Champaign's checkbook: Less than $1 million for first part of February
The city council this week approved $843,307.54 worth of vendor payments for the period between Jan. 28 and Feb. 10.
Biggest expense was power bills: $81,099.34 went to Ameren Illinois for that. Smallest was $7.34 to Carquest of Champaign for a thread chaser.
Also notable is the $75,848.46 that went to Cargill, Inc., for 1550.96 tons of salt.