City of Champaign News

Halloween, October 31,2014 Customarily, both the City of Urbana and the City of Champaign join with the Champaign County Board in setting aside trick-or-treat hours. The Champaign County Board has approved specific rules/guidelines/hours regarding trick-or-treat hours, and both Urbana and Champaign have agreed to the following schedule: Halloween/Trick-or-Treat will be held on October 31, regardless…
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The City Council agendas for the October 7, 2014 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 St in Champaign, at 7:00pm. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome and…
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The Human Resources and Fire Departments administer programs to recruit and select a diverse group of qualified candidates for entry-level Firefighter positions.  Recruitment efforts for 2014 successfully yielded an increase of 15 applications from 2012. The Human Resources and Fire Departments hosted an optional study session for the written exam on September 17.  The study…
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Champaign police have arrested JUSTIN BROWN, 38, of Champaign, in connection to the shooting of a 23 year-old Champaign man on September 23, 2014, in the 500 block of Alabama Avenue. Brown was arrested October 1, 2014, at 1:01 PM on a Champaign County warrant for Attempted Murder; Aggravated Battery; and Aggravated Discharge of a…
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On Monday, September 29 and Tuesday, September 30 Risk Manager Larry Krause attended the 2014 Medicare Secondary Payer Educational Conference in Rosemont, Illinois.  Speakers were attorneys that are well versed on the subject and included Daniel Anders and Russell Whittle from ExamWorks Clinical Solutions, Zachary Pyers and David Valant from Reminger and Robert Finley from…
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Insituform Technologies will be constructing a new storm sewer liner on the west parkway of Edwin Street between Washington Street and Church Street. In order to complete this work, traffic on Edwin Street will be narrowed to a single, shared lane, and work hours will  be extended through the night of Wednesday, October 1. Operations…
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In order to restore pavement from a water main repair, Illinois American Water will close one northbound lane of Prospect Avenue between Breen Drive and Ventura Drive. The lane closure will begin on Monday, September 29, 2014, and will reopen by Friday, October 3, 2014, at noon. Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane…
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