City of Champaign News

Prospect Avenue Lane Closure (Haines to Fairway)

Prospect Avenue Lane Closure (Haines to Fairway) In order to perform a hydrant repair at Prospect Avenue and Hessel Boulvard, Illinois American Water will close one southbound lane of Prospect Avenue between Haines Boulevard and Fairway Drive. The lane closure will occur on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 between the hours of 7:00 am and 6:00 […]

Lane Closures on 2.13.18 for Tree Work

Lane Closures on 2.13.18 for Tree Work In order to perform tree work, the Public Works Department will close the following lanes: 1) The 600 block of N Randolph St, between W Columbia Ave and W Vine St 2) The 700 block of W University Ave, between Prospect Ave and New St 3) The 500 […]

Community Relations Manager Attends Conference

Community Relations Manager Attends Conference Tracy Parsons, Community Relations Manager and leadership from the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce and CU Cradle2Career attended the 2018 Illinois 60 by 25 Network Conference in Bloomington, IL on Tuesday February 6, 2018. The goal of the networks is to support communities to increase meaningful and equitable postsecondary attainment […]

Human Relation Commission Meeting

Human Relation Commission Meeting Jesse Rose from The Immigration Project spoke at the Human Relation Commission meeting on Monday, February 5, 2018. The Immigration Project is a legal aid organization based in Normal, Illinois, with a satellite office in Champaign. They provide direct legal services for immigrants residing in Central and Southern Illinois. The Immigration […]

2018 STAR Awards – Call for Nominations

The City of Champaign Neighborhood Services Department is proud to announce a call to the public for STAR Awards nominations. The STAR Awards program encourages the public to recognize those exceptional individuals or groups of individuals who volunteer their time, talents, resources and energy to assist in our neighborhoods and community. Nominations are made by […]

Now Showing: Champaign Connection Episode 61

On this episode of Champaign Connection, new Neighborhood Services Director Kerri Wiman talks with host Rick Atterberry about the mission and goals of the Neighborhood Services Department. Find out how her plans and goals for the department will help enhance our communities.  Next, meet the new Finance Director Kay Nees.  We get to know Kay […]

Input Sought Regarding Mobile Food Trucks

To gather public input regarding the operation and regulation of mobile food trucks, the City of Champaign will hold a public input session at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, February 19, 2018.  This information meeting will be held in the City Buildings Council Chambers, located at 102 North Neil Street, Champaign. The information session will provide […]