City of Mattoon, Illinois

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Latest News from the City of Mattoon

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 [...]

November 30, 2022|

Press Release – November 21, 2022

CITY OF MATTOON, PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT PRESS RELEASE  November 21, 2022 The City of Mattoon will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, December 13, 2022, at 5:30PM, in the City Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 208 N. 19th Street, Mattoon IL 61938 to provide interested parties an opportunity to express their views on a proposed federal funded Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) project.  The meeting will be held as part of the regularly scheduled Public Works Advisory Board Meeting. The meeting will be open to in-person attendance. There will also be a Webex virtual attendance option offered for anyone [...]

November 21, 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 [...]

October 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 [...]

September 28, 2022|

Open Position: Community Development and Planning Manager

This full-time position takes a lead role in economic development and marketing the community to professional businesses, commercial retail, and new housing developments. Organizes, directs and coordinates the municipality's planning, subdivision, zoning, and enforcement functions. And assists City Administration with key objectives in a growing community. The salary range is $55,000-$75,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience. A full job description can be found by clicking here.  Interested candidates are to submit a resume and cover letter to: City of Mattoon is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.  

September 19, 2022|

Further Information on Proposed Sports Complex

Please click here to see a presentation on the Proposed Sports Complex. Click here for the version of this presentation used in the July 19th Council Meeting. You can also find further information on anticipated economic development by clicking here. A recording of the 7/8/22 Special City Council Meeting that went further in-depth on this information is also available here. The City of Mattoon will hold a public presentation on the Mattoon Sports Complex project followed by a public question and answer session at its July 19, 2022, Council meeting.  The meeting will be held at the Burgess Osborne Auditorium [...]

July 11, 2022|
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