Items tagged: Champaign

Fire Chief Interviews Scheduled

The City of Champaign has selected four (4) finalists to be interviewed for the position of Fire Chief. The four (4) finalists will be interviewed September 17-18, 2014. The finalists are: Gary Ludwig, Managing Director of the Ludwig Group, LLC, a 37-year veteran of the fire service, and former Deputy Fire Chief for the Memphis, […]

Public Safety Alert – Champaign Police Warn Residents to Lock Up

The Champaign Police Department is warning residents to lock their apartments at all times. This warning is being issued after the department received multiple reports of burglaries occurring to unlocked apartments. Since August 15, 2014, twenty reports have been filed, indicating that residences were entered illegally and laptops and other electronic items were stolen. Officers […]

The City of Champaign Fire & Police 911 Memorial Service

Narrative: To “Never Forget” the impact September 11, 2001 had on our lives, The City of Champaign Fire & Police Departments will be having a brief memorial ceremony remembering those who lost their lives on that day and some who lost their lives because of that day. What:  Champaign Fire & Police Departments 911 Memorial […]

Neil Street Lane Closure

In order to facilitate installation of fiberoptic conduit for Pavlov Media, Campus Communications Group will be closing a northbound lane of Neil Street between Washington Street and Columbia Street. The road closure will begin on Monday, September 8 and will reopen by Wednesday, September 10, 2014. Traffic will be shifted through the area and one […]

Upcoming Road Closures for Uniting Pride Center Festival Parade

The Uniting Pride Center Festival Parade will be held Saturday, September 6, 2014. To accommodate the parade route, the following streets will be closed to traffic beginning at 4 p.m. until approximately 7 p.m.: · Neil Street between University Avenue and Washington Street · Main Street between Neil Street and Chestnut Street · Washington Street […]

Healey Street Road Closure

In order to temporarily place a crane at 601 South Sixth Street, JSM Development will be closing a section of Healey Street, between Sixth Street and Fifth Street. The road closure will occur from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 4. Through traffic will not be allowed in the area; however, the west […]

2014 Sewer Lining Contract

Insituform Technologies USA will be performing sewer lining of 12,000 feet of sanitary sewers and storm sewers throughout the City of Champaign beginning September 2, 2014. Sewer lining rehabilitates existing sewers to a like-new condition. Sewer lining work will begin after 7 a.m. on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, and is planned to continue until December […]

Police Search for Missing Teen

The guardian of a missing teen is requesting the public’s help with locating a missing teen, Brandon Dominguez. According to the guardian, 16 year-old, Brandon Dominguez was last seen on August 12, 2014, when he walked away from a group outing on the University of Illinois campus. It was reported to police that Brandon may […]

Fourth Street Lane Closure

In order to facilitate a fiberoptic crossing at Fourth Street and Chalmers Street, PEG Bandwidth and Direct Line Communications will be closing the northbound lane of Fourth Street between Armory Street and Chalmers Street. The lane closure will begin on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 7 a.m. and will re-open by Thursday, September 4, 2014 […]

Permits Issued:

The following commercial permits were issued this week with an estimated cost of construction of $250,000 or more. ADDRESS  COST OF CONSTRUCTION  DATE ISSUED   OWNER OR DEVELOPER/BUSINESS  710 N Mattis  $315,000.00  8-25-14 Becknell Industrial  1908 S First  $1,565,880.00  8-22-14 Dodds Company, BD of Trustees of U of I  507 S Second  $5,340,361.00  8-21-14 2nd Street […]