City of Champaign News

The annual One Winter Night fundraising event in downtown Champaign, sponsored by CU at Home, was held from 5:30 – 9:00 pm on Friday, February 6. This year’s event included a new an educational component regarding homelessness. The Champaign City Building served as the educational space with several vendors set up in the atrium while various…
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The Housing Authority of Champaign County (HACC) will be utilizing local municipal code requirements for tenant based voucher units in the Housing Choice Voucher Program effective July 1, 2015. This will be applicable to the City of Champaign, City of Urbana and Village of Rantoul. For the unincorporated areas, HACC will utilize the property maintenance codes…
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Usage: The HSPD experienced another year of usage growth, although the numbers tracked are not as high as 2013. This reduced number is related to a change in how the deck operates on the weekends. Entries and exits are tracked when tickets or electronic passes are used to raise the gates. On weekends parking is free,…
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Fires resulting from cooking continue to be the most common type of fire experienced in United States households. Cooking fires are also the leading cause of home fire injuries. According to the National Fire Protection Association, the most common cause of cooking fires is due to unattended cooking. Stay in the kitchen when you are…
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In order to disassemble a tower crane at 601 South Sixth Street, Custom Service Crane will be closing a section of Healey Street between Sixth Street and Fifth Street. The road closure will begin on Wednesday, February 11, 2015, at 7 a.m. and will reopen by Friday, February 13, 2015, at 5 p.m. Through traffic…
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