The Public Works Department is located at 5402 Swanson Road adjacent to Roscoe Swanson Park. Hours of operation are 7:00am to 3:30pm Monday through Friday. The phone number is 815-877-0746 and fax number is 815-516-5775. If your call is transferred to voicemail during normal business hours please follow the prompts on the voice mail system to leave a message for the appropriate person. Your call will be returned as soon as possible.
Wade Kretsinger is the Village of Roscoe Public Works Supervisor supervising a staff of six full-time employees, two part-time administrative assistants, six seasonal part-time summer employees and thirty part-time snow plowing for winter months.
The Public Works Department maintains 67 road miles and rights-of-way, six parks, the buildings housing the Village Hall, Roscoe Police Department and the Maintenance Facility as well as the Public Works vehicles and equipment.
The snow plowing is done by a fleet of 11 plow trucks and other various snow removal equipment all capable of sanding and salting. Please review our Snow Plowing Policy by clicking here.
A list of common concerns and requests from Village residents:
• notification of street signs down, damaged or vandalized
• requests for dead animal removal from roadways
• sidewalks, curb & gutter or drainage issues
• plugged culverts
• trees that have fallen in the right-of-way
• broken or vandalized playground equipment
Another Common Concern – Street Light Outages:
Please note that the Village is not responsible for repairing street lights. ComEd maintains the street lights in the Village of Roscoe and should be contacted via their customer service phone number that appears on your electric bill. Just follow the prompts and choose “Report an Outage”. From there you can choose to report the street light outage. You can also report a street light outage via ComEd’s website by clicking here.
PARKS – RENTAL INFORMATION
PORTER PARK CABIN
6545 Windflower Lane
To book the cabin the full rental fee and deposit is required. The rental fee is nonrefundable in the event of cancellation, however the $75 deposit will be refunded within 30 days of cancellation. Village Hall accepts checks, cash and credit cards for payment. Alcoholic beverages and smoking is prohibited in the cabin.
The cabin has a handicap accessible ramp at the front entrance of the building. Inside you will find twelve 6′ folding tables and 65 folding chairs that are stacked on rolling racks. You are responsible for the set up and take down of tables and chairs.
The cabin has heat in the colder months and air conditioning in the warmer months. There are two bathrooms on the main floor.
We ask that you return the key the next business day following your event. Once we’ve received your key and the cabin inspection is clear, your $75 deposit will be mailed to you shortly thereafter.
For the cabin rental form click here.
• Resident of the Village of Roscoe is $175 with a $75 deposit.
• Non-resident of the Village of Roscoe is $350 with a $75 deposit.