City of Champaign News

Annual Paving Project (Church Street)

Starting Tuesday, August 4, Cross Construction Company will continue paving work on Church Street from Mattis Avenue to Prospect Avenue. The side streets adjacent to Church Street will be closed at times to facilitate surface course paving. Paving work is expected to take the rest of the week (weather pending). All work on Church Street […]

August 4, 2015 Regular Council Meeting & Post Council Study Session Agendas

The City Council agendas for the August 4, 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. […]


  Contact: Lt. Robert Rea 217-403-6908 STREET CRIMES TASK FORCE UPDATE Spearheaded on June 2, 2015 in response to increased gun violence, the multi-jurisdictional Champaign County Street Crimes Task Force has provided progressive outreach to the community and has been instrumental in identifying several individuals involved or reported to be involved in gun-related activity. […]

UIUC Higher Education Diversity Business Opportunity Fair

Neighborhood Services and the Planning and Development Department staff attended the University of Illinois Higher Education Diversity Business Opportunity Fair on July 21. The Fair was well attended by both vendors and participants. It provided a great opportunity for small businesses and women and minority-owned businesses to network and learn about the procurement and application […]

2015 Annual Neighborhood Cleanups

On July 18 and 25, the Neighborhood Services Department partnered with the Public Works Department to implement the 2015 Annual Neighborhood Cleanups. The Neighborhood Cleanups are held in order to provide residents in low-income neighborhoods throughout the city the opportunity to dispose of unwanted bulk household furniture and non-putrescible waste items free of charge. This […]

Champaign Police Announce Arrest of Murder Suspect

Contact:  Lt. Dave Shaffer 217-403-7030                              Champaign Police Announce Arrest of Murder Suspect On Tuesday July 28, 2015, at approximately 7:11 PM, the Champaign Police Department arrested 21-year-old Brandon L. Collier of Champaign, in connection with the […]

Duncan Road Closure (North of I-74 Overpass)

To allow for the connection of Olympian Drive to Duncan Road, the City of Champaign will be closing Duncan Road between Meridian Drive and the I-74 overpass.  The road closure will begin on Monday, August 3 and will reopen no later than October 2.  A detour route has been assigned around the construction zone.   […]