City of Champaign News

Citizens and City staff submitted 316 total requests during April 2014.  April’s count was very similar to March’s at 313 service requests.  The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 31 (9.8%) of the service issues.  Over half (19) of the SeeClickFix…
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In order to repair a storm sewer inlet and manhole for the University of Illinois, A&R Services will be closing one eastbound lane of Kirby Avenue between Neil Street and Oak Street. The lane closure will begin on Monday, May 12, 2014 and will reopen by Friday, May 16, 2014, weather permitting. Eastbound traffic will…
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City Manager to Reopen Search for Fire Chief Acting Chief Dave Ferber to Continue in Leadership Role City Manager Dorothy Ann David announced today that she will reopen the search for the position of Fire Chief.  The City will accept applications from new candidates beginning on May 12 until the position is filled.  After exhausting…
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Champaign, IL. – Today at approximately 3:41 PM, Champaign Police Officers received a report of a bank robbery having just occurred at Central Illinois Bank, located at 302 W. Springfield Avenue.  Based on the information provided by witnesses, police located and arrested one suspect in connection with the robbery. Witnesses reported that a man entered…
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POLICE INVESTIGATE ROBBERY (PROSPECT BANK – 1601 S. PROSPECT AVENUE) Today at approximately 1:21 PM, Champaign Police Officers received a report of a bank robbery having just occurred at the Prospect Bank located at 1601 S. Prospect Avenue.  Witnesses report that a man entered the bank, stated he had a gun and demanded money.  No gun was displayed….
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As part of the City’s 2014 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, the pavement on Phillips Drive from Nelson Court to the Railroad Tracks will be rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Beniach Construction, will begin work; weather permitting, Monday, May 12, 2014. Phillips Drive will be temporarily a one lane, one way street northbound from Washington…
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As part of the City’s 2014 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, the pavement on Fourth Street from Holts Drive to Bradley Avenue will be rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Beniach Construction, will begin work; weather permitting, Monday, May 12, 2014. This work involves patching of the existing concrete pavement, sidewalk repairs and lawn restoration. Please…
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