City of Champaign News


Public Invited to Meet Library Director Finalists at Community Forum

“Your Next Library Director”: Meet-the-Candidates Community Forum January 14 The Library Board of Trustees has selected four finalists for the Library Director position, all of whom will be in Champaign next week for interviews and to meet community members. The community forum will be held Thursday, January 14, at 6:30 p.m., in the Champaign City […]


Green Street Lane Closure

In order to complete roofing work at 505 East Green, Advanced Commercial Roofing will be closing one eastbound lane of Green Street between Fifth Street and Sixth Street.    The lane closure will occur between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. on the following days:   – Monday, January 4, 2016 – Thursday, […]



January 5, 2016 Regular Council Meeting and Post Council Study Session

The City Council agendas for the January 5, 2016 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 Street in Champaign, at 7:00pm. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome and […]


Lane Closures on Green Street (between Neil Street and Locust Street)

Visu-Sewer will be performing routine storm sewer maintenance on Green Street between Neil Street and Locust Street. In order to complete this work, traffic in the westbound direction will be restricted to one lane through the work zone. Eastbound traffic will be unaffected. This work will be scheduled to keep the work zone no more […]


Fourth Street Road Closure

In order to complete utility work at 1008 South Fourth Street, Wells and Wells Construction will be closing Fourth Street between Armory Avenue and Chalmers Street. The road closure will begin on Monday, January 4, 2016, and will reopen on Monday, January 11, 2016. Access to local properties will be maintained throughout the closure.



Fire Department Responds to Facade Collapse – 204 E John St.

The Champaign and Urbana Fire Departments responded to a report of a partial collapse of the brick facade at 204 E John Street, Monday, December 28, 2015 at 9:56 a.m. Upon arrival on the scene, crews reported that a 15 foot section of brick facade had fallen from the building and onto a nearby unoccupied […]