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    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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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




Job Opportunities

 Wastewater Operator


     The City of Gibson (pop. 3407), is seeking an experienced Wastewater Operator.  Duties include Manual labor including: Building, Mechanical and Electrical grounds maintenance. Performing lab work and record keeping, maintain clarifiers and screen cleaning, haul liquid bio-solids to farm ground. Must have or be able to attain CDL license within 6 months of employment.  Wastewater certification is a plus.  The Class II Certification is required By IEPA to operate the plant.  



To apply you may contact Randy Stauffer (City Superintendent) at

217-784-4388, email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or send you resume to:  City of Gibson, P O Box 545 Gibson City, IL 60936-0545


All resumes must be received by June 12, 2015.



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For information visit or call 217-631-1136

For Villas of Holly Brook Employment Applications call Mary Timm 217-784-5129



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