Community Information


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Marengo At A Glance

Population: – 7,648

Total Households: 2,600
County: McHenry County
Townships: Marengo, Seneca, Coral, Riley
Churches: 14
Schools: Four pre-school/nursery, Three elementary schools, One high school, One Lutheran private, One Catholic Woodstock
Parks: Indian Oaks Park (140 acres); Calvin Spencer Park; Two McHenry County Conservation District sites.
Fire Department: Volunteer; 38 members; on call 24 hours a day; One station; covers 107 sq. mile area
Rescue Squad: Volunteer; on call 24 hours a day with two full time on-site members.
Government: Elected Mayor/City Council (8 alderman)
Public Services: NICOR; ComEd; AT&T; MDC Environmental Services; Charter Communications

Water Supply: Three municipal wells

Post Office: One Branch

Important Marengo Telephone Numbers

Fire, Police, Rescue Dial 9-1-1
Fire Department 568-8912 (through Marengo)
Police Department 568-7231
Rescue Squad 355-7207
Village Hall 568-7112
Post Office 568-7449

Government Information

City of Marengo
132 East Prairie Street
Marengo, IL 60152
(815) 568-7112
Fax: (815) 568-7130
Office Hours: Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Mayor John Koziol
City Administrator Josh Blakemore
City Clerk Connie Boxleitner
Deputy Treasurer Jennifer Snelton
City Attorney David McArdle
Fire Chief Bob Bradbury
City Council Mike Miller
Nicole DeBoer
Todd Hall
Dennis Hammortree
Matt Keenum
Steven Mortensen
Brett Martin
Mike Smith
Building Commissioner Howard Moser
Cemetery Board Marty Mohr
Donnie Botcher
Diane Oranger

Community Services

Marengo Police Department (815) 568-7231
142 East Prairie Street
Marengo, IL 60152
Police Chief Richard Solarz
Marengo Fire Department (815) 568-7221
Fire Chief Bob Bradbury
The City of Marengo is served by a 38-member, all volunteer fire department. The fire station is located on East Prairie Street in Marengo.The district handled 572 calls in 2013, and was founded in 1937.
Firemen participate in the Settler’s Days parade and a host of other area events.
Marengo Post Office
223 E Grant Hwy, Marengo, IL 60152 (815) 568-7449
Window Hours Mon-Fri:  8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday:  8:30 a.m. – noon
Lobby Hours
(box access only)
Mon-Fri:  6 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Saturday:  6 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.


Where History Comes Alive

Union At A Glance

Population: – 580
County: McHenry County
Townships: Coral, Seneca
Churches: Two
Schools: SEDOM
Parks: Two – Veterans Park, Siems Park
Fire Department: Volunteer
Rescue Squad: Call 9-1-1 (service from Marengo)
Government: Village Board/Elected Trustees
Public Services: NICOR, ComEd; AT&T; MDC Environmental Services; ICCI, Village of Union Water

Museums: McHenry County Historical Museum; Illinois Railway Museum

Important Union Telephone Numbers

Fire, Police, Rescue Dial 9-1-1
Fire Department 923-4488 (through Marengo)
Police Department 923-2341
Rescue Squad 355-7207
Village Hall 923-4153
Post Office 923-4307

Government Information

Village of Union
17703 O’Cock Road
Union, IL 60180
(815) 923-4153
Fax: (815) 923-4710
Office Hours: Tuesdays 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
President Robert Wagner
Village Clerk Josie Riley
Village Treasurer Sandra Shehan
Village Attorney Joe Ponitz
Fire Chief Brian Heimsoth
Village Trustees Robert Ball
Larry Beebe
Stanley McDonald


Mike Swanson
Deb Pace

Tony Fredrickson


Water Commissioner Gary Zickhur
Building Commissioner Intl. Codes Consultants & Inspections, Inc.
Union Cemetery Phyllis Schauer

Community Services

Union Fire Protection District
6606 Main St
Union IL 60180
(815) 923-4488
(through Marengo)
President Dale Carr
Secretary Don Frohling
Treasurer Roger Heimsoth
Fire Chief Brian Heimsoth
Attorney Richard J. Curran Jr.
The Village of Union is served by a 24-member, paid on call fire department. The unmanned station is located on Main Street in Union. Calls are dispatched through the McHenry dispatch center to the members of the department. The Union Fire Protection fleet includes seven modern fire trucks, and one antique truck which is used for special events.The district responded to just over 100 calls in 2013.
Union Post Office
17803 Depot St., Union IL 60180 (815) 923-4307
Window Hours Mon-Fri   8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. &
1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Closed for lunch 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lobby Hours
(box access only)
Mon-Fri:  7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Saturday:  7;30 a.m. – 12:00 noon