News You Can Use
Diana O'Kelly, Township Supervisor
July 17, 2017
Under 75 Years Old? Renew Your License at Fremont Township
Please note Seniors 75 and over must go to the DMV because they need a road test.

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, 22385 Route 60, Mundelein, Il

For your convenience, Fremont Township is hosting a Mobile Drivers License Renewal on July 19 with Secretary of State Jesse White's office.  In order to renew your license or State ID at this event, your license or ID must be expiring within one year of July 19, 2018. (July 18th birthdate is the latest) Seniors can get a state ID for free.

To find out the Acceptable ID click here. Questions?  Call  312 814-3676 and ask for Felix or Ron.

Services provided at the mobile event include:

Renewal/Correction of Drivers License

New/Renewal/Correction of State ID

License Plate stickers

Motor Voter Registration with Renewal of DL/ID

Organ Donor Registration with Renewal DL/ID

Seniors Age 65 and up (no charge for State ID)

Fremont Township Accepting Donations
Fremont Township Has Clean Up Kits
If you are still in need of clean up kits, we have some at Fremont Township. 
Affected By The Flood???
Affected by the Flood: The Salvation Army will be distributing flood kits, food boxes and hygiene kits to Families affected by the current flood disaster throughout Cook and surrounding Counties at Wauconda Township 505 W Bonner Road, Wauconda, IL
Today Monday, July 17 from 12pm - 4pm
Water Testing Kits For Those On Wells
We currently have water testing kits available for those of you on wells.  The Health Department recommends you test your water after the well inundation subsides.  Executive Director Mark Pfister informed me that if you are impacted by the flood, there will be no charge for the test.  You will need to take the sample to the Lake County Health Department in Libertyville.

Call our office before you come to make sure the kits are in stock.  (847)  223-2847
Tips To Prevent Mosquito Breeding
• Discard old tires, buckets, drums or any water holding containers.
• Poke holes in tires used as swings or bumpers on docks.
• Keep roof gutters and downspouts clear of debris.
• Keep trash containers covered.
• Empty plastic wading pools at least once a week and store indoors when not in use.
• Drain unused swimming pools.
• Fill in tree rot holes and hollow stumps that hold water.
• Change the water in bird baths and plant urns at least once a week.
• Store boats upside down or drain rainwater weekly.
• Lake County residents can also report areas of stagnant water to the health department's Mosquito Surveillance Program by calling the West Nile virus hotline: 847-377-8300.

Take Charge Of Your Diabetes
The Department on Aging is presenting this program on Taking Charge of Your Diabetes.  You will Meet at Fremont Township on Wednesdays from July 26 thru August 30 from 9:30 am til noon. There is no charge for the class. Call Donna Copeland Hill
NE Illinois Agency on Aging 630-293-5990 to sign up or ask questions.
Regent Center to Close For Remodeling
The Regent Center will be closed from July 23 - Aug.6th for some remodeling. The main room will be repainted and new flooring will be installed.
Farmers Market
The Mundelein Farmers Market will be held on Fridays from 3-7 p.m., June 16 through October 6, in the Santa Maria del Popolo Church parking lot on Highway Route 45. The MCC expects to have about 30-35 vendors each week, there will be a featured local business and non-profit group each week. Click here to see the vendors.

Transportation Options in Fremont Township
Access to Transportation
Eligible residents of Fremont Township have access to two Pace Dial a Ride services.

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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   
Round Lake Park Summer Festival - July 22, 2017

Enjoy Summer Fun on July 22, 2017 at the Round Lake Park Village Hall
203 E Lake Shore Drive, Round Lake Park 
Click here for more information
Lake County Fair
August 20 is the Grand Dominion Car Show Benefiting the Fremont Township Food Pantry

Every year the wonderful volunteers at Grand Dominion, led by Bob Giles, host a car show to benefit the Fremont Township Food Pantry.  Mark your calendar for August 20 from 11 am til 3 pm.  This is a don't miss event! These volunteers are neighbors helping neighbors and this event is incredible!!!!
Fremont Township Food Pantry Accepts Ensure Too!
As you know, Fremont Township has a food pantry that is run by donations from our community.  We also have home bound seniors who we deliver to that are in need of ensure.  If you are no longer in need of ensure, we are happy to accept it.
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
Fremont Township has a Recycle O Rama scheduled for September 30.  If you need to dispose of electronics before then, below are the drop off locations. 
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
​Excluding 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  
We Accept Your American Flags

To ensure your American Flag is disposed of properly, bring it to Fremont Township.
Recycle Bedding- But No Pillows
Recycle Bedding for the Dogs

No Pillows!!!!!!
If you have used towels, sheets or blankets that need to be recycled, please consider bringing them to Fremont Township at 22385 Route 60, Mundelein to be donated to local Animal Shelters and Rescues.  You can drop them off in the bin on our front porch. 
Recycle Shoes, Eye Glasses, and Textiles and Yarn at Fremont Township

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 recycles shoes year round.  You will find a bin on our front porch.  If you are disposing of shoes that have laces, please tie the laces together.  

We also accept eyeglasses hearing aids and yarn. 
 Fremont Township Representatives


Bill Grinnell
Highway Commissioner

Ed Sullivan Jr.

Christina McCann  

Connie Shanahan
Jeri Atleson
Tami Forman
Keith Voss

Next Board Meeting-August 14 at 7 pm
Recycling Event, September 30