City of Champaign News

Color Run 5-K – Street Closures

For Immediate Release October 14, 2015                                                            Contact:  Sgt Joe Ketchem 217-403-6981          joe.kethem@ci.champaign.il.us Color Run 5-K – Street Closures The Color Run will be making a stop in Champaign on Saturday, October 17, 2015. The race will have an […]


Road Closure Update – 800 Block of West Clark Street

Duce Construction has closed Clark Street between Prospect Avenue and New Street to through traffic in order to make a sanitary sewer repair.  Traffic will not be allowed through this construction zone.  Residents in the construction area will still have access to their driveways from New Street.   Construction began at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, […]


Fire Department Announces the Edward M. Hoffman Awards Ceremony

On Thursday, October 22 at 7:00 p.m., the Champaign Fire Department will host the first ever Edward M. Hoffman Awards Ceremony. This event will honor devoted citizens and those Emergency Medical Technicians, Paramedics, Champaign Firefighters, and Champaign Police Officers who have displayed exemplary service to those they serve and protect during a fire or emergency medical […]


School Bus Incident at Duncan Rd. and Springfield Ave.

For Immediate Release October 12, 2015                                                            Contact:  Deputy Chief Joe Gallo 217-403-6926                joseph.gallo@ci.champaign.il.us School Bus Incident at Duncan Rd. and Springfield Ave. This morning, at approximately 7:15 AM, Champaign Police responded to the intersection of […]


Intermittent Road Closure (800 Block of West Clark Street)

Duce Construction will intermittently close Clark Street between Prospect Avenue and New Street to through traffic in order to make a sanitary sewer repair. Traffic will not be allowed through this construction zone. Construction will begin at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, October 13 and is planned for completion by 5 p.m. on Friday, October 16, […]


City Building Sidewalk Repairs

Beginning on Monday, October 12, the sidewalk along the north side of the City Building will be partially closed to allow workers to repair a section of concrete sidewalk at that location. The main entrance to the City Building will remain open and can be accessed from either the west or the north. People approaching […]


October 13, 2015 Special Regular Meeting & Post Council Study Session Agendas

The City Council agendas for the October 6, 2015 Regular Council Meeting 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. Click here to download the […]



2015 Regional Neighborhood Network Conference

The Neighborhood Coordination Division organized a delegation from Champaign-Urbana consisting of representatives from the Neighborhood Services Department, Neighborhood Services Advisory Board (NSAB), Human Relations Commission, City of Urbana, and C-U Area Project to attend the 29th Annual Regional Neighborhood Network Conference (RNNC).  The event was held in Bowling Green, Kentucky on October 1-3, and had […]


Bristol Place Redevelopment Update

Phase I:  The City has acquired 27 properties in Bristol Place with two more pending.  An additional 31 properties were approved by City Council for acquisition in September and will be scheduled to close over the next year.  Twenty-three of these units will require relocation, including staff showing the households three comparable move units.  The […]