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Diana O'Kelly, Township Supervisor
May 1, 2019
Fremont Township has remained open to service our residents in need and in crisis. While the requests to use our food pantry have doubled, our community has been unbelievably generous in their donations to the food pantry.

My sincere thank you to all who are holding fundraisers, dropping off food and sending cash and gift cards to us. I feel so proud to live in this community! I thank you all for thinking of your neighbors in need.

If you are aware of Fremont Township residents in need of our food pantry, please have them call us at 847 223-2847.
Paper Shredding Event Postponed
Unfortunately our paper shredding event scheduled for May 9 has to be rescheduled. I will let you know when we are able to host the event.
Tax Bills Mailed Next Week
According to Lake County Treasurer, Holly Kim, Tax bills will be mailed the first week of May with due dates of June 8th and September 8th. Due to the extension of the shelter in place until May 31st, the Lake County Treasurer's office will remain closed to the public.

Touchless Ways to Pay Your Property Taxes

Pay at a local bank drive thru teller. Banks will accept the original or duplicate bill and will issue a receipt. Click here  for a list of banks that accept payment.

Starting May 4th through October 25th payments will be accepted over the phone by dialing 877-690-3729 (jurisdiction code #7021). Electronic checks are accepted. Amounts up to $50,000 will be charged a $1 fee. For more information on processing fees, visit the page on pay by phone.

E-checks and credit cards will be accepted.  Payments and processing fees can be found on the county website.

To have your payment automatically withdrawn from your bank account with ACH for free,  Complete this form to enroll. Last day to enroll is May 22nd.

Need a copy of last year's tax bill? Have questions? Click   here   to submit a help ticket to the Treasurer's Office. This inbox will be monitored regularly by their customer service team and you will receive a response during office hours.
Mobile Home Tax Bills on May 15
Mobile home tax bills will be mailed May 15th and will be due July 15th. Checks by mail must be postmarked by the due date and must include name and current address, 10 digit pin, current date (no postdated checks allowed), valid signature, and made payable to Lake County Collector. Credit card and E-Check will also be accepted. For more information click here.
Sheriff Warns of Scam Alert
You may have received an email from someone who obtained an old password of yours, from a website that was compromised. The scammer claims to have been monitoring you for several months. They demand money in bitcoin, or they will release “sensitive videos” of you they recorded with your webcam. THIS IS A SCAM, do not be fooled!
*Don’t click links in emails from senders you don’t recognize
*Never pay money to people you don’t know
*Never provide gift card numbers to people you don’t know
*Regularly change your passwords and use special characters in your passwords
The FBI is aware and investigating. If you received one of these emails please fill out a report here:
Non- Filer May 5 Deadline
1) SSI recipients with dependent children and non-filers need to act by Tuesday, May 5, 2020. Late last week, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued updated guidance for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients with qualifying dependents eligible for COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments. SSI recipients who did not file a tax return in 2018 or 2019 and who have qualifying dependents must submit additional information using the IRS’s Non-Filer tool by Tuesday, May 5, 2020 to receive the full amount of their Economic Impact Payments as soon as possible. Eligible SSI recipients will start receiving their automatic payments directly from the Treasury Department in early May.
2) Questions regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and your Social Security benefits please visit our website
3) Information regarding the COVID-19 Economic Impact Payment   . You can check the status of your payment.
4) Scams related to the economic impact payments, should be directed to
5) Social Security & Coronavirus Disease Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) visit
Mundelein Strong T-Shirts Benefit Local Food Pantries
Mundelein family Martijn and Emily Loerakker in partnership with Ultimate Screen Printing created the “Mundelein Strong” t-shirts as a fundraiser for Mundelein food banks and as a gesture of community goodwill. In the first promotion, they raised $1,050 and contributed $750 in Aldi gift cards to d120/the Chapel food bank and $300 in Aldi gift cards to the Fremont Township food pantry. By popular demand, the shirts are available again. Order your shirt today and help those in need.  Order Online   You can also email  subject: Mundelein Strong.
Please Make Sure You Filled Out The Census
If your household has NOT responded to the census, it’s not too late! Visit  to take the 2020 Census online or call 844-330-2020 to complete the questionnaire by phone. To complete by phone in Spanish, call 844-468-2020. It only takes 10 minutes and an accurate count means significant funding for essential services in our community. Remember, completing the 2020 Census is required by law. Please complete the census as soon as possible to avoid repeated visits to your home from the US Census Bureau.
Message from Assessor Joe Herchenbach
While our doors are closed, the Fremont Township Assessor’s Office is working.  We are staffed normal business hours to assist residents via phone and email regarding assessment and exemption questions. We welcome hearing from you. We can be reached at 847 223-2846.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
If you, or someone you care about, are feeling unsafe at home during this time you can visit the National Domestic Violence Hotline or call 1-800-799-7233 . More Information
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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   
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.
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Next Board Meeting
Monday, May 11 at 6:30 pm