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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Limiting Access to City Buildings

With the rise in numbers of new Coronavirus cases and the Governor’s indoor mask mandate, the City of Mattoon will be limiting access to its public buildings. In an effort to reduce the potential risk of spreading the Coronavirus to our staff and citizens the City of Mattoon has decided to limit the access to City Hall, Police Department, Fire Departments, Tourism Office and the Public Works Building.  We are asking the public to do as much business as they can by email, city website or telephone until further notice. Meetings can be setup by appointment. City Clerk’s Office:    [...]

August 31, 2021|

Riley Creek CSO Conveyance Sewer Work

Public notice of the first phase of a sewer project on the northeast side of Mattoon.

August 27, 2021|

Virtual City Council Meetings Details

Due to the Covid-19 "Coronavirus" pandemic, regular and special meetings of the City Council will continue to be held in a "virtual" meeting room.  This will allow for safe participation by elected officials, departmental managers, and any citizen interested in attending. Cisco WebEx hosts the virtual Council Chamber.  Join the meetings using the information shown below. Visit the City Council Meeting page to view the agenda for upcoming meetings. The next City Council meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. September 21, 2021 Virtual Meeting Details: Regular City Council Meeting At no sooner than 6:20 p.m., visit [...]

August 12, 2021|

Annual Fire Hydrant Flow Testing

The Mattoon Fire Department will be conducting annual flow testing, maintenance, and painting of fire hydrants throughout the City of Mattoon beginning July 26, 2021, and will continue until completed. Pending weather, this process should take 4-6 weeks to complete. The hydrants will be flowed between the hours of 8am and 3pm This testing is done to check flow rates to help provide better protection and response to the citizens and visitors of Mattoon. During this time any landscaping that obstructs the view or operation of the hydrant will be trimmed or removed. Hydrant flushing may cause discoloration of your [...]

July 22, 2021|

City Recycling Program Suspended

The City of Mattoon has been notified the recycling program has been placed on hold until further notice.

July 9, 2021|

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2 days ago

Come out and support our MHS Students!
Please avoid traveling on Broadway, Prairie, and Richmond Avenues from N. 2nd St. to N. 16th St. Roadways will be blocked off.
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3 days ago

On behalf of the Celebrate Downtown committee, we are happy to announce that we are moving forward with plans to bring the annual Trunk or Treat Festival back to downtown on October 29th 2021 from 5-8pm. We are excited to bring back this FREE event that draws so many kids and families to downtown. The success of this event depends on the generous support of our sponsors and partners to help fulfill all the needs of such an event.
Sponsors can help in a variety of ways: Monetary donations, Sponsor prizes, Volunteers, Equipment, Specialized planning, etc.… Please consider adding the Celebrate Downtown Trunk or Treat festival to your Marketing calendar this year. Please also note we are also planning for Celebrate Downtown Christmas on December 3rd and offer a special “Double Down Sponsorship” deal of 10% discount for sponsors who join both efforts.
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