Items tagged: 2018

Suspect Identified, Warrant Issued in Dec. 24, 2018, Shooting Investigation

  Champaign Police have identified Mario Turner (pictured) as the suspect in a Dec. 24, 2018 Christmas Eve shooting investigation that resulted in one individual being hospitalized. On the evening of Dec. 24, at approximately 10:33 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 1400 block of North McKinley Avenue after receiving reports of a shooting. Upon […]

$238.2 Million in Construction Permits Issued in 2018

Champaign continues to prove to be the perfect place to live, work, and play, as the Fire Department’s Building Safety Division reports they processed $238,246,913 in construction permits during 2018. This is the second-highest year since 2008, following only 2014 when approximately $243 million of construction permits were issued. Continued commercial and residential development in […]

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 2018 will be held on November 13, 2018 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 […]

City Participates in Expungement Summit

Ashley Stickels (Office of Equity, Community and Human Rights) and Demario Turner (Human Relations Commissioner) participated in the Expungement and Record Sealing Summit at Stone Creek Church on October 6, 2018. The event included a Resource and Job Fair for the public from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.. The City provided information regarding the City […]

Champaign Fire Kicks-Off Fire Prevention Week 2018 at Market Place Mall

Champaign Fire held an event at Market Place Mall near the Food Court, on Monday, October 8, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Over 160 kids and their families took part in the event, which launched Fire Prevention Week 2018. Kids and their families got to practice “Stop, drop, and roll” while firefighters reinforced the […]