Items tagged: 2019

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 […]


City to Participate in 2019 Champaign-Urbana Pride Fest and Parade

The City of Champaign will once again have an information booth at the 2019 Champaign-Urbana Pride Fest and Parade.  The popular outdoor celebration and vendor fair will take place in the City of Champaign parking lot north of One Main Plaza in Downtown Champaign from 1:00-7:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 28, 2019, with performances and […]


City Co-Hosts Welcoming Week Kick Off

The City of Champaign and the University YMCA New American Welcome Center co-hosted the Welcoming Week Kick off on September 13, 2019 in the parking lot in front of the Orpheum Children’s Museum in Downtown Champaign.  Attendees heard upbeat performances from Abraham Mellish and Jean-Rene Balekita and Bomoyi Ministries. Welcoming Week is a nationwide celebration […]


Congratulations to the Award Recipients of the 2019 Immigrant Welcome Awards

Public Invited to the Immigrant Welcome Awards Ceremony and Celebration on September 21 The sponsors of the 6th Annual Immigrant Welcome Awards are proud to announce the recipients of this year’s awards. Those being honored include: Business Leadership Award – Ruth Wyman Law Office Community Impact Award – Bend the Arc: Champaign-Urbana & Dr. Annie […]


August 27, 2019 Regular Study Session

The City Council agenda for the August 27, 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 […]


Finance Staff attend 113th Annual Government Finance Officers Association Conference

City of Champaign Finance Director Kay Nees and Financial Services Manager/City Accountant Carrie Siems attended the 113th Annual Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Conference at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles from May 19-22, 2019.  The event featured three keynote speakers – Charmaine Brown, James and Deborah Fallows, and Peter Bregman, who presented […]


City of Champaign Celebrates Public Service Recognition Week – May 5-11, 2019

The City of Champaign is proud to celebrate Public Service Recognition Week May 5-11, 2019. A national event, Public Service Recognition Week honors the devotion of those who serve our country at the local, county, state, and federal level. The City is using this opportunity to promote team building, to honor our employees for their […]


City Shares Information with Residents at DisABILITY Resource Expo

The Office of Equity, Community and Human Rights and the Neighborhood Services Department passed out information to residents at the DisABILITY Resource Expo on Saturday, March 30, 2019, at The Vineyard Church in Urbana. City staff and Human Relations Commissioners shared information about various City services and gave away lots of freebies to visitors!  The […]