MATTOON, Ill. (WCIA)–The mattoon city council voted to approve a $19.5 million dollar budget for 20-21 – 22. That’s up from $18.8 million dollars last year.
The City Treasurer said a large portion of the money will be used for first responders. About $6 million dollars are going to both the Mattoon Fire Department and the Police Department.
To see the full budget for the city, follow the link here.