Snow Emergency Declared for March 25

MACHESNEY PARK, IL (March 24, 2023) – The Village of Machesney Park will be under a snow emergency beginning at 4:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 25, 2023. Residents are asked to remove any vehicles from the roadway until the snowfall has ended and contractors have cleared the roadway of snow. 

During this emergency, no vehicles may park or stand on any road, highway, roadway shoulder, ditch or any other property used, or which could be used, as a roadway within the Village of Machesney Park until such road or highway has been completely cleared of snow. Violations of this ordinance shall be subject to a fine of not less than $25 and not more than $100 and in addition, the vehicle constituting the violation may be removed and stored at the owner's expense.

Further information may be obtained from Village Hall at (815) 877-5432, or from the Winnebago County Sheriff's Department, Machesney Park Division at (815) 877-5519.

The Village would like to remind residents and businesses that it is illegal to deliberately place snow from any private property, driveway or parking lot on any public rights-of-way, street or sidewalk. Any person, persons, corporation, firm or organization or concern which shall violate any provision of the ordinance could be fined $50.00. 


Media Contact:
Mitch Hilden, Public Works Director | (815) 877-5432