Items tagged: City

City of Champaign Ban on Running Bamboo

Champaign City Council adopted an ordinance to ban running bamboo within the City limits effective February 3, 2015. Running bamboo can become an invasive nuisance through the aggressive spread of underground rhizomes resulting in the emergence of new bamboo culms far from the plant. Running bamboo can also grow to a height in excess of […]

City to Hold Public Open House on Green Street Streetscape Project

The City of Champaign, with Clark Dietz invites the public to an Open House on Thursday, January 22, 2015 from 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM at Venue 51 located at 51 East Green Street. The Open House will begin with a brief overview presentation of the project followed by time for questions and review of […]

Distinguished Budget Award

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 […]

City Holiday Greeting Videos

For the second year, the Information Technologies (IT) Department produced winter greeting videos to share important reminders and holiday wishes to the City’s residents and visitors. Six videos were produced by IT staff and rolled out daily from December 15-20. They were distributed via Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, CGTV, and CGTV Online. A compilation of all […]

City of Champaign Reminder of Sidewalk Snow Removal for Campus and Downtown

With winter approaching, the City of Champaign would like to remind owners of properties located within the University District and the Downtown area that they are responsible for removing snow, ice, sleet or freezing rain from the sidewalks adjacent to their properties. The ordinance applies when accumulations are 2” or greater. The City of Champaign […]

City Receives 11th National Video Award

The Information Technologies Department is proud to announce that Champaign Government Television (CGTV) recently won its 11th national award.  The most recent honor was announced October 2nd at the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) Annual Conference.  The Honorable Mention award was received in the Public Service Announcement (PSA) category of the Government […]

City of Champaign to Be Featured at Launch of National, City-to-City Broadband Initiative

Champaign One of 31 Inaugural Partner Cities of Organization Champaign is to be featured as an inaugural member of Next Century Cities, a bipartisan, city-to-city initiative dedicated to ensuring the availability of next-generation broadband Internet for all communities. The launch event will take place in Santa Monica, California on October 20 and simultaneously webcast. Register […]

Adopted Budget Document

Finance staff issued the Fiscal Year 2014/15 adopted budget document and posted it on the City’s website. By creating, submitting, and transmitting the document electronically, Finance staff furthered our City’s sustainability efforts (#greenchampaign). Each year the adopted budget is submitted to the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the Distinguished Budget Award program. The City […]

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 […]