City of Champaign News

The Champaign Public Library Foundation is an official Charity Running Partner for the 2014 Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon on April 24 to 26.  Participants can run in support of the Library Foundation and enlist supporters through a personalized fundraising page.  Registering for the race through the library gives runners the benefit of the discounted early…
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On December 3, 2013 City Council adopted an ordinance that allows residents to raise up to six hens under specific conditions. Since that time, Staff has been answering inquiries from residents, speaking with the media and entering information into the City’s licensing software. The ordinance requires a coop license to be issued prior to a…
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The results are in from the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over holiday crackdown on intoxicated drivers. During the holiday season, reducing the deadly dangers from intoxicated drivers was a top priority as the Champaign Police Department was out in force to arrest those who put themselves and others on the road at risk. From…
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Champaign Public Library’s Nanette Wargo Donohue has been chosen to help select the winning books for The Reading List awards, highlighting the best new fiction in eight categories. Donohue will serve two years on a 12-member national committee of readers’ advisory and collection development experts, under the auspices of the Reference and User Services Association,…
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Council Members adopted a resolution outlining the most recently updated Vision and Goals at the regular Council meeting on January 7, 2014. The City Council sets the vision for the City and adopts goals to reflect that vision and guide decision-making at all levels of City government.  The goal setting process builds Council consensus on…
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Revised Tentative Schedule The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that Interstate 74 will be closed at various locations between Interstate 57 and US 45 (Cunningham Avenue) for removal and replacement of sign trusses on Interstate 74. Due to inclement weather, the contractor’s schedule has been pushed back and will resume January 12th. The all…
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The City Council agenda for the January 14, 2014 Regular Regular Study Session and Closed Session are 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….
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