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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Press Release – Electric Supply Rates

PRESS RELEASE Several area cities and counties have been working together to bid electric supply for our residents. The cities of Charleston, Effingham, Mattoon, and Paris along with Coles County are nearing the end of a contract with a rate of 4.19 cents per kilowatt hour.  This rate will be expiring with the meter readings in December 2022. Recently the buying group, along with our consultant Good Energy, worked to solicit new electric supply bids for our residents. We were unable to secure an offer with a satisfactory combination of price and duration due to the current volatility in the [...]

October 5, 2022|

Mattoon Housing Survey

Mattoon in Motion (MIM), in partnership with the City of Mattoon, is conducting a community housing survey to determine future housing development and rehabilitation needs and projects for our community. This survey will allow us to apply for grants and provide important information to housing developers.  We have created five surveys that ask different questions from individuals and organizations that have unique perspectives about the housing situation in Mattoon, IL. If you fit into one or more of these categories, we invite you to fill out each one that applies to you. Links to the surveys are below: 1) Resident Survey - This survey is for [...]

September 28, 2022|

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|

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