City of Champaign News

GFOA’s Budget Award

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the City of Champaign the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its Financial Plan for Community Services (annual budget). The City has received this award annually for 24 years, which shows a strong commitment to producing the highest quality budget document that reflects the guidelines and […]


City of Champaign to Hold Liquor License Lottery

The City of Champaign will hold a lottery drawing for those individuals interested in obtaining one of two available Class “A” Liquor Licenses. An “A” Liquor License permits the licensee to sell any alcoholic liquor by the drink (i.e. bar or tavern). The lottery will be held on September 8, 2015, at 4:30 p.m. in […]





2015 Pavement Marking Project

Varsity Striping, Inc. has started the 2015 Pavement Marking Project. The project will include both the removal of old markings and the installation of new markings on various streets within the City of Champaign. Work is expected to last through the fall and should be completed by November 1. Each location requires two crews: the […]


Olympian Drive Project

Feutz Contractors was awarded the contract to complete Olympian Drive from Legacy Drive to Duncan Road. The project also includes pavement replacement on Duncan Road both north and south of the Olympian/Duncan Intersection. Construction began on June 22 and will be completed by the end of October. Feutz is making progress in preparing to construct […]


National Night Out

National Night Out (NNO) is a designated evening when communities across America come together to take a stand against crime. This annual community-building initiative promotes neighborhood camaraderie and community-police partnerships to help make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live. To celebrate this event, residents of Champaign are asked to join Americans across the country […]


Bristol Park Update

Thirty-one (31) owners have submitted sales contracts for the City of Champaign to purchase their properties in Bristol Park. We estimate that at least 25-30 families will need to be relocated within the next year. Notification of Eligibility letters for relocation services were sent to tenants and owners in Bristol last week. This letter will […]


Champaign-Urbana Days

Neighborhood Services Department staff along with staff representatives from the City Manager’s office, Champaign Police and Fire Departments participated in the annual Champaign-Urbana days event on Saturday, August 8, 2015. City Staff provided information on City initiatives, programs, and services in addition to being present to engage with and network with other organizations, community stakeholders, […]