After conducting a nationwide search, Champaign City Manager Dorothy Ann David has selected three finalists to interview for the Public Works Director position – Sinan Alpaslan, Benjamin Jordan, and Thomas Somers. Biographical information and a video statement from each finalist are now available on the City’s website at champaignil.gov/pwdirector. For health and safety reasons related […]
At the 2019 Illinois City/County Management Association (ILCMA) Summer Conference, Champaign City Manager Dorothy David was recognized with the ILCMA Special Service Award for Service to the Association. Ms. David was appointed Champaign’s City Manager in 2013 and has proudly served the City’s residents since 2007.
New Traffic Control Order to Deter Engine Braking on Staley Road A new Traffic Control Order was recently approved by the City Manager which will prohibit large trucks traveling on Staley Road from using engine braking as a way to decelerate. This type of braking, sometimes called “Jake Braking”, causes loud noises and vibrations and […]
New Speed Limits on Kirby and Bradley Overpasses Two new Traffic Control Orders were recently approved by the City Manager and will soon be implemented. The first order will reduce the posted speed limit along Kirby Avenue, between Staley Road and Duncan Road, to 35 mph. A similar change will be made along Bradley Avenue, […]
The Champaign City Government 101 Academy kicked off September 15, 2016, with a welcome from Deputy Mayor Paul Faraci and a session on the City Council and City Manager’s Office. Class participants learned about the council-manager form of government, the various roles of the Council, Mayor, and City Manager, Boards and Commissions, liquor licensing, and […]
City of Champaign Announces Fire Chief Appointment — Gary Ludwig to Begin November 17 Champaign — City Manager Dorothy David announced this morning that Gary Ludwig, currently Managing Director of The Ludwig Group, LLC and former Deputy Fire Chief for the Memphis, Tennessee Fire Department, has been appointed Fire Chief for the City of Champaign effective […]
City of Champaign Announces Human Resources Director Appointment – Jason Hood Assumes New Role September 22 City Manager Dorothy Ann David announced this morning that Jason Hood has been appointed as Human Resources Director effective today, September 22, 2014. “Jason’s unique blend of human resource and community relations experience will be an asset to our City. […]
City Manager to Reopen Search for Fire Chief Acting Chief Dave Ferber to Continue in Leadership Role City Manager Dorothy Ann David announced today that she will reopen the search for the position of Fire Chief. The City will accept applications from new candidates beginning on May 12 until the position is filled. After exhausting […]