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

Public Notice: An AmeriCorps NCCC team is Helping the City of Mattoon

For Immediate Release:  An AmeriCorps NCCC team is Helping the City of Mattoon  Mattoon, Ill. – AmeriCorps members serving in the National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) program are supporting the City of Mattoon from September 18-November 6. The team is helping create trail systems covering five miles on 110 acres of city-owned land. The AmeriCorps team from the North Central Region campus in Vinton, Iowa is contributing to the goals of the project by clearing trail corridors, developing trails, installing amenities, and establishing pollinator plots. The project is expected to benefit all residents and visitors in East Central Illinois, by [...]

2023-09-15T09:53:09-05:00September 15, 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. https://arcg.is/1eeuiP0

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|

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|

Limiting Access to City Buildings

City Hall has limited access at this time. Appointments are encouraged, please see the Department phone numbers below to schedule an appointment or ask any questions. City Clerk’s Office:            (217) 235-5654 Inspections Office:            (217) 234-7367 Parks and Lakes:              (217) 234-3611 Police Department:           (217) 235-5451 Public Works Dept.:          (217) 235-5171 Tourism Department:        (217) 258-6286  

2023-07-13T13:48:28-05:00August 31, 2021|

Virtual City Council Meetings Details

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. For those unable to attend, recordings of any virtual City Council Meetings will be posted to our YouTube Channel. February 20, 2024, Virtual Meetings Details: A Regular City Council meeting is scheduled for 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM on Tuesday, February 20, 2024. Regular City Council Meeting At no sooner than 6:20 pm, visit the Cisco WebEx meeting site by clicking the link below. https://bit.ly/MattoonCC022024 Meeting number (access code): 2555 350 5648 [...]

2024-02-15T10:50:02-06:00August 12, 2021|

Annual Fire Hydrant Flow Testing

The Mattoon Fire Department will be conducting annual flow testing, maintenance, and painting of fire hydrants throughout the City of Mattoon beginning July 26, 2021, and will continue until completed. Pending weather, this process should take 4-6 weeks to complete. The hydrants will be flowed between the hours of 8am and 3pm This testing is done to check flow rates to help provide better protection and response to the citizens and visitors of Mattoon. During this time any landscaping that obstructs the view or operation of the hydrant will be trimmed or removed. Hydrant flushing may cause discoloration of your [...]

2021-07-22T17:03:10-05:00July 22, 2021|
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