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Chad May is the current Mayor of McLeansboro, IL. He was sworn into office in May 2021 with a vision of growth for the City of McLeansboro. Since taking office, there have been many steps taken in moving the City forward into new technology with the support of the City Council. Chad has lived in Hamilton County since 1994 when he married Amanda (Bowers) May. They have three children and three grandchildren. Chad is employed full-time with a company based in Paducah, Kentucky. When asked about his vision for the remainder of his current term, he said, "I look forward to the changes that are in progress within the City. I am appreciative of the support of the Council in taking the big steps forward. Everything from the automatic meter reading system, updated accounting and billing system, to the Disc Golf course that has recently been constructed by a wonderful group of volunteers. I am overwhelmed by the support of so many in that process. It speaks volumes about our community. I believe it shows an eagerness and willingness to see new things happen here." Chad's term will expire in April 2025.

Chad May

Chad May
Mayor of McLeansboro, IL

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