News You Can Use
Diana O'Kelly, Township Supervisor
February 3, 2020
Waste Hauler Meeting February 5 at 6:30 pm
As you recall, the Fremont voters supported a single waste hauler by referendum. Fremont Township has gone out to bid and has negotiated a contract with Groot. The vote on the contract will be on Wednesday at 6:30 in the lower level of our building.

Note that this contract includes 6 weeks of leaf vacuum pick up, electronic recycling at your curb, one free item a week picked up and Christmas Tree pick up. There will be an increase each year from 2 to 4 percent based on the CPI.
Register to Vote On-Line
Election Day is March 17. If you need to register to vote you can do it on-line.

If you would like to order a ballot by mail or view your ballot, click here
AARP Tax Preparation Services at Fremont Library
Volunteer tax preparers from AARP will be available by appointment in the library to assist community members with their tax return. Call 847-566-8702 to register.
Free Hearing and Otoscope Exam at Fremont Township


April 14 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Audibel Hearing Aid Center is offering a Free Hearing Screening and Otoscope Exam Event on Tuesday, April 14 from 10:00 am til 2 pm at lower level of the Fremont Township Administrative Building.
To make your reservation, call Angie at 1-847-362-7500.
Rules of the Road Review Class at Fremont Township
APRIL 16 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The State of Illinois will again be holding a Rules of the Road Class at Fremont Township. 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.
Call Nancy at 847 223-2847 to register. It is free.
TOI Will Award Seven $2,000 Scholarships in 2020
Must be a graduating Illinois high school senior with a minimum GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale.

Must be a U.S. citizen and resident of Illinois. Must plan to attend a university/college in Illinois.

Must have a history of extracurricular activities that demonstrates a willingness to accept leadership responsibilities (student government, club officer, etc.) or a commitment to civic responsibility, social consciousness and a willingness to serve the community (community service projects, volunteer activities with local service agencies or charitable institutions, etc.)
Alleghany and Peterson Update
As you know Medline is building a 1,400,000 square foot building at Alleghany and Peterson. The work now being done is installing the water and sewer lines and digging detention and retention ponds. They are also cutting in the main entrance road.
Medline is hopeful to be in the facility by August of 2020.
You May Qualify for Discounted License Plates and Ride Free Transit Card
The Department of Aging has informed us effective 1/1/2020, the income limit eligibility for the License Plate discount and/or the Ride Free Transit Card has increased.
To qualify for the discount and/or ride free transit card, your total income last year must be less than
  • $33,562 for a 1 person household (yourself only); or
  • $44,533 for a 2 person household (yourself and your spouse, or yourself and one Qualified Additional Resident); or
  • $55,500 for a 3 person household (yourself, your spouse and one Qualified Additional Resident, or yourself and two Qualified Additional Residents).
If you have questions or need help applying for either of these programs, please call Nancy at 847 223-2847 to make an appointment.
What Identification Do I Need For Real ID?
REAL ID goes into effect on October 1, 2020.
For Illinois residents who fly domestically, effective Oct. 1 2020 the federal government will require you to use a valid U.S. passport or obtain a REAL ID from the Illinois Secretary of State’s office.

To see what documents you need to apply for a REAL ID, visit the  REAL ID Interactive Checklist. Make sure you are prepared and be patient when visiting a Driver Services Facility.
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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
​LIMIT OF TEN ITEMS PER VISIT INCLUDING ONE TV
​(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
​LIMIT OF TEN ITEMS PER VISIT
​​(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.
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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

    
Supervisor

Highway Commissioner

Assessor

Clerk 

Trustees

Next Board Meeting-
Wednesday, February 5 at 6:30 pm
Monday, February 10, at 6:30 pm