North Route 23 at the railroad tracks will be closed from 9 a.m. on Thursday, September 30 until it is re-opened on Friday 10/1 at approximately 5 p.m. The closure is for railroad crossing repairs. Route alternatives will be available closer to that day.
The City is sponsoring a document shredding event on Saturday 9/11/2021 between 8 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. in the municipal parking lot behind City Hall and the Police Department- 132 E. Prairie Street. Please have your items in the trunk or back of your car ready for removal. Due to time constraints and safety measures, a limit of 5 boxes or bags is requested and no plastic bags or plastic/cardboard that cannot be shredded is allowed. Any questions can be directed to City Hall at 815-568-7112. More information can be found here.
Beginning Monday, August 16th, the municipal parking lot on E. Washington Street will be closed (until further notice) due to the sidewalk restoration project. There are additional municipal lots behind City Hall at 132 E. Prairie and at the lot at the corner of W. Washington and S. Ann.
Construction is set to begin on the Downtown sidewalk replacement project this week. Sidewalk is being replaced on Route 23 from Route 20 to the railroad tracks, along with portions of sidewalk on east and west Prairie Street, east and west Washington Street, Ann Street, and possibly portions of Taylor Street. Downtown businesses will remain open throughout construction, just be alert as there will be disruption within the area. The Marengo – Union Chamber of Commerce is offering special promotions during construction so please visit their website, Facebook page, and app for more details. [Read more…] about Downtown Sidewalk Replacement Project to Begin
Schroeder Asphalt Services will be repaving South Street, Jacquelyn Court, Barbara Court and the South end of Dietz Street starting the 1st week of August, weather permitting.
The City will be conducting a special brush pick-up on Wednesday, July 28th. This is for brush only. Brush must be placed in the right of way before 7 a.m. on July 28th. Crews will not come back if it is not curbside in time.
City stickers are now on sale and can be purchased at City Hall (132 E. Prairie Street) Monday-Friday from 8am-4:30pm or via this link.
Please note that city stickers are due to be purchased and displayed by August 1, 2021 or fees double. The fine for not having a city sticker is $150.
The City of Marengo is in the process of appointing a Ward 4 Alderman. If you are interested in becoming a Ward 4 Alderman and currently reside in that ward, please contact Megan Lopez at City Hall 815-568-7112 ext. 217 to set up an interview with Mayor Koziol.
Brush pick-up is scheduled for May 3. 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. [Read more…] about Brush Pick-Up
The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) has contracted with Applied Pavement Technology, Inc (APTech) to perform pavement condition assessments in Marengo between March and June 2021. For more information, click here.
The City of Marengo, Illinois, (Population 7,648), a growing community in southwest
McHenry County, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Police Chief.
Marengo is situated in southwest McHenry County along 1-90, Illinois Route 176, Illinois
Route 23 and U.S. Route 20.
The Police Department budget is approximately $2.5 million. The Chief oversees a
department of 16 employees, including three Sergeants, one detective, and eight patrol officers.
The Chief is appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the City Council and reports
directly to the Mayor. [Read more…] about Accepting Applications For Chief of Police