News

November 27, 2012

Board Approves Existing Condition Report

During a board meeting on Nov. 15, Susan Chavarria from the Champaign County Regional Planning Commission addressed the St. Joseph board and presented a comprehensive plan existing condition report. The report was created from meetings held discussing the St. Joseph Comprehensive Plan. Read the full article at LeaderLandNews.com

November 27, 2012

Public Invited to Workshop

Champaign County Regional Planning Commission, in coordination with the Village of St. Joseph, will hold a Public Workshop on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in St. Joseph. Read the full article at LeaderLandNews.com

November 13, 2012

Roundabout at Windsor and Race Would Eventually Cause Traffic Jams

Reducing Windsor Road to two travel lanes and building a roundabout at its intersection with Race Street would eventually cause long traffic jams during peak hours, according to a Champaign County Regional Planning Commission study. The data were presented to the Urbana City Council on Tuesday night as a follow-up to their more detailed discussion […]

November 6, 2012

Ludlow Village Board Adopts Tax Levy Ordinance

The Ludlow Village Board approved its 2012 tax levy ordinance. The levy, for $5,900, is nearly identical to the amount levied the previous year. Read the full article at RantoulPress.com

October 18, 2012

RPC Seeks Candidates for Board

The Champaign County Regional Planning Commission is seeking candidates to replace Ed Bland on the nine-member board. Bland, executive director of the Housing Authority of Champaign County, recently indicated he wanted to resign from the RPC board by the end of the year. Read the full article at News-Gazette.com

October 12, 2012

Reminder: Electronics Recycling Event Set

Champaign County residents are again invited to dump their old electronics during a recycling collection on Saturday at The News-Gazette Distribution Center, 3202 Apollo Drive, C. Read the full article at News-Gazette.com

October 9, 2012

Ludlow Board Studies Water Tower Options

The Ludlow Village Board might go the most thorough route to clean and sandblast the village water tower. Mike Buzicky of Sodemann & Associates engineers, Champaign, told the village board last week that the least-expensive project would cost about $73,130. The most expensive work, if the water tank interior is sandblasted to bare steel to […]

October 2, 2012

Heating Bill Help Offered in Champaign County

Appointments are now being taken for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program for households that have had their heating utility disconnected or with children under age 5. Read the full article at News-Gazette.com

September 25, 2012

RPC to Absorb Job-Training Consortium

The Champaign Consortium is coming under the umbrella of the Champaign County Regional Planning Commission. The consortium is the local agency that administers Workforce Investment Act grants for job training in Champaign, Ford, Iroquois and Piatt counties. Read the full article at News-Gazette.com

September 25, 2012

Hazardous Waste Dropoff in Champaign

Area residents can turn in unused or unwanted prescription drugs in Tuscola and hazardous household waste in Champaign at separate events this Saturday. Read the full article at News-Gazette.com

September 4, 2012

Signup Set for Help on Heating Bills

It’s still summer, but low-income seniors and people with disabilities can begin signing up for an appointment to apply for help with winter heating bills on Tuesday. The Champaign County Regional Planning Commission staff will begin making appointments for assistance through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program on Tuesday at the planning commission offices at […]

September 3, 2012

Signup Tuesday for Help with Heating Costs

It’s still summer, but low-income seniors and people with disabilities can begin signing up for an appointment to apply for help with winter heating bills on Tuesday. The Champaign County Regional Planning Commission staff will begin making appointments for assistance through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program on Tuesday at the planning commission offices at […]