City of Champaign News

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….
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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,…
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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…
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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  

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…
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Champaign Fire Department responded to a report of a working fire at 604 E. White St. on May 13, 2015 at 8:18 p.m.  Upon arrival, fire crews found heavy fire showing from the northeast side of the structure on the second floor and extending to the third floor. Fire Crews initially deployed a master stream…
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  Contact:  Troy Daniels | 217-403-6909 | troy.daniels@ci.champaign.il.us 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…
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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…
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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…
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