Items tagged: Demolition

Bid Packets Released for 404 West Eureka Street

On May 22, Bid packets were released for the demolition of 404 W. Eureka Street. Susan Jones, Property Maintenance Inspector, is the Project Coordinator for the demolition. To date, 25 requests for packets have been submitted through the City website and two contractors have picked up packets in person. The property located at 404 W. […]

Garden Hills Demolition Activity

Three abandoned properties in Garden Hills have been demolished under contract by Owens Trucking and Excavating.  Work began March 21 with the demolition of 1319 Hedge Road. 1432 Holly Hill, which had been vacant for over 18 years, was demolished March 22. 1515 Holly Hill was demolished March 23. Trees that are in poor condition […]

Bristol Place Update

Nine Bristol properties to be demolished were open for contractors to inspect on March 31, 2016.   Approved Bristol Demolition Contractors were invited to view the properties before demolition bids are due.  Five contractors inspected the nine properties.  Bids for the demolition of these nine properties are due on April 14, 2016.

Demolition of 505 West Bradley Avenue

Neighborhood Code Compliance is monitoring five properties that have been awarded a ‘Notice to Proceed’ for demolition activities. The second project included the principal residence and accessory structure located at 505 West Bradley Avenue. The demolition contractor completed the work the week of March 14. This property was acquired by the Legal Department through a […]

Bristol Place Update

The City of Champaign has acquired 48 properties in Bristol Place. Fifteen demolitions are completed and a contractor is working to close out one more demolition with staff continuing to work closely with Bristol residents on relocation assistance.  An ‘Invitation to Apply for the Bristol Place Demolition Contractor Pool’ was advertised to new contractors interested […]

1903 Alton Drive – Demolition

On Monday, August 3, 2015 bids were opened for the demolition of 1904 Alton Drive. Eight contractors submitted bids, four of which were minority or woman owned businesses. Bids ranged from $8,115 to $23,000. A contract with Mid Illinois Concrete and Construction, Inc., low bidder, was executed and a Notice to Proceed was provided to […]

Bristol Place Demolition Update

On November 4, 2014 a Contractor Orientation meeting was attended by 14 contractors to explain the contractor pool application, the bidding process, the permitting process, and the requirements for a contractor to participate in the contractor pool.  The application intake will be open throughout the estimated three year demolition period.  This will allow contractors who […]

Demo Packet – 1013 W Eureka

The invitation to bid on the demolition of 1013 W. Eureka St. was advertised in the News Gazette on Sunday, October 12, 2014.  The ad will also run in the Wednesday, October 15, 2014 edition of the News Gazette.  The property will be open on Friday, October 17, 2014 so that contractors can assess the […]

Bristol Park Neighborhood Plan Update

A City Council Study Session was held this week to discuss the City’s Draft Bristol Place Demolition Policy. Council appreciated the effort to try to develop a “contractor development” aspect to the Demolition Policy. The intent is that through the three year demolition period the City may be able to develop some new minority contractors […]

Bristol Park Neighborhood Plan Update

Greg Skaggs and Kevin Jackson met with Calvin Williams, the Chairman for the Committee on Construction at the Illinois Black Chamber of Commerce.  The discussion centered around strategies for the Bristol Place Demolition Policy that would allow the greatest opportunities for MBE/WBE businesses to participate.  Mr. Williams was briefed on the discussions that NSD staff […]