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Preservation issues guide Urbana council's votes on solar farm, rezoning

URBANA — In their last meeting of the year, members of the Urbana City Council voted on ordinances that — as so often happens in Urbana — brought up concerns around preservation.

Danville council facing deadline on setting property-tax levy

DANVILLE — After failing to pass a new property-tax levy two weeks ago, Danville aldermen now face a must-pass deadline this week.

Various proposals failed to gain "yes" votes from at least eight of the 14 aldermen during their Dec. 4 meeting, so the council will try to reach a consensus again at today's meeting, set for 6 p.m. at City Hall, 17 W. Main St.

Building permits, Dec. 16, 2018

Listed are permits for all new single-family and multifamily residences as well as commercial and industrial work and residential remodeling costing over $25,000. Permits are listed by applicant, description, site and cost.

Champaign

Ironwood Builders Inc., new single-family residence at 3804 Patriot Lane, $350,000.

UI Research Park board weighing sale of two more buildings

CHAMPAIGN — The University of Illinois Research Park board met this week to consider the sale of two more buildings.

No action was taken, and Research Park officials declined to comment on what was discussed in the closed session.

Entertainment listings, Dec. 13-20, 2018

EVENTS

This weekend

HOLIDAY MAGIC SNOW SHOW

What: "Snow" will fall over the holiday tree at Center Court while three holiday songs are playing. Also, visit Santa and get a photo taken with him. Special events — ugly sweater day, Dec. 13; pet night, 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 17.

When: 12:25, 3:25 and 6:25 p.m. Dec. 13-24.

Are We There Yet? | Among the Elm Boulevard treetops, a star is born

Find previous entries of this column at https://www.news-gazette.com/blogs/there-yet/.

Scott Pickard has always been a climber — and a bit of an adventurer.

Building permits, Dec. 9, 2018

Listed are permits for all new single-family and multifamily residences as well as commercial and industrial work and residential remodeling costing over $25,000.

Permits are listed by applicant, description, site and cost.

Champaign

Pratt Home Improvement, sunroom addition at single-family residence at 1920 Robert Drive, $80,000.

Housing authority set to break ground on Haven project

CHAMPAIGN — Construction is set to begin soon on a $15 million housing authority project on the north side of Champaign.

The Housing Authority of Champaign County is planning a groundbreaking Dec. 14 on its Haven project on Interstate Drive, behind Walmart.

Cunningham Township supervisor outlines plan for women's shelter

URBANA — Cunningham Township Supervisor Danielle Chynoweth painted an image of a city in the midst of a homelessness crisis Monday night and offered the board a plan that would bring a women's shelter to Urbana.

Building permits, Dec. 2, 2018

Listed are permits for all new single-family and multifamily residences as well as commercial and industrial work and residential remodeling costing over $25,000. Permits are listed by applicant, description, site and cost.

Champaign

Armstrong Builders Inc., new single-family residence at 3905 Slate Drive, $123,000.

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