Volume 1 |November 6, 2018
Kathleen M. O'Connor
Supervisor
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Job Fair at Libertyville Township Wednesday, November 7
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Beware of Bats!

Bats are highly beneficial animals to the ecosystem, but they should be appreciated from a distance. Bats are known carriers of rabies which can be a fatal disease. They are encountered more frequently during the fall because of their migration and search for a warm winter home. If you encounter a bat, contact Animal Care and Control at (847) 377-4700. Never touch bats or attempt to remove them from your home. 
Check out our latest video to learn what you can do to protect yourself, your family and pets from bats and rabies. You can also find more tips in our recent press release .
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Breakfast for Veterans

Congressman Brad Schneider is hosting a breakfast to honor those in our communities who served, and share some of the ways our office and local veteran organizations can be of assistance. This breakfast is free and open to all veterans in Illinois's Tenth Congressional District. Representatives from local veterans organizations will also be on-site to meet with attendees and discuss the services they provide. To RSVP for the breakfast, veterans should please visit http://schneider.house.gov/events or call our Lincolnshire Office at (847) 383-4870.
Sunday Nov 11, 2018 • 4:00pm
John & Nancy Hughes Theater
Gorton Community Center
Program:
Co-Music Director Robert Nordling conducts:
A Salute to Veterans
Smith – Star Spangled Banner
Lowden – Armed Forces Salute, Erika Morrison, Soprano
Copland – Lincoln Portrait, Larry Garner, Narrator
Vaughan Williams – Symphony No. 3 “Pastorale”, Erika Morrison, Soprano
Sousa – Stars and Stripes Forever
Household Chemical Waste Event
 
Saturday, November 10th, 2018
Monday, November 26th, 2018

1311 N. Estes Street Gurnee, IL 60031
APPOINTMENTS ARE REQUIRED for Household Chemical Waste Events located at our Gurnee Facility to ensure safety & efficiency. Collections are for residential waste only. No business waste will be accepted. All SWALCO HCW Collection Events are FREE for Illinois residents ONLY.

Clothes Dryer Safety

Clothes dryer fires account for over 15,000 structure fires, 15 deaths, and 400 injuries annually. “Failure to clean” is the leading factor contributing to clothes dryer fires.


RTA’s Mobility Management Resource Day
November 13 at Libertyville Township

An RTA rep will be at the Township Food Pantry on Tuesday, November 13 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Accessible Metra, Pace and CTA buses and trains are easy to use and the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) would love to show you how! It is important that older adults and people with disabilities stay informed about accessible public transportation options to get to appointments, maintain social connections, and enjoy independent travel!
Topics Covered:
·         Local Public Transportation Options
·         Accessibility features on CTA, Pace, and Metra
·         Planning an Accessible Trip
·         Ventra Cards
·         RTA’s Reduced Fare and Ride Free Programs
·         Travel Safety Tips
·         RTA’s Free Travel Training Program
·         Q&A sessions with an RTA Representative
·         Onsite assistance with Reduced Fare Cards Available
Fall Family Fest

Celebrate the season at the Dunn Museum! Create fall-inspired crafts, experiment to see if a pumpkin sinks or floats, and learn how the Potawatomi lived hundreds of years ago. All ages. Adult supervision required.
Saturday, November 17, 10 am–5 pm | Dunn Museum
IDOT Road Closure Notice:
Northbound US Route 45/Lake Street in Libertyville

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that the removal and replacement of a Metra retaining wall will require closing northbound Lake Street (Rte. 45) in Libertyville beginning, weather permitting, Thursday, Oct. 18. 
A detour will direct northbound motorists west on Peterson Road, north on Illinois 83 east on Belividere Road (Illinois 120) to reconnect with Lake Street. Southbound Lake Street (Rte. 45) will remain open during reconstruction. More Information

November Township Board Meeting
will be held on the 15th at 7 p.m.
Don't Be Duped!

Lake County Recorder of Deeds, Mary Ellen Vanderventer is warning residents there are companies contacting Lake County homeowners in an effort to provide you with a certified copy of the deed to your home for an outrageous payment of $87.00.
 
You don't need to pay a company for this service. All requests for copies of deeds should be handled directly through the Recorder's office.  The average deed is four pages or less, with a copy fee of only $1 per page.
 
I would encourage anyone with a question, concern or need for a copy to contact the office directly at (847) 377-2575.
 
They will be happy to send you whatever paperwork you need, at the statutory cost, without any handling or postage fees.
 
There may come a time when you do need to reference the deed to your home. As often happens, people misplace their deeds or in some instances, never actually received the original deed at the time they purchased their home. Please contact the office directly.
Ride Lake County Central

This curb-to-curb Pace bus service travels East in Lake County – any destinations located in Libertyville, Fremont Shields Townships, Village of Libertyville, Village of Mundelein, , Vernon Hills Shopping Center, Metra Station (Lake Forest), Lake County Health Dept., Walmart Fountain Square, Grayslake Medical Offices, Doctors on Winchester Road, College of Lake County, Greenleaf Medical Offices. Call Pace at 1-800-201-6446 to register and schedule your rides.

RTA Reduced Fare Pass Applications
New Applicants--

Seniors 65 and over may apply for the RTA Pass at Libertyville Township. Taking the train downtown? This will save you money and it is free. It takes 3 to 4 weeks to receive the pass in the mail. Bring in a 2x2 inch photo and your Illinois driver's license.
The RTA Reduced Fare Permit allows older adults, age 65 and older, and qualified people with disabilities and Medicare recipients to ride all RTA fixed-route services (regularly scheduled CTA, Metra and Pace buses or trains in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will Counties) at a reduced fare.

Who are my legislators? To contact your legislator, click on the names below:
Township Officials


Supervisor

Clerk

Highway Commissioner

Assessor
 
Carol A. August, Trustee
Matthew Kovatch, Trustee
David Nield, Trustee
Terry A. White, Trustee
Township Contact Information
 
 
Office of the Supervisor
359 Merrill Court, Libertyville, IL 60048 
Phone: 847.816.6800
Fax:     847.816.0861
 
Office of the Highway Commissioner
343 Merrill Court 
Phone: 847.362.3350

Office of the Assessor
Phone: 847.362.5900
Fax: 847.816.4789

Office of the Clerk:
Phone:847.816.6872