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2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember telephone number that connects callers with free information and referrals for community services in Macon, DeWitt, Moultrie, Piatt & Shelby counties. 2-1-1 is staffed 24/7 by trained volunteers and staff who will listen to your situation and refer you to the most appropriate source of assistance. 2-1-1 employs a database comprised of thousands of services which include health and human services, governmental agencies, nonprofit organizations, and much more.
Ameren Illinois is the distribution company for electricity and natural gas. You can choose to have Ameren also provide your electricity and natural gas or you can have another utility be the provider. The city also negotiates a reduced rate from utilities that you can opt into.
Click below to see about choosing your supply provider
Macon County Recycling Events
Residential trash is handled though a city awarded contract. Currently our provide is Advanced Disposal (recently purchased by Waste Management). The link below provides information about how to contact them as well as updates on changes in service (e.g. holiday schedules).
The city of Decatur manages the curbside recycling program. See Water/Recycling.
As a home owner or tenant you are responsible to bring your trash/recycling bins down to the street for pickup and then to have them moved to the back or side of your house after pickup. Help keep our streets tidy by making sure you don’t have overflowing bins and/or empty bins on the curb/street after pickup.
Pricing is available in the document below.
Here’s a link to submit questions or complaints to the City regarding garbage service.
Request for Services [On-line Gold Card]
Use the link below to report a non-emergency problem or to request a service from a City department.
Find route maps and schedules for Decatur’s public transportation.
The City of Decatur provides water service. Click on the link below to sign up for service, pay your bill online, and get information about curbside recycling.