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 […]Read More
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.
Just a friendly reminder to our Water & Sewer customers: All City utility bills are once again subject to late fees if not paid on time. With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, the City temporarily suspended disconnections for non-payment of utility bills and waived late payment penalties. Late fees have now been […]Read More
Mayor Timothy D. Gover passed away earlier this morning due to lingering health issues. Mayor Gover was born and raised in Mattoon and remained to raise his family while working for Eastern Illinois University, where he retired after 32 years of teaching. Throughout his years of residence, Mayor Gover had been a champion of promoting […]Read More
Elections for the positions of mayor (one seat) and commissioners (four seats) will be held on April 6, 2021. The City Clerk’s Office has published details regarding the filing of candidate petitions on the page below. Election Dates to Remember – City of Mattoon, IllinoisRead More
The City of Mattoon has obtained a new aggregated electricity rate contract for the community. Learn more, including how you can opt-in or opt-out of the contract, by reading the Electricity section of the Utilities page on the City’s website: mattoon.illinois.gov/residents/utilities. UtilitiesRead More