City of Champaign News

In order to facilitate installation of fiberoptic conduit for Pavlov Media, Campus Communications Group has closed a northbound lane of Neil Street between Washington Street and Columbia Street. The road closure began on Monday, September 8 and will reopen by Tuesday, September 16, 2014. Traffic will be shifted through the area and one lane of…
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In order to repair a sanitary sewer service at 301 S First Street, D&S Sewer Service has closed the southbound lane of First Street between White Street and Marshall Street. The road closure began on Monday, September 8 and will reopen by Tuesday, September 16, 2014. Southbound traffic will be detoured in the area. Northbound…
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The City Council agenda for the September 16, 2014 Regular Council Meeting is 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 encouraged. Click here to download the…
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Finance staff issued the Fiscal Year 2014/15 adopted budget document and posted it on the City’s website. By creating, submitting, and transmitting the document electronically, Finance staff furthered our City’s sustainability efforts (#greenchampaign). Each year the adopted budget is submitted to the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the Distinguished Budget Award program. The City…
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The Champaign Police Department is warning residents to lock their apartments at all times. This warning is being issued after the department received multiple reports of burglaries occurring to unlocked apartments. Since August 15, 2014, twenty reports have been filed, indicating that residences were entered illegally and laptops and other electronic items were stolen. Officers…
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Citizens and City staff submitted 283 total requests during August 2014. This was a 59% decrease over July’s 693 calls. This decrease was a welcome respite from July. The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 32 (11%) of the issues. The…
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The waitlist for HCVs for people displaced by government action will be open for the Month of September. This provides a housing opportunity for anyone facing displacement due to a government action taken, such as condemnation or a redevelopment activity similar to Bristol Place.

In order to rehabilitate existing sewers to a like-new condition, Insituform Technologies USA will be performing night sewer linings of 918 feet of sanitary sewers located on Green Street between First Street and Third Street. Linings will begin the evening of September 11, 2014 until the morning of September 12, 2014. Set up for the…
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Narrative: To “Never Forget” the impact September 11, 2001 had on our lives, The City of Champaign Fire & Police Departments will be having a brief memorial ceremony remembering those who lost their lives on that day and some who lost their lives because of that day. What:  Champaign Fire & Police Departments 911 Memorial…
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