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June 24, 2014 City Council Agenda

The City Council agenda for the June 24, 2014 Regular Study Session is now available online. This meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers of the City Building, 102 N. Neil St in Champaign, at 7:00pm. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome and encouraged.  Click here to download the […]

Permits Issued

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 210 HAZELWOOD DR. #102 $278,0305.00 06-17-14 Smith/Burgett Architects – Fox/Atkins Development

What You Should Know Before Placing a Real Estate Sign

It’s that season–to buy and sell real estate; the City usually starts to see an increase in real estate signs being placed around town. The Champaign City Code provides specific regulations on the placement, number, and size of signage allowed. These regulations are intended to allow real estate agents to effectively market a property while […]

Outdoor Café Season in Full Swing

This year’s outdoor café season is in full swing in the Center City.  The Planning and Development Department has currently issued 26 permits totally over 11,800 SF of public sidewalk with a capacity of 1,314 patrons.  Since its inception in 1996, the outdoor café program has been credited as one of the major turning points […]

Champaign Police Department Open House

The Champaign Police Department hosted its third annual Open House for the community on May 17, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The event was held during National Police Week (May 11-17, 2014), an event recognizing the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement. The event provided an opportunity for the public to have […]

May 20, 2014 Regular Council Meeting & Post Council Study Session

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 […]

Healey Street Road Closure

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 […]

Fire & Police Memorial Dedication Video

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 […]

May 6, 2014 Regular Council Meeting & Post Council Study Session

The City Council agendas for the May 6, 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 […]

Kirby Avenue Lane Closure

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. […]