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Diana O'Kelly, Township Supervisor
September 13, 2019
Fremont Parks Closed Due to Rain
Unfortunately due to the 8 inches of rain in the last two days, we have to close Behm and Ivanhoe Parks on Saturday and Sunday. We apologize for any inconvenience, and appreciate your patience and understanding.
Fremont Assessments Coming September 19
Fremont Assessor, Joe Herchenbach has been told by Lake County that the blue assessment notices will be in the mail September 19. It's important for taxpayers to read, understand and check this notice for accuracy as it contains important information about your property. The county has a new system and it is imperative that you verify the information is accurate. More information will be sent out to you next week.
Lakewood Forest Preserve Master Plan Meeting at Fremont Township
Open House at Fremont Township, 22385 Illinois Route 60, Mundelein
September 23 from 5 pm to 7 pm

Staff from the Lake County Forest Preserve and members of the Board of Commissioners will share draft master plan concepts within the community and gather feedback about potential recreation and restoration improvements.
At the open house, you can:
  • view exhibits illustrating the concepts
  • learn about the planning process
  • ask questions and share your ideas
  • provide written comments
After the open house, you may email comments to
The meeting is accessible to persons with disabilities. Anyone in need of special assistance and planning to attend may contact Jeff Sloot, Planning Manager, at 847 968-3277 or jsloot@LCFPD.ORG in advance.
Scams, Scams, Scams
The scammers are at it again and calling our residents and pretending to be from the IRS and Social Security. Unfortunately people fall for these scams. Do not give any personal information to these people calling you! The calls from Microsoft are all scams too.
Grand Dominion Garage Sale September 13 and 14
Countryside Lake has their garage sale Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9am til 4 pm too!
Fremont Library Used Book Sale
Saturday, September 14: 10:00am - 4:30pm
Sunday, September 15: 1:00pm - 4:30pm

Monthly sale of donated and/or withdrawn books, movies, audiobooks, and music CDs sponsored by the Friends & Foundation of Fremont Public Library District.

Go to the 2nd floor to view the North Central 'O' Gaugers' model trains on Saturday.
Healthy Aging
Healthy Aging is a free Wellness Program held on Tuesday, September 17 from 12:30 to 1:30 at the Ivanhoe Congregational Church at 21078 W Route 176 in Mundelein.

Adopting healthy habits and staying involved in your community, using preventative services and managing health conditions can contribute to a productive meaningful life. This seminar will provide helpful tools. Call 847 566-5204 to register.
Kirk Players Present Lord Arthur Savile's Crime
Friday, Oct 4th - Sunday, Oct 6th  2019

Mundelein High School Auditorium

Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime, adapted for the stage by Constance Cox, is based on a short story by Oscar Wilde. This hilarious romantic comedy, set in Victorian England, centers on the ill-conceived and farcically mis-executed plot of Lord Arthur to commit a murder, as foretold by his palm reader, before he marries the lovely Sybil Merton and enjoys a blissful life.
Do You Have the Right Medicare Prescription Drug Plan?
Medicare's Open Enrollment period begins October 15 and ends December 7. Changes made to your Prescription Drug plan will take effect on January 1, 2020. This is the time of year when all people with Medicare can make changes to their Prescription Drug Plan.

For your convenience, Fremont Township will have a SHIP Counselor available to help you compare your current drug plan to new options to see if a different prescription plan better suits your needs or is less costly. This service is free.

If you would like to make an appointment with the Ship Counselor, please call Nancy at 847 223-2847. The appointments will start on October 15 and go through December 7. You will need to have an online account with medicare and a list of your current prescriptions before making an appointment. You must bring these and your medicare card to the appointment. If you need help in creating on-line access let Nancy know when you call.
Upcoming Events at Fremont Township
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
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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.

 Fremont Township Representatives


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Next Board Meeting-
Monday, October 14 at 6:30 pm