Volume 1 |January 22 2019
Kathleen M. O'Connor
Supervisor
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Thank You!

Libertyville Township would like to express our gratitude for the overwhelming support the community has demonstrated for those in need. Throughout the year and especially around the holidays, the Township receives food and monetary donations from civic groups, churches, clubs, school groups, businesses and individuals to help families who are struggling. This incredible generosity allows the Township to provide support to those families through the food pantry and with financial assistance when needed. On behalf of Libertyville Township and the volunteers who support our efforts, thank you for your ongoing support and concern for your neighbors. It is an honor to serve on your behalf.
Open Space Update

The next regularly scheduled Volunteer Workday is on February 9 from 9:00 a.m. - noon at Oak Openings. 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 .
The next January Township Board Meeting
will be held on the 24th at 7 p.m.

Can We Help??

With the Federal Government shut down in its 30th day many of our neighbors are working to survive without a paycheck. Libertyville Township operates our food pantry to help our Township residents who are in need. 
The need does not have to be a long term problem and we are happy to help even if it is a temporary setback.  

Our food pantry is located in our office at 359 Merrill Court in Libertyville our phone number is 847-816-6800. The pantry is open on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
The Libertyvillle Township Food Pantry is funded exclusively with donations and not with taxpayer dollars. We have a supportive community and have a well-stocked pantry.  If you need help or know someone who needs help please contact the Township. 
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Check Your Home for Radon Gas Levels This Winter
Homeowners are urged to test radon levels in their homes and apartments during the winter months, when indoor radon levels are at their highest.
Radon is an odorless and colorless gas that naturally occurs in rock and soil and can seep into homes from the soil through cracks in the basement floors and foundations, crawl spaces, poorly sealed sump pumps, porous cinder block walls and other foundation floor and wall penetrations.  Watch this video to learn ways to protect your home.
Safety Tip: Don’t Crowd the Plow

Every year we ask drivers to remember to stay back when approaching a snow plow. This is for your safety, and the safety of our snow plow drivers. When visibility is low, and roads are potentially slippery, it is crucial to SLOW DOWN and STAY BACK! Watch now
Make an Impact on Lake County Homelessness
Volunteer for the annual Homeless Point-in-Time (PIT) Homeless Count on Jan. 30, 2019. Each year, the Lake County Coalition for the Homeless holds the Point-in-Time Homeless Count where volunteers search across Lake County to interview and offer assistance to unsheltered people experiencing homelessness. The data gathered helps coordinate services for people experiencing homelessness and allows organizations to track progress toward the goal of ending homelessness. Apply to volunteer.
L isten to the Radio for Traffic Updates
Highway Advisory Radio 1620 AM communicates real time traffic information directly to Lake County motorists. Broadcast information includes location of delays due to crashes, construction and extreme traffic congestion to help motorists in planning their commute.
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


Supervisor

Clerk

Highway Commissioner

Assessor
 
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:
Phone:847.816.6872