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Registration is open for the 9th Annual Get Your 6.6 on Route 66!


At 8 am on Saturday, August 27, 2022, CORE of McLean, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, is holding our 9th annual 6.6k (4.1-mile) run/walk on Route 66 from Funks Grove to McLean to benefit the community of McLean, IL. This point-to-point 6.6k/4.1-mile run/walk starts in Funks Grove (shuttle service is provided from McLean to Funks Grove), with participants running or walking on the Mother Road herself to our new park under the old water tower in McLean, which was funded by previous proceeds from this event.

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Mt Hope Township Food Pantry Receives Large Frozen Chicken Donation


Tom Ludlam of the McLean Depot got a call yesterday from a customer who is a KB Transportation driver. He had a lot of Tyson chicken products that were refused by a food distributor because the boxes aren't perfect. He wondered if McLean had a food pantry to which he could donate the food. So they loaded it all in Tom’s car and met up with the Mt Hope Township food pantry director, Natalie, to stock the pantry. Nearly filled one of the freezers!

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2021 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report Available


The Village of McLean 2021 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report is available on the Water Quality Report page or via this link:

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E-Check Functionality Down


The third-party service that hosts and manages our online payment portal has made updates that took the entire portal down. The ability to pay via E-check is not functioning. It may be a month before this feature is up and running. We will take this message down when this functionality is restored. We apologize for the inconvenience. Payments can only be made via check, cash or money order for the time being.

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Only Flush the Three Ps


The Village of McLean Utilities Department would like to remind everyone to remember to only flush the three Ps down your toilet: 

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Great Turnout for the 2021 Get Your 6.6 on Route 66!


The 8th Annual Get Your 6.6 on Route 66 on August 28, 2021 was a huge success, with 202 registered participants and more than 181 coming out on race day and completing the route despite the heat. CORE of McLean extends their gratitude to all of the sponsors, volunteers, participants, and vendors for making this a successful fundraiser and fun event. We look forward to seeing you all next year for our 9th annual event on Saturday, August 27, 2022! Click here to see the results of the 2021 event, and visit the Facebook page to see photos from the event. 

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Public Notice: Garbage Receptacle Requirements


The McLean Police Department has observed many residents leaving their garbage cans out on the curb, even days after the garbage has already been picked up. Please be aware that it is against Village ordinance to keep garbage cans out on the curb more than 12 hours after being emptied. Please return garbage cans to your house once they have been emptied. If this is not done in timely manner, a fine could be assessed. For full text of the related ordinance, visit the Garbage Receptacle Requirements page

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