City of Champaign News

Green Street Lane Closure (West of Prospect)

GREEN STREET LANE CLOSURE Champaign – In order to perform pole replacements and aerial electric work for Ameren Illinois, PAR Electric will be closing the following lanes: Monday, May 18 through Friday, May 29, 2015 (between 7:00 am and 6:00 pm) — One lane of Green Street will be closed between Prospect Avenue and McKinley […]

May 19, 2015 Regular Council Meeting & Post Council Study Session Agendas

The City Council agendas for the May 19, 2015 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 encouraged. […]

Green Street Lane Closures

GREEN STREET LANE CLOSURES Champaign – In order to facilitate sign installation work for the Campus Center building, located at 524 E. Green Street, JSM Development and Prairie Signs will close two lanes of Green Street between Sixth Street and Fifth Street (westbound lane and center lane). The lane closures will occur on Tuesday, May19, […]

Annual Paving Project

Starting Monday, May 18, 2015, Cross Construction Company will begin work on the City’s annual asphalt paving project.The work will consist of pavement patching, limited curb replacement, sidewalk ramp replacement, milling off a portion of the existing surface, paving two layers of new asphalt surface, manhole adjustments, and new pavement markings.There will be intermittent lane […]

Commercial Permits

The following commercial permits were issued this week with an estimated cost of construction of $250,000 or more.   ADDRESS COST OF CONSTRUCTION DATE ISSUED OWNER OR DEVELOPER/BUSINESS 1330 Mariner Way $473,960.00 5-13-15 Aquas Partnership 1007 S Third $335,943.00 5-12-15 Evans Scholars Fdn  

Information on Avian Influenza Shared with Coop Licensees

The University of Illinois Extension has shared information with local Coop License holders on preventing Avian Influenza, or “bird flu.” The virus has not been found in Illinois, but it has been identified in adjacent states and other parts of the Midwest. At this time, it is unknown how the virus is spread and humans […]

Police Seek the Public’s Help in Locating Suspect

  Contact:  Troy Daniels | 217-403-6909 | Police Seek the Public’s Help in Locating Suspect The Champaign Police Department is currently searching for, and seeking the public’s help to locate 18-year-old Marquis A. Jones of Urbana, who is wanted for Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon. On Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at approximately 1:35PM, Police Investigators […]

2015 Wellness Spring Fling

On Monday, May 18, 2015, the City of Champaign will team up with the CommUnity Matters partners to put on an annual community resource fair. This year’s event will be held at Garden Hills Elementary School Gymnasium from 5-7 pm and will combine a wellness resource fair and family festival which is open to the […]

Deadline Extended: 2015 Champaign Urbana International Humanitarian Awards – Call for Nominations

The Cities of Champaign and Urbana are accepting nominations for the 13th Annual Champaign Urbana International Humanitarian Awards. Award recipients will be honored Thursday, September 3, 2015, at the I Hotel and Conference Center at 1900 S. First Street in Champaign at 5:45 p.m. The purpose of the International Humanitarian Awards is: to honor individuals […]