Items tagged: Green

City of Champaign Again Recognized as a Most Progressive City

For the second consecutive year, Ameren Illinois has selected the City of Champaign as a Most Progressive City. The City of Champaign was selected thanks in large part to significant energy efficiency improvements and savings achieved by Champaign’s local businesses and residents during the last year. A public recognition ceremony will be held on Thursday, […]

Bike to Work Day and Bike Lane Public Meeting a Success

On Thursday, May 14 the City of Champaign hosted two Bike to Work Day stations, one in Downtown Champaign and one at the Public Works Department. Hundreds of residents checked in at nine stations around Champaign-Urbana, enjoying food and coffee before continuing on to work. Planning and Development staff partnered with Hyatt Place to welcome […]

West Green Street Road Closure

In order to perform contracted tree work, Clean Sweep Tree Service will be closing Green Street between Pine Street and New Street. The closure will occur on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, from 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. During this work, residents will continue to have access to their driveways; however, there may be brief periods […]

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 […]

Public Safety Alert (Green Dot Card Scams)

The Champaign Police Department is issuing a scam alert to the public due to an increase in telephone scam activity known as the Green Dot Verification Scam in our area. Victims of the scam receive a telephone call from someone claiming to be a representative of law enforcement, the courts, or other government agency. The […]

Green Street Road Closure

In order to disassemble a tower crane at 524 East Green Street, Custom Service Crane will close Green Street between Fifth Street and Sixth Street. The road closure will begin on Monday, November 24, 2014, at 7 a.m. and will reopen by November 25, 2014, at 6 p.m. Through traffic will not be allowed in […]

Green Street Lane Closure

In order to facilitate masonry work at 524 East Green Street, JSM Development will close one lane of Green Street between Sixth Street and Fifth Street. The lane closure will begin on Monday, October 6, 2014, and will reopen by Friday, November 7, 2014. An eastbound and westbound lane of Green Street will remain open […]

Green Street Sanitary Sewer Lining

In order to rehabilitate existing sewers to a like-new condition, Insituform Technologies USA will be performing night sewer linings of 918 feet of sanitary sewers located on Green Street between First Street and Third Street. Linings will begin the evening of September 11, 2014 until the morning of September 12, 2014. Set up for the […]

West Green Street Road Closure

On Thursday, September 11, 2014, West Green Street between South Lynn Street and South New Street will be closed due to contracted tree work. The work is expected to begin at 8 a.m. and the road will be opened by 6 p.m., weather permitting. During this work, residents will continue to have access to their […]

West Green Street Road Closure

On Tuesday, September 9, 2014, West Green Street between South Lynn Street and South New Street will be closed due to contracted tree work. The work is expected to begin at 8 a.m. and the road will be opened by 6 p.m., weather permitting. During this work, residents will continue to have access to their […]