Brush pick-up is scheduled for May 7, 2018. Please ensure that all brush is laid out parallel to the street on the City right-of-way before that date to ensure pick-up. City crews will be only making one trip through the City and can not return if brush is not out on time. Questions can be directed to 815-568-2669.
Parking of travel trailers, utility trailers or other recreational vehicles shall only be permitted behind the front property line between the dates of April 15 and October 15. The parking area must be paved in accordance with Chapter 8, off street parking and loading. After October 15 and prior to April 15, the parking of travel trailers, utility trailers and/or other recreational vehicles shall only be permitted behind the building setback line.
On August 23rd the City of Marengo held a public information meeting regarding the development of an interchange at I-90 & Route 23. The City Engineers with HR Green have put together a video simulation showing what the interchange will look like once it is completed, including the interchange ramps and redesigned intersection of Route 23 and Harmony Road. Construction on the bridge will be completed later this year. Engineering will be completed on the ramps in 2018, with construction tentatively slated for 2019/2020.
The MORE Center, at 829 Greenlee Street will be accepting donations
beginning Tuesday, June 13 through Friday, June 16 between
9am – noon only.
In order to help the victims, The MORE Center is asking that any items
for donations be listed in an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The resulting inventory list will be kept and items will be requested
when the families are ready for assistance. We will update with specific
needs if additional donations are required.
**FOR RESIDENTS DIRECTLY AFFECTED BY HOME EXPLOSION ONLY**
Monday, June 12 at 5:00 p.m. at Marengo Community High School. This meeting is to update those affected by the blast on any updates. Again, this meeting is limited to only those who are directly affected by the home explosion.
If you have been affected by today’s home explosion, please head to Marengo High School at 110 Franks Rd, where staff from local EMA and Red Cross will be there to assist. The high school is also being used as a cooling station, and pets are welcome.
On Sunday, June 11, at approximately 04:50 a.m. Marengo Fire and Rescue was dispatched to the 500 block of 7th Ave in Marengo for a possible explosion that resulted in a house fire. Upon their arrival there were four houses that were on fire, with numerous houses in the area impacted. One person was transported from the scene by ambulance.
Multiple fire departments responded to the scene and at this time the fires are contained. The utility companies are currently conducting assessments of the areas. The State Fire Marshall is on scene and beginning their investigation.
Displaced residents are being transported to Marengo High School at 110 Franks Rd. In order to assist with the damage assessment any resident whose house was damaged is requested to make contact with Marengo City Hall at email@example.com or call 815-703-9707. Please provide your name, address, and contact phone number.
At this time no donations are needed. If this changes we will advise what is needed on the City of Marengo website.
Media staging is at the Marengo Township Building located at 4010 Illinois Route 23 in Marengo.
Frequently Asked Questions
The Marengo Building Department will be closed on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. If you have an issue that needs immediate assistance, call 815-568-7112.
In December 2016, the McHenry County Department of Health discontinued the service which provided discounted well sample testing to residents of McHenry County. A list of laboratories that the MCDH recommends is HERE.
The City of Marengo is looking for part-time office help. To apply click here.
December 9, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. SHARP at the City Hall parking lot (west end near railroad tracks)
Attention kids young and old! Join us Friday, December 9th at 6 p.m. for the lighting of the City Christmas tree, and help us welcome Santa Claus. After the lighting ceremony, please join us in the City Council chambers for cookies and milk with Santa. [Read more…]
Completed petitions for the April 4, 2017 Consolidated Election can be filed with the City Clerks Office during the following times only:
Monday, December 12 through Friday, December 16 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and
Monday, December 19 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.