Items tagged: Scott Bennett

City Council to Consider $2 Million State Grant for Community Development and Violence Prevention

On May 16, 2023, the Champaign City Council will consider approving an agreement to accept $2,000,000 from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) through the Community Development, Violence Prevention and Administrative Costs Grant. This grant funding was appropriated for the City of Champaign by the late State Senator Scott Bennett. If the […]

Mayor Feinen Issues Statement Regarding Passing of State Senator Scott Bennett

Mayor Deborah Frank Feinen released the following statement today regarding the passing of State Senator Scott Bennett: “I am heartbroken to learn of the passing of State Senator Scott Bennett, a man who truly made a difference in the lives of so many people across Central Illinois. My heartfelt condolences go out to his wife […]

Champaign County First Springfield Trip

Champaign County First Springfield Trip On Wednesday, November 30, 2016 representatives of the City of Champaign, City of Urbana, Village of Savoy, Village of Mahomet, Village of St. Joseph, Champaign County, Champaign County Chamber of Commerce, and Champaign County Economic Development Corporation traveled together to Springfield to advocate for a number of priority projects to […]