Electrical Aggregation Explained

Constellation New Energy Webpage and Video Answers Questions The Canton City Council recently selected Constellation New Energy as an alternative provider of electricity for the residents of Canton. The intention of the electrical aggregation process is to offer a lower rate as an alternative to Ameren Illinois. Below is a link to the Constellation New […]

Posted: May 31, 2024 | View More »

Fire Hydrants Scheduled to be Flushed for Maintenance

Two Auto-flushing Devices Will Begin on North End of Town The City of Canton Water Division will begin the annual fire hydrant flushing program this week. The program will run for the next 4 to 6 weeks.   Hydrant flushing will occur Monday through Friday. The first areas to be flushed will be the dead end […]

Posted: May 22, 2024 | View More »

Trash Collection Heat Schedule Continues

UPDATE 6-21-24: The Heat Schedule for garbage pickup will continue for the week of June 24-28. Residents need to have their trash out to the curb by 6:00am. Due to the high heat index, Public Works will be starting their trash collection pickup one hour earlier than usual, for this entire week. They will start […]

Posted: June 21, 2024 | View More »

Canton City Council Meeting Agenda for June 18, 2024

AGENDA               NOTICE OF MEETING AND AGENDA FOR CANTON CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING Tuesday, June 18, 2024 – 6:30 p.m. Historic Depot – Donald E. Edwards Way 50 North 4th Avenue, Canton, Illinois 61520 Agendas and Minutes are available online at: www.cantonillinois.org    Anyone desiring to address the City Council on matters germane/relevant to the […]

Posted: June 14, 2024 | View More »

Holiday Lightshow Get Lit Trivia Night

Come join the fun and help raise funds for the Holiday Lightshow on July 20th. Get a team of 8 for a hilarious night of “holiday” trivia and help the Holiday Lightshow stay lit for the future!

Posted: October 29, 2022 | View More »

Students Pandemic Reflections Project

Students Pandemic Reflections Project Periodically, the Canton Area Heritage Center does special projects with other organizations. After the COVID-19 Pandemic, a group of history students at Canton High School volunteered to create online surveys and involve their classmates in describing their Pandemic experiences and reflections. Read the executive summary via the link to the right.

Posted: August 25, 2022 | View More »

Independent Registered Municipal Advisor (IRMA) Representation Letter

April 16, 2024 Independent Registered Municipal Advisor (IRMA) Representation Letter The City of Canton, Fulton County, Illinois (the “City”) is hereby disclosing and notifying all potential underwriters, placement agents and other market participants that it has retained an Independent Registered Municipal Advisor (“Municipal Advisor” or “IRMA”) pursuant to Section 975 of Title IX of the […]

Posted: May 2, 2024 | View More »

Ribbon Cuttings

Ribbon Cuttings are set up by the Canton Area Chamber of Commerce for businesses and organizations that join the Chamber. It does not matter if you are a brand new member or if you have been open for years and just joined the Chamber. We love all our Members!

Posted: June 29, 2022 | View More »

Request for Proposals for General Obligation Bonds

Request for Proposals for Bonds for former Opera House Property The Canton City Council is offering a Request For Proposals (“RFP”) for not to exceed $2,500,000 General Obligation Bonds (Alternate Revenue Source), Series 2024. Proposals must be received no later than 12:00pm, Central Time, on June 28, 2024. See the proposal by clicking the link […]

Posted: May 28, 2024 | View More »

Plow Replicas and Final Plow Share at IH

Plow Replicas and Final Plow Share at IH Several one-of-a-kind miniature plows and a plow blade have recently been donated and are on display. A donor’s Uncle hand-crafted two plows to scale. IH plant manager Jack Pollitt who oversaw the closing of IH in 1983 was gifted the final plow share produced in the plant. […]

Posted: August 25, 2022 | View More »