Residents of Wonder Lake can now make their water utility payments online. Click here to learn more. Online Payment can be made by: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover.
This service is provided to Village residents. Please have your leaves to the edge of the road, not in the road or blocking culverts, by 6am Monday… due to scheduling issues, leaves may not be picked up in your area that day, however, it will be one day that week. Please rake LEAVES ONLY to the edge of the road. Make sure no rocks, bottles, branches, bricks or other debris are included with the leaves as this will slow down the pickup process or damage the equipment.
The Village of Wonder Lake is a rapidly growing community. It is currently made up of the following subdivisions around Wonder Lake: Deep Springs Woods I, Deerpath, Hickory Falls I, Hickory Falls II, Lookout Point Unit I, Shore Hills, Sunrise Ridge, Sunrise Ridge Estates, The Meadows of West Bay, White Oaks Bay, Wooded Shores, Woods Creek, and a portion of Wonderview. The Village was incorporated in 1974 as the Village of Sunrise Ridge. The name was later changed to the Village of Wonder Lake. The Village provides parks, public works, police protection and related services to its constituents. The current population is 4026.
Faith in Action of McHenry County assists McHenry County seniors by offering a variety of services including driving to appointments, minor home repairs etc. If you know of anyone in need of these services or would like to volunteer, please contact them. Phone (815) 455-3120, or visit their web page www.fiamchenrycounty.org They are located on Virginia Road, Suite 21, Crystal Lake, IL 60014.
In an effort to keep all Village of Wonder Lake residents informed. The village's garbage company, Marengo Disposal will place a call to every Village resident reminding them of the dates for Fall's leaf pickup, and trash pick-up after Holidays. If residents have changed or replaced their home number and did not inform Marengo Disposal, they would not receive these friendly reminders. Village Residents should take a moment and call MDC Enviro @ #815-568-7274 to update their information.
Emerald Ash Borer is an exotic beetle that was unknown in North America until June 2002 when it was discovered as the cause for the decline of many ash trees in southeast Michigan and neighboring Windsor, Ontario, Canada., Emerald Ash Borer was discovered in Illinois during the summer of 2006. Click here to learn more…
The combined Village and County ordinances impose the following restrictions on open burning of yard waste:
• Burning of landscape waste is prohibited within 100 feet of a habitable structure or within 50 feet of a structure that is not habitable. (garage, shed, barn, swimming pool, etc.);
• Only on Saturdays between dawn and dusk in October and November, then again in April and May;
• All open burning must be supervised by an individual at least 18 years of age until the fire is extinguished and a fire extinguisher or garden hose or water source must be available at the burning site;
• Landscape waste is defined as grass clippings, shrubbery, cuttings, leaves, flowers and weeds. Recreational fires, for warmth or cooking are allowed any day of the year with several restrictions:
• The fire shall be no larger than 3 feet by 3 feet by 3 feet;
• Shall be brush only (no leaves, grass, shrubbery clippings, weeds or furniture);
• Brush is defined as tree trunks, limbs, branches and twigs.
REQUEST FOR A PUBLIC DOCUMENT -All requests for public documents shall be made in writing, directed to a FOIA Officer and shall be submitted via personal delivery, mail, fax or email. The Village prefers the use of the FOIA Request Form below, but will honor all requests lawfully submitted to the Village even if it is not submitted on the attached FOIA Request Form, Any written request submitted to the Village for a public record shall be deemed to be a FOIA request and treated accordingly. FOIA FEES -The following fees shall apply and shall be payable by the Requestor prior to receiving the requested public documents: Copies -Legal or Letter Size: $.15 per page (No charge for first 50 copies), Copies· Color or Oversize: Actual cost of reproduction, Certification: $1.00 per document plus copying costs, Recording Media: Actual cost of media, Mailing: Actual cost of postage. Contact Information: Send requests to:Village Clerk-JoEllen McIntosh, FOIA Officer-Kate Topf, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail to: Village of Wonder Lake, 4444 Thompson Rd, Wonder Lake, IL 60097, Ph:815-728-0839, or fax:815-728-1226.