• Welcome to Gibson City!

    The Business and Family Friendly Community by Mayor Dickey
    As I was growing up, I learned that you should “hope for the best and at the same time prepare for the worst”. This conservative philosophy has served me well over the years...
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Rotary Ball Fundraiser

will be held at Sandtrap on
March 25, 2017

Farmers Market

Farmers Market

The Farmers Market is located in Downtown Gibson City next to Gibson City Meat & Deli. The Operating Hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4pm-7pm and Saturdays from 8am until sold out.

If you have any question about the Farmers Market  Contact Marshall Blake at 309-275-4650

Opportunities Abound In Gibson City

mayordandickey-300x225We all face difficulties and challenges, but in every difficulty and challenge lies opportunity. In Gibson City we are constantly looking for opportunities and ways to turn them in to an environment that is beneficial to our families and businesses.One such opportunity that we are currently working on is partnering with our local school district (GCMS), Parkland Community College, our local businesses and Gibson Chamber of Commerce to take our educational opportunities to the next level.

We are working together on efficient ways to help provide our workforce with additional training right here in Gibson City. Our goal is to give our employees the opportunity to acquire additional skills that will benefit our employees and employers alike.We are also being proactive in other areas. Before breaking ground on our newest residential development we completed a drainage study and implemented a plan that will provide adequate drainage for current and future development. And we're not stopping there. Our infrastructure is very important to us and we have current and long term plans that will improve and expand our roads, water and sewage systems now and well into the future.Keeping our taxes low and spending taxpayer money wisely is yet another example of what we're doing in Gibson City. We believe that it is our duty. We also believe that you should keep as much of your hard-earned money as possible while still providing quality city services that are expected.These are just several opportunities that we're taking advantage of and there's many more to numerous to mention.

In Gibson City, we have an educational system that is second to none and our hospital is constantly expanding their campus and services to provide local, first-class healthcare for old and young alike. You will be impressed with our eighteen-hole, championship golf course and clubhouse and you'll be amazed with our many restaurants and businesses. We even have a drive-in.If you're looking for a place to work, start or relocate a business, raise a family or retire, look no further – Gibson City is the place. Give us a call, we'd like to visit with you.There are many reasons to come to Gibson City and we welcome you to come explore and participate in the numerous benefits that we have to offer.

Dan Dickey - Mayor


Current Bidding Projects






City of Gibson Leaf Pick Up Policy for 2016


  1. Only leaves will be accepted for removal.

  2. If leaf piles are contaminated with any material other than leaves, it will be passed over and left to homeowner/resident for removal. (We unload leaf material on farm ground therefore there cannot be materials other than leaves in the piles.)

  3. Piles are to be in a straight line as close to the road as possible, without being in the road.

  4. Piles are to be no more than four feet wide.

  5. Leaf piles in ditches will not be removed as this causes a safety issue. (Tripping, ankle turning, injuries to joints.)

  6. Piles of mulched material will not be accepted. This type of material clogs the machine causing a safety concern, as well as elevated maintenance costs. (Leaving mulched material on your turf provides free organic material and nitrogen which is beneficial for turf.)

  7. Do not pile leaves over rocky areas or allow rocks to infiltrate the leaf piles. (The leaf vac machine creates a lot of force from a large impeller causing rocks and landscape material to become high speed projectile.)

  8. Material from the homeowners/residents property (i.e. trimmings from shrubs, waste from flower gardens) should not be put in leaf piles.


    Operating and maintaining the leaf vac equipment, coupled with labor costs, is very expensive. Please help and do your part to keep expenses down and safety a top priority.

Wastewater Operator


The City of Gibson (pop. 3407) is seeking an experienced Wastewater Operator. Duties include mechanical, electrical and grounds maintenance, clarifiers and screen maintenance and cleaning, hauling of liquid bio-solids to farm ground, lab work and record keeping,.  Wastewater certification is a plus.  A Class II certification is required by IEPA to operate the facility.  Must have or be able to attain CDL license with six months of employment and must be willing to relocate to within City limits within one year of employment. City offers an excellent benefit package.


To apply you may contact Randy Stauffer (City Superintendent) at (217) 784-4388 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or send your resume to: City of Gibson, PO Box 545, Gibson City, IL 60936-0545



Villas of Holly Brook Assisted Living
For information visit or call 217-727-1082

For Villas of Holly Brook Employment Applications go to 1400 N Melvin Gibson City



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