CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - The 2018 State of the City Address was held on Tuesday, Dec. 18 for Carbondale, Illinois.
It was hosted by the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce during their monthly luncheon.
Mayor of the city, John “Mike” Henry spoke on the city’s accomplishments from the past year and to present the city’s plans for 2019.
It was learned that Southern Illinois Healthcare and the SIU School of Medicine are teaming up to build a new family medical clinic and teaching facility.
The mayor also discussed the Downtown Streetscape improvements and support of SIU.
Proceeds from the event will go toward the Mayor’s Scholarship Fund which provides scholarships for Carbondale Community High School students attending Southern Illinois University.