New Mayor Rick Hall, who previously served on the council, took the oath of office alongside newly elected members Jim Closson and David Phipps and newly re-elected members Dave Cox and Sandra Graven
The new mayor and two new commissioners are scheduled to be sworn into office during the Mattoon City Council's post-election reorganizational meeting Tuesday night.
Two incumbents and 10 challengers are running for the four available seats on the Mattoon City Council.
The events, which will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, will be live streamed on the union's Facebook page.
Council member Graven was appointed to this position on Dec. 22 during a special meeting following the death of Mayor Tim Gover on Dec. 3.
Mattoon City Council member Sandra Graven has been appointed as acting mayor.
The city owned parking lot used by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois service center may be sold to that building's owner for $120,000.
The filing period has been set for candidates for mayor and all four commissioner positions on the Mattoon City Council in the April 6 election.
The Mattoon City Council has frightened away two fire chiefs and an assistant chief within the past 12 months.
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