Neighborhood Coordinator, John Ruffin met with Jameel Jones, Outreach Director from the Champaign Park District, to discuss a series of upcoming block parties that will be conducted throughout the City. The block parties are focused on making program services equitable throughout the community and will be focused in neighborhoods we have targeted for Neighborhood Action […]
Carbon monoxide is invisible and deadly. You can’t see it. You can’t smell it. You can’t taste it. Often the problem isn’t recognized until it is too late. According to Champaign Fire Marshal John Koller the City of Champaign Fire Department responded to 253 calls involving carbon monoxide (CO) in 2014. Of the 253 calls, […]
Once again, the City’s has received the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Award for the Fiscal Year 2014/15 budget document. The City has received this award annually for 24 years, which shows a strong commitment to producing the highest quality budget document that reflects the guidelines and best practices established by GFOA and […]
Citizens and City staff submitted 185 total requests during December 2014. This was a 6% decrease from November’s 197 calls. The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 26 (14%) of the issues. Asphalt had a total of 42 (23%) requests. […]
We are asking all residents of Champaign and Urbana to check their property for Mr. Zamora or his property. Please see the below flyer for details.
Who: Illinois Department of Transportation and the Champaign Police Department What: From December 19, 2014 – January 4, 2015, IDOT supported enforcement to remind motorists to buckle up during the merged Click It or Ticket/Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over mobilizations. The Champaign Police Department joined other state and local law enforcement agencies across Illinois […]
On Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at approximately 1:02 P.M., the Champaign Police Department responded to the report of a 17-year-old Champaign man who had sustained a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. As the investigation progressed, a Champaign County arrest warrant was issued for Actavious D. Crockett for the offense of Armed Violence with a bond of $750,000 […]
With single and sub-zero temperatures soon to arrive, the Champaign Fire Department urges all to prepare to avoid injuries and property damage. According to Champaign Fire Chief Gary Ludwig, single and sub-temperatures cannot only affect someone’s health, but pipes and outside water lines can freeze and burst if not protected. Single and sub-zero temperatures are […]