City of Champaign News

January 26, 2021 Regular Study Session

The City Council agenda for the January 26, 2021 Regular Study Session is now available through the link below. In accordance with Champaign’s Emergency Order 20-10 and Governor Pritzker’s Executive Order suspending certain requirements of the Illinois Open Meetings Act, the City Council will conduct their meeting through an electronic platform.  This meeting will be […]


Adopt A Drain Friday

Each Friday, the City features drains available for adoption through our Adopt A Drain program.  Today’s drain, Winnie, is located in the Holiday Estates Subdivision at 2002 Ola Drive.  Winnie is a loyal friend and enjoys snacking on honey.  Winnie is looking for a volunteer to help clear the debris which accumulates near her drain […]


HACC Dedicates David C. Sankey Center for Youth and Community Development

On January 19, Office of Equity, Community and Human Rights staff (Mary Catherine Roberson and Tracy Parsons) joined the Housing Authority of Champaign County (HACC) for the dedication of the David C. Sankey Center for Youth and Community Development. This HACC EnVision Center was established to promote education and leadership in Champaign County. In partnership with CU […]


Virtual Town Hall to Discuss the State’s COVID-19 Vaccination Program

You are invited to join local pastors and Dr. Ngozi Ezike for a virtual town hall meeting to discuss the COVID-19 vaccination program on January 22nd at 6pm. The event will be available virtually through Zoom. Please see the information below to join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81690704784? Meeting ID: 816 9070 4784 Passcode: 953903         […]


Shooting Investigation – 600 Block of Teal Cove Court

On Jan. 21, 2021, at approximately 12:02 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 600 Block of Teal Cove Court for reports of shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a 37-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his back. He was transported to a local hospital and immediately taken into surgery. His injuries are not currently believed […]


Arrest Made in September 15, 2020, Shooting Investigation

On Sept. 15, 2020, at approximately 11:29 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 2500 block of West Springfield Avenue for reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a 25-year-old male with two gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital and immediately taken into surgery where he was treated for his injuries. […]


Neil Street Lane Closure (between Church Street and Park Street)

In order to perform sign maintenance at 217 N. Neil Street, American Dowell Signs will close one southbound lane of Neil Street between Church Street and Park Street. The closure will occur on Thursday, January 21, 2021, between the hours of 9 a.m. and Noon. Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the […]


Champaign County, Region 6 Move to Tier 1 COVID-19 Mitigations

City officials have been notified that Region 6 is now able to enter Tier 1 mitigation based upon the adjusted metrics set forth by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). This move allows for a modified reopening of indoor dining throughout the region, subject to specific rules of operation to preserve public health. The […]


Prospect Avenue Lane Closure (Between Broadmoor Drive and Devonshire Drive)

In order to complete a water line repair, Illinois American Water and Shaw Brothers will close one southbound lane of Prospect Avenue between Broadmoor Drive and Devonshire Drive. The closure will begin on Tuesday, January 19, and will reopen on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.


January 19, 2021 Regular Council Meeting & Post Council Study Session

The City Council agenda for the January 19, 2021 Regular Council Meeting & Post Council Study Session is now available through the link below. In accordance with Champaign’s Emergency Order 20-10 and Governor Pritzker’s Executive Order suspending certain requirements of the Illinois Open Meetings Act, the City Council will conduct their meeting through an electronic […]