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 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.
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.
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.
Candidate must be a registered voter, a continuous resident of the First Ward, and at least 18 years of age at the time of election. [Read more…]
The Marengo Police Department has been informed of a flier being circulated regarding gunfire and drug incidents in Marengo. A sample of the letter and a statement from the Marengo Police Chief, Joseph Hallman, is attached. If you have information or questions, please contact the MPD at 815-568-7231 or 9-1-1 if it is an emergency.
The City has adopted the following Tree Trimming Program. If you have questions, contact Howard Moser, Director of Public Works, at 815-568-2669.
Donations for the Marengo Police Department K-9 Unit are being accepted. [Read more…]
The 2015 Marengo Resurfacing program is anticipated to begin on Monday, September 28,
The project will begin with pavement removal on Willow Road and the patching of
Sunset Drive and Van Buren Street. Patching and pavement removal will be followed
with the resurfacing of Willow Road, Sunset Drive and Van Buren Street.