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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Chautauqua Street to Close at Oakland Avenue for Final Stages of Oakland Avenue Reconstruction

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CARBONDALE – Beginning on Monday, September 21, 2020, Chautauqua Street at Oakland Avenue will close for approximately two weeks. This closure will allow construction crews to finish storm sewer and paving work on Oakland Av...

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

City of Carbondale City Council Election Petition Packets Available Beginning August 25

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CARBONDALE – In April 2021, the City of Carbondale will hold an election to select three City Councilmembers for four-year terms. Information and petition forms will be available in the City Clerk’s Office beginnin...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: August 20, 2020

Sunset Drive To Close For Bridge Replacement Project

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CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale is alerting motorists that beginning on Monday, August 24, West Sunset Drive will be closed between Emerald Lane and Parrish Lane for the demolition and complete replacement of the bridge ...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Carbondale Receives $1.2M Grant To Improve Evergreen Park

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CARBONDALE – Today, Governor JB Pritzker’s Administration announced the recipients of the Rebuild Illinois Grants, which were awarded to communities to help jumpstart capital improvement projects.

The City of Carbon...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: August 17, 2020

Carbondale Census Self-Response Rate Below 50%

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CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale is at risk of losing millions in federal dollars to fund public services including transportation, education, social service programs, and city improvement projects such as road constructi...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: July 31, 2020

City Ordinance Requires Face Masks In Public

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CARBONDALE – In response to the recent tide of new coronavirus cases in Jackson County, on July 30, 2020, the City Council unanimously approved an ordinance requiring face masks in all public places within Carbondale city li...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: July 25, 2020

Status Update: City and Park District Negotiations

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Dear Citizens of Carbondale,

In a recent editorial written by the Carbondale Park District Board, commissioners claimed to clarify aspects about a proposed merging of operations between the City and the park district (CPKD). In their effort to pr...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: June 3, 2020

City Leaders and the Carbondale NAACP Send Message To The Community Amid National Unrest

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CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale and the Carbondale NAACP have joined together to address the community amid national unrest over the senseless killing of another person of color.

In their letter, Carbondale Mayor Mike Hen...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Small Business Stabilization Grants Available For Certain Carbondale Businesses Affected by COVID-19

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CARBONDALE – In an effort to assist Carbondale’s small businesses, the City of Carbondale, in partnership with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), is making the Downstate Small Busi...

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