City of Momence

An Old Border Town

City of Momence and surrounding areas
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Welcome to the City of Momence

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On behalf of the City Council, welcome to the City of Momence.  Momence is located approximately 50 miles south of Chicago. To arrive in Momence from north, or south, you may want to “Drive the Dixie” Highway!  Dixie Hwy/Rt 1 is the major thoroughfare through the heart of downtown Momence.  Momence is a friendly community located along the banks of the Kankakee River.  Often referred to as the "Old Bordertown", Momence is home to more than 3300 residents of many faiths and cultures. You will discover that The City of Momence is a great place to work, reside, and raise a family.

The City Council and I strive to provide assistance in meeting the needs of the citizens of Momence and the many people who travel through our community. We will continue to meet the challenges of providing effective public services and responding to the citizens of the City of Momence.

City Council meetings are scheduled on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month at 7:30 PM. We encourage citizens to attend the meetings and share their comments at each meeting.

Mick Porter
Mayor, City of Momence


The Momence Police Department would like to warn all Momence residents that a door-to-door salesperson purporting to represent a company called Direct Energy has been soliciting Momence residents to sign up for changes in their energy service provider. This representative has been misleading our residents by informing them that the City of Momence has cancelled its contract with our energy service provider, First Energy Solutions. That information is false and misleading; the City of Momence continues to use First Energy Solutions as the provider for our resident's energy services.

Please do not allow this door-to-door solicitor to change your energy service provider unless you fully understand the risks that may be involved. If you have any questions about the City of Momence and our energy service provider, First Energy Solutions you are urged to call Momence City Hall at (815) 472-2001.

The City of Momence requires by ordinance that all door-to-door solicitors operating in the city be registered and have on their person a City of Momence solicitor's badge. If a solicitor approaches you without these credentials, or you are concerned about the legitimacy of the persons intentions, you should immediately call the Momence Police at (815) 472-2021 and use the option to connect with a Kan-Com dispatcher; if your call is an emergency dial 911.

Please share this information with as many Momence residents that you may know.

From the Mayor's Desk
October 27, 2014

The Public Works Department will complete the use of the chipper on Tuesday, November 4th. Please do your best to get limbs out for the final haul of the year by this coming Tuesday. Remember to place limbs (with cut ends facing the curb) on the terrace area between the sidewalk and curb. If there is no curb, please place the limbs on the grass near the edge of the street.

Also, leaf pickup has already begun but will be in full force on a daily basis beginning Tuesday, November 4th. Place leaf piles on the terrace near the street/curb. Do not place leaf piles in the alleys. Also a reminder, please be sure the leaf piles are free of sticks and yard waste.


Mick Porter
Mayor, City of Momence