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Residency requirement will no longer be discussed at city council meeting

By Marissa Novel, @MarissaNovelDE

June 30, 2015

The Carbondale City Council will not be addressing an ordinance to amend a code which requires its executive staff to live within city limits at tonight's meeting. Mayor John Henry pulled the item after requests from the council a...

Changes proposed for city council

By Hayley Dillon, @HayleyDillon_DE

March 18, 2015

With outdated technology and concerns about efficiency, the Carbondale city council is contemplating changes to improve city government.Carbondale’s financial software, GEMS, is about 13 to 14 years old and will soon cease to be supported by its...

City could face $1 million loss

By Tyler Davis, @TDavis_DE

February 24, 2015

Carbondale citizens may be aware of Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s cuts to state funding for SIU, but they may not know the city itself could lose more than $1 million.City Manager Kevin Baity said if Rauner’s proposed budg...

New taxes proposed for Carbondale

By Hayley Dillon, @HayleyDillon_DE

February 23, 2015

A six-figure city deficit could lead to an increase in the price of prepared food, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages.Jane Adams and Lee Fronabarger—members of the Carbondale City Council—recently proposed a packaged liquor...

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