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Snow Parking Ban Information

Snow Parking Ban Information When the city of Canton receives 3 or more inches of snow, a city-wide Parking Ban goes into effect. This is done to allow snow plows full access to the streets for optimum snow removal. When implemented, citizens must make arrangements to remove any vehicles parked on the streets, and vehicles […]

Posted: December 19, 2022 | View More »

Canton City Council Meeting Agenda for January 17, 2023

AGENDA AGENDA CANTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2023– 6:30 P.M. Historic Depot-Donald E. Edwards Way                  50 North 4th Avenue, Canton, Il 61520 —————————————————————————– Kent McDowell, Mayor of the City of Canton, as head of the public body, as defined in subsection (e) of Section 2 of the Freedom of Information Act, has […]

Posted: January 14, 2022 | View More »

Duck Creek Demolition Public Notice

Duck Creek Power Plant Demolition Public Notice Per Public Act 102-0631 (415 ILCS 5/3.141) Duck Creek Power Station Demolition Notice: Illinois Power Generating Company, LLC plans to begin environmental abatement and demolition of the Duck Creek Power Station located at 17751 North Cilco Road, Canton, IL 61520 on Feb 24, 2023. Demolition activities will take […]

Posted: December 19, 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 »

City Introduces CivicPay and Offers Text/Email Alerts

The City of Canton is pleased to offer to our residents CivicPay. This will replace our current online payment portal, EPay. CivicPay is a portal that will allow water customers to access their account, make payments, set up automatic payments, view their bill, consumption, and account history, receive e-statements, and produce a service request. Our […]

Posted: August 18, 2022 | 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 »

Expansion at Canton Industrial Park

Ben Hendricks Trucking, Inc. Expansion Project. Hendricks Trucking has been running their operations out of Canton since 2011, and now the time has come for them to relocate and continue to grow. They purchased 6.5 acres of industrial park property from the City of Canton through an open bidding process, and started site work the […]

Posted: May 17, 2021 | View More »

Public Hearing Notice

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE PUBLIC HEARING TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2023 – 5:30 p.m. Historic Depot – Donald E. Edwards Way 50 North 4th Avenue, Canton, IL 61520 Kent McDowell, Mayor of the City of Canton, as head of the public body, as defined in subsection (e) of Section 2 of the Freedom of Information Act, has […]

Posted: January 20, 2023 | 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 »

Vintage Nesbitt’s Soda Pop Machine Donated!

Vintage Nesbitt’s soda pop machine from Miller’s Bottling Works and the Canton Hotel There’s a new display at the Canton Area Heritage Center with ties to two former family-owned Canton businesses.  It’s a bright orange Nesbitt’s soda pop machine that dates back to the early 1940’s.  Nesbitt’s was known nationally throughout the 20th century for […]

Posted: July 20, 2021 | View More »