Ralston Road is OPEN

North Park Public Water’s water main repair has been completed, to include the repair of the broken water main and replacing the sections of roadway which had to be removed.  This emergency repair project was completed over a day ahead of schedule!  Both east and west bound lanes are repaired and fully open to local…

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Scholar-Athlete Recognition 4.6.15

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Village of Machesney Park is pleased to recognize area scholar-athletes for outstanding accomplishments during the winter sports season. During the Monday, April 6, 2015, Village of Machesney Park Board Meeting, Mayor Jerry Bolin, Harlem School Superintendent Dr. Julie Morris, State Senator Steve Stadelman, and State Representative John Cabello will honor invited…

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Water Main Emergency Closure 4/8-4/10

Due to a water main break, Ralston Road from approximately Hollybrook to Bluebonnet, will be closed from Wednesday April 8th until Friday April 10th.  Due to the extent of the break, this has been declared an emergency repair and will require both East and Westbound lanes to be totally closed to through traffic. Please follow…

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Yard Waste Burning Begins April 1st

As of April 1st, residents may begin burning their yard waste if desired.  Yard waste burning is restricted to two months per year, commencing in April and November only. The section of the ordinance regarding yard waste burning is as follows: A. Burning of materials grown on the property which is the site of open burning, such…

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Yard Waste Collection Begins April 3rd

Yard waste collection within the Village, through Rock River Disposal, will begin Friday, April 3rd and run until late November/early December as needed. Reminder: yard waste must be put to curb in brown paper bags designed for yard waste or a refuse container marked with an “X“.  You may also bind up your sticks and branches…

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Senator Stadelman Town Hall

Senator Steve Stadelman is making stops at various municipalities within his district to hold Town Hall meetings. Senator Stadelman will be visiting the Village of Machesney Park on Thursday, April 2nd from 5:30pm-7:00pm.  The meeting will be hosted in the Village’s board room, and VMP residents are cordially invited to attend. Residents are welcome to…

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Garbage Collection Delayed This Week

Due to the excessive amount of snowfall on Sunday & Monday of this week, Rock River Disposal’s garbage collection services will be delayed by one (1) day.   As such, the Village of Machesney Park will be serviced on SATURDAY, March 28th. Please plan accordingly by not putting your garbage collection out more than 24…

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IL-173 Construction Update

The Illinois Department of Transportation recently put out a news release on the status of the IL-173 construction.  Weather permitting, work will resume on Tuesday, March 17th with Mitchell Road closing until the end of June.  The current project of reconstructing IL-173 from Alpine to the 39/90 interchange is scheduled to be complete by November…

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The Village Voice, Spring/Summer 2015 Is Complete

The bi-annual production of The Village Voice is complete and available for residents to view.  If you have registered to automatically receive a copy, please be on the lookout for it to be coming your way!  If you have not done so, but you would like to receive a copy automatically, please complete the online form…

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