent honor was announced October 2nd at the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) Annual Conference.  The Honorable Mention award was received in the Public Service Announcement (PSA) category of the Government…
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The Champaign Police Department is investigating a suspicious death of a 27 year-old male. On November 18, 2014 at 8:17 a.m. police were called to the intersection of Redbud and Forsythia Drives to check on the welfare of an injured man who was found in a car. Upon arrival, officers found a deceased man in a car…
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The City of Champaign and the West Washington Street Watershed Steering Committee are planning to hold an end of project celebration to celebrate the completion of Phase 1 of the West Washington Street Drainage Improvements. The Mayor and City Council members will be in attendance at the event. The celebration is scheduled for Thursday, November…
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Duce Construction will be constructing a new storm sewer crossing Locust Street between John Street and Daniel Street. In order to complete this work, Locust Street will be closed from John Street to Daniel Street. Operations will begin at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, November 18 and are planned to be completed and reopened by 4…
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The City Council agendas for the November 18, 2014 Regular Council Meeting and Post Council Study Session 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. Click…
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The apartment building at 308 N. Prairie St. has been cited on several occasions over the past 30 years for a lack of a second means of egress.  The current case on this building is an Apartment Inspection case started in 2006.  However, the building was cited for lacking two means of egress in 1982….
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On November 4, 2014 a Contractor Orientation meeting was attended by 14 contractors to explain the contractor pool application, the bidding process, the permitting process, and the requirements for a contractor to participate in the contractor pool.  The application intake will be open throughout the estimated three year demolition period.  This will allow contractors who…
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