Notice to Residents & Fence Contractors

The Village recognizes the value of fences to help residents maintain privacy and safety for their properties. This notice is to remind residents and fence contractors of the importance of obtaining a permit from the Village prior to constructing fences on properties in Machesney Park. The Village’s Zoning Ordinance contains a variety of requirements for fences, including the…

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Mosquito Spraying – Tonight – July 2, 2018

Mosquito Spraying Notice, Tonight – 07/02/18:  Clarke Mosquito contacted the Village to notify us that they will be performing mosquito spraying operations this evening and overnight throughout the Village. For further information please call the Mosquito Hotline at 1-800-942-2555 or visit the Clarke website at www.clarke.com. Residents are encouraged to call the Hotline and register to be notified by Clarke’s…

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Moderate Flooding along the Rock River

The Winnebago County Sheriff’s office has indicated that shortly after 10:00 a.m., on Sunday Feb. 25th, 2018, the River level at Latham Park was at 12.34 feet.  The situation is causing moderate flooding in Edgemere Terrace area in Roscoe as well as along the Shore Drive area in the Village of Machesney Park.  It is anticipated…

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WINTER STORM WARNING

Winter Storm, Treacherous Driving Conditions Across Northern Illinois Tonight and Friday   The Illinois Department of Transportation is warning the public that a major winter storm with the potential for 12 inches of snow in northern Illinois will create treacherous conditions tonight and Friday. Driving should be avoided, with snow and ice covered roads, limited…

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Village Holiday Lights Contest

The Village’s annual Holiday Lights Contest will soon begin, and we want YOU to nominate a friend or neighbor within the Village that you feel has gone above and beyond with their holiday lights and decorations! Prizes will be awarded and winners announced at the Village Board of Trustees Meeting. Please join us by participating…

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