County Board

Macon County Board Meetings are held at 6 p.m. on the 2nd Thursday of each month.

The Board Room (Room 514) is located on the 5th floor of the Macon County Office Building, 141 S. Main St., Decatur, IL 62523

Caucuses are @ 5:30 p.m. with the Republicans meeting on the 1st floor & the Democrats on the 8th floor of the County Office Building.

The office of the Macon County Board is headed by the County Board Chairman who:

  • Appoints members to County Board Committees;Oversees the operations of offices/departments subject to his appointment: Supervisor of Assessments, Planning and Zoning, Solid Waste, Animal Control.
  • Appoints subject to approval of the full County Board members to various boards that oversee such entities as the Macon County Conservation District, the Macon County Health Department, the Mental Health Board, Decatur Sanitary District, Mosquito Abatement District, fire protection and drainage districts, Regional Planning Commission, and the Macon County Historical Society/Museum.
  • Prepares the agenda and resolutions for meetings of the Macon County Board as well as minutes for the meetings of its committees.

Macon County Code

To view the Macon County Code, visit: amlegal.com/library/il/maconcounty.shtml

County Board Downloads

Visit the Minutes & Agendas page for a complete list of the available Board Meeting Minutes downloads.

Title
2018 Macon County Board Committees & Sub-Committees
 1 file(s)
January 26, 2018
2018 Macon County Board Schedule of Regular Meetings
 1 file(s)
January 26, 2018
2018 Holidays
 1 file(s)
December 13, 2017
County Board Districts
 1 file(s)
March 20, 2017
FOIA Disclosure
 1 file(s)
July 27, 2016
County Board FOIA Request Form
 1 file(s)
July 26, 2016
Inclement Weather Announcement
 1 file(s)
January 30, 2015
Macon County Appointment Request Form
 1 file(s)
December 16, 2014
Macon County Description
 1 file(s)
June 9, 2014
County Board District 7
 1 file(s)
October 3, 2011
County Board District 6
 1 file(s)
October 3, 2011
County Board District 5
 1 file(s)
October 3, 2011
County Board District 4
 1 file(s)
October 3, 2011
County Board District 3
 1 file(s)
October 3, 2011
County Board District 2
 1 file(s)
October 3, 2011
County Board District 1
 1 file(s)
October 3, 2011

FOIA Contacts

Requests for information and public records under FOIA for Macon County can be made in writing, subject to fees, to:

Jeannie Durham
141 S. Main St. Suite 501
Decatur, IL 62523
217-424-1472

FOIA Request Form FOIA Disclosure

FOIA Response Time: All Freedom of Information requests will be responded to, in writing, pursuant to the time requirements set forth in the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”), 5ILCS140/5, et seq. Accordingly, in most cases, requests will be responded to within 5 business days after receipt of the request. In certain circumstances, FOIA may permit a longer time for the County Board to respond to a request. In those cases, the County Board will respond within the longer time allowed by FOIA. Under FOIA, a proper response may consist of a grant of the request, a denial of the request, or a notice that more time is necessary to respond. The Macon County Board will respond to all Freedom of Information requests received.