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

Lake Mattoon Waterfowl Hunting Drawing

  CITY OF MATTOON – PARKS & LAKES DEPARTMENT PRESS RELEASE July 9, 2024     Lake Mattoon Waterfowl Hunting Drawing The City of Mattoon has announced the 2024 annual drawing to assign waterfowl hunting privileges at Lake Mattoon. The City of Mattoon has 12 blind locations designated for the hunting of waterfowl at Lake Mattoon.  Applicants must reside in Coles, Cumberland or Shelby Counties and be 18 years old. Lake Mattoon Waterfowl Drawing Applications are available at the Lake Mattoon Marina, 1282 County Road 000E, Neoga, IL 62447. A non-refundable $50 application fee will be charged. Applications should be [...]

2024-07-09T15:39:51-05:00July 9, 2024|

Special City Council Meeting – Virtual Meeting Details

For those who are unable to attend, recordings of any virtual City Council Meetings will be posted to our YouTube Channel. 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. A City Council meeting is scheduled for 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM on Monday, June 10, 2024. June 10, 2024, Virtual Meeting Details: Special City Council Meeting At no sooner than 7:20 am, visit the Cisco WebEx meeting site by clicking the link below. Meeting number (access code): 2552 647 [...]

2024-06-07T10:29:55-05:00June 7, 2024|

City of Mattoon Fire Hydrant Flushing

City of Mattoon Fire Hydrant Flushing   The City of Mattoon Public Works Department, will begin flushing fire hydrants Monday, May 13, 2024 and continue until all lines are flushed.   Flushing will be conducted weekdays between 6:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.   Hydrant flushing is done to ensure all City hydrants and water lines are operating properly and will be usable during a fire emergency.   Hydrant flushing may cause discoloration of your household water in or near   the areas being tested which is a result of iron deposits being disturbed during the flushing process.   Iron deposits can [...]

2024-05-07T13:48:11-05:00May 7, 2024|

Broadway Streetscaping from 14th to 16th

Broadway Streetscaping from 14th to 16th This project is a continuation of the streetscape improvements the City of Mattoon has done from 16th west.  This project will continue incorporating the same design and aesthetics that has been used to date. Work on the project is being done by the same contractor that has done the previous projects, Fuller-Wente, Inc.  They plan to begin work on the project starting Monday, March 25, 2024.  On Sunday they will set up traffic control and begin blocking off parking along the north side of Broadway between 14th and 16th Streets.  On Monday they will [...]

2024-03-21T17:04:56-05:00March 21, 2024|

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|

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|
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