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

Employment Opportunity: Assistant Street/Utility Superintendent

The City of Mattoon is accepting applications for an Assistant Street/Utility Superintendent. The Assistant Superintendent helps to supervise the construction & maintenance crews, and the department budget. The Street/Utility Department constructs and maintains; streets, sidewalks, trees, water mains, storm sewers, and sanitary sewers. There are 16 employees and an annual budget of approximately $2.5 million. The position is located at the Street/Utility Department at 401 Dewitt Avenue East. Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years of responsible experience in municipal or heavy highway, maintenance and/or construction. Engineering Technicians and Construction/Maintenance Supervisors are encouraged to apply. The starting salary is [...]

2023-06-02T12:31:48-05:00June 1, 2023|

Employment Opportunity: Engineering Technician

The City of Mattoon is accepting applications for a Civil Engineering Technician. The primary duties include Computer-Aided Drafting, Field Surveying, Construction Inspection, and Contract Administration. The position is located in the Engineering Department at City Hall in Mattoon. Candidates must possess an Associate’s Degree in Civil Engineering Technology, or equivalent. The position is open to experienced technicians and recent graduates. Mechanical aptitude is required. The starting salary is $45,000 to 50,000 DOQ, plus overtime, health insurance, IMRF retirement, paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave. The full salary and benefit schedule can viewed by clicking here.  Interested candidates are asked to [...]

2023-06-01T20:37:17-05:00June 1, 2023|

Housing Needs Assessment

The City of Mattoon and the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) are undertaking a planning effort to complete a Housing Needs Assessment as a part of an overall Community Revitalization Strategy. We invite all permanent residents to take part in this planning process by completing this Community Needs Assessment Survey to provide valuable information about their experiences living in the City of Mattoon. The survey (link below) is completely anonymous; you should be able to complete it in under 10 minutes.

2023-05-23T10:16:02-05:00May 23, 2023|

Employment Opportunity: Assistant IT Director

Assistant Information Technology Director The City of Mattoon has an opening for the Assistant Information Technology Director position. Primary responsibilities include assisting the City’s IT Director in managing the municipality’s technology resources.  This includes technology lifecycle management, client desktop installation and support, help desk services, website management, and other computer and software-related support activities as required. The successful candidate must have experience supporting Microsoft Windows client computers or working with software and hardware end-users in a help desk support role. Candidates with experience or training in network administration, server management (especially Active Directory and Group Policy), or software development will [...]

2023-05-11T15:04:08-05:00May 11, 2023|

Press Release – Mattoon City-Wide Cleanup Day

MATTOON CITY-WIDE CLEANUP SATURDAY, JUNE 03, 2023 MATTOON YARD WASTE FACILITY The City of Mattoon will be conducting a Cleanup Day from 8 A.M. to 11 A.M. on Saturday, June 03, 2023. Roll-off dumpsters will be available at the Mattoon Yard Waste Facility at Shelby Avenue and Logan Street. The dumpsters are available for Mattoon residents only. A Driver’s License, or other proof of residency, is required in order to dispose of material at the site. The site is open for residential clean-up. The site will not be open to commercial contractors. Load size will be limited to 1 ton [...]

2023-04-19T10:19:46-05:00April 19, 2023|

Public Notice: BAAD Grant Program

The City of Mattoon is hereby informing residents of an upcoming public hearing for discussion and a resolution of support regarding the City of Mattoon's application to the IDNR Boat Access Area Development (BAAD) grant program, which would fund the creation of an ADA Accessible Kayak launch to be installed at Lake Mattoon. The public hearing where the resolution will be presented, and discussion will occur is at the May 2nd City Council meeting at City Hall (208 N 19th Street, Mattoon IL, 61938) during the regular City Council meeting at 6:30 pm

2023-04-14T16:25:53-05:00April 14, 2023|

Press Release – November 29, 2022

CITY OF MATTOON, PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT PRESS RELEASE November 29, 2022 The City of Mattoon has been bidding the electric supply for our residents since 2013. We have saved each of our residents and average of $900.00 during that time. Unfortunately, our current bid is expiring. There are no good offers in the electric supply market right now to compete with Ameren’s standard rate. The residents in our program will all be automatically moving to Ameren for 1 year. We intend to re-bid electric supply next fall if market conditions are more favorable. Ameren has mailed the attached notice to [...]

2022-11-30T20:31:15-06:00November 30, 2022|

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 [...]

2022-10-05T15:52:26-05:00October 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 [...]

2022-09-28T15:02:47-05:00September 28, 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 [...]

2022-07-21T16:49:14-05:00July 11, 2022|
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