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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Normal Fire Stations CLOSED to Public; Programs Suspended

Following recommendations by McLean County Health Department, Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to limit the spread of COVID-19, all Normal Fire Department stations are CLOSED to visitors unt...

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Normal Fire Department News

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

Small Cell Information

Small Cell

Telecommunications companies, such as Verizon, AT&T and others, are rolling out a small network throughout the nation to usher in next generation of wireless cellular technology.

Small Cell Information Site Town of Normal Featured Topics
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Stream a Live Council Meeting

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Council meetings are streamed live on YouTube (the first and third Monday of each month at 7:00 pm). Previously recorded meetings are also available for viewing (see videos tab).

Watch Live Town of Normal Featured Topics
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Citizen Summit 2019-2020

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The Mayor and Town Council sought input from the community on ideas for Normal’s future as they update the Town’s Strategic Plan– a 15-year Vision – the preferred future; a 5-year Plan with outcome-based goals &...

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Citizen Summit Summary Report Town of Normal Featured Topics
Posted on: November 20, 2019

Urban Connector (Underpass Project)

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View a short video on this project! 

In November 2019, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced the recipients of the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grants program. Fundin...

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Town of Normal Featured Topics
Posted on: October 10, 2018

2040 Comprehensive Plan

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 The Town of Normal Comprehensive Plan is drawing praise within months of its adoption.  The Plan received the Daniel Burnham Award for an Outstanding Comprehensive Plan from the Illinois chapter of the American Planning Association (ILA...

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View the 2040 Comprehensive Plan Town of Normal Featured Topics

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Holiday Refuse Collection Schedule

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Holiday Refuse Collection Schedule

Normal, IL – December 2, 2020

Friday, December 25, 2020 Collection Schedule

No residential garbage or waste of any kind will be collected on Christmas Day, Friday, Dec. 25. Instead, Friday&am...

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Town of Normal News
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Self-Service Electronics Recycling

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Self-Service Electronics Recycling

Normal, IL – Nov. 30, 2020 – Self-service electronics recycling drop off for McLean County residents is available Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020 from 8 a.m. – Noon and on the first Saturd...

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Nominations sought for Martin Luther King Jr. award ceremony

Bloomington and Normal Human Relations Commissions are seeking nominations for the 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Awards. Each year, the Commissions honor the legacy of Dr. King by recognizing two local high school students and two adults for their effor...

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

Uptown Holiday Windows Showcase Past and Present

Beginning Nov. 28 residents can enjoy Uptown Holiday Windows, a holiday display in Uptown Normal depicting the many ways our community celebrates, thanks to a multi-organizational collaboration.

Uptown Holiday Windows includes a projection display on windo...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Town of Normal Announces Small Business Relief Program

To assist small businesses significantly impacted by COVID-19, the Town of Normal developed the Town of Normal Small Business Relief Program (SBRP) with money granted through the Local CURE Economic Support Payments Grant Program (Local Coronavir...

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Town of Normal News
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Media Release - Landscape Waste Collection Season Ending

Landscape Waste Collection Season Ending

Normal, IL – November 13, 2020 – Landscape Waste Collection, which is a different program from Vacuum Leaf Collection, will end on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020.  After this date, Normal resi...

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

Statement from Mayor Chris Koos - Region 2 Mitigation Measures

Tonight, I want to speak to changes that have taken place since the last time we met. Specifically, I’m referring to the state’s recent actions restricting indoor dining and reducing the size of gatherings from 50 to 25.

 

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Statement from Mayor Chris Koos (PDF) Town of Normal News
Posted on: October 30, 2020

On-street outdoor dining in Uptown Normal extended until further notice

On-street outdoor dining in Uptown Normal extended until further notice

Normal, IL – October 30, 2020 – Following the Governor’s recent actions pertaining to Restore Illinois regions and the current positivity rate in Region 2...

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Outdoor dining on private property in the Town of Normal extended until further notice

The Town of Normal is extending permission for outdoor dining on private commercial properties and permitting portable heaters in accordance with temporary outdoor heating guidelines until further notice. 

“Outdoor dining has helped rest...

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Temporary Outdoor Heater Guidelines Town of Normal News
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Town of Normal Launches #maskupNormal Campaign

In response to requests from small business owners and citizens throughout Normal, Mayor Chris Koos launched the #maskupNormal campaign on Sept. 4. 

“We’re asking people to take responsibility for the role they play in helping ...

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#maskupNormal video - Jared Alcorn Town of Normal News
Posted on: September 3, 2020

The Town of Normal launches COVID-19-Related Housing Assistance Program

The Town of Normal announced a partnership with Mid Central Community Action (MCCA) to create an assistance program for residents suffering from income or job loss due to the pandemic. The program uses dollars the Town received as part of the Federal Coro...

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Town of Normal News
Posted on: August 14, 2020

Message from Mayor Koos

The Town recognizes the many challenges our residents have faced during the COVID-19 pandemic. To help, the Water Department has waived all late fees and has not terminated services for the past few months. However, this practice will soon come to an end....

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Town of Normal Appoints New Director of Communications and Community Relations

The Town of Normal named a new Director of Communications and Community Relations, effective Monday, August 24, 2020, per an announcement from City Manager Pam Reece. 

“We are extremely pleased Cathy Oloffson will be joining the Town of ...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Media Release - East Raab Rd Street Closure

Normal, IL – March 18, 2019 – As of 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 East Raab Rd, from 500ft east of North Pointe Dr through to the intersection of Hershey Rd, will be closed to through traffic. Access to residential properties will be maintained.

Media Release - East Raab Rd Street Closure

Normal, IL – March 18, 2019 – As of 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 East Raab Rd, from 500ft east of North Pointe Dr through to the intersection of Hershey Rd, will be closed to through...

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Town of Normal Road Closures