Author: Melanie Falk

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Macomb, Illinois will hold a public hearing on Monday, April 6, 2020 at 5:15 p.m. at the Macomb City Hall, 2nd Floor Council Chambers at 232 East Jackson Street. Remote participation is required due to COVID-19 precautions. The call-in phone number is 312-626-6799, Meeting ID 4396564761.

The purpose for the hearings is as follows:

To consider a resolution supporting the application of the City of Macomb to the Downstate Small Business Stabilization Program through the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity’s Community Development Block Grant.

You may obtain further information or express your views concerning this matter either in person or through an authorized representative at the public hearing, or prior to the meeting by fax at (309)837-1523, by telephone at (309)833-4944 by E-mail at jbannon@cityofmacomb.com or in writing to the Office of Community Development, 2nd Floor, Macomb City Hall, 232 East Jackson Street, Macomb, IL 61455.

City of Macomb City Council
Submitted By: John Bannon

CITY COUNCIL MEETING – APRIL 6, 2020

MACOMB,IL – The Macomb City Council will hold their regular scheduled meeting at 5:15 p.m. on Monday, April 6, 2020.

On March 16, 2020, Gov. JB Pritzker issued an executive order providing relief from some of the provisions of the Open Meetings Act, 5 ILCS 120, suspending certain requirements relating to in-person attendance by members of a public body. To comply with these provisions of the Opening Meetings Act and to comply with the Governor’s Stay at Home Order, designed to minimize the spread of COVID-19, the City Council meeting will be conducted via teleconferencing and members of the public and the media will not be allowed to be physically present during the meeting.

However, the meeting will be available for the public to watch, live, via the internet. The meeting will be live-streamed and can be accessed at www.bit.ly/macombyoutube.

Public comments will still be a part of the Council Agenda. Anyone wishing to submit Public Comments for the meeting may do so by emailing them to City Clerk Melanie Falk at publiccomments@cityofmacomb.com. Comments will be read aloud by the City Clerk during the meeting. Public comments should be submitted no later than 3:00 p.m., Monday, April 6, 2020.

Members of the media will be sent instructions on how to engage City Administration and members of the Council, for interview, questions or comments.

 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR REPRESENTATIVES OF THE MEDIA:

City Administration and members of the City Council will be available, telephonically, for interview/questions/comments for a period of 20 minutes, immediately following the adjournment of the meeting at the following telephone number, 309-833-3791. Otherwise media may contact the Administration and members of the Council, via normal means, at their listed phone numbers or email addresses.

CITY YARD WASTE SITE OPENING

Reminder, the Yard Waste Site (Tower Road) will open to City of Macomb residents on Thursday, April 2, 2020. The hours of operation for the Yard Waste Site are Thursday through Sunday, 10 AM through 6 PM. Due to the current situation and mandated social distancing, access will be limited. We urge the public to be patient while waiting to enter the site and to unload waste as quickly as possible and exit the property.

If you have any questions, please contact the Public Works Department at 309.833.2821.

 

CITY YARD WASTE SITE OPENING

The Yard Waste Site (Tower Road) will open to City of Macomb residents on Thursday, April 2, 2020. The hours of operation for the Yard Waste Site are Thursday through Sunday, 10 AM through 6 PM.

If you have any additional questions, please contact the Public Works Department at 309.833.2821.

 

 

 

NO STICKER YARD WASTE PICK UP

The “No Sticker” Spring Yard Waste Collection will begin Monday, March 30, 2020 through Thursday, May 7, 2020.

Yard waste must be placed in Kraft-type paper bags, marked cans or bundles. Bags, bundles or cans may not exceed 50 lbs. Brush and branches must be cut to 4-foot lengths and tied with twine only into bundles less than 2-feet in diameter. Bundles may not exceed 50 lbs. Bundles tied with wire will not be collected. Waste Management totes may not be used for yard waste.

CITY HALL NOTICE

NOTICE

City Hall is OPEN however, due to ongoing concerns with the coronavirus COVID-19, City Hall will have restricted access.

If you have payments, please submit in the Drop Box in the parking lot or go to the City Website at www.cityofmacomb.com for electronic payments.

Building permits can also be accessed on the City website.

For other inquiries or to speak to someone directly, please call the following numbers:

Office of the Mayor 309/833-2558
Office of the City Clerk 309/833-2575
Business Office 309/836-8218
Office of Community Development 309/833-4944
Downtown Development 309/575-3015

City Hall is still open and we ask everyone to be patient during these difficult times.