News You Can Use
Diana O'Kelly, Township Supervisor
May 17, 2019
Paper Shredding Event at Fremont Township Saturday, May 18
Our paper shredding event is scheduled for Saturday, May 18 from 1:30 to 4:30 or until the truck is full. There will be a limit of 3 boxes. We don't want the shredder to jam and we want to keep the line moving as quickly as possible, so please r emove all binder clips, booklet binders and paper clips. No plastic bags. If you would like to volunteer call our office at 847 223-2847.
Mundelein Comprehensive Plan Open House
The Village of Mundelein is hosting a public open house on the Comprehensive Plan Update. Community input is essential. Please join them.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Mundelein Village Hall, 300 Plaza Circle-(Overflow parking available at the Metra Lot )
How To Remove a Tick
Take precautions against ticks, which can carry several diseases, including Lyme disease. If you are bitten by a tick, promptly and properly remove it with these tips. Click on the photo above or here to view the video.

The  Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center  is urging residents to take precautions against ticks. In 2018, over 35 percent of deer ticks submitted for testing by the Health Department carried the bacteria that causes Lyme disease.

Protect Your Pets from Ticks
Dogs love to roll around in the grass, jump in brush and walk in wooded areas – ALL places ticks may live . Watch this video to find out the proper way to check and remove ticks from your dog.  
Report a problem on Fremont Township Roads
If you find there is a problem on a Fremont Township road, you are now able to report a pot hole, sign or road issue to us by going to
Putting in a New Driveway in Unincorporated Fremont Township?
Fremont Township Highway Commissioner, Bill Grinnell is reminding unincorporated Fremont Township residents having their driveways repaved, they must contact the Fremont Highway Department first for a driveway culvert inspection prior to any work being done.  Please call the highway department at 847 223-2848.
Seeking Public Input on Metra's North Central Service Line
Your input is needed!!!!!!
Let’s Improve Metra Service along North Central Line…The Village of Mundelein and the Regional Transportation Authority, in partnership with Lake County Transportation Alliance and other local communities, are working to identify changes that would improve service along the Metra North Central Service line. To assist in this study, we are asking interested residents for their input. Click here to take the survey.
Lake County Wants Bicyclists Input
Biking in Lake County!
Have you taken the survey?
Lake County wants to hear from residents about biking in Lake County.
Take the survey by clicking here

The Lake County Division of Transportation is beginning a countywide Bike Path Wayfinding and Signage study. Ultimately the goal is to help the public using the bike paths have a better understanding of where they are on the trails and make it easier to find connecting destinations. Eventually this may lead to increased usage of the bike path network in Lake County and encourage people to get out of their cars and use non-motorized transportation options.
Free Hepatitis Testing
In observance of National Hepatitis Testing Day, the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center and community partners will host a free community event to raise awareness, reduce stigma, and promote the prevention, care and treatment of hepatitis. The event will take place on Monday, May 20, in the lobby of the Lake County Building, 18 N. County Street in Waukegan, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Are You Prepared for an Emergency?
Fremont CERT is providing free 90-minute sessions to learn about disasters that are likely to happen within Lake County and the impact they can create. The potential effect that disasters can have on transportation, electrical service, telephone communication, availability of resources, (such as food, water, shelter, and fuel,) and emergency services will also be discussed. Everyone in the community has a role in disaster preparedness and response. Find out how you can prepare in advance to improve the quality of your survival and reduce the damage from hazards. We will also talk about what you can do until help arrives and how to recognize and treat life-threatening conditions.

Please Join Us
Three free community information sessions have been scheduled at the following locations from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm:
1. July 9th 2019 at the Fremont Township Administration Center 22385 W. Illinois Route 60 Mundelein, Illinois 60060 

2. Aug 7th 2019 at the Grayslake Fire Protection District Station 1 - Headquarters 160 Hawley Street
Grayslake, IL 60030

3. Sept 12th 2019 Prairie Crossing Charter School 1531 Jones Point Rd, Grayslake, IL 60030
Interested in Attending? 
If you would like to register for one of these great 90-minute sessions or have any questions, please email us at:
Or call Fremont Township at 847.223.2847
Summer Lunch Program Volunteers Needed
There is a wonderful summer program called Summer Lunch Program that ensures free healthy lunches for kids in our area. Northern Illinois Food Bank partners with the Mundelein community to provide the healthy lunches. If you are interested in helping,click here for more information.
Kirk Players
Come see Kirk Players funny finale of the season, A Night of One Acts , opening on Friday, June 7 at 7:30pm at Mundelein High School Theatre. Additional performances will take place on Saturday, June 8 at 2pm and 7:30pm and Sunday, June 9 at 2pm.
The troupe has joined two wildly comical one acts to create an evening of high humor and stress relief!  
Free Hearing Screening and Otoscope Exam
Free Hearing Screening and Otoscope Exam Thursday, June 20 from 10:00 am – 2 pm Audibel Hearing Aid Center is offering a Free Hearing Screening and Otoscope Exam Event at the lower level of the Fremont Township Administrative Building. To make your reservation, call or email Jeanne Pinkerton at 1-847-362-7500.
MHS Mustang 2019 Golf Scramble
RTA Reduced Fare Pass Applications
Seniors 65 and over may apply for the RTA Pass at Fremont 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 your Illinois driver's license or state identification. We will take your photo for free.

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.
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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


Highway Commissioner




Next Board Meeting-
Monday, June 10 at 6:30 pm