Kerri Spear, Neighborhood Programs Manager, gave a presentation to the Board of Commissioners at the Housing Authority of Champaign County on September 24, 2015. Ms. Spear provided the commissioners with an update on the Bristol Place Redevelopment. Ms. Spear also discussed the Bristol Place Phase II developer selection process. Ms. Spear explained that the city […]
Champaign Fire Department Investigators have completed the fire investigation at 2306 S. Mattis Ave. After thorough scene examination and witness interviews, investigators were able to determine that the fire started in the kitchen area of the house but have left the cause of this fire as UNDETERMINED.
402 Briar Dr. Fire Casue Determined Champaign Fire Department Investigators have determined the cause of the fire at 402 Briar Ln. to be accidental. Through scene examination and witness interviews it was determined that maintenance personnel had been using a heat gun to thaw frozen water pipes in the crawl space area of the structure. These […]
In order to continue electric work, Ameren Illinois will be closing one southbound lane of Neil Street between Columbia Avenue and Washington Street. The lane closure will occur on Friday, February 13, 2015 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Southbound Neil Street traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.
In order to disassemble a tower crane at 524 E. Green Street, Custom Service Crane will close Green Street between Fifth Street and Sixth Street. Originally, a Monday and Tuesday road closure was scheduled, but due to high winds on these two days, the plan has been adjusted. The road closure will now occur on Wednesday, November 26, 2014, from 7 […]
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 […]
Neighborhood Services and the Legal Departments conducted the first closing of the Bristol Place properties on November 5, 2014. Mr. and Mrs. Pardy owned the vacant home at 1208 N. Clock. Mrs. Pardy had been a regular attendee at the neighborhood meetings held at the Apostolic Church and had participated in the redevelopment focus group […]
In order to facilitate installation of fiberoptic conduit for Pavlov Media, Campus Communications Group has closed a northbound lane of Neil Street between Washington Street and Columbia Street. The road closure began on Monday, September 8 and will reopen by Tuesday, September 16, 2014. Traffic will be shifted through the area and one lane of […]
In order to repair a sanitary sewer service at 301 S First Street, D&S Sewer Service has closed the southbound lane of First Street between White Street and Marshall Street. The road closure began on Monday, September 8 and will reopen by Tuesday, September 16, 2014. Southbound traffic will be detoured in the area. Northbound […]
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 […]