Volume 1 May 7, 2019
Kathleen M. O'Connor
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Spotlight On Open Space

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

The next regularly scheduled Volunteer Workday is on  May 11 from 9:00 a.m. - noon at Liberty Prairie.  An up-to-date list of dates and locations including directions is located on the Libertyville Township website and can be found by clicking HERE

Open Space Job Opportunity

The Libertyville Township Open Space District is currently seeking full-time seasonal Natural Areas Restoration Techs to assist Open Space Staff with maintenance of ecological restoration areas, trails and park from May through August 2019. Applicants must be at least 17 years of age, possess a valid driver’s license, have transportation to and from the Libertyville Township Offices and be able to attend a mandatory paid herbicide training class. More information can be found by clicking  HERE  . Please visit the Libertyville Township Offices at 359 Merrill Ct., Libertyville, IL to apply or contact Supervisor Kathleen O’Connor at  koconnor@libertyvilletownship.us  .
Postal Carriers Food Drive This Saturday, May 11

Every second Saturday in May, letter carriers in more than 10,000 cities and towns across America collect the goodness and compassion of their postal customers, who participate in the NALC Stamp Out Hunger National Food Drive — the largest one-day food drive in the nation. Libertyville Township's food pantry will benefit from this wonderful effort!

The May Township Board Meetings will be on the
9th and the 23rd at 7 p.m.

Application Process for REAL ID Driver's License or ID

Step 1 : Visit a Secretary of State Driver Services facility and take your photo and any required exams.
Step 2: All applicants must provide proof of identity. (Examples are: a U.S. birth certificate, a U.S. passport, an employment authorization document, a permanent resident card or a foreign passport with an approved I-94 form.) *Please note that name change documents, such as a marriage certificate, will be required if the applicant presents a birth certificate with a name different from his/her current name.
Step 3: All applicants must provide proof of full Social Security number (SSN). (Examples are: an SSN card, a W-2 or a pay stub with full SSN.)
Step 4: All applicants must provide two current residency documents with the applicant's name. (Examples are: a utility bill, rental agreement, deed/title or a bank statement.)
Step 5 : All applicants must provide proof of signature. (Examples are: a credit/debit card, canceled check or current Illinois DL/ID.)
Step 6: Receive a temporary, secure paper DL/ID at the facility. *Please note that the TSA and federal agents will not accept the paper document.
Step 7: After review and verification of documents have been conducted, your new permanent REAL ID card will be mailed to you within 15 business days.
Complete this simple interactive checklist to find out exactly what documents you will need to bring to apply for a REAL ID DL/ID before visiting a Driver Services facility.
This service will not be available at express or mobile units.
Concerts in the Plaza at Independence Grove
Music lovers, dance lovers, outdoor lovers, get ready for award-winning performers playing under the stars at the annual Concerts in the Plaza music series. Eight concerts will be held at Independence Grove in Libertyville at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, June 18 through Aug. 6. From Beatles to the blues, from rock and bluegrass to swing and jazz, there's something for just about any musical taste in this season's entertainment lineup. This year's concerts are supported by North Shore Gas (Platinum sponsor), Blue Oak Financial Services (Gold sponsor), Libertyville Bank and Trust, A Wintrust Community Bank (Bronze sponsor), and Lake County Journal (Media sponsor).  Learn more » 
Road Repair Season Safety Tips
LCDOT is committed to roadway safety, and we want to make this construction season safe for both drivers and workers in work zones. VIDEO: Roadside Safety Reminders
Lake County Division of Transportation Director Shane Schneider reminds motorists, "Construction zone speed limits are in effect AT ALL TIMES, not just when workers are present. Drivers should always slow down as they approach a work zone to watch for changing traffic patterns, equipment entering and leaving the work zone, and the men and women working on these projects."
Ride Lake County Central

This curb-to-curb Pace bus service travels East in Lake County – any destinations located in Libertyville, Fremont Shields Townships, Village of Libertyville, Village of Mundelein, , Vernon Hills Shopping Center, Metra Station (Lake Forest), Lake County Health Dept., Walmart Fountain Square, Grayslake Medical Offices, Doctors on Winchester Road, College of Lake County, Greenleaf Medical Offices. Call Pace at 1-800-201-6446 to register and schedule your rides.

RTA Reduced Fare Pass Applications
New Applicants--

Seniors 65 and over may apply for the RTA Pass at Libertyville 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 a 2x2 inch photo and your Illinois driver's license.
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.

Who are my legislators? To contact your legislator, click on the names below:
Township Officials



Highway Commissioner

Carol A. August, Trustee
Matthew Kovatch, Trustee
David Nield, Trustee
Terry A. White, Trustee
Township Contact Information
Office of the Supervisor
359 Merrill Court, Libertyville, IL 60048 
Phone: 847.816.6800
Fax:     847.816.0861
Office of the Highway Commissioner
343 Merrill Court 
Phone: 847.362.3350

Office of the Assessor
Phone: 847.362.5900

Office of the Clerk: