City of Mattoon, Illinois

Official Government Website for the City of Mattoon, Illinois

City of Mattoon, Illinois

Official Government Website for the City of Mattoon, Illinois


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Welcome to the City of Mattoon, Illinois

Whether you live here, work here, or are just passing through, we hope you enjoy the City of Mattoon and all it has to offer. We cherish our parks, lakes, shopping centers, restaurants, schools, businesses, and many other assets. We enjoy recreation and festivities like Bagelfest and Lightworks. If you are here every day or just one, we have plenty to offer in this community.

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Open Position: Community Development and Planning Manager

This full-time position takes a lead role in economic development and marketing the community to professional businesses, commercial retail, and new housing developments. Organizes, directs and coordinates the municipality's planning, subdivision, zoning, and enforcement functions. And assists City Administration with key objectives in a growing community. The salary range is $55,000-$75,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience. A full job description can be found by clicking here.  Interested candidates are to submit a resume and cover letter to: City of Mattoon is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.  

September 19, 2022|

Open Positions: Public Works Laborer

CITY OF MATTOON PUBLIC WORKS LABORERS The City of Mattoon is accepting applications for 2 openings in the Street Department. The Street Department maintains; streets, sidewalks, water distribution, sanitary sewers, storm drainage, buildings & grounds, trees, and landscaping. Starting pay is $21.94/hr for experienced construction workers, and $18.58/hr for applicants without construction experience. Benefits include overtime, pay holidays, vacation & sick leave, health insurance, and retirement. Full salary and benefits can be found by clicking here. Mechanical aptitude is required. The position is required to obtain a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), with Air Brake & Tanker Endorsements, within the first [...]

August 31, 2022|

Public Works Press Release – August 16, 2022

CITY OF MATTOON, PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, August 16, 2022 The City of Mattoon has received a grant award in the amount of $525,000 from the Rebuild Illinois “Downtowns and Main Streets Capital Program”. The funding will be used for Streetscaping Improvements on Broadway Avenue from 16th Street to 14th Street. The grant awards were announced by Governor JB Pritzker’s Office and the Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) on Monday. There were 50 grant awards totaling $106 million statewide. The City of Mattoon has completed a series of Streetscaping, Parking Lot, and Park improvements on Broadway [...]

August 16, 2022|

Further Information on Proposed Sports Complex

Please click here to see a presentation on the Proposed Sports Complex. Click here for the version of this presentation used in the July 19th Council Meeting. You can also find further information on anticipated economic development by clicking here. A recording of the 7/8/22 Special City Council Meeting that went further in-depth on this information is also available here. The City of Mattoon will hold a public presentation on the Mattoon Sports Complex project followed by a public question and answer session at its July 19, 2022, Council meeting.  The meeting will be held at the Burgess Osborne Auditorium [...]

July 11, 2022|

Public Works Press Release – May 03, 2022

The City of Mattoon and Howell Paving will be starting work on Dewitt Avenue from 14th Street to Logan Street on Monday, May 16. The project includes milling, patching, resurfacing, and new ADA sidewalk ramps. Dewitt Avenue will be closed to traffic during construction. The intersections at 14th Street, 12th Street, 6th Street, and Logan Street will remain open to north-south traffic thru-out the work. Residents on Dewitt Ave will have access to their properties from the alleys. Parking for residents will also be available on the sidestreets at the end of each block. The work is expected to be [...]

May 3, 2022|

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