Staff from the Community Relations Office hosted a meet and greet reception for Human Relations Commissioners(HRC), Citizen Review Subcommittee members, and the Use of Force Review Board to celebrate the end of their training. Staff in attendance included Assistant City Attorney Laura Hall, Deputy Chiefs Troy Daniels, Dave Shaffer, Joe Gallo and Lt. Tod Myers. […]
The City Council agenda for the December 12, 2017 Regular Study Session is 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 […]
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 3101 Fields South Dr $21,409,196.00 11/30/2017 Carle Foundation Hospital
Champaign Police provide this news release as an update into the Department’s internal investigation of the June 11, 2017 shooting incident in which Champaign Police Officer James Hobson reported an accidental discharge of his duty weapon during the apprehension of a fleeing subject. The single bullet discharge resulted in the subject, 22-year-old Dehari Banks, being struck in […]
In August 2017, the Neighborhood Services Code Compliance Division cited four vehicles for being unregistered and not parked on an improved surface on a vacant lot. The violation notice also referenced that the three buses could not be parked on the property due to the City’s Zoning Ordinance. The owner of the vehicles contacted Inspector […]
The Council agenda for the December 5, 2017 Regular City Council Meeting is now available online. This meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers of the City Building, 102 N. Neil Street in Champaign, at 7:00 p.m. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome and encouraged. Click here to […]
On November 28, Planning and Development Director Bruce Knight participated in a pitch meeting of Urbana-Champaign Angel Network (UCAN) along with Champaign County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) staff, U of I Research Park staff, and possible Angel investors for the companies. The pitch meeting included three company presentations – two startups and one success story, […]
In order to repair pavement failures, A&R Mechanical Services will be closing Mayfair Road between Kirby Avenue and Waverly Drive. Work will begin on Thursday, November 30, and is expected to be completed by Friday, December 8, weather permitting. Through traffic will not be allowed during the closure, however driveway access will be maintained.
The Champaign Police Department conducted seat belt enforcement from November 17-27, as part of the nationwide Click It or Ticket mobilization. The Department joined other state and local law enforcement agencies across Illinois in an effort to help reduce highway fatalities by reinforcing to motorists the importance of buckling up and not driving impaired. During […]
In order to perform an emergency water main repair, Illinois American Water has closed one eastbound lane of Kirby Avenue between Prospect Avenue and Coronado Drive. The lane will reopen on Friday, December 1. During the closure, eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane.