News You Can Use
Diana O'Kelly, Township Supervisor
January 2, 2018
Food Sort
We will be sorting the donated food to our pantry on Wednesday, January 3. If you would like to help, come to the Fremont Township Administrative office lower level, 22385 Route 60 at 9 am.
Thank You
Because of the generosity of our community, we were able to provide 118 holiday dinners, provide gifts for 190 people and adopt 119 seniors this holiday season. You helped us make sure people were remembered. Additionally our office and volunteers were able to help our seniors that were displaced in the flood move back into the building on Lake Street. We live in a wonderful community!
50 and Over? Check Out The Mundelein Regent Center
D  on't let the weather keep you home. Check out things to do at the Regent Center in Mundelein. You don't have to live in the park district to enjoy the programs. Click here to see the January schedule at the Regent Center.
Lake County To Host Public Transportation Meeting
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
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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.
Fremont Township Welcomes New Assessor
While the election for assessor was back in April, the term of the new assessor started January 1, 2018. Join me in welcoming Joe Herchenbach as the Fremont Township Assessor. Joe can be reached at 847 223-2846.
Property Check
There was a bad link on my last newsletter for this.

Homeowners in Lake County can use a service to fight against identity theft and mortgage fraud called "Property Check." This 24/7 service is free to use and allows residents to sign up on the Recorder's website to receive an email and/or text message, alerting them whenever a document has been recorded against a specific name or property address.  Click here to sign up.
Free Hearing Screening and Otoscope Exam
Free Hearing Screening and Otoscope Exam
Thursday January 4 @ 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, January 4 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.
Job Search Help at Fremont Library
Tuesday, January 09
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet with a staff person from the Job Center of Lake County in the library computer lab. Create a new resume or edit your resume using their computers. Locate jobs online and apply!

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.

I wish you all a healthy,happy and prosperous new year.

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.

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Next Board Meeting-January 8, at 7 pm
Offices Closed December 25, 26, 31 and January 1.