WELCOME

Welcome to the Village of McLean, Illinois website! Located on Route 66 at the intersection of Interstate 55 and Route 136, McLean is a quiet, friendly community that is proud to be the home of the historic Dixie truck stop and diner. On this site, you’ll find a lot of useful information about our town, from the calendar of events and details about local businesses and attractions to village meeting agendas and minutes. Not finding what you’re looking for? Contact us and let us know what you’d like to see on the site! Also, feel free to submit your nonprofit community events for inclusion on the calendar or information about your local business for the directory. We’d love to hear from you!

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WHAT’S HAPPENING AROUND TOWN

3rd ANNUAL GET YOUR 6.6 ON ROUTE 66 A GREAT SUCCESS! RACELOGO_FINAL 2016

On Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 8 am, 145 participants took off in the pouring rain to run or walk 6.6k (4.1 miles) from Funks Grove to McLean to benefit our community. At the end of the run, they were treated to food and drink, live music, and a view of our great new mural. For photos from the event, visit the Facebook page, and to see the results, go to the Lake Run Club website. T-shirts, shot glasses, vehicle clings, and route beer float mugs are available for purchase at the McLean Depot Train Shop.

FALL TOWNWIDE GARAGE SALES

Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September 24, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

Contact Sherri Hester to be put on map: 309-261-5401 or Mommajo09@frontier.com.

Click here to download the flyer.

BULK ITEM CLEAN-UP DAY

Saturday, October 1

The Village of McLean is sponsoring a Bulk Clean-up Day. Area Disposal will be doing a curbside pick-up.

Guidelines:

  • For McLean residents only
  • Items to be picked up need to be at the curb by 6 am
  • Construction debris must be bundled, be less than 5 feet in length, and weigh less than 50 lbs per bundle
  • Limit of 6 cubic yards of material per household
  • Old Mattresses must be wrapped in plastic

Items that Cannot & Will NOT be taken:

  • Tires
  • Paint
  • Batteries
  • Appliances (white goods)
  • Yard Waste
  • Hazardous Material (oil, gas, solvents)
  • E-Waste ( computers, TV’s, electronics)
  • Concrete

Flyers are available at the Village Office or can be downloaded here.

If you have any questions or need additional info, please contact the Village Office in person or at 309-874-2102, Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am to 12:00 noon. On the day of pickup, a Village representative will be monitoring to ensure Area Disposals guidelines are followed.

THE NEW WATER TOWER IS GROWING UP FAST!

This photo was taken June 29, 2016. Lots of progress has been made toward completing the new water tower, with the project expected to be finished in November 2016.

 

 

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Village Board Meeting 7:00 pm
Village Board Meeting @ Village Hall Conference Room
Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm
 
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Outdoor Warning Siren 10:00 am
Building with LEGOS 2:30 pm
Building with LEGOS @ Mt. Hope-Funks Grove Library
Aug 2 @ 2:30 pm
Building with LEGOS Mt. Hope-Funks Grove Library August 2 – 2:30 p.m.
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Recycle Pick-up
Recycle Pick-up
Aug 11 all-day
 
Book Club 6:30 pm
Book Club @ Mt. Hope-Funks Grove Library
Aug 11 @ 6:30 pm
Mt. Hope-Funks Grove Library Book Club August 11 – 6:30 p.m.
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Library Board Meeting 6:30 pm
Library Board Meeting @ Mt. Hope-Funks Grove Library
Aug 15 @ 6:30 pm
 
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3rd Annual Get Your 6.6 on Route 66! 8:00 am
3rd Annual Get Your 6.6 on Route 66!
Aug 20 @ 8:00 am
3rd Annual Get Your 6.6 on Route 66! Saturday, August 20, 2016 Run/walk begins at 8 am See the webpage for more details: Get Your 6.6. on Route 66!
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CORE of McLean meeting 6:30 pm
CORE of McLean meeting @ Mt. Hope-Funks Grove Library Meeting Room
Aug 22 @ 6:30 pm
 
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Mighty Kids Book Club 4:00 pm
Mighty Kids Book Club @ Mt. Hope-Funks Grove Library
Aug 24 @ 4:00 pm
Mighty Kids Book Club Mt. Hope-Funks Grove Library August 24 – 4:00 p.m.
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