News You Can Use

     Diana O'Kelly
Fremont Township Supervisor

February 10, 2016
If you need a copy of your deed don't be scammed by this company

You may have received a mailing regarding your deed and I don't want you to be duped by a mailing from the Records Recovery Service or Local Records Office.   These letters offer to provide residents  with a copy of their deed for $87, $89 or even $90+.  Do not send these entities money or request their assistance in obtaining a copy of your deed. THIS IS A SCAM!

Deeds are recorded in the Lake County Recorder of Deeds  office and copies are available for $1 per page. If you are a Senior Citizen or Veteran there is no charge for the copies. I don't want my resident to be scammed by this. Just call
 847.377.2575 to request a copy of your deed.

This is what the scam document looks like.

How do I request a ballot by mail or confirm I am registered to vote?
If you would like to request a ballot by mail, find your polling place, confirm that you are registered to vote, print a copy of your Voter's Certificate of Registration Card or see a sample ballot, click and enter the requested information.  Due to objections filed, the sample ballot may not be available yet.

You can register to vote at our office.
Tball to 12 year old sign up 
Mundelein Baseball and Softball Association welcomes new players to their baseball and softball teams. Girls and boys ages 5 to 12 are invited to register for the upcoming season now.
Frequently asked questions
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When do I need to take my car for an emission test and when is my vehicle sticker expiring?
The State of Illinois is no longer mailing Vehicle emissions testing reminders.   To find out when you need to have your emissions tested, call 847 758-3400. Press #3 and they will ask you for your license plate number.

You won't be able to get your vehicle sticker if you are not compliant with the emissions test.  For those of you who wait til the last minute to purchase the sticker, I wanted you to know that you could be out of compliance with the emission test and not know it.  No more big yellow mailer to remind you!

Want to be reminded by email that your vehicle sticker is expiring? The state no longer sends notices by mail.
Paperless License Plates Renewal Notices is the convenient and secure way for Illinois motorists to go green and receive their notice by e-mail. To receive your license plates renewal by e-mail, click here and enter your 
Registration ID and PIN located your current registration card. If you do not have a renewal notice or a current registration card, please call the Public Inquiry Division at 800-252-8980 to obtain your Registration ID and PIN number.

By not mailing the plate renewal, the State of Illinois is saving $450,000 a month. The down side is that people are getting tickets because they forget!
Health Department Offers Reduced Water Testing Rates The Lake County 
For those of you on wells, the Health Department/Community Health Center will offer reduced water testing rates in observance of National Ground Water Awareness Week.  Between March 7 and 18, 2016, the Department is offering a reduced rate for well water testing for private well owners.  During this time, the normal $18.00 analysis fee for testing for bacteria and nitrates will be reduced to $12.00.  Sterile test bottles and sampling instructions are available at Fremont Township.  Call 847 223-2847 before you come to make sure we still have them in stock. 
Tax Forms and Tax Scams
The Internal Revenue Service today issued a filing season alert warning taxpayers to watch out for identity theft at tax time and highlighted the crime as the first scam in the agency's "Dirty Dozen" series. Click here for more information. 
Over 50 and looking for things to do?
Mundelein Park District has plenty to do!!!
Click here for the February happenings.
Active Adult 50 + activities
Mundelein Park District Adult Fitness Programs
Other Adult Programs
Thank you for supporting the food pantry
We thank Holcomb Hollow and The General Area Store at 18 E Park, for promoting and supporting the Fremont Township Food Pantry through the sale of the candles and essential oil roll on.  

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Things To Do

Used Book Sale, Fremont Library
Saturday Feb. 13, 10:00 - 4:30
Sunday Feb. 14, 1:00 - 4:30

Boating Class

Thursday, February 25 at 7 pm- Fremont Cert presents Till Help Arrives-at the Grayslake Library
Come find out how individual preparedness, planning, and survival skills during the immediate aftermath of an emergency or disaster are essential measures in coping and make you an important asset to your family, neighbors, and other members of your community.  What you do after calling 911 until the police, ambulance or fire truck arrives will have a critical impact on the quality of your survival and your ability to help others safely and effectively. 

CERT PRESENTS on WRLR (98.3FM) hasexpanded to two nights per month on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays from 7-8pm.

Lake County's Adult Prom: One Night in Paris, lets you celebrate with a purpose raising funds for Mundelein's first public art honoring the men and women of law enforcement. 
WHEN: Saturday, March 12, 2016 from 7:00pm to midnight
WHERE: The Loaded Buffalo 2061 West Maple Avenue, Mundelein
For more information checkout our Facebook Event page at 

Duplicate Bridge at Fremont Township
Play duplicate bridge at Fremont Township, 22385 Route 60 on
Monday mornings, 9:15.  Contact Barb Stone for more information, 847 566-0889  st1b@yahoo.comThis is an ACBL sanctioned game, you can earn ACBL points.


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Recycle Sheets, Blankets, Towels, for the Dogs
If you have used towels, sheets or blankets that need to be recycled, please consider bringing them to Fremont Township at 22385 Rt 60, Mundelein to be donated to local Animal Shelters and Rescues.  Please drop them in the bin on the front porch. This keeps them out of the landfill and puts them to good use.  

We also accept eye glasses and shoes to be recycled year round.  If you are disposing of shoes that have laces, please tie the laces together.
Fremont Township Food Pantry
Fremont Township operates a food pantry.  If you are aware of Fremont residents in need, please refer them to our office.  Our pantry accepts monetary, food and non-perishable donations from local residents.  Donations can also be made to the Fremont Township Community Garden. The Garden provides fresh produce to our low income seniors and food pantry clients.  We appreciate the generosity of our community.  

We are currently in need of toiletries and cleaning supplies.
Diaper Bank
Fremont Township is a member of the Diaper Bank Partnership of Lake County.  This service can provide 30 diapers / month (adult and child) to residents in need. If you know of Fremont Township residents in need, please have them call our office at 847 223-2847 for more information.
We also accept diaper donations.  
Thank you for taking the time to read this edition of News You Can Use.  I hope you find this information helpful.  Please continue to ask questions and suggest topics for my e-newsletter.

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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    


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