Items tagged: Coronavirus

City of Champaign Temporarily Suspends Spring Yard Waste Collection

On March 30, 2020, Mayor Deborah Frank Feinen issued COVID-19 Related Emergency Order 20-09 to postpone the start of the April and May spring yard waste collection until further notice. In response to the current public health emergency, the Public Works Department has reduced staff to responding to life safety emergencies only and thus cannot […]


City of Champaign Extends Expiration Dates for Certain City-Issued Licenses

Today, Mayor Deborah Frank Feinen issued COVID-19 Related Emergency Order 20-08, allowing for the extension of the expiration date for the City-issued licenses listed below as specified in Section 19-13 of the Champaign Municipal Code, as well as the required payment for such renewals as specified in Sections 19-13 and 5-33 (Alcoholic beverages).  Renewals and […]


VIDEO MESSAGE: Fire Chief Addresses COVID-19

Please click HERE to watch the Fire Chief addressing the state of Champaign’s fire services following Champaign County’s first confirmed case of COVID-19. TRANSCRIPT FOLLOWS: Hello, I am Champaign Fire Chief Gary Ludwig. As many of you are aware, the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District announced that Champaign County has had its first confirmed case of […]


City of Champaign Announces Curbside Pickup Zones and Packaged Alcohol Delivery

Today, in response to the Governor’s executive order restricting on-premise consumption of food and beverage, Mayor Feinen executed two emergency orders. First, to allow for temporary curbside pickup zones in downtown Champaign to help continue food and beverage services. Next, to allow qualified bars and restaurants to deliver packaged alcohol. On Monday, March 16, Illinois […]


VIDEO MESSAGE: Chief of Police Addresses Modifications to Services

Please click HERE to watch the Chief of Police addressing modifications to police services following Champaign County’s first confirmed case of COVID-19. TRANSCRIPT FOLLOWS: Hi, I’m Anthony Cobb, City of Champaign Chief of Police. As you are aware, it was announced yesterday Champaign County has its first confirmed case of COVID-19. As the Chief, I […]


VIDEO MESSAGE: Mayor Feinen addresses COVID-19

Please click HERE to watch Mayor Feinen addressing Champaign County’s first confirmed case of COVID-19 and the City’s response. TRANSCRIPT FOLLOWS: Hello, I’m Deb Frank Feinen, Mayor of the City of Champaign. Today, it was announced that Champaign County has its first confirmed case of COVID-19. I do understand this may cause many of you to […]


Mayor Feinen Declares Local Emergency Related to the COVID-19 Virus

Mayor Feinen Declares Local Emergency Related to the COVID-19 Virus City Council to Hold Special Emergency Meeting Tomorrow Today, Mayor Deborah Frank Feinen issued an Executive Order declaring the existence of a local emergency in the City of Champaign related to the COVID-19 virus, which is causing or is anticipated to cause widespread impacts on […]


Champaign, Urbana, and Champaign County Leaders Issue COVID-19 Statement

As local government leaders, our top priorities are the health, safety, and welfare of our residents, visitors, and employees.  We know COVID-19 (coronavirus) will impact our community. While the full extent remains uncertain, we know that we must all take immediate steps to slow the spread of the virus today. Our government agencies are also […]