City of Champaign News

Champaign Human Relations Commission Hosts Monthly Virtual Meeting

On April 5, 2021 The City of Champaign – Human Relations Commission had their monthly meeting. They received a presentation from Yaguang Lian, acting President of Chinese American Association of Central Illinois. If you missed it and would like to watch it, please click here. Please click here for a list of local and national […]


Champaign Human Relations Commission Hosts Monthly Virtual Meeting

On April 5, 2021 The City of Champaign – Human Relations Commission had their monthly meeting. They received a presentation from Yaguang Lian, acting President of Chinese American Association of Central Illinois. If you missed it and would like to watch it, please click here. Please click here for a list of local and national […]


Staley Road Lane Closure – Extended

In order to construct a new sanitary sewer, Feutz Contractors, Inc. will close one lane of Staley Road between Healthcare Drive and Curtis Road.  The closure began on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at 7:00 a.m. and will now end on Monday, April 12, 2021, at 5:00 p.m.  Flaggers will be present to guide vehicles through the […]


Victor Street Road Closure (between Green Street and John Street)

In order to complete a sanitary sewer connection at 608 S. Victor, Anderson Brothers 3 will close a portion of Victor Street between Green Street and John Street. The closure will begin on Monday, April 12, and will reopen on Monday, April 19, 2021. This block of Victor will be closed to through traffic. However, […]


Champaign Police Provides Community Update on Gun Violence

Champaign Police Provides Community Update on Gun Violence Consistent with crime trends nationwide, incidents of gun violence in the city of Champaign have increased in 2021, and police are reminding the community of important violence prevention measures and programs that are available for assistance. A shots fired incident is defined as any time police find […]


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 710 N Mattis $2,183,950 04/01/21 Addition Rail Shed 1201 Newton Dr $7,850,401 04/07/21 New Warehouse         2021 Overall Construction Value […]


New Episode of The Mayor Feinen Podcast Features Goal Getters Program

The latest episode of The Mayor Feinen Podcast was released on April 2, 2021, and features an engaging discussion about the Goal Getters program. Goal Getters is a program that provides academic and behavioral guidance, mentorship, social emotional learning opportunities, family focused activities and positive community experiences to a select group of Unit 4 high […]


Daniel Street Road Closure (between Sixth Street and Wright Street)

In order to complete a concrete pour, J.H. Findorff & Son will close Daniel Street between Sixth Street and Wright Street.  The closure will occur on Thursday, April 8 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 12 p.m.  Through traffic will not be allowed during the closure.  Access to affected properties on Wright Street will […]


Apply Now to Serve! Applications Open for Entry-Level Police Recruitment

The City of Champaign is now accepting applications for entry-level police officer testing. The deadline to apply is June 17, 2021, by 4 p.m. CST. For more information and to apply, prospective applicants should visit the National Testing Network website. The Champaign Police Department seeks diverse, committed individuals dedicated to providing the highest quality of […]