The Cities of Champaign and Urbana are accepting nominations for the 12th Annual Champaign Urbana International Humanitarian Awards. Award recipients will be honored Thursday, September 25, 2014 at I Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 S. First Street, Champaign at 5:45 p.m. The purpose of the International Humanitarian Awards is: to honor individuals whose work has contributed significantly […]
The Champaign Public Library has won a 2014 John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award for the Library Foundation’s “Show Some Library Love” fundraising campaign. The honor includes a $10,000 cash award from the H. W. Wilson Foundation. Additional sponsors of the award are EBSCO and the Library Leadership and Management Association, a division of […]
This year’s slurry seal project is scheduled to begin May 5 (weather pending) and will be completed within 21 working days. The contractor for this year’s project is Microsurfacing Contractors LLC from Peoria, Illinois. The project concentrates work on the oil and chip type streets in the northern one-third of the City. This project will […]
Exchange Club of Champaign will honor Champaign Fire Department’s 2014 Firefighters of the Year Lieutenant Matt Plutz, Acting Engineer Todd Anderson, and Probationary Fire Fighter Jesse Rivera at a noon luncheon on Monday, April 21 at O’Charley’s, 730 W. Town Center Blvd., Champaign. They joined the Champaign Fire Department as follows: Lt. Plutz in July […]
STAR Expo and Awards Ceremony Thursday, April 17, 2014 Expo – 5:30 pm; Awards Ceremony – 7:00 pm Hilton Garden Inn 1501 S. Neil Street, Champaign On Thursday, April 17, 2014, the Neighborhood Services Department and the Neighborhood Services Advisory Board will host the Fifth Annual STAR (Service Together Achieves Results) Expo and Awards Ceremony. […]
The Public Works Department saw a 256 (38%) decrease in service requests during the month of March compared to February. Citizens and City staff submitted 313 total requests during March 2014. The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 34 (10.8%) […]
In order to repair pavement failures, Feutz Contractors will be closing the two southbound lanes of Prospect Avenue between Devonshire Drive and Windsor Road. The lane closure will begin on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, and will reopen on Monday, April 21, 2014. The northbound lanes of Prospect Avenue will be one lane in each direction.