Grid transformation program open houses coming up in our area

Ameren is proposing the Central Illinois Grid Transformation Program to build a more reliable and resilient energy grid for the future. They will be hosting Public Open Houses in McLean, Ford & Iroquois Counties for residents to ask questions and provide input. There will be no formal presentation, so feel free to visit anytime throughout the two-hour timeframes.

The McLean County Open Houses are on Thursday at the Dale Township Building at 8017 East 1100 North Road in Bloomington from 11am-1pm or 5pm-7pm

The Ford County Open Houses are on August 23rd at the Kruse Event Center at 207 N. Lawrence St. in Gibson City from 11am-1pm and 5pm-7pm.

The Iroquois County Open Houses are on August 24th at the Watseka Elks Lodge 1791 located at 111 North 3rd St in Watseka from 11am-1pm and 5pm-7pm.

For those that are unable to attend an in-person event, a virtual engagement is available on the website linked below. If you have any questions, you can email Ameren at or call 1-800-707-0803.