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 […]
The Dobbins Downs Neighborhood Association held their monthly meeting on Tuesday April 27, 2015. The group discussed summer neighborhood connection activities to be held this summer. The meeting participants decided to organize three events this summer: June 6, 2015 – Mable Thomas Park Cleanup; July 16, 2015 – Neighborhood Services Department/Park District event at Mable […]
The Bristol Place Resource Center Open House and Neighborhood Clean Up Event was hosted by the Neighborhood Services Department on Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 8:00 am until 1:00 pm. The Bristol Resource Center is located at 119 E. Roper and will open after accessibility repairs are completed. The event was well attended by approximately […]
Code Compliance began systematic housing inspections this month as part of the code compliance action plan for the Garden Hills neighborhood. The inspections began with the properties ranking with the highest number of deficiencies from the housing assessment previously completed. To further prepare residents for the forthcoming inspections, Neighborhood Services sent a mailing out to […]
Champaign City Council adopted an ordinance banning running bamboo in Champaign during a regular City Council meeting on Tuesday, January 20, 2015. Running bamboo can become an invasive nuisance through the aggressive spread of underground rhizomes resulting in the emergence of new bamboo culms far from the plant. Running bamboo can grow to a height […]
The bid opening for the demolition of the above referenced addresses was held on January 15, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. Three contractors were present at the Demolition Bid Opening, Kevin Henderson Vice President of Duce Construction, Carol Ezell, representing Meuser’s Construction & Excavation and Rod Hinmon, owner of ICD Ironhorse, Inc. There were a total […]
The City provided federal funding to Habitat for Humanity to assist with the clearance of this site in preparation for a new affordable home to be built. A homebuyer is now under contract and Habitat anticipates breaking ground this summer on the new home.