Champaign Fire Department conducted ice rescue training December 20, 21, and 22 at Kaufman Lake, 2702 W. Springfield Avenue. Fire crews participated in skill stations designed to prompt rescuers to observe ice conditions and make appropriate scene size-ups, perform surface rescues, and safely remove victims from the ice.
City of Champaign News
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 3310 Fields South Dr. $49,511,340.00 12/19/2016 The Carle Foundation
Champaign – In order to complete a concrete pour at 608 East University Avenue, Hardesty Concrete will be closing one westbound lane of University Avenue between Wright Street and Sixth Street. The closure will occur on Thursday, December 22, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in […]
Champaign – In order to repair a leaking water service, A&R Services have closed Clark Street between Fifth Street and Sixth Street. The closure began on Tuesday, December 20 and will reopen on Thursday, December 22, 2016, weather permitting. Through traffic is not allowed in the area, but access to local properties will be maintained.
Champaign County First Springfield Trip On Wednesday, November 30, 2016 representatives of the City of Champaign, City of Urbana, Village of Savoy, Village of Mahomet, Village of St. Joseph, Champaign County, Champaign County Chamber of Commerce, and Champaign County Economic Development Corporation traveled together to Springfield to advocate for a number of priority projects to […]
New Speed Limits on Kirby and Bradley Overpasses Two new Traffic Control Orders were recently approved by the City Manager and will soon be implemented. The first order will reduce the posted speed limit along Kirby Avenue, between Staley Road and Duncan Road, to 35 mph. A similar change will be made along Bradley Avenue, […]
The Champaign Fire Department responded to a working fire at 611 S. State Street, Saturday, December 17, 2016, at 8:52 p.m. Upon arrival on the scene, fire crews reported smoke coming from the apartment building. Suppression efforts began immediately. Fifteen (15) pieces of Fire/Rescue/EMS equipment and approximately thirty-five (35) emergency response personnel responded to this […]
Members of Keep Champaign Beautiful, a sub-committee of the Neighborhood Services Advisory Board, conducted the 2016 Litter Index on October 28. The litter index is one of the annual requirements to maintain affiliation with Keep America Beautiful. This is the third year the Keep Champaign Beautiful Committee has performed a litter index in Champaign. The […]
Neighborhood Coordination staff wrapped up the second year of the Champaign City Government 101 Academy with a reception and graduation ceremony on December 6. During the 2016 Champaign City Government 101 Academy, 35 students preregistered to participate and 21 of the students completed the necessary requirements to graduate from the Academy. Requirements for graduation included attending […]
The City Council Meetings scheduled for December 20, 2016 and December 27, 2016 have been cancelled. The next meeting of the Champaign City Council will be Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.