The City of Champaign will recognize National Night Out on Tuesday, August 4, 2015, from 4:00-8:00 p.m. National Night Out is a designated evening when communities across America come together to take a stand against crime. To celebrate the nationwide event, residents are encouraged to lock their doors, turn on their porch lights and spend […]
The Hot Rod Power Tour will be arriving in Champaign on Sunday, June 7 as part of their 7-day, 7-stop tour at Parkland College. Please be aware of additional traffic hitting the areas surrounding Parkland, as the cars will be coming down Bradley Avenue from Mattis Avenue. See the event’s flyer for more information.
The City of Champaign is in the process of preparing its Neighborhood Programs Manual outlining programs for community development and neighborhood improvement commencing in late 2015. The Neighborhood Programs Division is responsible for developing and managing programs to address neighborhood needs, including rental and home ownership programs, neighborhood plan implementation, and public service activities. Completing […]
The City of Champaign is proud to announce an exciting new opportunity for residents to learn about the inner workings of local government. The new Champaign City Government 101 Academy will educate the public about the organization and operation of the City of Champaign, and promote civic engagement. The 11-class Academy will cover topics like […]
Now that the snow has finally melted away and the temperature has warmed up, its’ the perfect time to check the exterior of your home. Below are some preventative home maintenance items to consider: Check for loose or leaky gutters. Make sure downspouts drain away from the foundation and are clear and free of debris. Low […]
Code Compliance Manager David Oliver represented the City of Champaign/Keep Champaign Beautiful at the Keep Illinois Beautiful annual meeting held in Springfield on Wednesday, May 6. Leaders from thirteen state programs were in attendance at the meeting in addition to representatives from Keep America Beautiful and Illinois Environmental Protection Agency. Jennifer Jehn, Keep America Beautiful […]
Did you know the City has a Code of Ordinances that regulates vegetation in your yard? Grass and weeds must not be allowed to grow to a height greater than 8 inches on your property and the adjacent City parkway. Failure to keep the grass cut could result in you receiving a notice from the […]
On Monday, May 18, 2015, the City of Champaign will team up with the CommUnity Matters partners to put on an annual community resource fair. This year’s event will be held at Garden Hills Elementary School Gymnasium from 5-7 pm and will combine a wellness resource fair and family festival which is open to the […]
New community volunteer opportunities are now available. Please visit our Volunteer page to find out more and how to sign up today!
The Neighborhood Services Department, along with the Neighborhood Services Advisory Board, hosted the 6th Annual STAR Expo/Awards Ceremony on April 30, 2015 at the Hilton Garden Inn. Approximately 250 people attended the annual celebration to honor unsung individuals and organizations for their contributions to promoting neighborhood health and wellness in Champaign neighborhoods. The STAR Expo […]