On the latest of episode of Champaign Connection:
After enduring more than 100 cold days in January (ok, it just seemed like January would never end) summer is finally here which means construction season is in full swing. City Engineer Dave Clark shares the latest updates about MCORE, Downtown construction, and various road and sidewalk projects around town. And speaking of big projects, Neighborhood Services Director Kerri Wiman stops by to discuss the next phase of the Bristol Place development project. Learn about the various types of housing, infrastructure, and amenities that are planned for the revitalized neighborhood. And finally, summer is a time for biking, playing outdoors, grilling, fireworks, and more. But with the increase in outdoor activities there is also an increase in safety concerns. Sgt. Aaron Lack (Police Department) and Deputy Fire Marshal Randy Smith (Fire Department) team up to share some valuable safety tips to keep you and your family safe this summer.
Champaign Connection is a multi-national award-winning half hour news magazine program that helps the City to better communicate with its residents. Champaign Connection airs most nights at 6:30 pm on Champaign Government Television (Comcast/i3 Broadband channel 5, AT&T U-verse channel 99), and is also available on the City’s website and YouTube channel.