News Flash

Posted on: October 4, 2022

City Announces Trick-or-Treat Hours, House Decorating Contest, and Carbondale Halloween Events!

Trick Or Treat Web

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale is excited to announce the official trick-or-treat hours will be Monday, October 31, from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Residents wishing to hand out candy should light up their porches or dri...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2022

City of Carbondale Seeking Ideas for Future Improvement Projects

City of Carbondale Logo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale wants to hear from you. Residents are encouraged to share input and ideas with the City for future projects and improvements.

This input is an important part of the City’s budgeti...

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

Updated Amtrak Statement - Service Cancellations Possible Labor Action Against Freight Railroads

Amtrak

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CARBONDALE - Negotiations for the railroad unions and the nation's railroads have reached a tentative agreement on a contract.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(UPDATE: September 15, 2022)Derrick James312-544-5118jamesd...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2022

Home Rule - Information and Frequently Asked Questions

HOME RULE

BackgroundHome rule status is automatically designated when municipalities have at least 25,000 residents or have adopted home rule by referendum. Following the completion of the 2020 Census, Carbondale’s new population is 21,857, a decline from...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: August 29, 2022

City Council Election Petition Packets Available Beginning Aug 30

City Council Election Packets

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – In April 2023, the City of Carbondale will hold an election to select a Mayor for a four-year term and three City Councilmembers for four-year terms. Information and petition forms will be available in the City ...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: August 29, 2022

City Launches Inclusion Task Force to Identify and Address Discrimination

Carbondale Inclusion Task Force

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CARBONDALE – To strengthen its commitment to being a safe and welcoming city, the Carbondale City Manager's Office and the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Coordinator have established the Carbondale Inclu...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Off the Rails Concert Series Returns for Second Year

Off the Rails Concert Series

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The “Off the Rails” Concert Series returns to downtown Carbondale on Saturday, August 6, at 7 p.m.! The City of Carbondale and Carbondale Main Street have teamed up to host the free outdoor c...

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City Hall-Press Releases