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Posted on: January 30, 2023

Carbondale Police Department Accepting Applications for Citizen's Police Academy

Citizens Police Academy 2023 - FINAL

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CARBONDALE – The Carbondale Police Department is accepting applications for the Citizens Police Academy. The purpose of the Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA) is to develop positive relations and a better understanding and communication b...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: January 26, 2023

City of Carbondale Receives $1.8M in Federal Funding to Resurface S. Wall Street

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CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale will receive $1.8M in federal grant funding from the Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) to resurface South Wall Street from Park Street to Walnut Street.

In addition to resurfacing, ...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: January 26, 2023

City of Carbondale Accepting Funding Applications from Community Agencies

Community Agency Funding Application

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CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale is accepting funding applications from community agencies for the City’s Fiscal Year 2024 (May 1, 2023 – April 30, 2024). Each year, the City of Carbondale app...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2023

City of Carbondale Announces Public Input Meeting for Cedar Lake Master Recreation Plan

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CARBONDALE – A public meeting is planned for Tuesday, February 7, from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., at City Hall to discuss the latest developments on the Cedar Lake Master Recreation Plan and allow for public input.

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Carbondale's Annual Neighborhood Alliance Meeting Planned for Sat, Feb 4

Neighborhood Alliance 2023

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CARBONDALE – Join the Neighborhood Action Group for Carbondale's annual Neighborhood Alliance Meeting on Saturday, February 4, at 10 a.m. at the Carbondale Public Library. The event will be offered in a hyb...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2023

Carbondale Police Department Secures Federal Funding for Technology Upgrades

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CARBONDALE – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth secured more than $182 million in Congressionally-directed spending for Illinois projects in the FY23 Omnibus Appropriations Act, including $600,000 in tech...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2022

City of Carbondale Highlights and Successes of 2022

Year in Review 2022 (1)

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CARBONDALE – In 2022, the City of Carbondale made significant progress toward its goals outlined in the City’s Vision 2025. Guided by these goals, and with the support and leadership of the Carbondale City Council, City staff...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: December 16, 2022

City of Carbondale Recognized as Leader in Climate Planning

City of Carbondale - Cedar Lake

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CARBONDALE –This week, the City of Carbondale was recognized on a world stage at the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity COP15 for its nature-forward approach to resilience, climate, and sustainability. Other cities to r...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: November 28, 2022

Carbondale Study Identifies Strategies for Gun Violence Prevention

No Gun Violence

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CARBONDALE – A needs assessment report produced by researchers at Southern Illinois University Carbondale will assist City leaders as they determine how to direct resources to areas in the City most impacted by gun ...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: December 14, 2022

Arbitrator Upholds City of Carbondale's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

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CARBONDALE – An arbitrator has upheld the City of Carbondale's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, which requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. 

The decision, made ...

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