Voice Vote (September 2010)

Voice Vote (September 2010)

How state money for road repairs breaks down

It’s not clear yet whether the road money that Champaign will receive from Gov. Pat Quinn’s “Illinois Jobs Now!” program will actually create any jobs in Champaign or fix any more potholes, according to a local official. Read on for details.

Two volunteer opportunities this weekend

Two community groups are still seeking volunteers for building projects on Saturday. If you're interested in helping, read on for details on how to do exactly that.

Champaign's checkbook: $3.1 million for first half of September

This week's checks range from 29 cents written to "AT&T Long Distance" for a "covert line" to $708,323.42 for Feutz Contractors' work on the Boneyard storm sewer improvements. Read on for details and the full check register.

How to voice your opinion on Champaign library fee

Reader response has been heavy to stories about the Champaign Public Library's plan to charge some out-of-district users $200 annually. Two meetings coming up soon can provide those affected with a voice in the process.

City recycling carts are not your average trash toter

There's more to these recycling carts than you might think. Read on for four reasons why the toters are more than just your typical garbage can.

September in the Champaign City Building

Unlike the Chicago Cubs, the Champaign City Council remains relevant in September. Read on for details on what's going on inside the Champaign City Building this month.

Few surprises so far among potential council candidates

Now more than a week into the petition circulation period, six potential city council candidates are collecting nomination signatures, but there's only one new name among the group. Read on for details.