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Diana O'Kelly, Township Supervisor
August 17, 2018
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Cruisin with the Classics Car Show August 19
Don't Miss This Great Event!
One of the rare cars that will be on display at the 10th annual Grand Dominion car show is this Duesenberg II: Dual Crown Phaeton. The show will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, at Grand Dominion, 3555 Grand Dominion Circle, Mundelein.  Courtesy of Charlie Sauer
The largest annual fundraiser that supports our Fremont Township Food Pantry is the car show at Grand Dominion. Over 90 volunteers work each year on this event and the proceeds go to our food pantry and local neighbors in need. Don't miss this event-it is terrific.  For each non-perishable food item, school supply, or dollar (check or cash) you donate you will receive one ticket for a chance to win the GRAND PRIZE...A $300 Visa Gift Card! The more you donate - the more chances you have to WIN!

This event is FREE of charge and fun for the whole family including: Contests, Raffle Prizes, children's activities and food and drink from local restaurants and more.
Like to Hike? Enjoy your Lake County Forest Preserves and Hike Lake County. Enjoy fall breezes and autumn colors while exploring designated Hike Lake County trails. At each preserve, look for the Hike Lake County logo at the trailhead to get you started on the right route.   Click here for the schedule this year.
Round Lake Park Summer Festival-Saturday, August 18
Celebrate Dancing in the Streets Summer Festival in Round Lake Park!!
Bring the family out to their festival and have a great time!
Round Lake Park Village Hall 203 East Lake Shore Drive,Round Lake Park Illinois 60073 
Fort Sheridan Reopens With 70-Foot Overlook Of Lake Michigan
The  Lake CountyForest Preserves  announced the reopening of  Fort Sheridan Forest Preserve  in Lake Forest with new and improved features that provide greater access to the site’s natural beauty and rich military history. Following more than a year of construction, visitors will once again be able to enjoy portions of the preserve’s scenic trails and access to the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Eighth Annual Mundelein Arts Festival Set for September 8-9
Mundelein Community Connection and the Mundelein Park District proudly present the Eighth Annual Mundelein Fine Arts Festival, a juried art festival showcasing the talents of 45 fine artists and craftspeople who work in a variety of media. The event will be held September 8-9 2018, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, at Kracklauer Park in downtown Mundelein, 100 N. Seymour Ave. Admission is free. More information
Request Your Ballot By Mail For the November 6 Election
Just a reminder that early voting will be at our Fremont Township Office from now on, but if you would like to vote by mail you can now order your ballot.

Lake County residents correctly registered with their current name and address can now request a ballot by mail for the Nov. 6, 2018 election. This is an ideal voting option for snowbirds, students away at school, and those who will be traveling on Election Day as your ballot can be mailed anywhere. Completed applications must be submitted to the Clerk’s Office by noon Nov. 1 . According to Illinois state statute, ballots cannot be mailed to the voters until late September.
Electronic and paper forms are available by:
Lake County is Hiring
Lake County is currently hiring for a variety of positions, including nurses, counselors, maintenance workers, and court security officers. View the job openings !
Listen To The Radio For Traffic Updates
Are you aware of the county radio station?Highway Advisory Radio 1620 AM communicates real time traffic information directly to Lake County motorists. Broadcast information includes location of delays due to crashes, construction and extreme traffic congestion to help motorists in planning their commute. 
Referendum for Single Waste Hauler For Unincorporated Fremont Township Residents
At our July board meeting, the Fremont Board of Trustees voted to place a question on the November Ballot to allow the board to contract with a single waste hauler in unincorporated Fremont Township. If passed, this would apply only to residential areas.

The ballot question presented to voters would read as follows:

Shall the Township Board of Fremont Township, Lake County Illinois,                               
be authorized to exercise the powers of the “Township Refuse Collection 
and Disposal Act” as provided in Article 210 of the Township Code, 60 
ILCS 1/210-5,  et. seq ., to enter into a contract for the collection, disposal,                           
composting or recycling of garbage, refuse and ashes within the 
unincorporated area of the Township? 
Upcoming Events at Fremont Township
Electronic Recycling and Shredding - September 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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
Prairieland Disposal and Recycling
21N988 Pepper Road, Lake Barrington, IL 
Monday - Friday ​8:00 am to 3:00 pm
​Saturday ​8:00 am to NOON​
​Closed on Legal Holidays
No cost for Lake County residents
​Businesses are prohibited
​(excluding misc. cords and cables)

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 
Grant Township: Road District Facility
26535 Molidor Road, Ingleside, IL
​Monday - Friday 7:00 am to 3:00 pm
​Excluding Holidays
No cost to Lake County residents
​Business are prohibited
​​(excluding misc. cords and cables)

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 
Click here for directions to any of these locations.
Recycle Bedding, Shoes, Eye Glasses, Hearing Aids, Flags 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-
Tuesday, September 11 at 7:00 pm