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 […]

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Finance Department News: Utility Bill Late Fees Have Resumed

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 […]

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Passing of Mayor Gover

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 […]

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Municipal Election 2021 Information

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, Illinois

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City Announces New Aggregated Electricity Rates

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. Utilities

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City Clerk’s Update on Birth Certificates

Parents needing to obtain a copy of a birth certificate before a child goes to school needs to plan ahead.  Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mattoon City Hall is currently closed to the public, so all requests for birth certificates are being handled by mail.  The City Clerk’s Office encourages parents to allow extra time […]

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Mayor Provides Direction for Restaurants & Bars

The Mayor issued today this letter providing direction to restaurant and bar owners who wish to reopen their establishments. Direct questions regarding the contents of this letter to the Code Enforcement office at 217-234-7367 or the City Clerk’s office at 217-235-5654.

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2020 Mattoon T-Ball Registration

2020 Mattoon T-Ball Registration Form is Now Available. Boys and Girls Ages 4 through 7.
Complete and Return the Registration Form to the Park Office by May 1st.

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City Limiting Access to Municipal Buildings

In an effort to reduce the risk to our staff and the potential spreading of the Coronavirus, the City of Mattoon is limiting public access to its buildings.  These buildings include:  City Hall, the Police Department, the two Fire Stations, the Tourism Office at the Mattoon Train Depot, and the Public Works Building.  These changes […]

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