City of Champaign News

2016 Concrete Street Improvements Project – Tamarack Drive

As part of the City’s 2016 Concrete Street Improvements Project, the concrete pavement on Tamarack Drive from Winchester Drive to Rebecca Drive will be rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Feutz Contractors, will begin work; weather permitting, Tuesday, July 5, 2016. Beginning Tuesday July 5, 2016 Tamarack Drive will become a one lane one-way […]


July 5, 2016 Regular Council Meeting & Post-Council Study Session

The City Council agendas for the July 5, 2016 Regular Council Meeting and Post Council Study Session 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 […]


Beardsley Park Request for Proposals (RFP) 

The City received two proposals for the Beardsley Park (Neil/Bradley Redevelopment) RFP by the June 22, 2016, deadline.  City staff representing the Neighborhood Services and the Planning and Development Departments reviewed the proposals with representatives from the Neighborhood Services Advisory Board and the Beardsley Park neighborhood group.  Next steps will be formulated based on the […]


Bristol Place Master Developer Request for Qualifications (RFQ)

The City of Champaign received two submissions in response to the Bristol Place Neighborhood Redevelopment Master Developer RFQ by the June 22, 2016, deadline.  City staff representing the Neighborhood Services, Finance, Planning and Development, and Public Works Departments reviewed the submissions with the Bristol Place Steering Committee.  The next steps include reviewing written questions and […]


Garden Hills Block Event at Citizens Park

The Neighborhood Services Department (NSD) and the Champaign Park District hosted the second in a series of block parties that they will co-host this summer.  The Garden Hills Block Event was held on June 23, 2016, at Citizens Park – located within the Garden Hills neighborhood.  Approximately 150 residents – consisting of mostly youth – […]



Fireworks Safety Tips to Help Prevent Injuries and Property Damage

Fireworks Safety Tips Flyer Approximately 230 people on average go to the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries in the month around the July 4th holiday*. If you or your family will be handling fireworks, the Champaign Fire and Champaign Police Departments would like you to be aware of the below safety tips to […]



Randolph Street Lane Closure

In order to continue electric work for Ameren Illinois, PAR Electric will be closing one northbound lane of Randolph Street between University Avenue and Park Street.  The lane closure will occur between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 5 through Thursday, July 7.  Northbound traffic will be reduced to one […]


South State Street Lane Closure

As part of the 2016 Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation work, DUCE Construction will be repairing a sanitary manhole located in the 600 block of South State Street beginning Wednesday, June 29. During the repair, traffic on State Street will be reduced to one lane between Green Street and John Street. Operations will begin at 7 a.m. […]