On May 8, 2017, the City sold 56 E Garwood, located within the Bristol Park Neighborhood Plan area (Garwood Area Addition), to Aaron Fenter, owner of Fenter Machinery. Fenter is a demolition contractor working in the Bristol Place neighborhood and was in the process of demolishing a group of homes in Bristol Place when he […]
Bristol Place demolition contractor Champaign Economic Restoration Endeavors Inc. (C.E.R.E.) discovered cisterns on two of the properties they were demolishing in Bristol Place, 1210 N. Market and 112 E. Garwood. Neighborhood Services staff issued a “Stop Work Order” for both of the properties and contacted Sims Drilling LLC to assess the properties.
On behalf of the Bristol Place redevelopment partners, AHDVS, LLC, submitted to the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) a pre-application for the 9% low income housing tax credits (LIHTC). LIHTC provides the majority of funding for affordable housing rental developments across the nation and the 9% tax credits are highly competitive. IHDA will review the […]
109 E. Bellefontaine continues to be an illegal dumping site in the Bristol Place Neighborhood. Property Maintenance Inspector Cliff Peete has issued several work orders to maintain the property free from junk and debris, each resulting in liens placed against the property for the cost of the abatement and administrative fees. Peete also towed a […]
Four demolition bid packets were opened on October 21, 2016 for the demolition of eight properties. Fenter Machinery was the lowest, responsible bidder for two bid packets and ICD Ironhorse, Inc. was the lowest, responsible bidder for two bid packets. Both are approved Bristol Demolition Contractors. Approval of the contracts is expected to go before […]
The City has been open and transparent about the Bristol Place redevelopment project since its inception in 2007. Neighborhood leaders and community members have been involved and provided valuable input during every step of the process, including the evaluation of developer proposals. The City is providing the following summary information regarding the Bristol Place redevelopment […]
Demolition activities have been busy in Bristol Place this week, as fourteen properties are currently under contract to be demolished. One demolition contractor even hired a Bristol resident to work for his company this week. This hire furthers the goals of the Bristol Redevelopment Plan, as it increases minority participation in the project, increases minority […]
Bristol Approved Demolition Contractors submitted bids to demolish 14 homes in Bristol Place on Friday, July 15, 2016. Bids were awarded to the lowest responsible bidder for each bid packet. This week, there were a total of seven bid packets issued. Fenter Machinery was the lowest bidder for three bid packets, Miller Enterprises was the […]
The City of Champaign received two submissions in response to the Bristol Place Neighborhood Redevelopment Master Developer RFQ by the June 22, 2016, deadline. City staff representing the Neighborhood Services, Finance, Planning and Development, and Public Works Departments reviewed the submissions with the Bristol Place Steering Committee. The next steps include reviewing written questions and […]
There have been 54 properties acquired in Bristol Place; 23 residents have been relocated, and 15 properties have been demolished with 10 properties under contract. The Bristol Neighborhood has been very busy with demolitions this week. Miller Enterprises started demolishing two properties and C.E.R.E, a new contractor, also began demolition on two properties in Bristol Place.