Items tagged: Finance

Finance Staff Member Appointed to IGFOA Board

At the recent Illinois Government Finance Officers Association (IGFOA) conference, Administrative Services Supervisor Jennifer Johnson was appointed to the IGFOA Executive Board as a Member-At-Large.  The appointment is a two-year term and her primary responsibilities include serving as a liaison to the Conference Planning Team and working with committee chairs to develop avenues for professional […]


City Staff Attends Tyler Connect Conference

Three City employees – Seth Brewer (Finance), Cynthia Chandler (Information Technologies) and Daphne Greaves(Information Technologies) – attended the annual Tyler Connect Conference which was held in Dallas, Texas from April 7-10. Tyler, the software company behind the City’s financial and human resources software, uses Tyler Connect to provide opportunities for training and networking between Tyler […]


City of Champaign Recognized for Financial Reporting

The City of Champaign is proud to announce that it has once again been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for the City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition […]


Now Showing: Champaign Connection Episode 61

On this episode of Champaign Connection, new Neighborhood Services Director Kerri Wiman talks with host Rick Atterberry about the mission and goals of the Neighborhood Services Department. Find out how her plans and goals for the department will help enhance our communities.  Next, meet the new Finance Director Kay Nees.  We get to know Kay […]


Input Sought Regarding Mobile Food Trucks

To gather public input regarding the operation and regulation of mobile food trucks, the City of Champaign will hold a public input session at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, February 19, 2018.  This information meeting will be held in the City Buildings Council Chambers, located at 102 North Neil Street, Champaign. The information session will provide […]


City of Champaign Implements New Financial and Human Resource Management Software

Following a 15-month implementation project, the City of Champaign successfully launched a new financial and human resource management software solution on July 1, 2017.  The new Munis Financial Management Software replaces an aging software system that was first put into service 21 years ago.  The new software will streamline and maximize the efficiency of managing […]


CGTV Telecasts Public Meeting for the Proposed Stormwater Utility Fee Rate Increase

On Wednesday, June 28, Champaign Government Television (CGTV) joined the Public Works Department and the Finance Department to produce a live telecast of the public meeting for the proposed stormwater utility fee rate increase. This presentation provides information along with Q & A about the stormwater plan of finance that includes a proposed rate increase. […]


Champaign City Manager Announces Finance Director Appointment

City Manager Dorothy Ann David announced today that Kay Nees, currently the City of Champaign’s City Accountant, will be promoted to the Finance Director position effective June 26, 2017. Ms. Nees has worked for the City of Champaign for the last three years and has more than 18 years of experience working in government accounting.  […]


Finance Department Hosts Two Day Conference

On February 9 & 10, the City of Champaign hosted a two-day conference of the Downstate Chapter of the Illinois Government Finance Officers Association (IGFOA), at the new Home2 Suites hotel. Molly Talkington, the City’s Financial Services Manager/Budget Officer and the Vice-President of Downstate IGFOA, contributed to conference planning and introduced all presenters. Finance Director […]