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Diana O'Kelly, Township Supervisor

May 24. 2023

Shred Event a Huge Success

At our shredding event on May 20, we recycled 9560 pounds of paper. Thank you to the Cert members for directing traffic and to the Fremont Township elected officials (and Doug) for working the event. As part of our Groot contract, we get one free paper shredding event a year.

Volunteers Welcome at the Fremont Township Garden

As you know, our garden feeds our food pantry clients. We are always in need of volunteers. If you are interested or need those community service hours, call Char at 847 414-3691. The garden is looking beautiful! Follow the Fremont Township Garden on facebook at

First Tax Bill Due June 5

The first installment of your Lake County property tax bill is due June 5.

Click here for your payment options

Local Banks that take payment

Associated Bank 208 Oak Creek Plaza (847) 949-9000

Fifth Third Bank 3196 W. IL Rte 60 (847) 393-2384

Old National Bank 1500 Allanson Rd. (847) 949-2400

Mundelein Community Bank 1110 W. Maple Ave. (847) 837-1110

Mundelein Community Bank 169 N. Lake St. (847) 837-1110 

Fremont School Needs School Bus Drivers

Want an office with a view? Fremont School District 79 has immediate openings for bus drivers. They offer paid training, great medical benefits, a $3,000 sign-on bonus, flexible schedule, IMRF pension, and an hourly wage starting at $24.75. Join their great team! Contact Kate Ison, Director of Transportation, at [email protected] or call 847-566-0305.

Mundelein Tool Library Open to All Lake County Residents!

The Mundelein Tool Library, located at 428 N. Chicago Ave., serves all residents of Lake County! The Tool Library is just like a traditional library, however instead of lending books, the tool library lends tools! Organizers alerted us that they have an abundance of tools ready to lend. Visit the 

Tool Library Website to learn more and be sure to stop by soon!

Wauconda Memorial Day Parade

The Wauconda Memorial Day Parade is a proud tradition of the American Legion Post 911. Celebrating its 72th year in 2023, the American Legion members proudly organize the Memorial Day Parade.  It has become the largest Memorial Day parade in Lake County, Illinois.

Beginning at 10 am the parade will kick off from Cook Park and end at Rt. 176 and Main Street. Be advised, parking can be an issue. Show up early. Main St. is closed for vehicle traffic at 9:15.

Their Memorial Day remembrance ceremony is after the parade, at noon, at the Memorial Park at Rt. 176 & Main St.

Mundelein 2023 Memorial Day Parade and Remembrance Ceremony

American Legion Post #867 and the Village of Mundelein Memorial Day Parade and Remembrance Ceremony May 29, 2023

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Concerts at Independence Grove

To learn more about the concert lineup and entrance fee, click here.

Hawthorn Woods Concerts in the Park

Fridays, June 2 - August 18, 2022 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Community Park

The sweet sound of summer is in the air! Their Concerts in the Park are a fun and festive gathering opportunity for family, friends, and neighbors to enjoy good company and live music. The schedule consists of local talent playing a variety of different genres for all ages to enjoy. Concerts are held at the gazebo at Community Park and are free to all attendees.

Check out the 2023 schedule here.

Summer Family Festival June 3

Mundelein’s Beautification Committee Invites Community to Spring into Summer Family Festival

Mundelein’s Beautification Committee in partnership with Tighthead Brewery has planned a family friendly Spring into Summer Festival on June 3 from Noon to 4 p.m. at Tighthead Brewery, 161 N. Archer Avenue. 

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Mundelein Sunday Evening Concerts in the Park

Mundelein 2023 Community Events

Kirk Players Present Morning's at Seven

The Kirk Players' Performances of Mornings at Seven will be Friday and Saturday, June 9 and 10 at 7:30 pm and Sunday June 11 at 2:00 pm at Mundelein High School.

All performances take place through the Kirk Players website or by calling 847 521-6192. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.

Lake Forest Civic Orchestra Presents Gortinia

June 25, 2023 - Gortinia

6:30pm Concert

Gorton Community Center

400 E. Illinois Road

Lake Forest, IL 60045

Enjoy the sounds of Lake Forest Civic Orchestra as they play their annual summer concert “Gortinia” under the stars.

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and Ravinia tables, picnic fare, etc.

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50 and Over and Looking For Things to Do?

Check out the active adult programs at the Mundelein Park District.

Click here for their schedule. Check out their events and fun trips that are planned.

Free Hearing Test at Fremont Township

Free Hearing and Otoscope Exam Event at lower level of the Fremont Township Administrative Building. on Friday, June 30 from 10 am til 1 pm. To make your reservation, call Angie at 847 362-7500.

Upcoming Events At Fremont Township

Play Duplicate Bridge at Fremont Township on Monday mornings. Contact Joe Connelly at 847 271-1666. This is ACBL sanctioned so you can earn master points.

9:15 am-1:30 pm

Play Duplicate Bridge on Thursdays beginning May 11.

9:00am to 12:30pm

This is an ACBL sanctioned game so you can earn masterpoints.


Free Hearing and Otoscope Exam Event at lower level of the Fremont Township Administrative Building. on Friday, June 30 from 10 am til 1 pm. To make your reservation, call Angie at 847 362-7500.

June 20 and June 21- AARP Defensive Driving Course will be held on Tuesday, June 20 and Wednesday June 21 from 9:00 am til 1:00 pm in the lower level of our building. Call Nancy at 847 223-2847 to register. You must attend both classes. $20 for AARP members $25 for all others.

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Ride Lake County  Pace Bus Service

Ride Lake County is a borderless countywide paratransit service that provides seniors age 60+ and people with disabilities transportation to any area of Lake County for work, shopping, medical appointments and more. 

As a reservation-based program, vehicles do not travel on a fixed route each day. Riders schedule their trips in advance and the vehicles provide curb-to-curb service from the rider's desired pick-up and drop-off destinations. Ride Lake County is a shared-ride service, so vehicles may make stops for other passengers. 

Click here for more information

Click here for the brochure

Your Donations Go To Local Rescues

The local animal shelters are in need of sheets, towels, small throw rugs and blankets. There is a bin on our front porch at 22385 Route 60, Mundelein, if you have any old bedding you would like to donate. No pillows! The donations get distributed to shelters. We also accept leashes, collars, toys, pet food etc.

Recycle Items at Fremont Township

Our shoe bin is also on our front porch and we are accepting shoes to be recycled and reused. Please tie or rubberband the shoes together when you drop them off.

We accept yarn in our office.

We accept eyeglasses and hearing aids in our office.

We accept American Flags in our office.

The textile bin is also open and is located in our parking lot.

Click here to see what we accept.

Email Us With Your Comments For Our Board of Trustees

If you have comments for our board, and can't make our meetings, please email Chris McCann at [email protected] with your comments.

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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  

Fremont Township Representatives


Diana O'Kelly


Alicia Dodd

Highway Commissioner

Joe Herchenbach


Christina McCann 



Connie Shanahan

Jeri Atleson

Keith Voss

Nick Dollenmaier

Next Board Meeting, June 12at

6:30 pm

Important Links

Illinois 60/83 Study

Report Blocked Railroad Crossing

Pace Options in Fremont Township

State of Illinois Unclaimed Money

Lake County Crimestoppers 

Village of Grayslake 

Village of Hawthorn Woods 

Village of Mundelein 

Village of Round Lake

Village of Round Lake Park

Village of Wauconda 

 Lake County 

 Fremont Township 

 Fremont Library