City of Champaign News

The City of Champaign Fall Yard Waste Collection program will run from October 6 through November 29, 2014. Collection is available to all City of Champaign residential properties within City limits at no charge. This program provides a green alternative for yard waste disposal. Residents may participate by placing bagged leaves or bundled branches and…
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The Uniting Pride Center Festival Parade will be held Saturday, September 6, 2014. To accommodate the parade route, the following streets will be closed to traffic beginning at 4 p.m. until approximately 7 p.m.: · Neil Street between University Avenue and Washington Street · Main Street between Neil Street and Chestnut Street · Washington Street…
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In order to temporarily place a crane at 601 South Sixth Street, JSM Development will be closing a section of Healey Street, between Sixth Street and Fifth Street. The road closure will occur from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 4. Through traffic will not be allowed in the area; however, the west…
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Insituform Technologies USA will be performing sewer lining of 12,000 feet of sanitary sewers and storm sewers throughout the City of Champaign beginning September 2, 2014. Sewer lining rehabilitates existing sewers to a like-new condition. Sewer lining work will begin after 7 a.m. on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, and is planned to continue until December…
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The guardian of a missing teen is requesting the public’s help with locating a missing teen, Brandon Dominguez. According to the guardian, 16 year-old, Brandon Dominguez was last seen on August 12, 2014, when he walked away from a group outing on the University of Illinois campus. It was reported to police that Brandon may…
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In order to facilitate a fiberoptic crossing at Fourth Street and Chalmers Street, PEG Bandwidth and Direct Line Communications will be closing the northbound lane of Fourth Street between Armory Street and Chalmers Street. The lane closure will begin on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 7 a.m. and will re-open by Thursday, September 4, 2014…
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The Neighborhood Services Department sponsored the inaugural STAR Community Service Day Event on Saturday August 23rd.  The event was a collaborative community building and improvement initiative done in partnership with approximately 120 volunteers and support from Lincoln’s Challenge, Champaign Public Works Department, University of Illinois Office of Volunteer Programs, Latter Day Saints, Champaign Unit 4…
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On Tuesday, August 19th, the Neighborhood Services Department sponsored a Garden Hills Neighborhood Landlord Round Table Breakfast at El Toro Bravo in Champaign.   The landlord engagement activity was the first outreach activity to engage landlords as part of the Code Compliance Action Plan for the Garden Hills Neighborhood. Property Owners in the Garden Hills Neighborhood…
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The following commercial permits were issued this week with an estimated cost of construction of $250,000 or more. ADDRESS  COST OF CONSTRUCTION  DATE ISSUED   OWNER OR DEVELOPER/BUSINESS  710 N Mattis  $315,000.00  8-25-14 Becknell Industrial  1908 S First  $1,565,880.00  8-22-14 Dodds Company, BD of Trustees of U of I  507 S Second  $5,340,361.00  8-21-14 2nd Street…
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