POLICE CHIEF – The City of Fulton, Illinois (population 3315) is seeking a qualified individual to serve as Police Chief. The successful candidate will be a collaborative local government professional responsible for overseeing and directing a full-service police department using a comprehensive range of management skills. The City of Fulton is looking for someone who is energetic; has strong interpersonal skills; has a record of problem-solving, decisiveness; and approachability; and has an inclusive management style with clear and open communication skills. Salary DOQ.
Applicants must include a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and a completed City of Fulton application, and Job Description Application. Employment applications and a complete job description can be obtained from Fulton City Hall or on the city website a www.cityoffulton.us. Please forward all resume packets to the City of Fulton, Attn: Tammy Garibay, 415 11th Avenue, Fulton, IL 61252. Applications will be accepted until April 30th, 2021 at 3:00p. EOE.
A mayoral candidate forum (hosted and sponsored by Kiwanis) will be held at The Gatherings building (408 10th Avenue) on March 18th @ 6:00 PM.
Please wear a mask.
Come meet your 2021 mayoral candidates and be sure to bring your questions
The Fulton Dutch Days Festival Committee, following careful consideration, has made the decision to cancel the 2021 Festival. There is a consensus among healthcare providers and scientists that a social event the size of the Festival may not be safe until September or later. We realize how many people enjoy participating and attending so it was not an easy or hasty decision.
There may be snow on the ground now, but it's time to start thinking about May showers and spring flowers! Starting February 1st, any group or governmental agency that helps maintain or enhance any of Fulton’s public garden areas should consider applying for grant money available from the Fulton Gardens Fund. This includes
FULTON, IL – Like communities across the country and the world, Fulton has suffered because of the ongoing pandemic. Local friends and family members have died, some have been or continue to be sickened by COVID, and numerous businesses and livelihoods have been impacted just in our little city. With Valentine’s Day approaching, now is a very appropriate time to pause and think of those who mean so much. This might be a spouse, another loved one, the helpful neighbor, those who work to keep our country safe and healthy, a favorite sports team, pets who are faithful companions—almost anyone or anything.
**IMPORTANT NOTICE **
Due to a main repair in the City of Fulton, all residents in the highlighted area in the map below should boil drinking water and cooking water for 5 minutes prior to use, as a precautionary measure. Water will be shut off to repair the main on Tuesday, January 19, 2021, sometime between 8 am and 10 am.
PUBLIC NOTICE - The City of Fulton is currently accepting bids on a 2010 Ford F150 Super Crew FX4 with approx. 82,944 miles (pictures provided below). The bid minimum is set at $8,000. The vehicle can be viewed in the north parking lot of City Hall and the Police Department. This vehicle is being sold as-is and no warranty is implied or provided. Sealed bids must be received by 4:00pm on Thursday, January 28. On the outside of the envelope, it must be addressed to the City of Fulton ℅- "F-150 Sale." Bidders must provide a working phone number for contact after reviewing bids. Bids will be reviewed and publicly opened on Friday, January 29th, at 10:00 am in the City of Fulton Council Chambers. The winning bidder will be advised and have until Monday, February 1, 2021, at 12:00 pm to provide payment in the form of Cash, Money order, and Cashiers Check. NO PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE ACCEPTED.