City of Champaign News

National Night Out (NNO) is a designated evening when communities across America come together to take a stand against crime. This annual community-building initiative promotes neighborhood camaraderie and community-police partnerships to help make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live. To celebrate this event, residents of Champaign are asked to join Americans across the country…
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Neighborhood Services Department staff along with staff representatives from the City Manager’s office, Champaign Police and Fire Departments participated in the annual Champaign-Urbana days event on Saturday, August 8, 2015. City Staff provided information on City initiatives, programs, and services in addition to being present to engage with and network with other organizations, community stakeholders,…
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Feutz Contractors continue to work on the Intersection Improvements at the intersection of Church Street and Randolph Street. Feutz is nearing completion of the north east and south west corners and will start work on the northwest and south east corners next week. The work consists of all new traffic signals, poles, lights, curb bump-outs,…
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On August 12, Cross Construction Company has completed paving work on the first phase of the City’s annual asphalt overlay project. Work remaining, which consists of placing sod in disturbed areas, will be completed this fall. Work will begin in the second phase of the project beginning August 17. Below is a list of streets…
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The City of Champaign was awarded the U.S. Small Business Association’s (SBA) first ever “Start-Up in a Day: Start Small” competition. Champaign was one of 25 cities selected out of 100 applicants. The SBA announced the winners at the White House Demo Day on Tuesday, August 4th. The $50,000 award will help fund the development,…
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The City of Champaign’s Neighborhood Code Compliance Staff will increase enforcement in the campus area the weeks of August 17 and August 24 in an attempt to prevent large accumulations of trash and overflowing dumpsters. Property owners will receive notices giving them short response times in which to remove accumulations of trash. If the trash remains…
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In order to perform electric work, Ameren Illinois will close a lane of Neil Street between Columbia Avenue and Washington Street.  The lane closure will begin on Wednesday, August 12 and will end on Tuesday, August 18.  One lane of northbound and one lane of southbound traffic will remain open throughout the work. Also, all…
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For Immediate Release August 8, 2015                                                  Contact:  Lt. Tod Myers 217-403-7020                                  tod.myers@ci.champaign.il.us “Back to School” Traffic Safety Reminders As students return to school on…
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