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Diana O'Kelly, Township Supervisor
March 19, 2018
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FREE! Spring Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza (Ages 2 – 7)
Mundelein Park District Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza
March 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Enjoy this FREE annual event. Brightly colored plastic eggs blanket the ground, just waiting to be picked up. Eggs are filled with candy and toys. Meet the Spring Bunny and take advantage of the photo opportunity! There will also be a free mini petting zoo.
Bring a basket or bag to hold the eggs you collect and dress for the weather at this outdoor event. Rain date is Saturday, March 31, 10 – 11 am.
No registration is necessary for this event.
Groups begin promptly at times listed:
Ages 2 – 3: 10 am
Ages 4 – 5: 10:15 am
Ages 6 – 7: 10:30 am
ReMax Annual Egg Hunt at the Fairgrounds
Lots going on at the Fairgrounds including the Pet Vaccination Clinic, Egg Hunt, Arts and Crafts, Flea Market and more. Click here for their schedule.
Newspaper Articles You May Have Missed
Ruse Burglaries
The weather is warming up, increasing the opportunity for ruse burglaries. Ruse burglaries are committed by offenders generally travelling in pairs. One offender uses a ‘ruse’ to distract the victim, while the other offender enters the home to search for and steal cash, jewelry and other items.
Offenders use many storylines including:
• Offering to repair gutters, fences or tree trimming and landscaping 
• Blacktop, seal-coating, or driveway repair 
• Inquiries about the homeowner’s water supply or water pressure
• Informing the homeowner there is an electrical problem outside of the home
• Repairing unilock pavers
• False statements about problems with the neighbor’s house
• Questions about homeowner’s property lines
• Inquiries about homes for sale in the neighborhood
Safety tips:
• Do not allow anyone in your home unless you know them personally or it is a scheduled appointment. 
• If a solicitor comes to your residence, take notice of the vehicle they are driving (make, model, color, type) and their attire and physical characteristics.
• If you choose to speak with a solicitor or utility worker, never leave your front door unlocked or unattended. 
• A legitimate utility or government worker will never object if you ask for ID.
• You may verify with the utility company or local government agency if the individual was sent to your residence.
• Share these tips with family, friends, neighbors and colleagues.
If you feel you were the victim of a ruse burglary or if you witnessed suspicious vehicles and/or subjects approaching elderly neighbors, please call the Lake County Sheriff’s Office at 847-549-5200 to report these incidents.
Call 911 if the incident is in progress. Please be ready to provide the offender’s vehicle description and a license plate number.
Message From Assessor Joe Herchenbach
Seniors 65 and older who are homeowners and have a household income of $65,000 or less may be entitled to the Senior Assessment Freeze. (This does not apply to Saddlebrook Farms homeowners) This exemption “freezes” your home’s equalized assessed value at a base year value.

If you need help filling out the application you can come to the Fremont Township Assessor's office or click here for an outreach location.

Qualifications are: 
• 65 years old or older during the tax year
• Own the property as your principal residence for the last two Jan. 1st (2017 and 2018)
• 2017 total household income is $65,000 or less 
Be prepared to bring copies of income received such as:
 • 2017 Federal Income Tax Form
• Social Security Statement (SSA-1099) 
 Please note that this exemption is not a tax freeze or a tax reduction and does not protect against increased taxes due to tax rate increases.
Questions? Call 847 223-2846
Job Opportunities
The Village of Hawthorn Woods is currently accepting applications from individuals 16 years of age and older to be part of their team this summer. Work outdoors, build professional skills, and enjoy your summer working in a team environment. They are proud to hire dedicated and hardworking individuals. Open positions include: camp counselor, lifeguard, concession staff, office staff, and public works staff. Apply today! View open positions at

Email to
Fax to (847) 847-3591
Mail or drop-off to 2 Lagoon Drive, Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047
Photos at Fremont Township
The North Shore Camera Club is sharing their images and they are available for you to see at our Fremont Township Administrative Office. The club is comprised of 50 adult members who love to share their passion. If you are interested in any aspect of the North Shore Camera Club, contact Ralph Durham, President at 847 404-0123 or at
Microsoft Scam
Don't be fooled by someone calling from Windows and telling you your computer is putting all my information on the internet. It is another scam.
Annual Town Meeting
The Annual Town Meeting is Tuesday, April 10 at 7:00 pm in the lower level of our Administrative Offices.
Passport Event At Fremont Library
If you missed the Fremont Township Passport Event, there is another convenient location scheduled for Saturday, April 14 at the Fremont Library from 9:00 am til 1:30 pm. To have the application ahead of time click here. You must sign the application in front of the person processing your paperwork.
Double Tree Annual Sip and Shop
Come out and enjoy an evening with friends while enjoying complimentary
hors d’oeuvres and shopping at the Double Tree Hilton Mundelein-Libertyville on April 19 from 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm. More Information
Saddlebrook Craft Show

The Saddlebrook Craft Show will be held at the Saddlebrook Farms Lake Lodge, Grayslake, IL on Saturday April 21 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.  Take Peterson Rd to Behm Lane to Saddlebrook Drive.  Follow the signs to the Lake Lodge.
Round Lake Arbor Day Celebration
Round Lake is hosting Arbor Day Celebration on Saturday April 28 th form 9 am to noon at the Round Lake Public Works Facilities on 751 W. Townline Road. This annual event is an effort that has been made every year to focus on the urban aspect of forestry, is a day when they celebrate nature’s gift of trees, the tall providers of shade, fruit, fun, and a habitat for many different kinds of wildlife. More Information
Mundelein Park District Special Event Calendar
Don’t miss out on a single event this year. Download this pdf and keep abreast of all the fun and new events coming your way in 2018!  Click here
Upcoming Events at Fremont Township
Secretary of State Mobile DMV Event - The Mobile DMV will be at Fremont Township on April 13, 2018 from 10:00 am til 2:00 pm. More information.

Diabetes 101 - Lunch and learn about diabetes basics, presented by Advocate Condell.
Wednesday, April 25th at noon. 22385 Route 60 around back in the lower level.
$6 donation Call Kari Pohar to register at 847 740-6708.

Yoga Chair Yoga- Benefits of yoga include balance, strength, flexibility and protection from injury. This one hour class will meet for eight weeks beginning Thursday May 3 at 9:30 am. Click here for more information. Call Kari Pohar to register at 847 740-6708.

AARP Defensive Driving Course will be held on Tuesday, May 8 and Wednesday May 9 from 9:00 am til 1:00 pm. Call Nancy at 847 223-2847 to register.
$15.00 for AARP members and $20.00 for non AARP members.
You must attend both classes.

Free Hearing and Otoscope Exam - Thursday May 15 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Audibel Hearing Aid Center in Libertyville, a leader in “Better Hearing Health” is pleased to offer a Free Hearing Screening and Otoscope Exam Event on Thursday, March 15 from 10:00 am til 2 pm at lower level of the Fremont Township Administrative Building.
To make your reservation, call or email Jeanne Pinkerton at (847) 362-7500.

A Matter of Balance - Do you have concerns about falling? Would you like to learn more about how to reduce the fear of falling? You are eligible if you are 60 or older, ambulatory, or concerned about falling. This eight week workshop begins Thursday July 12 from 10 am til noon at Fremont Township. Call Kari Pohar to register at 847 740-6708.

Electronic Recycling and Shredding - September 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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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 
Click here for directions to any of these locations.
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.

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Next Board Meeting-
Tuesday April 10, at 5:30 pm
Annual Town Meeting
Tuesday April 10, at 7:00 pm