The Champaign County Regional Planning Commission (RPC) is currently looking for candidates interested in serving as one of two Community Members on the Commission. It is anticipated that a Community Member will be appointed in January 2016 to a full two‐year term beginning in January 2016. All interested persons are encouraged to apply by completing the Community Member Appointment Application (pdf.). Applications must be submitted no later than 5:00 pm Friday, January 15, 2016. Persons may also contact Mayor Deborah Frank Feinen, RPC Chair, at 217‐403‐8720 with questions or by email at email@example.com.
The next RPC Commission meeting will be Friday, February 26, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. in the John Dimit Conference Room, Brookens Administrative Center.
Kathleen Liffick, Champaign County Head Start/Early Head Start Director, receives the Region V Head Start Association Administrator of the Year Award. For more information, please read the press release.
Head Start now accepting applications for 2015-2016.
For more information about the meetings, visit the Policy Council page.
On November 4, 2015, the Champaign County Continuum of Care reviewed the projects submitted for consideration for inclusion in the 2015 Notice of Funding Application (NOFA) response by the Champaign County CoC. By unanimous vote, a list of projects were selected with the priorities noted.
CCRPC operates the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for winter heating assistance from Oct. 1, 2015, to May 31, 2016, with payments toward residential gas and electric bills for eligible households. All appointments are scheduled Monday through Friday at the CCRPC office located at Brookens Center, 1776 E. Washington St., Urbana, by phone at 217-384-1226 or by walk-in. Appointments are tightly scheduled; if you are late, you will need to be re-scheduled.
The Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Program is designed to help low-income residents save fuel and money, while increasing the comfort of their homes. Read more about the program
Savoy residents and visitors are invited to the first public workshop of the Savoy Bike & Pedestrian Plan on Thursday, February 4, 2016, 6 pm, at the Savoy Recreation Center, 402 W. Graham Dr., Savoy.
CUUATS staff presented the Hazardous Material Commodity Flow Study for Champaign County to the CUUATS Technical Committee in December 2015.
The FY 2016-2019 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) was amended by the CUUATS Technical and Policy Committees in December 2015.
The CUUATS Transportation & Economic Development Plan was approved by the CUUATS Technical and Policy Committees in December 2015.
Attention residents! Recycle/reuse your unwanted electronics. View the GUIDE FOR RESIDENTS to find out about convenient options available locally for recycling your electronics items year-round.
C-CARTS, the Champaign County Area Rural Transit System, is now available to persons traveling in rural Champaign County and from areas of rural Champaign County to Champaign-Urbana-Savoy.
Learn about the CCRPC project to identify a strategy to improve household hazardous waste collection options in a seven-county area of east central Illinois. Visit hhw-ccrpc.info for information about potential local initiatives for review.
"Ludlow Officials to do Prep Work to Secure Water Main Grant" — Rantoul Press (January 13, 2015)
"Ludlow to Replace Water Mains" – Rantoul Press (January 6, 2015)