News You Can Use
Diana O'Kelly, Township Supervisor
January 27, 2019
Important News
The Fremont Township Highway Department needs you to keep your cars off the roads tonight so the plows can get through safely. Please remind your neighbors. Not everyone receives my email newsletter so please forward this.
A Winter Storm Warning will be in effect from 9 p.m. this evening to 6 p.m. Monday. Snow accumulations of 6 to 8 inches, ice, and blowing and drifting snow is expected. The heaviest snow will be between 12 a.m. and 7 a.m. - which will impact morning commutes.

- Check local traffic conditions before you head out at 
- Get weather updates:
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Report An Outage To ComEd
You can report your electric outage online, including on your smart phone or tablet. If you prefer, call them 24/7 at 1-800-EDISON-1 (1-800-334-7661)

You can quickly and easily report your outage via text message, mobile app or ComEd Facebook app. Online services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Listen To Lake County Radio Station For Emergency Information
Tune in to 1620 AM. 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.
Did you know you can view camera images, and condition of roads at intersections through the the Lake County Division of Transportation Passage Page? Check  Lake County PASSAGE  for real-time, local traffic information. Through PASSAGE you can also sign up for   email traffic alerts ,   twitter alerts , and  smartphone apps .
In the Layer Options menu, choose "Cameras", then click on the camera image to see what is happening at the intersection you want to see. This can help you plan your route home. Throughout snow season you can also find information on  LCDOT's Facebook Page .
Things To Keep In Your Car
Are you prepared for an emergency? How many of these items do you have in your car?

1. Shovel and windshield scraper
2. Flashlight
3. Battery powered radio and extra batteries
4. Water and snack food 
5. First aid kit with pocket knife
6. Extra hats, socks, mittens, and blankets
7. Tow chain, rope, and booster cables
8. Road salt and sand
9. Necessary medications
10. Emergency flares
11. Cell Phone Charger
Prepare For Emergencies By Taking CERT Class
The Fremont Township Cert Team is here to educate our residents on what to do in the case of an emergency.

Fremont CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) is offering their great six-week annual training program that covers these important topics:
       Disaster Preparedness
       Fire Safety
       First Aid Skills
       Light Search & Rescue Operations
       Disaster Psychology
Taking this FREE class gives you crucial lifesaving information for you and your family—with an option to join Fremont CERT and help others as well. Our spring class at the Fremont Township office will be held on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-9:30pm, from February 13-March 20, 2019. For more information, please contact Judy Hammel at To register for this 6-week program, please complete
Have You Shoveled The Hydrant By Your House?
While the Countryside Fire Protection District works hard to prevent fires, when they do occur there is an important resource in your neighborhood that your firefighters rely on–FIRE HYDRANTS! To find out more and to adopt a fire hydrant, click here.

If you have a different fire department, they appreciate you keeping the hydrants clear in snow events too.
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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, February 4 at 6:30 pm