• Champaign County Regional Planning Commission Seeks New Member

    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 Monday, December 7, 2015. Persons may also contact Mayor Deborah Frank Feinen, RPC Chair, at 217‐403‐8720 with questions or by email at  

  • Next RPC meeting

    The next RPC Commission meeting will be Friday, November 20, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. in the John Dimit Conference Room, Brookens Administrative Center.

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Community Services

  • 2015 Notice of Funding Application (NOFA)

    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.

  • 2015 HUD Notice of Funding Availability

    The 2015 HUD Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) has been posted. For more information and to view and/or print the NOFA please visit the HUD Exchange Website. You can also learn more about applying for HUD funds and the process used nationally to achieve local funding competitions on HUD Exchange. The local competition timeline and deadlines are listed below:

    • 11:59 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015 — All new and renewal projects must be submitted in E-snaps.
    • Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 — Applicants are contacted about ranking and funding levels.
    • Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 — Project selection, ranking and entire CoC application posted for public review.
    • No later than 6:59 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 20, 2015 — Application will be submitted to HUD.

  • 2015 LIHEAP Winter Heating Assistance Program

    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.

Planning and Community Development


  • "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)