City of Champaign News

The Champaign Police are investigating a series of aggravated batteries that occurred in the Campus area over the weekend. Champaign Officers responded to five separate reports on Saturday, October 11, 2014. Second and Chalmers around 3:00 AM 200 block of E. Chalmers around 3:30 AM Sixth and Green, occurred around 3:30 AM South First and Chalmers at around 4:00…
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In order to install a storm sewer service at 723 South Neil, Imperial Concrete will be closing a northbound lane of Randolph Street between William Street and John Street. The lane closure will begin on Wednesday, October 15, 2014, and will re-open by Friday, October 31, 2014. Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane…
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Champaign One of 31 Inaugural Partner Cities of Organization Champaign is to be featured as an inaugural member of Next Century Cities, a bipartisan, city-to-city initiative dedicated to ensuring the availability of next-generation broadband Internet for all communities. The launch event will take place in Santa Monica, California on October 20 and simultaneously webcast. Register…
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In order to repair a Comcast fiber optic conduit and cable, Western Utility will be temporarily closing Market Street between Taylor Street and University Avenue. The road closure will occur on the following dates: Monday, October 13, 2014, through Thursday, October 16, 2014 (7 a.m. to 6 p.m.) Friday, October 17, 2014 (7 a.m. to…
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 City of Champaign Announces Fire Chief Appointment — Gary Ludwig to Begin November 17 Champaign — City Manager Dorothy David announced this morning that Gary Ludwig, currently Managing Director of The Ludwig Group, LLC and former Deputy Fire Chief for the Memphis, Tennessee Fire Department, has been appointed Fire Chief for the City of Champaign effective…
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Flushing will begin Oct. 12 and continue throughout the month Illinois American Water will be flushing water mains and hydrants throughout the Champaign District. Flushing will begin Oct. 12, 2014 and continue throughout the month. Illinois American Water conducts an annual flushing program of its water distribution system to help ensure continued high-quality water service….
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Citizens and City staff submitted 279 total requests during September 2014. This was a 1% decrease from August’s 283 calls. The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 28 (10%) of the issues. The Sewer Section responded to 47 (17%) miscellaneous requests…
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The Central Illinois Rental Property Professionals held their annual vendor fair on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at City View located in the Illinois Terminal Building. Mya Clements and David Oliver represented Code Compliance and were on hand to answer questions regarding inspections of multi-family and single family rental property. They were joined by Nichole Millage…
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