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Montgomery County
#1 Industrial Park Dr.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Phone: 217-532-3941
FAX: 217-532-3944
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

Christian County
1120 N Webster St.
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: 217-287-7246
FAX: 217-287-7248
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 11:30 am; 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

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Suite A
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Phone: 618-498-2913
FAX: 618-498-5913
Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4 pm and Thursday 8 am to 12 pm

Macoupin County
#60 Carlinville Plaza
Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: 217-854-9604
FAX: 217-854-7804
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

News Release

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Extension Hosts Town Hall Meeting In Nokomis

Monday, February 29, 2016 the University of Illinois Extension, in conjunction with the Downtown Nokomis Association, held a Town Hall Meeting in Nokomis to develop a downtown and community revitalization action plan.  The meeting ran from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., with over 25 local residents participating.

Carrie McKillip, University of Illinois Extension Community Economic Development Educator, facilitated the meeting and guided the group in developing a community mission statement.

A follow up meeting is scheduled for Monday March 21, Steele Hall in Nokomis to further develop the action plan and discuss available community assets.  All those from the Nokomis area are encouraged to participate.   

Anyone wanting more information or who is interested in attending may visit, call the Montgomery County Extension office at (217) 532-3941 or email

University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact our office. Universidad de Illinois ofrece igualdad de oportunidades en programas y empleo. Si usted necesita un ajuste razonable para participar en este programa, por favor póngase en contacto con nuestra oficina.


Photo Caption: A young participant writes down suggestions at the Nokomis Town Hall Meeting.

Local Contact: William Shalter, Program Coordinator, Community and Economic Development,