On June 3, 2014, the Champaign Police Department celebrated their annual employee award recipients with a reception. Award recipients for 2013 are: Officer of the Year: Ed Wachala Employee of the Year: Laurie Curatolo Valor Awards: Dave McLearin, Geoff Coon Lifesaving: Jonathon Westfield, Chris Young, Cory Phenicie, Brad Krauel, and Bill Killin Commendation Awards Brian […]
HUD APPROVES $3,524,000 LOAN GUARANTEE TO CHAMPAIGN, IL The U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced that it has approved a $3.5 million loan guarantee under Section 108 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, to the City of Champaign to provide financial assistance for the Bristol Park […]
The City Council agendas for the May 20, 2014 Regular Council Meeting and Post Council Study Session are now available online. This meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers of the City Building, 102 N. Neil St in Champaign, at 7:00 pm. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome […]
In order to repair brick pavement failures, Schomburg & Schomburg Contractors will close Elm Street between Springfield Avenue and Healey Street. The closure will begin on Monday, May 19, 2014. No through traffic will be allowed in the construction area. Properties with driveway access on of Elm Street will be closed for no more than seven […]
On Monday, May 19, 2014, A&R Services will begin work on the Healey Street Reconstruction Project. The work will consist of storm sewer improvements, new curb and gutter, new pavement and new sidewalk. Weather permitting, the major work items will be completed by Friday, August 15, 2014. The project limits are Healey Street from Fourth […]
In order to repair pavement failures, Feutz Contractors will close Duncan Road between Bradley Avenue and Clayton Road. The closure will begin on Monday, May 19, 2014, and will reopen on Friday, June 6, 2014. No through traffic will be allowed in the construction area.
The following commercial permits were issued this week. Each permit has an estimated cost of construction of $250,000 or more. Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer / Business 1701 W. Curtis Rd. $504,000.00 05-12-14 The Carle Foundation/Petry-Kuhne Co.
The City’s Information Technologies Department (ITD) recently filmed and edited the Fire & Police Memorial Dedication Ceremony on April 30, 2014. The ceremony features remarks from the Fire and Police Memorial Committee, Mayor Gerard, and other distinguished guests. The new memorial (located in the NE corner of West Side Park) is a tribute to the […]
The City of Champaign announced today that its Municipal Electric Aggregation (MEA) program will not continue for the next year (June 1, 2014 through May 31, 2015). The City was not able to obtain from a retail electric supplier a bid that could beat the Ameren electricity supply rate. “The City’s MEA program was a […]
In order to repair a damaged water main, Illinois American Water will close one eastbound lane of Kirby Avenue between Coronado Drive and Park Haven Drive. The lane closure will begin on Thursday, May 1, 2014 and will reopen on Friday, May 2, 2014. Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area. […]