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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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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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