City of Champaign News

On Monday, March 10, Risk Manager Larry Krause was a presenter on a stakeholder panel at the Illinois Workers’ Comp Forum in Lombard, Illinois. The panel was moderated by Jeff Redick, an attorney with the law firm Power and Cronin from Elmhurst.  Other panel members were Joan Vincenz, the Managing Director for Workers’ Compensation and…
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CFD Fire Information Report What: Gas Leak at First Street and Gerty Drive UPDATE Date: March 17, 2014 Time: 3:09 PM Other Information: The gas leak at First Street and Gerty Drive has been stopped. The gas main has been shut down at this time. Champaign Fire Department will be on the scene for approximately…
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CFD Fire Information Report What: Gas Leak at First Street and Gerty Drive Date:  March 17, 2014 Other Information: A gas main was struck in the area. Champaign Fire Department personnel are on the scene. Ameren is on the scene working to control the leak. Fire Department personnel went to surrounding buildings in the immediate…
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The City Council agendas for the March 18, 2014 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 St in Champaign, at 7:00pm. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome and…
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SECOND STREET ROAD CLOSURE Champaign – In order to install a sanitary sewer service connection at 112 E Chalmers St, Mayfield Construction will be closing a section of Second Street between Daniel Street and Chalmers Street. The closure will begin on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 and will reopen on Monday, March 24, 2014. No through…
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FIRST STREET LANE CLOSURE Champaign – In order to complete an emergency repair on a sanitary sewer service at 804 S First St, DUCE Construction will be closing a lane of First Street between John Street and Daniel Street. The lane closure will begin on Monday, March 17, 2014 and will reopen on Monday, March…
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Spring 2014 Yard Waste Collection The City of Champaign 2014 Spring Yard Waste Collection has been scheduled and will start with the Orange Zone on Monday, March 31, 2014. Blue Zone collections will begin on Monday, April 7. Collections will continue to alternate on subsequent weeks through April 25, 2014. The collection is available to…
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NEIL STREET LANE CLOSURE   Champaign – In order to access a utility manhole in the street, Ameren Illinois will be closing one northbound lane of Neil Street between Washington Street and Vine Street on Monday, March 17, 2014 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in…
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Lane Closures: Peach Street, Seaton Court, Stratford Drive, North Fourth Street G.M. Sipes will be sealing concrete joints on Peach Street, Seaton Court, Stratford Drive, and North Fourth Street starting Monday, March 17, 2014, weather permitting. This will be a moving operation with temporary lane closures around the work area. Work will start on Peach…
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The Public Works Department saw a large increase in service requests during the month of February.  Citizens and City staff submitted 669 total requests during February 2014.  The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. More citizens began using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, to report any problems. There were…
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