City of Champaign News

Inaugural “Rising Star” Program

March 30, 2023, the Champaign County Community Coalition, Parkland College, Urbana 116, and Unit 4 came together to promote black student excellence. The inaugural “Rising Star” program recognized any 5th, or 8th grade African-American student that has shown academic promise and/or academic excellence. Using a variety of data sets (including MAP, IAR, attendance, discipline, etc.) […]

Clark Street Road Closure Extended (between Prairie Street and State Street)

In order to install water service at 305 W. Clark Street, Anderson Brothers 3 has closed Clark Street between Prairie Street and State Street.  The closure began on Monday, March 27, and will reopen on Friday, April 7, 2023. During the closure, through traffic will not be allowed, but access will be maintained to all […]

Champaign Fire Department Hosts the Edward M. Hoffman Memorial Awards Ceremony

The Champaign Fire Department hosted the annual Edward M. Hoffman Memorial Awards Ceremony at Fire Station 1 on Monday, March 27. The event honored residents and members of ambulance services, Champaign Firefighters, and Champaign Police Officers that have displayed exemplary service to those they serve and protect. Firefighters and Building Safety personnel recently hired or […]

Blueprint Partner Meeting at the Illinois Terminal

March 27, 2023, the Department of Equity and Engagement’s Community Safety, & Justice Division held its monthly Blueprint Partner meeting at the Illinois Terminal. The goal of this meeting was to convene with Blueprint Partners and discuss their organization’s program initiatives with fellow attendees. This meeting also allowed organizations to raise awareness of new and […]

Devonshire Drive Lane Closure (between Sandpiper Lane and Mayfair Road)

Starting Now:  As part of the City’s Spring Pavement Patching Project, Feutz Contractors have closed one lane of Devonshire Drive between Sandpiper Lane and Mayfair Road. At this time, only eastbound traffic will be allowed. The work begins today, and the closure is expected to last three to four days, weather permitting.

Broadmoor Drive Lane Closure (between Mattis Avenue and Mayfair Road)

As part of the City’s Spring Pavement Patching Project, Feutz Contractors will be closing one lane of Broadmoor Drive between Mattis Avenue and Mayfair Road. During the closure, only eastbound traffic will be allowed. The work will begin on Wednesday, March 29, 2023, and is expected to last two to three weeks, weather permitting.  

Request for Proposal – Faith Based Mentoring

The purpose of this RFP is to identify entities with desire to provide Faith Based Mentoring services to youth and families that are at risk of the root causes of gun violence, delinquency, victimization, and justice system involvement. Mentoring services can be one-on one, group, peer, or a combination of these types. Mentors must be […]

Kirby Avenue Lane Closure (between Mayfair Road and Ridge Road)

In order to install fiberoptic utility, i3 Broadband will close one eastbound lane of Kirby Avenue between Mayfair Road and Ridge Road.  The closure will begin on Monday, March 27, 2023, and will reopen on Monday, April 3, 2023, weather permitting.  Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.

March 28, 2023 Regular Study Session

The City Council agenda for the March 28, 2023 Regular Study Session is now available through the link below. 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. […]