Category: City Manager’s Office News

Watch CGTV on the Cablecast Mobile App

The City of Champaign has an exciting new way for residents to watch our televised public meetings anywhere you go. Now not only are City meetings telecast on cable and available on demand and live streamed on our website, but they are also now available to watch in a free mobile app for Apple and […]


Call for Nominations for the 2022 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration

The 21st Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration will be held in January 2022.  This event celebrates the legacy of Dr. King and all are welcome to attend. The Celebration includes the presentation of awards to individuals or organizations that are having a positive impact in Champaign County. Organizers of the Rev. […]


City Building Atrium Display Honors Veterans

The City’s Office of Equity, Community and Human Rights decorated the display case in the atrium of the City Building for Veterans Day. Please stop by and check it out (102 N. Neil St., Champaign).  The City honors and thanks all our nation’s veterans, including City staff members who bravely protected and served our nation.


LIFT Champaign Program Ready for Blast Off!

Champaign Unit 4 School District and the City of Champaign proudly launched the LIFT (Leading Individuals and Families to Transformation) program on November 4, 2021. To celebrate the occasion, elected officials, staff, and community members attended a ribbon cutting and open house tour of the LIFT Champaign facility. LIFT Champaign is the result of an […]


LIFT Champaign Program Ready for Takeoff on November 4

Champaign Unit 4 School District and the City of Champaign are proud to announce that the LIFT (Leading Individuals and Families to Transformation) Champaign program will launch on November 4, 2021. To celebrate the occasion, the public is invited to attend a ribbon cutting and open house tour of the LIFT Champaign facility at 4:00 […]


Presentation Made to Mental Health Board

On October 27, 2021, ECHO Community Relations Specialist Mary Catherine Roberson, CU Trauma and Resilience Initiative Executive Director Karen Simms, and Youth and Family Peer Support Alliance Executive Director Regina Crider presented virtually to the Champaign County Mental Health Board about the work of the Champaign County Community Coalition’s Community Violence Response Team.


City Staff Shares Community Coalition Info With Youth

On October 26, ECHO’s Community Relations Specialist Mary Catherine Roberson joined Rev. Willie Comer’s Jefferson Middle School “lunch crew” to share information about the Community Coalition and to invite the youth to participate in Coalition messaging initiatives. Over 50 students learned about Coalition resources and opportunities!


City of Champaign Accepting Applications for Chief of Police Position

Earlier today the City of Champaign began accepting applications from experienced law enforcement professionals interested in serving as Champaign’s next Chief of Police. Candidates that are ready to take the next step in their careers and serving Champaign’s residents can learn more about the position by visiting champaignil.gov/policechief. For full consideration, applications must be received […]


Champaign Coalition in Partnership with WCIA-TV Hosts Victory Over Violence Town Hall

The Champaign County Community Coalition, in partnership with WCIA-TV, hosted a special Community Coalition meeting and Victory Over Violence Town Hall on October 13, 2021. WCIA Anchor Jennifer Roscoe moderated the Victory Over Violence panel discussion featuring these panelists: · Sheriff Dustin Heuerman, Champaign County Sheriff’s Office · James “Tygar” Corbin, First Followers (Provider of […]


City Staff Presents to Local High School Students

On October 13, 2021, Community Relations Specialist Mary Catherine Roberson met virtually with Central and Centennial High School juniors and seniors and shared information about the work of the Champaign County Community Coalition. The students are members of an Intro to Teaching class who are working to understand the challenges, programs, and resources in the […]