City of Champaign News

Champaign Fire Department Promotional Ceremony

On September 24, 2015 the Champaign Fire Department will be holding a Promotional and Pinning Ceremony to recognize five officers that have been promoted to the ranks of Captain, Lieutenant, and Engineer and to recognize five new firefighters to the Department. The Ceremony will be held at Champaign Fire Department Headquarters, 307 S. Randolph Street, at 7:00 p.m. Contact: Randy […]

Storm Sewer Lining – Prospect Avenue

Hoerr Construction will be performing storm sewer lining on Prospect Avenue between Green Street and Healey Street. In order to complete this work, southbound traffic on Prospect Avenue between Green Street and Healey Street will be reduced to a single lane through a short construction work zone. Traffic on northbound Prospect Avenue, Healey Street, and […]

Annual Paving Project (Fair Street)

Starting Wednesday, September 23, 2015, Cross Construction Company will begin pavement patching work on Fair Street from White Street to Park Street. There will be intermittent lane closures throughout the construction period; however, one lane will be open to local traffic. The street will be limited to one-way traffic, and access to driveways will be […]

Bristol Place Demolition Bids

Two of the three Bristol Place demolition bid packets (15/16-07 and 15/16-08) were opened on Friday, September 11, 2015 as scheduled. Due to significant storm damage to a property included in bid packet 15/16-06, an addendum allowed contractors until September 14, 2015 to address the storm damage and submit the appropriate bid. The Friday bid […]

Senior Minor Home Repair and CommUnity Matters Contract Extensions

NSD Staff recently processed 6-month contract extensions for the Regional Planning Commission’s Senior Minor Home Repair (SMHR) program and for the CommUnity Matters summer camp programming at the Don Moyer Boys and Girls Club. The extension was allowed to allow the subrecipients to spend remaining CDBG funds. The contracts were extended to December 31, 2015 […]

Bristol Place Phase II Steering Committee

The newly formed steering committee for Bristol Place Phase II met on August 31, 2015 at the Oakwood Trace Townhomes Community Room. This will be new office/community meeting space for Bristol Place since the loss of 119 E. Roper due to storm damage. The steering committee is a subcommittee of the Neighborhood Services Advisory Board […]

Garden Hills Community Day

The United Garden Hills Neighborhood Association, supported by the City of Champaign, will host a neighborhood connection event on Saturday, September 19, 2015, from 5:30 – 8:00 pm at the Garden Hills Elementary School, located at 2001 Garden Hills Drive in Champaign. Volunteers from Garden Hills have been working with the City to increase participation […]

Certified Housing Inspections

Neighborhood Code Compliance began Private Certified Housing inspections on September 8, 2015. A total of 53 private certified housing facilities are scheduled to be inspected during the 2015/2016 cycle under contract with the University of Illinois Housing office. The initial inspections for all the facilities will be complete by October 20, 2015. Property Maintenance Inspectors […]

Illinois American Water – State Street Lane Closure

In order to restore pavement from an emergency water main repair, Illinois American Water and Shaw Brothers will be closing one southbound lane of State Street between University Avenue and Clark Street. The lane closure will begin on Monday, September 21, 2015, and will reopen on Friday, September 25, 2015, by noon. Southbound traffic will […]