Current Public Notices

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 below.

Visit the City Council Meeting page to view the agenda for upcoming meetings.

The next City Council meeting is on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 starting at 6:30 p.m.

June 15, 2021 Virtual Meeting Details:  Regular City Council Meeting

At no sooner than 6:20 p.m., visit the Cisco WebEx meeting site by clicking the link below.

Meeting number (access code): 1822 46 8281
Meeting password:  20819

Additional Instructions

Join meetings by telephone by dialing 415-655-0001 and use the meeting number and password shown above.

Participants may be muted when initially connected to the meeting. If using a phone to call in, you can press *6 to unmute and mute yourself when public comment is invited.
If you wish to be heard during the public comment portion of the meeting, or wish to comment during the discussion period on an open motion, you need to send your comments in advance to the City Clerk’s office.  Your comments will be read into the record, or you will be called upon to speak at the appropriate time.  Contact the City Clerk’s office before 4:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting by calling 217-235-5654 or by sending an email message to c……  NOTE:  All those speaking during the meeting must first identify themselves by providing their full name for the record.

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.

City Limiting Access to Municipal Buildings

In an effort to reduce the risk to our staff and the potential spreading of the Coronavirus, the City of Mattoon is limiting public access to its buildings.  These buildings include:  City Hall, the Police Department, the two Fire Stations, the Tourism Office at the Mattoon Train Depot, and the Public Works Building.  These changes start on Wednesday, March 18, 2020.  The City is continuing to monitor and evaluate the situation, but it is not known when these changes will be reversed.  We are asking the public to do as much business as they can by e-mail, through the City’s website, or by telephone.

  • City Clerk’s Office:  217-235-5654
  • Inspections Office:  217-234-7367
  • Park’s and Lakes:  217-234-3611
  • Police Department:  217-235-5451
  • Public Works Dept.:  217-235-5171
  • Tourism Department:   217-258-6286

The City of Mattoon is continuing to deliver our services while monitoring and receiving updates provided by local, state, and federal agencies.  Our top priorities are the health, safety, and welfare of our City’s residents and employees, as well as those visiting our community.


Utility Payments Update

Due to recent events concerning the spread of Coronavirus, the City of Mattoon is suspending utility shut offs for nonpayment of water and sewer bills.  Late payment fees will also be waived during this time.  Water and Sewer customers will still owe for their usage and payment arrangements for all unpaid bills will be made at a later date.

In addition, the City will no longer accept payments directly from its customers at the Finance Office at City Hall.  The options for payment are online, by phone (844-701-1148, which is printed on all bills), by mail, or by using the drop box on the north side of City Hall.  Customers are encouraged to set up automatic payments by bank draft.  Those wishing to set up Water and Sewer service should contact the Finance Department by phone at 217-235-5483.

Pandemic Update

Mattoon, Illinois, March 14 – Mayor Tim Gover and City Administrator Kyle Gill would like the citizens of Mattoon to know the City of Mattoon is working to prepare for any impact the Coronavirus may have on our community. We continue to receive and share information with state and local health officials to ensure we are implementing the proper strategies to help reduce the risks of contracting or spreading the virus. We are working with the City Departments to determine how we will continue to service our citizens and visitors while minimizing the risk to both citizens and our employees.

The City recommends conducting business over the phone or using Internet resources when at all possible. We reinforce the need to follow the Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines on prevention or spreading the virus. Please be diligent in washing your hands and practice social distancing. Anyone who is experiencing symptoms of this or any other virus should contact a healthcare professional or the Coles County Health Department.

Centers for Disease Control

Illinois Department of Health

Coles County Public Health

City of Mattoon Notice of Resolution No. 2018-3019 Prevailing Wage Rates

TAKE NOTICE that the City Council of the City of Mattoon, Illinois, pursuant to “An Act regulating wages of laborers, mechanics and other workers employed in any public works by the State, County, City or any public body or any political subdivision or by anyone under contract for public works,” approved June 26, 1941, as amended, has determined on, and as effective from June 05, 2018 that the general prevailing wages in this locality for laborers, mechanics, and other workers engaged in the construction of public works coming under the jurisdiction of the City of Mattoon is the same as determined by the Department of Labor of the State of Illinois for Coles County as of June, 2018. A copy of the full Resolution and the Department of Labor determination is available for inspection by any interested party in the City Clerk’s Office of the City of Mattoon; 208 N. 19th Street; Mattoon, IL 61938, and to any employer; association of employers and any person of employee or association of employees who have filed, or file their names and addresses, requesting copies of the same.

City of Mattoon/208 N. 19th Street; Mattoon, Illinois/Coles County
By: Susan J. O’Brien, City Clerk

State of Illinois Historical Prevailing Wage Rates