City of Champaign News

Olympian Drive Lane Closure (Between Prospect Avenue and Market Street)

In order to repair pavement failures, A&R Services will be reducing Olympian Drive to one lane between Prospect Avenue and Market Street. Repair work will begin on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, and is expected to last one day. The contractor will attempt to complete construction activities as soon as possible to minimize any inconvenience to […]



Windsor Road Lane Closures (Between First Street and Neil Street)

In order to repair pavement failures, A & A Concrete will be reducing Windsor Road to one lane in each direction between First Street and Neil Street. Repair work will begin on Monday, November 18, and is expected to be completed by November 22, 2019, weather permitting. The contractor will attempt to complete construction activities […]


November 19, 2019 Regular Council Meeting & Post Council Study Session

The City Council agenda for the November 19, 2019 Regular Council Meeting & Post Council Study Session is now available online. This meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers of the City Building, 102 N. Neil Street in Champaign, at 7:00 p.m. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome […]


The Champaign Fire Department Hosts the Annual Edward M. Hoffman Awards and Pinning Ceremony

On Monday, November 18th, at 6:00 p.m., the Champaign Fire Department will host the annual Edward M. Hoffman Awards and Pinning Ceremony at the Champaign Fire Department Headquarters at 307 South Randolph Street.  This event will honor devoted citizens and those members of Ambulance Services and Champaign Firefighters that have displayed exemplary service to those they […]


Building Permits Issued

The Champaign Fire Department’s Building Safety Division recently issued the following building permits for projects with an estimated construction value of $250,000 or more. Address Value of Construction Date Issued Type Use 402 W Church St $1,595,000 11-13-19 New Multi- Family Sub 4 Development 408 W Church St $1,350,000 11-13-19 New Multi-Family Sub 4 Development […]


November 14, 2019 City Council Special Study Session

The City Council agenda for the November 14, 2019 Special Study Session is now available online. This meeting will be held at the Leonhard Recreation Center, 2307 Sangamon Drive, Champaign, at 7:00pm. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome and encouraged. Click here to download the November 14, 2019 City Council […]


NOTICE OF PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX INCREASE FOR THE CITY OF CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOIS

I. A public hearing to approve a proposed property tax levy increase for the City of Champaign for 2019 will be held on November 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm at the City of Champaign Council Chambers, 102 N. Neil Street, Champaign, IL 61820. Any person desiring to appear at the public hearing and present testimony […]


November 12, 2019 Regular Study Session

The agenda for the November 12, 2019 Regular Study Session is now available online. This meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers of the City Building, 102 N. Neil Street in Champaign, at 7:00 p.m. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome and encouraged. Click here to download the […]


Building Permits Issued

The Champaign Fire Department’s Building Safety Division recently issued the following building permits for projects with an estimated construction value of $250,000 or more. Address Value of Construction Date Issued Type Use 2001 S First St $422,000 11-4-19 Commercial alteration State Farm Office 109 Kenwood $6,405,883 10-31-19 Commercial addition Swann Special Care Center 2019 Overall […]