Category: City Manager’s Office News

City of Champaign Announces Additional Service Alterations

Today, the City of Champaign announced additional service changes to promote social distancing and to proactively support the prevention and management of COVID-19. Changes are temporary, and an announcement will be made once the City is able to return to normal business. The Neighborhood Programs Division (Neighborhood Services Department) is suspending all new applications for […]


City of Champaign Temporarily Suspends Issuing Certain Licenses and Extends Payment Due Dates in Response to COVID-19

City of Champaign Temporarily Suspends Issuing Certain Licenses and Extends Payment Due Dates in Response to COVID-19 Because of the emergency safety measures being implemented by the City of Champaign to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus and reduce public exposure, and in recognition that many of our local businesses may be facing financial […]


City of Champaign Institutes Temporary Ambulance Ordinance Amendments

City of Champaign Institutes Temporary Ambulance Ordinance Amendments Today, Mayor Feinen issued COVID-19 Related Emergency Order 20-01 for Ambulances. This order amends guidelines placed on ambulance services allowing for flexibility in the staffing of ambulances to respond to non-life-threatening, low priority ambulance only calls. Under current City Ordinance 5.5-50 every ambulance response requires at least […]


City of Champaign Announces Curbside Pickup Zones and Packaged Alcohol Delivery

Today, in response to the Governor’s executive order restricting on-premise consumption of food and beverage, Mayor Feinen executed two emergency orders. First, to allow for temporary curbside pickup zones in downtown Champaign to help continue food and beverage services. Next, to allow qualified bars and restaurants to deliver packaged alcohol. On Monday, March 16, Illinois […]


City of Champaign Addresses Concerns Regarding COVID-19 Emergency Ordinance

City of Champaign Addresses Concerns Regarding COVID-19 Emergency Ordinance -City urges accurate information sharing in the interest of public safety-   On March 13, 2020, in a Special Emergency Council Meeting, Champaign City Council approved an ordinance implementing an emergency declaration in preparation to address the possibility of the COVID-19 virus in our community. This […]


City of Champaign Temporarily Limits Public Access to City Facilities

City of Champaign Temporarily Limits Public Access to City Facilities We Are Still Open for Business and Happy to Assist You!   Effective immediately, the City of Champaign is temporarily limiting public access to the Champaign Police Department, Champaign Fire Stations, the City Building, and the Public Works Department. This decision is made in the […]


Champaign-Urbana Area Residents Encouraged to Complete 2020 Census

2020 Census Kickoff Event Scheduled for March 12 The Cities of Champaign and Urbana remind residents about the importance of completing the upcoming 2020 Census. Residents should be on the lookout for invitations from the U.S. Census Bureau which will start arriving in in the mail in the next few weeks. To celebrate the start […]


City Hosts Table at Business Expo

On February 27, the Office of Equity, Community and Human Rights (ECHO) hosted a table at the Second Annual Start and Grow Your Business Expo presented by Launch at the Library Business Services.  ECHO Intern Jorge Soto shared information about the City of Champaign Diversity Advancement Program (CDAP) and how to apply with more than […]


Recognizing Women’s History Month

Recognizing Women’s History Month The display case in the atrium of the City Building has been decorated in honor of National Women’s History Month. Feel free to stop in and see the display throughout the month of March, during regular business hours. The City Building is located at 102 N. Neil St., Champaign.


City Launches New Podcast Featuring Mayor Deborah Frank Feinen

The City of Champaign has started producing a new monthly podcast featuring Mayor Deborah Frank Feinen and her guests. Each month she will chat with local newsmakers about topics of interest to Champaign’s residents and visitors.  Listeners will learn about the activities and programs of the City of Champaign,community events, and other topics that impact […]