City Hall

Metropolis City Hall

Located at 106 W. 5th St. Metropolis IL, the Metropolis City Hall is your resource for information, inquiries and concerns about your local government as well as services offered in the community. Home to the Mayor, City Clerk’s Office and other departments listed below, we welcome you to our community and encourage you to call or stop by during our business hours.

City Hall Administration

The City Hall Administration is the central hub for all municipal activities in the City of Metropolis. The department is responsible for managing the city’s finances, overseeing public works, and ensuring that all city services are operating efficiently. The department works closely with the mayor and city council to develop and implement policies that benefit the community, and strive to make the City of Metropolis a great place to live, work, and do business. The administration office is open to the public during regular business hours and welcomes inquiries, feedback, and suggestions from community members.

Don Canada



Mayor’s Office

As Mayor, my mission is to lead and govern our City to enhance public value and produce a sense of community.

We are to work collaboratively across all business units to create optimum efficiency, decrease wasteful spending, ensure public safety, and display in our service a value for the residents we serve. We will strive to keep Metropolis a city that celebrates our vibrant, historic, riverfront, full-service community that honors our past, celebrates the present, and embraces the future.

Together with the City Council, Supervisors, and Employees, we will serve with responsibility, ethics, professionalism, commitment, and teamwork to safeguard and enhance the public trust in City government.

For Parks and Recreation inquiries, please contact the Mayor’s Office.


Jan Adams

City Clerk


City Clerk’s Office

The City Clerk performs duties as required by Illinois Statutes and City Ordinances. In addition to the required duties, the City Clerk also serves as one of the City’s FOIA officers.

The City Clerks Office is responsible for the processing and collection of utility billing, maintaining all records, ordinances, resolutions and official documents of the City.

Food Vendor License

The City of Metropolis currently permits food vendors to operate on private property in accordance with Ordinance 2012-12. Vendors offering to sell to the public, un-sealed, prepared foods that may be consumed either on or off the vendor’s premises first shall apply for a Local Food Vendors license. Applications should be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office.

Andrew Leonard

City Attorney


City Attorney

The City Attorney serves as legal counsel for the City of Metropolis staff, elected officials and employees. This includes advising staff on legal issues, representing the City in legal proceedings, reviewing and preparing legal documents and drafting ordinances, resolutions, contracts, etc.

The City of Metropolis attorney can not provide legal advice to citizens.

Trevor Williams

HR Director


Human Resources

The City of Metropolis employs roughly 70 full-time employees. We offer a competitive benefits package, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement plans and 14 paid holidays.

The City of Metropolis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The City of Metropolis is committed to maintaining a workforce and workplace that is free of unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation or preference, marital or family status, or political affiliation.

 Applications can be accessed below or picked up in the Mayor’s Office at City Hall.

Employment Opportunities

The City of Metropolis currently has no open positions, please check back again.

Accounting Department

Courtney Bremer



The Accounting Department is responsible for the management of City financials. This includes financial reporting, payables, receivables, managing assets, budgeting and providing direction to the Mayor, City Council and other departments.

2023 City Hall Holiday Schedule

New Year’s
Monday, January 1 – Tuesday, January 2

Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, January 16

President’s Day
Monday, February 20

Memorial Day
Monday, May 29


Independence Day
Tuesday, July 4

Labor Day
Monday, September 4

Columbus Day
Monday, October 9

Veteran’s Day
Friday, November 11


Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, November 23

Day After Thanksgiving
Friday, November 24

Monday, December 25 – Friday, December 29

Contact Us

City Hall

Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 4:00pm

Saturday – Sunday: Closed



City Clerk’s Office

Monday – Friday: 7:30am – 3:30pm

Saturday – Sunday: Closed