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Ground Breaking for New Water Tower


Village of Mt. Zion officials and other key project stakeholders will gather on November 9, 2017 at 3 p.m. to commemorate the groundbreaking of the Village’s water system improvements. The...

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Mt. Zion Residents Benefit from Electrical Aggregation


Village of Mt. Zion residents will soon see a savings on their power bill due to electrical aggregation.  Recent bids for the electrical aggregation program will lower power supply bills beginning...

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Main Street Traffic Delays & Sidewalk Closed


The Village of Mt. Zion is working on a water project in front of McGaughey School on Main Street.  A portion of the sidewalk has been removed and traffic may be delayed at times.  The project is...

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New Water Tower


Construction of a new 1 million gallon water storage tank and upgrades to the existing booster station is being partially financed by the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (SRF).  The SRF...

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Ameren Substation Expansion - Woodland Drive


Ameren's Gas Division will be working in the coming weeks to expand the gas substation on Woodland Drive near Goodwin Park.  Woodland Drive will remain open, but traffic may be congested or lane...

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Sales Tax Change Reminder


A reminder that effective July 1, 2017, sales tax rates in Macon County will increase by .25% due to the voter approved increase to the Macon County Public Safety Tax. The sales tax rate for Mt....

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Village Board Welcomes Wendy J Kernan


At the June 5, 2017 Village Board meeting, the Village Board of Trustees unanimously approved the Mayoral appointment of Wendy J. Kernan.  

Wendy J. Kernan was relocated to Central Illinois 10...

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Press Release - May 16, 2017


Mt. Zion, IL - In order to make it a safer intersection, the Village of Mt. Zion will be installing additional stop signs on South Henderson at the intersection of South Henderson and Fletcher...

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What is that green marking in my yard?


Mt. Zion Public Works employees will be marking the Village's sanitary sewer system including manholes and some piping with green paint or green flags.  The Village is locating the sanitary sewer...

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Traveling Help Desk with Congressional Staff


On Tuesday, March 14th Congressman Rodney Davis will be at the Village of Mt. Zion Village Hall from 10:00am - 12:00pm as part of the Traveling Help Desk.  If you need assistance with a federal...

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Mt. Zion Named in the Top 50 Safest Cities in Illinois


The National Council for Home Safety and Security has named Mt. Zion in the Top 50 Safest Cities in Illinois.


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Decatur Secures Spot in World’s 10 Most Affordable Housing Markets


February 1, 2017                                                                                                       


Contacts:   Nicole Bateman

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Splash Pad Voting Underway


The Village of Mt. Zion Parks & Recreation Commission is asking for your help to determine the final design for the Splash Pad planned for Fletcher Park.  In order to finalize the engineering, a...

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Please take a moment to take the survey below regarding Macon County and perceptions of our community.  Please feel free to share the link with family and friends in Macon County and those outside...

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Letter from the Mayor


I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the businesses, organizations, volunteers and individuals in Mt. Zion who choose to be a positive influence in our community. In times when we...

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