Items tagged: Champaign

DCEO Incentives for HVAC Improvements

The City of Champaign has received $23,289.50 in incentives from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity’s (DCEO) Public Sector Energy Efficiency Program. The City qualified for these incentives by installing energy efficient HVAC equipment in Fire Station 5 (1810 N. Mattis Avenue) and the Police Department. Each piece of equipment was required to…
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Homicide Investigation Continues (Second Suspect in Custody)

Paul E. Craig, 38, of Champaign, a second suspect in a recent homicide case, is in custody. On July 10, 2014 at 1:49 a.m., Craig turned himself in at the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office on a warrant that had been issued for his arrest in connection to the murder of Allen M. Redding, 26, of…
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Honorary Street Ceremony – Vicki Stewart Way

The City of Champaign will honor Vicki Stewart by dedicating a portion of Market  Street, between University Avenue and Logan Street, as Honorary Vicki Stewart Way. The honorary street sign will be unveiled on Thursday, July 10, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. during a ceremony at the intersection of Market and Logan Streets in Champaign. Ms….
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Ameren Act On Energy Audit Update

The City of Champaign and Ameren Act On Energy are making progress on the energy audit and incentive program.  This is an important step to accomplish the goal to ‘make housing more affordable by making it more energy efficient.’ The program provides free energy audits and an incentive increase for insulation and air sealing projects…
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Update on Homicide Investigation: One Arrest Made, Homicide Investigation Continues

One suspect, Devon D. Craig, 37, of Champaign, has been arrested in connection to the murder of Allen M. Redding. Craig was arrested in Chicago on June 28, 2014, by the Chicago Police and US Marshals on a Champaign County warrant for Armed Habitual Career Criminal. The bond was set at $500,000. On Tuesday, June…
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July 8, 2014 Regular Study Session Agenda

The City Council Agenda for the July 8, 2014 Regular Study Session is now available online. This meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers of the City Building,at 102 N. Neil Street in Champaign at 7:00pm. The meetings are open to the public and participation is welcome and encouraged. Click here to download a copy…
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Emerald Ash Borer Infestation Activity in Champaign

In early June 2014, the City of Champaign’s Public Works Department confirmed multiple infestations of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) within ash trees on the City’s rights-of-way. A total of eleven ash trees were identified with the EAB in June—of which, nine have been removed. The first confirmed infestation of EAB in Champaign occurred in…
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104 Buena Vista #1 – Fire Update

CFD Fire Information Report  Narrative: Champaign Fire Department responded to this location for a report of smoke coming from a chimney in a small apartment building. On scene the incident was upgraded to a working fire. Crews found a small fire in a bedroom which was extinguished with one hose line. No other occupancies were…
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304 S. Country Fair Dr. – Fire Update

CFD Fire Information Report  Champaign Fire Department responded to a report of a working fire at 304 S. Country Fair Dr. Upon arrival, crews found fire showing on the outside roof area of the structure Fire crews extended hand lines and ladders to the roof area to extinguish the fire. Fire crews were able to quickly…
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