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Posted on: October 22, 2020

UPDATED LIST: Support Carbondale Restaurants and Bars Amid COVID-19 Restrictions

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CARBONDALE - Support our bars and restaurants by ordering curbside, delivery, or pick-up! Thanks to Southern Illinois Eats, here is the most up-to-date list of Carbondale restaurants offering safe ways to patronize their business.  If you are a r...

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

City of Carbondale Reminds Residents of Increased COVID-19 Mitigations

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALEOn Monday, October 19, the Governor’s Office and the Illinois Department of Public Health announced that Region 5, which includes Jackson County, has activated the state’s mitigation plan due...

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

City of Carbondale Updates Trick-or-Treat Safety Guidelines

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – Due to Governor Pritzker’s announcement today that additional COVID-19 resurgence mitigations will be applied to Region 5 effective October 22, the City of Carbondale is now discouraging door-to-door t...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2020

City of Carbondale Announces Virtual Halloween Contests

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – Unpack the Halloween decorations, pick out your pumpkin, and grab the art supplies! The City of Carbondale is launching three virtual Halloween contests for you to participate in during October. 

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Construction Set to Begin on Chautauqua/McLafferty Roundabout

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale will begin the construction of a new roundabout, located at the intersection of W. Chautauqua Street and S. McLafferty Road, on Monday, October 19, 2020.  

During the first phase o...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: September 30, 2020

City of Carbondale Names Interim Chief of Police

Deputy Chief Stan Reno

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – City Manager Gary Williams has named Deputy Chief Stan Reno as the Interim Chief of Police. Deputy Chief Reno will replace Chief of Police Jeff Grubbs, whose last day is today, September 30.

Deputy Chief Reno was born and ...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: August 24, 2020

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

City Council Election Packets

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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 beginning on August 25, 2020...

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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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

Evergreen Park

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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: July 31, 2020

City Ordinance Requires Face Masks In Public

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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: April 13, 2020

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

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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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