News You Can Use
Diana O'Kelly, Township Supervisor
April 24, 2017
Behm Park Has A New Swing
Our new swing is ready for you and your little one.

Fremont Township operates Behm Park located at 22222 Behm Road which is a 1/2 mile east of Route 60 at Peterson Road. Amenities include: baseball, football, soccer, lacrosse fields, three pickleball courts and a restroom facility. The park also features a 1.7 mile walking trail with fitness stations and a playground with an adaptable swing.
Is Public Transportation Meeting Your Needs?
If you or friends and family rely on public transportation in Lake County, please respond to this survey. Lake County Paratransit needs feedback from residents throughout Lake County!  Its purpose is to evaluate transportation options for county residents and  make needed improvements. Your input is vital. 
Filing A Will With Lake County
Did you know you are supposed to file a will with the Lake County Clerks Office within 30 days after the death of your loved one? The original copy of the will and a copy of the death certificate should be mailed or taken to 301 S Greenleaf St, Park City, Il 60085.  Questions?  Call 847-377-3380 
Volunteers Needed For Our Garden
Our Garden is a multi-functional garden space that provides produce to our food pantry clients and low income seniors and provides opportunities for enjoyment and learning. It is a treasured site of community activity where residents are invited to get involved, whether as a garden volunteer, with a community service project, or simply to enjoy and make use of the garden as a get away from the hustle and bustle. The site already features a shed built by the Mundelein High School Shop Class, a rain barrel, functional up-cycled artworks, bird houses contributed by the girl scouts and a bug hotel, beehive and birdbath as part of Daniel Scheuer’s Eagle Scout Project.

Gardening – Don’t let lack of experience keep you away!  If you want to learn, we will teach you!  We welcome the experienced, the newbie, the young, the less young, the workhorse, the daydreamers, the frolickers, the detail oriented, the locals, the visitors.  The garden is diverse and so are her needs, and we can find a task that meets your needs.  Garden Waiver Form Contact Alicia Dodd at
Register Your Classic Ride in Grand Dominion Car Show
Every year the Grand Dominion community hosts an incredible car show event to benefit the Fremont Township Food Pantry.  Mark your calendars for August 20th and if you have a classic ride be a part of the 9th Annual Car Show hosted by Grand Dominion by Del Webb Community Association.  Auto enthusiasts can display their classic rides and help raise funds for the Fremont Food Pantry. This outdoor event will feature music, food, activities, contests and fun for the entire family! Hope to see you there!!!!
Registration form
Three Spots Left
The AARP Defensive Driving Course will be held on May 11 and May 12 from 9:00 am til 1:00 pm. You must attend both days.  Call Nancy at 847 223-2847 to register. $15.00 for AARP members and $20.00 for non AARP members.
Hearing Screening Available at Fremont Township
We had such a demand for this we are scheduling a third date. Call now to schedule.

May 16 Tuesday from 10:00 am  – 3 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 Tuesday, May 16 from 10:00 am til 3 pm at lower level of the Fremont Township Administrative Building.
Click here for the brochure

To make your reservation, call or email  Jeanne Pinkerton at  1-847-362-7500.

••FREE Hearing Screening!
••FREE Ear Canal Examination!
Mobile Drivers License Renewal Event at Fremont Township

For your convenience, Fremont Township is hosting a Mobile Drivers License Renewal on July 19 with Secretary of State Jesse White's office.  In order to renew your license or State ID at this event, your license or ID must be expiring within one year of July 19, 2018. (July 18th birthdate is the latest)

Seniors over 65 can get a free lifetime State ID.  If you have moved and your address has changed you can get that changed here too with proof of your address.

Drivers who will be 75 years of age or older when their current drivers license expires are required to pass a road test to renew their license.  That is not offered at this event.

You will no longer immediately be issued a new permanent driver’s license/ID card at the end of the application process. After fraud checks have been conducted to ensure your identity, a high quality, secure driver’s license/ID card will be printed at a central facility and sent via U.S. mail within 15 business days to your address. You will receive a temporary, secure paper driver’s license or ID card, which is valid for 90 days. In addition, the facility employee will return your old driver’s license/ID card back to you.

According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, present your temporary, secure paper driver’s license/ID card in conjunction with your old driver’s license/ID card to board an airplane.

You may also renew your license plates at this event. Cash, Check and Charge are all accepted, but there is a fee for using a credit card.

Call 312 814-3676 with questions.

Need a Copy of a Birth or Death Certificate?
Don't feel like driving to Waukegan?  Try this first.

Birth Certificates
Certified birth certificates for children born after 1985 at Condell or Good Shepherd Hospitals may be obtained from the Village of Libertyville offices. Certificates can be purchased in person or through mail at:Village Hall,118 W. Cook Avenue, Libertyville, IL 60048 Click here for more information

Death Certificate
Certified death certificates for portions of Lake County are available through the Village of Libertyville. They maintain certificates for the past ten years. Death certificates may only be issued to those who have a personal or property interest with the descendant. Certificates can be purchased in person at the Village Hall or through the mail.
Questions for the Village of Libertyville- call 847-362-2430

Birth Certificates
For children born at Lake Forest Hospital, a certified birth record may be obtained in person at the Lake Forest City Hall. Applications for Certified Birth Certificates  can be found at the front cou nter. Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. More Information.

Death Certificate
A certified death certificate may be obtained in person at the Lake Forest City Hall. An Application for Certified Death Certificate can be found at the front counter. Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Questions for Lake Forest-  call 847-810-3676
50 or Older? Check Out The Regent Center Calendar
Click here to view the May Schedule.  This month they have Medicare 101.

Whether you need information for yourself or to assist your friends, thiis the seminar for you! How and when does one sign up for Medicare? What are the differences between Parts A, B,C and D? What does Medicare cover and what is a supplemental policy used for? 

How To Remove A Tick Properly
Whether it’s rubbing alcohol, nail polish, or a burnt match, there’s a lot of misguided folklore when it comes to how to remove a tick. This the time the of year when ticks are most active, and with cases of Lyme disease on the rise in the area, it’s important to remove ticks properly. Watch this short video from the Lake County Health Department. 
Community Events
Registration is open for the summer flag program. Stallions Flag Football is an in house league for boys and girls 5 to 14 years old. The #1 focus of the league is to fun while teaching kids the basic fundamentals flag football.
5/10 - Early Bird Registration Period Ends
6/11 - Flag Football Registration Ends
6/24 - Opening Weekend
7/22 - Super Bowls
Questions?  Email Ron Echtenacher at
Double Tree is hosting their annual Sip & Shop on April 27th.  4:30 PM - 7 PM
Mulch and Flower Sale at Mundelein High School
The Mustangs' Basketball and Football teams will be selling mulch from 83 Landscape Supply and flowers from Turks' Greenhouses in the far west parking lot of Mundelein High School the first weekend of May. The hours of operation will be: Saturday, May 6th - 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Sunday, May 7th - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Park on Park Starts May 10

The cruise nighst specialize in pre-1977 vehicles only. By limiting attendants to classic cars, the event draws some of the finest vehicles in the area. They offer an organized event that has something for owners and spectators alike.

Find our more!  (This link wasn't working in my last newsletter)
Save the Date!  The US Postmaster Food Drive is May 13, 2017  Please place donated food items by your mailbox.  This food drive benefits the Fremont Township Food Pantry.

Amazing Mundelein Volunteers Needed

This event occurs in the month of May and solicits the assistance of area volunteers who help senior citizens with household chores which may be difficult or impossible for them to handle on their own. It brings people together and shows the true meaning of a community. Many tasks that are accomplished include washing windows, cleaning gutters, mowing lawns, moving heavy/awkward items, etc.

The 2017 event date is May 20, 2017. Contact Jenni House at 847-968-3770 to volunteer and register for help.

Shredding Event
Protect Your Personal Information
State Rep Nick Sauer is hosting a paper shredding event at the Fremont Township Administrative offices on Saturday, May 6 from 9:00 am til 11:00 am.  Click here for more information.Click here for more information.

We Accept Your American Flags

To ensure your American Flag is disposed of properly, bring it to Fremont Township.
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
Fremont Township has a Recycle O Rama scheduled for September 30.  If you need to dispose of electronics before then, below are the drop off locations. 
Grant Township: Road District Facility
26535 Molidor Road, Ingleside, IL
​Monday - Friday 7:00 am to 3:00 pm
​Excluding Holidays

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 
Cuba Township: Road District Facility
28070 W. Cuba Road, Barrington, IL
​Monday - Friday 7:00 am to 2:30 pm
​Excluding Holidays

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- But No Pillows
Recycle Bedding for the Dogs
No Pillows!!!!!!
If you have used towels, sheets or blankets that need to be recycled, please consider bringing them to Fremont Township at 22385 Route 60, Mundelein to be donated to local Animal Shelters and Rescues.  You can drop them off in the bin on our front porch. 
Recycle Shoes, Eye Glasses, and Textiles at Fremont Township

Fremont Township recycles shoes year round.  You will find a bin on our front porch.  If you are disposing of shoes that have laces, please tie the laces together.  

We also accept eyeglasses. 

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.

Household Chemical Waste Collection Event

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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   
 Fremont Township Representatives


Bill Grinnell
Highway Commissioner

Ed Sullivan Jr.

Christina McCann  

Chic Martin
Connie Shanahan
Jeri Atleson
Tami Forman

Next Board Meeting-May 8, 2017
Recycling Event, September 30