City of Champaign News

Police Investigate Shooting Incident – 300 Block of N. Third Street

Media Contact: Deputy Chief Troy Daniels | 217-202-7355 | troy.daniels@champaignil.gov On November 4th, at approximately 11:38 PM, Champaign Police responded to the 300 Block of N. Third Street after receiving multiple reports of shots being fired.  Preliminary evidence suggests that a dispute took place during a house party, and later resulted in both of the involved […]



Certified Housing 2016/2017 Inspection Cycle

Property Maintenance Inspectors Michael Lambert and Tim Spear have completed the initial inspections at the 51 Certified Housing Facilities in the City of Champaign.  The average number of violations per facility is trending down over the past 3 inspection cycles.  A total of 1,394 violations were cited at the 51 properties for an average of […]




Bristol Place Demolition Bid Opening

Four demolition bid packets were opened on October 21, 2016 for the demolition of eight properties.  Fenter Machinery was the lowest, responsible bidder for two bid packets and ICD Ironhorse, Inc. was the lowest, responsible bidder for two bid packets.  Both are approved Bristol Demolition Contractors.  Approval of the contracts is expected to go before […]


Keep Champaign Beautiful Annual Litter Index

The Keep Champaign Beautiful committee conducted the annual litter index survey on Friday, October 28. The litter index is one of the requirements to maintain certification with Keep America Beautiful.  Committee members Nichole Millage, David Oliver, Tina-Marie Ansong, Karen Foster, and Phil Burke participated in the survey.  Results will be tabulated by the Planning and […]


Keep Champaign Beautiful Visits Monster Market 

The Keep Champaign Beautiful committee participated at the Land Connection’s October 25th Farmer’s Market in downtown Champaign as part of their America Recycles Day event. Reusable shopping bags were provided to all attendees visiting the event. The market had a Halloween theme, so children participated in decorating pumpkins, acorns, and leaves which were attached to the shopping bag […]


Finance Department “Audits” Web Pages, Gets Refresh on the Books

On Monday, October 31, the Finance Department launched web pages featuring a fresh new look.  The redesign was completed as part of the City’s ongoing project to refresh its entire website.  In addition to being more pleasing to the eye, the pages are more mobile-friendly and provide more content.  The update makes it easier for the public to find documents […]


Police Investigate Shooting Incident – 100 Block of E. Green Street

Media Contact: Deputy Chief Troy Daniels | 217-202-7355 | troy.daniels@champaignil.gov Tonight, at approximately 9:48 PM, Champaign Police responded to the 100 Block of E. Green Street after receiving multiple reports of shots fired. Preliminary evidence suggests that a domestic altercation took place within an apartment complex, resulting in both of the involved individuals being shot and […]