Items tagged: neighborhood services

Hundreds Gather Around the STAR Longest Table

The first Champaign STAR Longest Table event was held on Monday, August 12, at the City View Banquet & Meeting Center in the Illinois Terminal building.  Although the event was previously scheduled as an outdoor event, it was moved inside due to inclement weather. 235 people pre-registered online, and even the threat of thunderstorms could […]


Four Workshops Held for Garden Hills SLEEP

Champaign’s Neighborhood Services Department, along with the Champaign County Regional Planning Commission, and Ameren Illinois, hosted four Garden Hills SLEEP Workshops over the last month. Workshops were held on June 12 at Arrowhead Lanes, June 13 at Developmental Services Center, July 11 at Illinois workNet and July 13, 2019, at Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church.  […]


Summer Block Party a Huge Success

On June 20, 2019, Champaign’s Neighborhood Services Department collaborated with the Champaign Park District to host the second Neighborhood Summer Block Party at the Town Center Apartments. Approximately 200 residents from the Town Center Apartments, as well as residents from surrounding apartments and subdivisions, attended the event. They were treated to music provided by DJ […]


Neighborhood Services Participates in Wellness, Fun & Medicare 101 @ Carle at the Fields

Champaign Neighborhood Services staff members participated in a Carle-sponsored wellness event on October 6,2018, targeted towards senior residents. The event was held at the recently opened Carle at the Fields facility. Staff provided information regarding neighborhood wellness as it related to property upkeep and Neighborhood Services’ portfolio of programs for residents who may need assistance with […]


Watch Champaign Connection Episode #62 on CGTV and Social Media

There is a new episode of Champaign Connection now playing most nights at 6:30 p.m. on CGTV (Comcast and iTV3 Broadband channel 5, and AT&T U-verse channel 99). This episode will air on CGTV from April 1, through May 31. It is also available on the City’s website and YouTube channel. On episode 62:   […]


2018 STAR Awards – Call for Nominations

The City of Champaign Neighborhood Services Department is proud to announce a call to the public for STAR Awards nominations. The STAR Awards program encourages the public to recognize those exceptional individuals or groups of individuals who volunteer their time, talents, resources and energy to assist in our neighborhoods and community. Nominations are made by […]


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 […]


Fire Damaged Vehicles Towed

In August 2017, the Neighborhood Services Code Compliance Division cited four vehicles for being unregistered and not parked on an improved surface on a vacant lot. The violation notice also referenced that the three buses could not be parked on the property due to the City’s Zoning Ordinance. The owner of the vehicles contacted Inspector […]


Champaign Neighborhood Services Director Announces Resignation

Kevin Jackson, Neighborhood Services Director for the City of Champaign, has announced his resignation effective later this month.  Jackson will be leaving to assume a new position as Deputy City Manager for the City of Long Beach, California. Upon making his announcement, Jackson said, “I am grateful for the opportunity to work for such an […]


2017 STAR Awards Nominations

The City of Champaign Neighborhood Services Department is proud to announce for the eighth year a call to the public for STAR Awards nominations. The STAR Awards program encourages the public to recognize those exceptional individuals or groups of individuals who volunteer their time, talents, resources and energy to assist in our neighborhoods and community.  […]