City of Champaign News



The Champaign Fire Department Hosts the 3rd Annual Edward M. Hoffman Awards Ceremony

On Thursday, October 26, at 6:00 p.m., the Champaign Fire Department will host the 3rd Annual Edward M. Hoffman Awards Ceremony at the Champaign Fire Department Headquarters at 307 South Randolph Street.  This event will honor devoted citizens and those members of Ambulance Services, Champaign Firefighters and Police Officers that have displayed exemplary service to those […]



October 24, 2017 Regular Study Session Agenda

The City Council agenda for the October 24, 2017 Regular Study Session is now available online. This meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers of the City Building, 102 N. Neil Street in Champaign, at 7:00 pm. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome and encouraged. Click here to download […]


Main Street Road Closure

In order to place a crane and remove printing equipment from 48 E Main Street, The News Gazette and Custom Service Crane will be closing Main Street between Market Street and Chestnut Street.  The closure will begin on Monday, October 23 and will end on Tuesday, October 24, 2017.  During the closure, this block of […]


City Building Display Case Promotes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Staff from Courage Connection assisted staff from the Community Relations Office to decorate the display case in the City Building Atrium this month. The display case highlights a calendar of events being held by the organization as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, including a Candlelight Vigil being held from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, October […]


Suites at Third Achieves LEED Gold

Suites at Third Achieves LEED Gold The Suites at Third, located at 302 East John Street, is a new, 251-bed student apartment building constructed by American Campus Communities. The property opened to residents this past August. The project was approved with a Planned Development and the design of the building became a model for the […]



City Receives High Marks for Inclusive Policies

The Human Rights Campaign issues an annual Municipal Equality Index (MEI) score for hundreds of cities across the country.  The MEI measures how inclusive municipal policies, laws, and services are for LGBTQ individuals working and living there.  Champaign was one of 506 cities scored during the 2017 MEI and one of nine cities in Illinois.  Champaign ranked in the top […]