Items tagged: IT

Google Translate Option Now Available On The City’s Website

The Information Technologies Department (ITD) recently added the Google Translate feature to the City’s website. This no-cost feature will give visitors the option to view the City’s website in more than 80 languages and allow more users to access the valuable information on our website. Note: the Google Translate Option cannot translate text in images, PDFs, […]

Surplus AV Equipment Finds a New Home

During the fall of 2014, the City’s Information Technologies (IT) Department upgraded the old Council Chambers audio-visual equipment to new high-definition equipment.  IT staff evaluated the condition and resale value of the replaced (surplus) equipment, and sold five pieces of equipment on eBay for a total net income of $425.  Other equipment that was determined […]

Champaign Connection – Episode 43

The latest episode of Champaign Connection runs thru January 31st. Julie Pryde (Administrator, C-U Public Health District) discusses communicable disease outbreaks and why Champaign residents shouldn’t be worried about sensational diseases like Ebola.  Find out what does concern her, and how following a few basic rules could protect your family. Ernesto Salinas (Operations Division Manager) […]

Champaign Connection – Episode 39

The latest episode of Champaign Connection debuted February 1st and runs through the end of March. This episode covers a variety of interesting topics which include: Lacey Rains Lowe, City Planner, discusses the recent changes that allow Champaign residents to raise chickens in their own backyards. Find out why the change was made and what […]

City takes steps to prevent future website outages

The City of Champaign realizes the importance to its citizens of our website, and the need to keep it available 24x7x365. Unfortunately the City’s website was down recently for a period of roughly 12 hours. The IT Department had previously identified the potential for problems and had initiated steps to prevent an outage, unfortunately these […]