City of Champaign News

Administration Proposes Balanced Budget, Continuing Delivery of High Quality, Essential Services The City Administration is pleased to present a balanced budget that builds upon the City of Champaign’s long history of fiscal discipline. The budget allows for the continued delivery of essential City services, embraces growth, and preserves our vibrant community. The City’s AAA bond rating evidences Champaign’s…
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Contact:  Champaign Police Chief Anthony Cobb 217-403-6907, anthony.cobb@ci.champaign.il.us Urbana Police Chief Pat Connolly 217-384-2331, connolpj@urbanaillinois.us Community Coalition Facilitator, Tracy Parsons 217-819-3541, tparsons@access-initiative.org   Area Law Enforcement & Community Coalition Partners Address Community Gun Violence While overall crime in Champaign-Urbana is down, gun violence across our community has increased at a disturbing rate. Area law enforcement and Community…
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Contact:  Troy Daniels, 217-202-7355, troy.daniels@ci.champaign.il.us Champaign Police Make an Arrest in Shooting Investigation On Thursday, April 30, 2015, at approximately 1:39PM, Champaign Police Investigators arrested Nicholas Clark on charges of Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm, in connection with the April 27, 2015 shooting in the 800 block of North Prospect Avenue. On April 27, at…
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  Contact:  Deputy Chief Troy Daniels, 217-202-7355, troy.daniels@ci.champaign.il.us On April 30, 2015, at approximately 7:01PM, members of the Champaign Police Department and United States Marshal Service arrested Joseph Hart at 1121 Saint Andrews Circle, Rantoul, on an outstanding Champaign County arrest warrant for Armed Robbery/Armed with a Firearm.  Joseph Hart’s bond was set in the…
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The City Council agendas for the May 5, 2015 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….
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The partner agencies in the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement (MCORE) Project (www.mcoreproject.com) will hold an open house on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 in Illini Union Ballroom C (1401 W Green St., Urbana). The open house will be held between the hours of 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The purpose of…
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The City of Champaign saved a total of $526,066.67 over the next thirteen years by refinancing a portion of the bonds issued in 2008 to finance the construction of the downtown parking deck. This is the fourth time that the City has refinanced debt in the past five years. The City’s high credit rating helped it achieve a…
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2015 CONCRETE STREET MAINTENANCE PROJECT – HOLLYCREST DRIVE Champaign – As part of the City’s 2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, the pavement on Hollycrest Drive from Ola Drive to John Street will be rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Stark Excavating, will begin work; weather permitting, Thursday, May 7, 2015. Hollycrest Drive will temporarily…
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2015 CONCRETE STREET MAINTENANCE PROJECT – HOLIDAY DRIVE Champaign – As part of the City’s 2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, the pavement on Holiday Drive from William Street to Frank Drive will be rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Stark Excavating, will begin work; weather permitting, Monday, May 4, 2015. Holiday Drive will temporarily…
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