News & Press Releases

Meetings Moved
Code, 60ILCS1; 60ILCS 1/80-10E; 5ILCS 120/2.02Harlem Township desires to amend the schedule of the regular meetings to move from the second Wednesday of each month to the third Wednesday of each month, keeping the same meeting time of 5:30pm.By adoption of the Resolution, the Township Board approved that the regularly scheduled Township Board meetings are to be held on the following dates in 2024, all meetings starting at 5:30pm: HARLEM TOWNSHIP 2024 BOARD MEETING SCHEDULEJanuary 17, 2024Fe
WHEN: TUESDAY, AUGUST 22, 2023WHERE:HARLEM TOWNSHIP819 Melbourne Ave, Machesney ParkTIME: 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.Meet our Supervisor of Harlem Township, Gary JuryHarlem Township Assessor, Jon Vaiden, will discuss senior exemptions and answer questionsSenior Emergency Assistance – Wendy Johnson will discuss available assistance for seniors within Harlem Township (Mortgage, Rent, Mobile Home Lot Rent, and Utility Bills)Please RSVP by August 17th to: Wendy at Harlem Township at 815-633-9382 o
Parking Lot at Schoonmaker Park
Please be advised that the parking lot at Schoonmaker Park will be closed July 20th for sealcoating.  Please watch for further News and Events in the future for closure of the Bike Path for sealcoating.
Atwood Road Repairs Complete!
The repairs for Atwood Road are completed.  Harlem Township is looking forward to new road repairs and projects in the future!
Winnebago County Burning Regulations
Winnebago County Burning Restrictions, Exceptions, and Penalties.
Dennis Johnson Memorial Park, Machesney Park
Dennis Johnson Memorial Park is a cute park with small playground located on the Willow Creek Path located in a neighborhood near Forest Hills Road.