Mayor John Huggins, the City Council and the
Lanark Chamber of Commerce
welcome you to the official website for the
City of Lanark, Illinois
Lanark was established in 1861. It is a beautiful, peaceful rural community located in Northwest Illinois. It is located 5 minutes south of Lake Carroll, 20 minutes east of the Mississippi River, and 2 hours west of Chicago. The city is known for its stately trees, historic, picturesque business district and magnificent homes, both old and new. Lanark is proud to be within the Eastland School District with its excellence in academics as well as its sports and other extracurricular activities. There is plenty of recreation opportunities nearby with a lake, the Mississippi River, golf courses, a playhouse theater,camping, hunting, fishing, and much more. Read more about Lanark…
City of Lanark is taking applications for Maintenance Manager Trainee.
Operating experience of construction and maintenance equipment
Water and Sewer Licenses
3 years of supervisory experience
Applications/resumes must be in city hall by 5:00 PM on June 10, 2013.
Applications/resumes may be dropped off at City Hall located at 111A South Broad Street, Lanark, Illinois or mailed to City of Lanark P.O. Box 6, Lanark, IL 61046
Upcoming Community Events
>Thursday, May 2 through Saturday, May 4
Stop and Swap – The First Brethren Church will be hosting a Stop & Swap in the old downtown Shearer’s building at 109 N Broad (donated by Dave & Beth Miller).
The Swap is where Lanark swaps their stuff! You can bring things you want to get rid of and take anything you want! It is all FREE!!
Thursday hours are 1-7, Friday 9-4 and Saturday 9-4.Drop off times are Sunday, April 28 through Wednesday, May 1 from 4-8 or you can bring items in during the Swap. Please drop items off at 109 N Broad at these times. Some examples of items: clothing, furniture, working appliances, toys, household.
>June 27 – 30
OLD SETTLERS DAYS - Featuring carnival rides, games, live entertainment, food, parade, car show, antique tractor pull and show, ATV pull, and MUCH MORE! Check back for details!
The Heritage Center is for the social and commercial use of the community of Lanark and surrounding vicinity. The City of Lanark proudly encourages its residents and the surrounding citizens to utilize this wonderful local asset. Find out more about the Heritage Center, including rental fees, availability, and contacts HERE.
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