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Posted on: April 11, 2019

3D Mapping as an Economic Development Tool to Redevelop East St. Louis

East St. Louis 3D Mapping

3D Mapping as an Economic Development Tool to Redevelop East St. Louis

Last year, the City of East St. Louis embarked on a journey to see how it could use innovative technologies to spur economic development. The outcome of this journey came in the form of...

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East St. Louis News
Posted on: April 3, 2019

Mayor-Elect Robert Eastern III

Councilman Robert Eastern

East St. Louis Mayor Emeka Jackson-Hicks offers thanks to those who supported her during her recent bid for re-election. Jackson-Hicks was defeated by East St. Louis Councilman Robert Eastern, III on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. 

Jackson-Hicks said, &a...

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East St. Louis News
Posted on: March 11, 2019

The City is accepting applications for a Grant Resource Coordinator position with AmeriCorps VISTA.

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Grant Resource Coordinator – AmeriCorps VISTA 

City of East St. Louis 

About Us 

East St. Louis is a city located in St. Clair County, Illinois, directly across the Mississippi River from St. Louis, Missouri. The city covers approx...

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Additional Info... East St. Louis News
Posted on: January 17, 2019

The City of East St. Louis is Seeking Contractual Services

The City of East St. Louis is Seeking Contractual Services for Home Repairs & Rehabs, and Commercial Development.

Contact us today for more information: 618-482-6659 or 618-482-6715

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East St. Louis News
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Voter Information

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In the 2014 midterm elections, fewer than 20% of eligible voters aged 18-29 cast their vote.
Millennials cite a variety of reasons for their dwindling participation. A primary concern is the confusing state-by-state laws that hamper this mobile generation ...
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East St. Louis News
Posted on: September 6, 2018

GROWING SMALL BUSINESSES IN EAST ST. LOUIS

GROW Small Businesses in E St Louis

The City of East St. Louis and the National Development Council announce a new opportunity to create jobs and help expand small businesses. Facilitated by a $500,000 equity investment approved by City Council, the Grow East St. Louis Fund will make $2 mil...

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Additional Info... East St. Louis News
Posted on: August 31, 2018

St. Clair County Intergovernmental Grants

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The St. Clair County Intergovernmental Grants Department will be accepting pre-applications from resident homeowners to participate in the St. Clair County Community Development Block Grant Moderate Housing Rehabilitation Program.

This program is designed ...

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East St. Louis News
Posted on: August 6, 2018

East St. Louis City Accomplishments

City Accomplishments

As a City we have done a lot, this is just a small of list of what we have accomplished.

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East St. Louis News
Posted on: June 4, 2018

East St Louis Opportunity Zone map

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East St Louis Opportunity Zone map

East St. Louis News
Posted on: May 24, 2018

Opportunity Zone designations in East St. Louis

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Mayor Jackson-Hicks Announces Opportunity Zone Designations in East St. Louis 

Designation of Opportunity Zones in East St. Louis will Incentivize Investment Along

Major Corridors & Downtown in the City Mayor Emeka Jackson-Hicks announced that ...

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East St. Louis News
Posted on: May 16, 2018

Highway Construction Careers Training Program

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Southwestern Illinois College has a Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP)

This program was established to increase minority and female participation in the trades.  Our goal is to give students an understanding of the trades within...

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East St. Louis News
Posted on: April 27, 2018

Light Up East St. Louis

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The City of East St. Louis along with Ameren Illinois and the NAACP teamed up on 26 April to Light Up East St. Louis. Together with local volunteers they will walk the streets of Post Place, Alhambra Court, Vogel Place and College Ave to start replacing t...

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East St. Louis News
Posted on: April 12, 2018

East St. Louis Hires New Police Officer

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Meet Officer Jason Boyd, the newest member to the East St. Louis Police Department Team.

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East St. Louis News
Posted on: April 12, 2018

Protecting Human Health and the Environment Apr2 2018

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These are the slides that were provided by the EPA at our latest Town Hall Meeting.

Protecting Human Health and the Environment Slides

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East St. Louis News
Posted on: March 14, 2018

East St. Louis New ISO Rating

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We wish to thank you and Chief Blackmon for your cooperation during our recent Public Protection Classification (PPC) survey. ISO has completed its analysis of the structural fire suppression delivery system provided in your community. The resulting class...

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East St. Louis News
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Tax Increment Financing (TIF)

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A Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district uses property and/or sales tax revenues in a designated redevelopment area to enable private development to occur. Currently the City of East St. Louis has 5 TIF districts. In the City website's TIF section, we off...

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City of St. Louis Tax Increment Financing East St. Louis News
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Metro Transit

Metrolink

More than just a bus or a train, Metro transit is a world-class integrated transportation system. A great way to find out how to take advantage of this extensive system as a whole is to check out these Metro transit system maps.

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View Schedules and Route Maps East St. Louis News
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Building in East St. Louis

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The Department of Regulatory Affairs is responsible for inspecting, licensing, and permitting all construction projects with the City as needed. Find information regarding inspections, forms, licenses, City code, and more.

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Regulatory Affairs Page East St. Louis News