City Hall Reopening

City Hall is partially reopening after being closed to the public during the pandemic. Those interested in conducing City business is still encouraged to do so using the City’s website, by e-mail, or by phone.

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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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City Removing 4-Way Stop

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.

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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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