Summer Jobs at Carlyle Lake

Summer Employment Available at Carlyle Lake CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake is looking for qualified candidates to fill student vacancies for the 2016 summer recreation season.  Carlyle Lake offers a great work experience opportunity for students who plan to make a career in the biological sciences, outdoor recreation,

Request for Playground Proposals

The City of Carlyle is requesting sealed bids to design and provide playground equipment at the Fish Hatchery Park in Carlyle, Illinois. The City will select one supplier to provide equipment and materials for the park as outlined in the following request. Request for Proposals for the Playground Questions concerning the bid should be directed

Sales Tax Increase

The City of Carlyle will be asking our citizens on March 15, 2016 to vote “yes” on an increase to the sales tax rate from 6.25% to 6.75%. The additional revenue will be used to help pay for infrastructure repairs that have long been neglected. Below are several informational documents that will help explain the

IMUA Scholarship Program

2016 IMUA Scholarship Program Applications Available The City of Carlyle, in partnership with the Illinois Municipal Utilities Association (IMUA), is again offering a scholarship competition program for eligible high school seniors. Each eligible applicant is asked to submit an application and an essay of 500 words or less addressing their choice of one of three

Carlyle Lake Pool Update

Carlyle Lake Increasing Downstream Releases CARLYLE LAKE – As of 12:00 p.m. on Monday January 4, 2016 the pool elevation at Carlyle Lake was 458.71 feet, referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD), with a release of approximately 5,820 cubic feet per second (cfs). The inflow for Sunday January 3, 2016 was approximately 9,420

Christmas Tree Recycling Project

Carlyle Lake Christmas Tree Recycling Project CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake will be collecting used Christmas trees for the annual Christmas tree recycling project. The Corps of Engineers, along with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, uses these trees to provide an effective and economical means of providing

Holiday Information

The Holiday Season is upon us! Be sure to check our Events Calendar to stay up to date with all of the Christmas events going on around town.  There are plenty of opportunities for the kids to visit Santa. Visit Calendar In honor of Christmas, City Hall will be closed on: -Thursday, December 24th -Friday,

Outstanding College Student

Kenny O’Dell Jr. has been honored by The Lincoln Academy of Illinois as one of this year’s outstanding students. On Saturday, November 7 at the Old State Capitol in Springfield, Kenny was awarded a Student Laureate Medallion, along with a $1,000 educational grant and a certificate of achievement.  This is the 41st year Lincoln Academy

Shop Local

Shop Local As far as retail goes, the Holidays are here! View the flyer below for 5 reasons to shop locally this year. Shop Local Flyer

Day Use Fees Waived on Veterans Day

Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas on Veterans Day CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at the more than 2,800 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans