City of Champaign News

Keep Champaign Beautiful Annual Litter Index

The Keep Champaign Beautiful committee conducted the annual litter index survey on Friday, October 28. The litter index is one of the requirements to maintain certification with Keep America Beautiful.  Committee members Nichole Millage, David Oliver, Tina-Marie Ansong, Karen Foster, and Phil Burke participated in the survey.  Results will be tabulated by the Planning and […]


Keep Champaign Beautiful Visits Monster Market 

The Keep Champaign Beautiful committee participated at the Land Connection’s October 25th Farmer’s Market in downtown Champaign as part of their America Recycles Day event. Reusable shopping bags were provided to all attendees visiting the event. The market had a Halloween theme, so children participated in decorating pumpkins, acorns, and leaves which were attached to the shopping bag […]


Finance Department “Audits” Web Pages, Gets Refresh on the Books

On Monday, October 31, the Finance Department launched web pages featuring a fresh new look.  The redesign was completed as part of the City’s ongoing project to refresh its entire website.  In addition to being more pleasing to the eye, the pages are more mobile-friendly and provide more content.  The update makes it easier for the public to find documents […]


Police Investigate Shooting Incident – 100 Block of E. Green Street

Media Contact: Deputy Chief Troy Daniels | 217-202-7355 | troy.daniels@champaignil.gov Tonight, at approximately 9:48 PM, Champaign Police responded to the 100 Block of E. Green Street after receiving multiple reports of shots fired. Preliminary evidence suggests that a domestic altercation took place within an apartment complex, resulting in both of the involved individuals being shot and […]


International Association Honors City Attorney Fred Stavins for 35 Years of Service

In a ceremony held during their 81st Annual Conference on September 30 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel in San Diego, California, the International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA) presented Champaign City Attorney Frederick Stavins with the James H. Epps, III Award for Longevity of Service to a Community. Fred has served as the City […]


Residential Fire – 1308 Sunset Drive

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a working fire at 1308 Sunset Drive, Tuesday, November 1, 2016, at 3:04 p.m. Upon arrival on the scene, fire crews reported smoke coming from the rear of the residence.  Suppression efforts began immediately. Thirteen (13) pieces of Fire/Rescue/EMS equipment and approximately twenty-seven (27) emergency response personnel responded to […]


Now Airing on CGTV: The 2016 CUIHA Ceremony

On September 8, staff from the Cities of Champaign and Urbana recorded a live multi-camera production of the 2016 Champaign-Urbana International Humanitarian Awards ceremony at Hilton Garden Inn. Highlights of the event included speeches from the award recipients and the night’s cultural entertainment. The program airs regularly on CGTV and is available on the City’s […]


City Redesigning Website to Improve User Experience – URL Changed to champaignil.gov

The City of Champaign is pleased to announce a redesign of the City’s main website is underway which will enhance the public’s access to information and online services, while also improving the functionality of the site on mobile phones and tablets.  The redesign features a clean, modern design, improved navigation, increased content, and implementation of […]


Police Investigate Shooting Incident – 700 Block of N. Neil Street

Media Contact: Deputy Chief Troy Daniels | 217-202-7355 | troy.daniels@champaignil.gov This morning, at approximately 1:21 AM, Champaign Police responded to the 700 Block of N. Neil Street, after receiving multiple reports of shots fired.  Within minutes, it was also learned that a 23-year-old Urbana man was transported to the hospital for two non-life threatening gunshot wounds. […]


Bristol Place Redevelopment Fact Sheet

The City has been open and transparent about the Bristol Place redevelopment project since its inception in 2007.  Neighborhood leaders and community members have been involved and provided valuable input during every step of the process, including the evaluation of developer proposals. The City is providing the following summary information regarding the Bristol Place redevelopment […]