Local News from Avon Supervisor Lisa Rusch
  July 27, 2016
Lake County Fair
2016 Lake County Fair Hours & Information

Wednesday, July 27:  10:00am - 11:00pm*
Thursday, July 28:      10:00am - 11:00pm*
Friday, July 29:          10:00am - Midnight*
Saturday, July 30:      10:00am - Midnight*
Sunday, July 31:         10:00am - 6:00pm*

*Gates open at 8:00am for livestock events
*Livestock Barns open Wednesday - Saturday 8:00am - 10:00pm; Sunday 8:00am - 5:00pm
*Expo Hall open Wednesday - Saturday: 10am-9pm; Sunday: 10am-6pm
*Midway rides and games open at Noon daily

CASH, CREDIT*, and DEBIT CARDS ACCEPTED at the Main Gate Ticket Booths.  *service fee applies for credit/debit

 click here for pricing and more information

Avon Township Assessments Coming soon...

2016 assessment notices will be in the mail next week for Avon Township.

The FINAL FILING DATE to appeal will be September 6, 2016.

If you have questions please call the assessor's office at 847-546-1446 or 847-546-2146

Heat Advisory Information

With The temperatures rising into the high 80's and 90's over the past few weeks, please be aware that the temperature is not the only thing you need to worry about.  The heat index is also a factor.

Please remember that Avon Township is open as a cooling center open to the public during normal business hours.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Monday thru Thursday) and 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m (Fridays)

- If you work or spend time outside, consider rescheduling strenuous activities to early morning or evening.
- Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water.
- NEVER leave children or pets unattended in a car.   

National Night Out
T uesday, August 2, 2016 is National Night Out

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community  partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live.

Please contact your local police department for more details
Where Do I Drop Off Electronic Recycling?
Current Recycling Drop Off Locations
Cuba Township
28070 W. Cuba Road, Barrington, IL
Monday - Friday 7:00 am to 2:30 pm
Excluding Holidays

Grant Township: Road District Facility
2535 Molidor Road, Ingleside, IL
Monday - Friday 9:00 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
Highland Park: Firearms Training 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

Waukegan: Public Works Facility
1700 McAree Road, Waukegan, IL
Monday - Friday 7:30 am to 4:00 pm
Excluding Holidays
Did you know?
Did you know that Avon Township offers
some of the  following services to all Avon Township Residents:


Copying (up to 50 pages for free)

Faxing (up to 10 pages free)

Assistance with filling out simple forms

Voter Registration 

Community Room for Not-for-profit organizations

Call 847-546-1446 for more information

Budgeting Class at Avon Township
Avon Township is pleased to announce that we  offer “free” Basic Budgeting Classes for Township Residents on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. We also provide one-on-one budget counseling (English & Spanish) every Friday.  To set up an appointment, please call 847 546-1446 ext 301. 
This service is provided at no cost to you.
Round Lake Park:  Park Fest 2016
Saturday, July 30, 2016
12noon - 10 p.m.





Where:  Round Lake Park Village Hall and Lakefront
From the Lake County Health Department:
Add Vaccinations to Your Back-to-School Checklist

In recognition of National Immunizations Month in August, the Lake County Health Department/Community Health Center is reminding parents of school-age children to add vaccinations to their back-to-school checklist.

“We encourage every parent to not wait until the last minute to get their children caught up on their immunizations,” said Mark Pfister, the Health Department’s interim Executive Director. “Appointments fill quickly in August, so it’s better to schedule an appointment sooner rather than later.”

For the upcoming 2016-2017 school year, all students entering grades 6, 7 and 12 must receive the meningococcal conjugate vaccine. One dose will be administered when the child enters sixth or seventh grade and a second dose will be given when the child enters twelfth grade. The meningococcal conjugate vaccine helps prevent four major types of meningococcal disease.

Students must either show proof of having received the vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file.

College students also need to be vaccinated against diseases like whooping cough, the flu and HPV (human papilloma virus). Meningococcal vaccines are highly recommended for students who will be living in dorms.  Students may need other vaccines depending on factors such as their childhood vaccination history, travel plans and their personal health status and risks. Parents should consult with the healthcare providers of their children to determine their individual needs. Those who lack a healthcare provider can schedule an appointment at one of the Health Department’s community health centers by calling: (847) 377-8800.

National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is an annual observance held in August to highlight the importance of vaccination for people of all ages. NIAM was established to encourage people of all ages to make sure they are up to date on the vaccines recommended for them. Communities have continued to use the month each year to raise awareness about the important role vaccines play in preventing serious, sometimes deadly, diseases.

For more information on immunizations, visit  http://www.lakecountyil.gov/862/Immunizations


Back Packs Delivered

Every year Avon Township donates school supplies to the public school districts within the township.

This year we were able to donate over 80 backpacks! 

If you are in need of school supplies, please contact your school.  
News From Supervisor Lisa Rusch
Hello!  Welcome to Avon Township!
We hope you are having a great week!

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Thank you,

Lisa Rusch, Supervisor

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