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

Petitions Now Available for Village Leadership Positions

Petitions are now available at the Village office for the following elected positions:
President – 2-year term
Village Clerk – 4-year term
3 Trustees  – 4-year term
1 Trustee – 2-year term
The first day to turn in petitions is December 10th, and the last day is December 17th. Please direct any questions to Sharon Leipold at (309) 825-0903.

5th Annual Get Your 6.6 on Route 66!

Thank you to everyone who came out for the event this year! CORE of McLean is proud to report that they had a record number of registrants at 198! Race results for timed participants can be found here. Mark your calendar for next year’s event on Saturday, August 24, 2019!

 

New Welcome Signs Are in Place!

A big thank you to the CORE of McLean for their fundraising and organizing efforts, Scott Lindley for the beautiful design, and the Village of McLean staff for their hard work in installing the signs. They look great!

New Route 66 Development in the Works

Planning is underway for an expanded Route 66 attraction in the area south and west of the McLean Depot (across from the Dixie/Road Ranger). Click here for more details.