Helpful Start-Up Organizations

New Marengo Business Checklist
It is said there are two joys in a person’s life that are actually very painful. The first is have a childbirth the second is starting your own business. As you are trying to pull together your business plans, you may overlook a few things. To help you out the Economic Development Commission is glad to offer business start-ups in Marengo checklist of required and simple things a business can do. This checklist was created for the Marengo area. Good luck and call us if you need anything.
Illinois Small Business Development Center - Shah Center
The Illinois Small Business Development Center is the answer place for start-up or existing McHenry County businesses that employ up to 500 people. Services include free counseling, grant assistance, networking opportunities and a host of seminars and courses covering everything from how to start a business in Illinois to how to grow a business by obtaining loans or exporting products worldwide. Think of us as your "first stop center" for any of the following areas!
Service Corps of Retired Professionals (SCORE)
SCORE provides free small business counseling on a regular schedule. Our counselors are experienced in many areas of industry with diverse backgrounds. Many are small business owners or managers themselves.

                  Helpful Business Start-Up Websites

State of Illinois




Police Dept: 815-568-7231
City Hall: 815-568-7112

Garage Sales Require Permit

Marengo City Vehicle Stickers are required within 30 days of vehicle purchase