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Champaign to allow residents to own hens

By Angelica Lavito

December 4, 2013

Residents of Champaign will now be able to raise hens, as the Champaign City Council voted 7-1 Tuesday to amend a previous ordinance that didn’t allow residents to own the animal. The ordinance states that citizens must obtain a license to possess hens. Licenses will only be granted to those who li...

Champaign City Council hires two new minority, women focused financial advisors

By Angelica Lavito

November 20, 2013

The Champaign City Council voted 8-0 to hire the financial advisers recommended in a study session at Tuesday night’s meeting. Robert W. Baird & Co. and Comer Capital Group were recommended as co-financial advisers, and Kane, McKenna Capital was recommended for planning services. The recommend...

Champaign to offer incentives to Yahoo for expansion

By Angelica Lavito

November 13, 2013

The Champaign City Council directed city staff to negotiate development incentives with Yahoo at Tuesday’s meeting. Yahoo has an office in Research Park and was exploring expanding at either that office or another location, depending on the incentives Champaign offered. The council will likely vote on the ...