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 […]
Notice of Amtrak Claims Fund Under the ADA Amtrak has entered into a Settlement Agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to resolve a lawsuit brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). The Settlement Agreement resolves alleged violations of the ADA. If you were harmed by Amtrak’s lack of accessible transportation services between July […]
The proposed budget for fiscal year 2021, is now available for public review on the website for the City of Mattoon.
The City of Mattoon will be removing the stop signs on Dewitt Avenue at the intersection with 12th Street on Monday, February 01, 2021. The public is asked to use caution at the intersection when travelling on either street.
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 […]
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 […]
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
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
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 […]
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.