As students return to school, the Champaign Police Department reminds motorists and pedestrians of safe transportation practices and to observe applicable laws near school zones. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, on average, 17 school-aged children die in school transportation-related crashes each year. To help ensure that kids arrive to and from school […]
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In order to repair pavement failures Schomburg & Schomburg will be closing one lane of south bound Mattis Avenue between Round Barn Road and John Street. The closure will start on Monday, August 15, 2016, at 7 a.m. and will reopen at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, August 16, 2016.
The City Council agenda for the August 16, 2016 Regular Council Meeting 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 7:00pm. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome and encouraged. Click here to download the […]
The City of Champaign is proud to announce the Champaign Fire Department has been awarded a $1,322,828 SAFER (Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response) grant from the US Department of Homeland Security. Acceptance of the grant funds must first be approved by the City Council, and would be used to hire six additional firefighters […]
The following commercial permits were issued this week with an estimated cost of construction of $250,000 or more.
On August 10, 2016, the United States Conference of Mayors issued a report recognizing the commitment that communities from across the country have made to strengthen police-community relations. The City of Champaign is one of 49 cities highlighted in the report, which shines a light on progressive cities who are working to foster community conversations on […]
In order perform storm sewer repairs, Duce Construction will close one lane of State Street between White Street and Springfield Avenue. State Street will be reduced to a single southbound lane through the work zone. This work will start on Tuesday, August 9 at 7 a.m. and is planned to be completed and reopened to […]
The City Council agenda for the August 9, 2016 Regular Council 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 p.m. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome and encouraged. Click here […]
The newest episode of The Champaign Connection is now available for viewing on CGTV and for streaming online. In this episode, learn about a new online tool that is designed to help entrepreneurs with all the resources they may need to build or grow their small business. Senior Planner T.J. Blakeman explains how the new […]
In order to install a fire service at 116 N First Street, DUCE Construction has closed a lane of First Street between Park Street and University Avenue. The lane closure began on Monday, August 1, 2016 and has been extended to Wednesday, August 10, 2016. Lanes will shift in the area in order to maintain […]