Request for Proposal Announcement – Various Services

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS EXTENSION Previously submitted proposals will still be considered and do not need to be re-submitted. The Village of Machesney Park is seeking qualified firms to provide proposals for any of the following services: Appraisal Services Title, Escrow, and Closing Services Engineering for Demolition Inspection and Oversight Services Legal Services Property Acquisition Services  …

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Free Tax Preparation for Senior Citizens

Great News for Machesney Park Residents! There will be FREE TAX FILING ASSISTANCE FOR SENIORS at Harlem Community Center, Hand ‘n Hand Center, (9350 Forest Hills Road) every Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. beginning February 16, 2016. Volunteer tax preparers from the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program will provide free tax filing assistance to…

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Harlem Bridge Toll Booth

A “news” article was recently written on a “local news” website, which has since been shared and spread throughout the community, and is causing a great deal of concern amongst Machesney Park residents.  The Village of Machesney Park would like to make a formal declaration that this is NOT true. We ask that anyone who takes…

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Holiday Lighting Contest Winners

HOLIDAY LIGHTING CONTEST WINNERS The Outdoor Lighting Display Contest in Machesney Park is the Village’s way of recognizing residents whose Christmas decorations stand out from the rest.  The extra time, energy and money they have spent on the displays, and the imaginative touches they supplied, added to the excitement of the Christmas Season for many…

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Garbage Collection Delayed – Saturday Pick Up

Reminder: due to the Thanksgiving holiday, garbage collection services through Rock River Disposal will be delayed this week. As such, collection regularly scheduled for Friday 11/27 will be completed on Saturday 11/28. Please adjust your plan to put your refuse to curb accordingly, so as to not leave your items to curb for more than…

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Leaf Vacuuming Update

Due to the snowfall that was received on November 21st the Village’s leaf vacuuming program through Rock River Disposal will be temporarily on hold until the snow melts enough to allow Rock River Disposal to access the leaves.  If for some reason we do not receive enough melt for Rock River to access the remaining…

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Snow Emergency Declared – 11/20/15 @ 10pm

Due to the expected snowfall, The Village of Machesney Park will be declaring a Snow Emergency starting at 10:00 p.m. on November 20th, 2015.    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…

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2015 Leaf Vacuuming Schedule

Rock River Disposal has released its TENTATIVE leaf vacuuming schedule for 2015.  This is a service provided by Rock River Disposal, not the Village, as such you may direct your questions to RRD at 815-965-2489 or contact VMP Superintendent of Public Works Chad Hunter.   View the TENTATIVE schedule here.

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Interview: Mayor Bolin & Admin. Savage – COMCAST #17

Please tune into Comcast Channel 17 to view Connecting with Machesney Park, an interview with Mayor Jerry Bolin and Administrator Tim Savage. Many of the hottest topics concerning the Village are discussed, and it provides a great deal of clarity to residents on the happenings throughout the Village. Please, tune in! Contact Village Hall with…

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July 2015 Yards of Distinction Award Winners

Congratulations to the July 2015 Yards of Distinction Winners! The Village is very proud of your homes and the hard work and money that you have put into your property to make it and our community beautiful. District 1 – The Kunde’s – 2924 Vaughndale District 2 – The Hardin’s – 10372 Baederwood District 3…

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