The RPC Commission meeting scheduled for Friday, December 16, 2016 has been canceled. The next RPC Meeting will be held on Friday, January 27, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. in the John Dimit Conference Room, Brookens Administrative Center. Meeting documents are available on the commission reports page.
The Champaign County Regional Planning Commission (RPC) is currently looking for candidates interested in serving as a Community Member on the Commission. It is anticipated that a Community Member will be appointed in February 2017 to a full two-year term, ending December 31, 2018. 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, December 28, 2016. Persons may also contact Patrick Brown, RPC Chair, at 217‐586-4456 with questions or by email at email@example.com.
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Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016
The Continuum of Care (CoC) competitive application process is now open. The CoC’s Chair, Mike Benner, is available for questions by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The items below (except completed applications) will be sent out via the CoC’s ListServ as they become available. All of the items will also be posted on the Continuum of Care portion of this website. • Due date for project application(s) to be submitted into e-Snaps • CoC’s Project Prioritization (based upon HUD recommendation and CoC’s strategic plan) • CoC’s process for reallocation • CoC’s review, scoring and ranking procedures • Project applications • CoC’s Collaborative application • CoC’s ranking of programs and funding recommendations
CCRPC operates the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for winter heating assistance from Sept. 1, 2016, to May 31, 2017, 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
The December post of CCRPC’s data blog, “Data Literacy: Using the American Community Survey” is live! The post covers what the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey is, where to find it, what topics are covered, and how CCRPC uses this data.
The Regional Water Supply Framework report was approved by the RPC Board on October 28, 2016. It is the result of a multi-jurisdictional effort to recommend informed action in the spheres of research, public policy, and outreach. The report includes 35 strategies, all with the goal of protecting water quality and quantity in East-Central Illinois now and in the future.
The Urbana School Board approved the Prairie Campus Safe Routes to School Plan in October 2016.
The FY 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) was updated by the CUUATS Technical and Policy Committees in September 2016.
The Annual Listing of Federally Obligated Projects for Fiscal Year 2016 was approved by the CUUATS Technical and Policy Committees in September 2016.
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.