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Diana O'Kelly, Township Supervisor
January 11, 2018
Heads Up! Early Voting Location Change
County Clerk Carla Wyckoff called to see if Fremont Township could accommodate early voting. The only place we have available is Highway Commissioner Bill Grinnell's office. Bill agreed to move everything out of his office to provide a place for early voters. The Highway Department is located at 22376 Erhart Road, across from St. Mary's Church. (through our driveway in the back)

Early Voting at Fremont Township is from March 5 until March 17
Monday – Friday open from 9:00 am til 5:00 pm
Saturday open from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Closed on Sunday

To see all early voting locations, dates and hours click here.

To Vote By Mail
Clerk's office must receive your completed application by noon on Thursday, Mar. 15. First day to mail a ballot is Feb. 8.

Questions? Call 847 377-2406.
Fremont Public Library to Host Preschool Fair
To help facilitate the process, Fremont Public Library will be holding a preschool fair on Saturday, January 13, from 10 a.m. to Noon. This annual event allows caregivers to meet with representatives from area preschools and receive information to help them choose a preschool that's right for their child.
Used Book Sale at the Fremont Library
Fremont Library Used Book Sale
Saturday Jan. 13 10:00 - 4:30
Sunday Jan. 14, 1:00 – 4:30

The NORTH CENTRAL O GAUGERS Model Railroad Club, Inc. will also be running their Model trains from 10:00-4:00 on Sat. Jan. 13. The kids(young and old) will have fun watching all the different trains.
Shedd Aquarium Free Days
Upcoming Illinois Resident Free Days for 2018:
January 15, 18, 19, 22-26
February 2, 14
June 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19
September 4-30
October 3, 10

Lake County To Host Public Transportation Meeting
This is your chance to give input on public transportation in Lake County.

Lake County will provide an overview of the existing conditions and recommendations for service implementation. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback and comments to help shape public transportation in Lake County. Questions? Call Ashley Lucas at 847 377-7538 or email her at .
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Barrington Park District
235 Lions Drive
Barrington, Illinois 60010
9:00 am to 11:00 am
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Warren Township Senior Center
17801 West Washington Street
Gurnee, Illinois 60031
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Round Lake Beach Cultural and Civic Center
2007 North Civic Center Way
Round Lake Beach, Illinois 60073
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Highland Park Police Department
1677 Old Deerfield Road
Highland Park, Illinois 60035
9:00 am to 11:00 am
Blood Drive
The next Mundelein Blood Committee drive will be held on Saturday January 27 from 9 to 3pm at Mundelein Fire Station #1 (1000 N. Midlothian). To schedule an appointment contact Lifesource at  or 877-543-3768 and use code MN10.
WALK INS ALSO WELCOME! Your gift can help save a life!
Fremont Cert Training
All are welcome to attend this free training course on emergency preparedness will run on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm, February 14 through March 21. Sessions will be held at the Fremont Township Center. To register for this program and learn lifesaving skills, please email team member Judy Hammel at

Are you prepared for the unexpected? Is the safety of your family a priority for you? Do you have a preparedness kit for your family? Do you know where your gas shut off is or how to turn off the electricity to your home? These and other safety questions are answered in the CERT class being offered by Fremont Township. 

Fremont Cert is on the radio on Thursday Nights at 7:00 pm WRLR 98.3fm the Voice of Lake County.
Free Hearing Screening at Fremont Township
Free Hearing Screening and Otoscope Exam
Thursday March 1 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Audibel Hearing Aid Center in Libertyville, a leader in “Better Hearing Health” is pleased to offer a Free Hearing Screening and Otoscope Exam Event on Thursday, March 1 from 10:00 am til 2 pm at lower level of the Fremont Township Administrative Building.

To make your reservation, call or email Jeanne Pinkerton at 1-847-362-7500.
Passport Event at Fremont Township Saturday, March 10
9:00 am til 2:00 pm
This was so popular last year we are doing it again.You will need a Check or Money Order for the State and cash or credit card for the county processing fee and photos!

The Lake County Circuit Clerk’s Office Mobile Passport Team will be at Fremont Township for your convenience.

Apply for a passport or renew your passport, they can even take your picture!
What do you need to bring? Documents must be signed at the event.

Upcoming Class for Seniors 60 and Over
Diabetes 101- Lunch and learn about diabetes basics, presented by Advocate Condell.
Wednesday, April 25th at noon. 22385 Route 60 around back in the lower level.
$6 donation Call Kari Pohar to register at 847 740-6708.

If you know of residents or neighbors who may not receive our e-newsletter, please forward this to them and invite them to sign up. 

If you need to contact me, please call the office at 847 223-2847 or my cell at 847 833-1019.
Diana O'Kelly
Fremont Township Supervisor   
Transportation Options in Fremont Township
Access to Transportation
Eligible residents of Fremont Township have access to two Pace Dial a Ride services.

Donate Diapers to Fremont Township
We accept diaper donations for children and adults. If you have diapers you are no longer in need of, please consider donating them to Fremont Township. We do accept open bags.

If you are aware of Fremont Township residents in need of diapers,( children or adult) please have them contact our office at 847 223-2847.
Electronic Recycling Opportunities
Grant Township: Road District Facility
26535 Molidor Road, Ingleside, IL
​Monday - Friday 7:00 am to 3:00 pm
​Excluding Holidays

Grayslake: Public Works Facility
585 Berry Avenue, Grayslake, IL
​Monday - Friday 7:00 am to 3:30 pm Saturday ​8:00 am to NOON
​Excluding Holidays
Also Accepting:
​Clothing & Textiles, Shoes,
​Mixed Paper, Cardboard,
​Plastic Containers, Glass Bottles & Jars,
​Steel Cans, Food Scraps 
Cuba Township: Road District Facility
28070 W. Cuba Road, Barrington, IL
​Monday - Friday 7:00 am to 2:30 pm
​Exclu ding Holidays

Highland Park: Recycling Center
1180 Half Day Road, Highland Park, IL
​Every Tuesday 7:00 am to 1:00 pm
​1st Saturday of the month 7:00 am to 1:00 pm
​​Excluding Holidays
Also Accepting:
​Clothing and Textiles, Shoes,
Polystyrene Foam: Cup, Containers &
​Packaging, Fluorescent Light Bulbs 
Recycle Bedding, Shoes, Eye Glasses, Hearing Aids, Textiles and Yarn at Fremont Township
We accept eyeglasses, hearing aids and yarn
 No Pillows!!!!!!
If you have used towels, sheets or blankets that need to be recycled, bring them to Fremont Township to be donated to local Animal Shelters and Rescues.

Bring your American Flag to Fremont Township to ensure it is disposed of properly.

Did you know 85 percent of clothing ends up in the landfill? Bring your new, gently used, and used clothing to be reused or recycled.

Use our textile bin in our parking lot.  Click here for a list of acceptable items.

 Fremont Township Representatives


Highway Commissioner




Next Board Meeting-February 12, at 7 pm
Offices Closed