The 2018/19 City of Marengo Vehicle Stickers are available! Your current sticker expires July 31, 2018. You can get your sticker at City Hall, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., via our website by clicking on epay, or you can return the form via standard mail. If you purchase your stickers via our website or standard mail, please allow seven to ten business days for processing and mailing your stickers to you. If you have questions, please call 815-568-7112.
The City of Marengo is actively looking to fill the following positions:
Appointed Planning & Zoning Commission Member (call for details)
The City of Marengo would like to take a moment and thank Alderman Mike Miller and Jeff Severs for their creation of the Rocket donations boxes. There are 5 rockets placed around town (Sullivans, Pointers, Marengo Guns, Glo-Bowl and City Hall). All donations will be used towards the summer fireworks event.
Rates as of 6/2017
The Planning & Zoning Commission is actively looking for one board member. It would be for a 5 year term and the meetings are typically the third Monday of each month, or as needed. If you are interested, please contact Mayor John Koziol at email@example.com or City Hall at 815-568-7112.
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.