City of Champaign News

City Building Sidewalk Repairs

Beginning on Monday, October 12, the sidewalk along the north side of the City Building will be partially closed to allow workers to repair a section of concrete sidewalk at that location. The main entrance to the City Building will remain open and can be accessed from either the west or the north. People approaching […]

October 13, 2015 Special Regular Meeting & Post Council Study Session Agendas

The City Council agendas for the October 6, 2015 Regular Council Meeting 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. Click here to download the […]

2015 Regional Neighborhood Network Conference

The Neighborhood Coordination Division organized a delegation from Champaign-Urbana consisting of representatives from the Neighborhood Services Department, Neighborhood Services Advisory Board (NSAB), Human Relations Commission, City of Urbana, and C-U Area Project to attend the 29th Annual Regional Neighborhood Network Conference (RNNC).  The event was held in Bowling Green, Kentucky on October 1-3, and had […]

Bristol Place Redevelopment Update

Phase I:  The City has acquired 27 properties in Bristol Place with two more pending.  An additional 31 properties were approved by City Council for acquisition in September and will be scheduled to close over the next year.  Twenty-three of these units will require relocation, including staff showing the households three comparable move units.  The […]

Sinkhole on West Hill Street

In June, Public Works contacted the Code Compliance Division about a sinkhole in the 900 block of West Hill Street, caused by a private sewer line that was broken prior to connecting to the main sewer line.  Public Works requested that Code Compliance Division cite the property owner for the broken sewer line when the […]

Fire Factor Committee Gets Ready for Fire Factor 20

On Saturday, October 10, the Champaign Fire Department and Fire Factor 20 will ignite students’ minds and spur them to action. Student leaders from across the campus will gather at the Illinois Fire Service Institute for this semester’s fire safety and awareness training. Students will “escape” from a smoke and fire filled dorm room and […]

City of Champaign Implements New Alarm System Requirements and Registration

For Immediate Release October 6, 2015                                                             Contact:  Deputy Chief Joe Gallo 217-403-6926       City of Champaign Implements New Alarm System Requirements and Registration In accordance with City of Champaign municipal code, residents and businesses […]

University Avenue Lane Closures Between Wright and Fifth (Postponed Start Date)

In order to install water services at 508 and 608 East University Avenue (Latitude Project), A&R Services will close both westbound lanes of University Avenue between Wright Street and Fifth Street. The closure will begin onMonday, October 12, 2015, and will re-open on Monday, October 19, 2015. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane […]

Champaign Police Conduct Death Investigation

For Immediate Release October 2, 2015                                                Contact:  Deputy Chief Troy Daniels 217-202-7355       Champaign Police Conduct Death Investigation On October 1, 2015 at 10:04 PM, Champaign Police responded to the 300 Block of S. Country […]