City of Champaign News

In early June 2014, the City of Champaign’s Public Works Department confirmed multiple infestations of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) within ash trees on the City’s rights-of-way. A total of eleven ash trees were identified with the EAB in June—of which, nine have been removed. The first confirmed infestation of EAB in Champaign occurred in…
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In order to remove monitoring wells and patch pavement at Mattis Avenue and John Street, Stantec Consulting will close one lane of Mattis Avenue and one lane of John Street on Monday, July 7 through Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Mattis Avenue – One northbound lane of Mattis Avenue will be closed from Henry Street to…
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In order to install new sanitary sewer connections at 519 E Green and at 524 E Green Street, Mid-Illinois Concrete will close all lanes of Green Street between Fifth Street and Sixth Street on:  Monday, July 7 – Friday, July 11, 2014 These connections require excavations into the middle of the street from the north…
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CFD Fire Information Report  Narrative: Champaign Fire Department responded to this location for a report of smoke coming from a chimney in a small apartment building. On scene the incident was upgraded to a working fire. Crews found a small fire in a bedroom which was extinguished with one hose line. No other occupancies were…
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CFD Fire Information Report  Champaign Fire Department responded to a report of a working fire at 304 S. Country Fair Dr. Upon arrival, crews found fire showing on the outside roof area of the structure Fire crews extended hand lines and ladders to the roof area to extinguish the fire. Fire crews were able to quickly…
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The City Council agenda for the July 1, 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…
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Property Maintenance Inspector Tim Spear issued a Housing Violation Notice on July 2, 2013 for the property located at 505 W Bradley. Follow up inspections resulted in no work being done to correct the violations. As the property has been vacant for several years and the owner has been unresponsive, Code Compliance Manager David Oliver…
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Administrative Assistant Colleen Madera, Secretary Mya Clements, Property Maintenance Inspector Kim Burnett-McCloud, Project Specialist II Jason Greenly and Intern Rachel Buchler from Neighborhood Services Department attended the After the Fire presentation hosted by the Central Illinois Rental Property Professionals (CIRPP) on Thursday, June 19, 2014. Fire Marshal John Koller, Deputy Fire Marshals Janet Maupin and…
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The following commercial permits were issued this week. Each permit has an estimated cost of construction of $250,000 or more. Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer / Business 1210 Providence Circle $896,499.00 6-19-14 Tyson & Billy Architect Housing Auth of Champ Co. 3602 Colleen Dr. $1,213,297.00 6-19-14 Tyson & Billy Architect Housing…
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