City of Velva....A Great Place to Live!

In the City of Velva, we are defined less by boundaries on a map than by the sense of shared values our residents hold dear. Small town values, guided growth, preservation of historical, cultural, and natural heritage are just a few of the core principles that makes City of Velva a wonderful place to call home.

Upcoming Events

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Girls Afternoon IN


McHenry County Farmers Union will host an afternoon of crafting awesomeness for area ladies. This fun day will be held at the Velva City Hall from 1:00 to 5:00, Sunday February 23.  Don't miss out on Hors D'oeuvres, wine, crafting and some awesome...

Food Pantry


Food distribution will take place from 6-7pm on Tuesday, February 25.  Pantry is located at Oak Valley Church, please you the south entrance. 

Sunday Dinner


Swiss Steak Dinner at the Senior Center on Sunday, March 8.  Serving times: 11-1pm.  The public is cordially invited.  Cost $12.00 for adults and students $6.00. Six and under free.

Recent News

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Water Rate Changes


Reminder:  Utility charges have been raised.  

Rates go as follows:  Water base rate $16.00 for first 1000 gal.; $6.50 per 1000gal. over base rate; Sewer base rate $15.00; Garbage base rate $17.00 and each additional tote is...

2020 Election Information


On this website–under the Government link, then clicking on 2020 election information–necessary  information and procedure can be found for Velva's 2020 elections. Two city commissioners and two park board  seats are up for election/reelection....

Snow Reminder


Please keep your vehicles off the public streets during the night hours, should there be a predicted snowfall.  Public works makes every effort to keep our streets free from accumulating snow and traveling around parked cars makes their job increasingly...