Genoa is an award winning city, with the benefits of both an urban and rural community. Genoa is situated within just twenty minutes of I-90, I-39 and I-88, all of which allow access to urban areas such as Chicago and Madison. Passenger rail to Chicago is also just 20 minutes away and O’Hare airport can be reached within an hour. Chicago is 60 miles away and Rockford just 15 minutes. Illinois’ second largest public university, Northern Illinois University can be reached in 20 minutes. Locally, the City of Genoa has an excellent school system, a thriving downtown and housing for all incomes. The community is ideal for families with many community events, parks and activities. The City is also welcoming of business through tax incentives and a proactive Chamber of Commerce. Genoa offers the benefits of a long established City, with planning for the future, in addition to small town friendliness.
West Nile Virus I On Monday, August 1, 2016, mosquito caught in a trap in Genoa tested positive for West Nile Virus. Attached is information from both the City of Genoa (PDF) and a press release from the DeKalb County Health Department (PDF).
Contract Extension with Waste Management PDF I The City of Genoa's contract with Waste Management for residential refuse and recycling has been extended.
2016 Meeting Schedule PDF | All City of Genoa meetings, times and locations.
CodeRED Link to GPD | The City of Genoa has implemented an emergency telephone notification service, CodeRED. This link to the Genoa PD site has additional info regarding this service and a resident enrollment form. Click the picture to the left to go directly to the sign up page.
333 E. First Street
Genoa, IL 60135
Phone: (815) 784-2327
Monday - Friday
8:30am - 5:00 pm