Items tagged: State

State of Illinois Fiscal Year 2014/15 Budget Fix

The State of Illinois recently adopted a budget “fix” to fund services that would have been cut this year if the State had not taken any action. The State took certain money, designated to specific services, and moved it to fund other services (referred to as a “sweep”).  Some of the sweeps affected revenues that the State shares […]

Township and Fire District Reimbursement

In accordance with State law, after annexation of property the City of Champaign is required to reimburse the Townships and Fire Districts for the loss of revenue they experience. The City reimburses the Townships for 10 years after an annexation, and the Fire Districts are reimbursed for 5 years with the amount decreasing by 20 […]

Motor Fuel Tax Additional Funding

In July 2009, the State enacted the Illinois Jobs Now! program to create and retain over 439,000 jobs over six years with additional statewide capital construction funding ( Over five years the City of Champaign received five Motor Fuel Tax (MFT) payments of $326,804 each, totaling $1.63 million, for transportation infrastructure projects. The City funded […]

Windsor Road Project

The State of Illinois awarded a contract to Stark Excavating to widen the approaches to the bridge on Windsor Road over I-57. Construction began on April 1. The road will be open to traffic on August 15, 2014. Construction will be completed by October 15, 2014. Stark is installing storm sewers on the east of […]

State Street Lane Closure

In order to repair pavement failures, Feutz Contractors will be closing one lane of State Street between Charles Street and Hessel Boulevard. The lane closure will begin on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, and will reopen on Monday, April 21, 2014. One lane will remain open to traffic at all times. Properties with driveway access off […]