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Diana O'Kelly, Township Supervisor
August 5, 2019
Front Door Inaccessible on Tuesday and Wednesday
On Tuesday, August 6 and Wednesday, August 7th you will need to access our building through our back entrance. We are fixing our front entrance and sidewalk. If you need assistance please call us at 847 223-2847.
Are You Prepared For An Emergency?
For your benefit, Fremont CERT is providing free 90-minute sessions to learn about disasters that are likely to happen within Lake County and the impact they can create. The potential effect that disasters can have on transportation, electrical service, telephone communication, availability of resources, (such as food, water, shelter, and fuel,) and emergency services will also be discussed.

Everyone in the community has a role in disaster preparedness and response. Find out how you can prepare in advance to improve the quality of your survival and reduce the damage from hazards. They will also talk about what you can do until help arrives and how to recognize and treat life-threatening conditions.
Wednesday, August 7 th 2019 at 7:00pm at the Grayslake Fire Protection District (Station 1 - Headquarters, 160 Hawley Street, Grayslake)
If you would like to register, please email us at:  or call Fremont Township at 847.223.2847     
County Road Projects In Fremont Township
Here is the latest information that we have on the 3 Lake County highway improvements in Fremont Township.

Fremont Center Rd at IL 60
The design for the Fremont Center Road at IL Route 60 project is continuing. Lake County is reviewing the roadway plans and maintenance of traffic alternatives. IDOT is currently reviewing the traffic signal and roadway plans. Land acquisition is underway for the impacted parcels. It is anticipated that land acquisition will be completed in 2020. This project is included in the County’s 5 Year Highway Improvement Program for construction in 2020. 

Gilmer Rd at Midlothian Road:
The development of the final plans for improvements to the intersection of Gilmer Road and Midlothian Road is continuing. Lake County has acquired 80% of the right-of-way and easements necessary to construct the project. It is anticipated that utility companies will be able to start relocating their facilities later in 2019. This project is included in the County’s 5 Year Highway Improvement Program for construction in 2021. 

Winchester Road at IL Route 83 Intersection Improvement
This is a joint project with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT)
The improvement is programmed for a March 2021 bid opening with construction to begin in the summer of 2021.
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New Laws
What Is The Dirt Pile on Winchester Road?
The huge pile of dirt on Winchester Road is clean fill. At the end of the project, the property will be turned over to the Village of Mundelein.
Upcoming Events at Fremont Township
For your convenience, Fremont Township is hosting our annual Shredding and Recycle-O-Rama event on Saturday, August 24 from 9 am til noon. More Information

AARP Defensive Driving ClassThe AARP Defensive Driving Course will be held on Tuesday, September 24 and Wednesday September 25 from 9:00 am til 1:00 pm. Call Nancy at 847 223-2847 to register. $15.00 for AARP members and $20.00 for non AARP members. You must attend both classes. More Information

Yoga Chair Yoga - Benefits of yoga include balance, strength, flexibility and protection from injury. This one hour class will meet for four weeks on Tuesday, October 1, 8, 15 and 22 from 1:30 pm til 2:30 pm.  Call Kari Pohar to register at 847 740-6708.

Rules of the Road Review Course, October 9 from 10 am til 2 pm
The Rules of the Road Review Course is designed to give drivers – especially senior citizens and persons with disabilities – the knowledge and confidence needed to renew or obtain a driver’s license.
The review course combines an explanation of the driving exam with a practice written exam. It is free. More Information

Passport Event, October 26 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm More Information

DMV Mobile Event, November 7 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm More Information
Stormwater Management Presents Rainfall Data
The Lake County Stormwater Management Commission will be presenting the increased rainfall data along with a timeline of the regulatory process, providing floodproofing information and resources, and discussing stormwater-related issues and concerns from the audience. Members of the public, including homeowners, stakeholders, and other individuals, with an interest in hearing more about how rainfall and flooding affects Lake County are encouraged to attend. 
Date:  Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019
Time:  6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Location:  Round Lake High SchoolTheater 
800 High School Drive
Round Lake, IL 60073 are d For An Emergency?
Pickleball Courts at Behm Park
Our pickleball courts at Behm Park are popular. Visit our park at 22222 Behm Park Lane-next to Saddlebrook. We also have a 1.7 mile walking trail and a playground.
Summer Shakespeare In The Park
The Mundelein Arts Commission (MAC) proudly presents, “Summer Shakespeare Shorts.” Join us for a Ravinia-style, open air Shakespeare performance in the great tradition of “Shakespeare in the Park”! Bring your own blankets, lawn chairs, and snacks and enjoy the free show. More Information
Kirk Players Theater Company to Host Open Auditions for Fall Comedy
Kirk Players Theater Company to Host Open Auditions for Fall Comedy
Mundelein-based Kirk Players, is excited to announce open auditions for Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime, a comedy based on the short story by Oscar Wilde. Open auditions will be held on August 5 and August 7 from 7-10 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, 10 S. Lake Street. The play offers roles for 5 men and 5 women. 
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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 
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-
Monday, August 12 at 6:30 pm