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Diana O'Kelly, Township Supervisor

May 2, 2024

Brush Chipping Dates For Unincorporated Fremont Township

If you live in unincorporated Fremont Township on a township road, click here find your street and click on it. The date for brush pick up will pop up.

Brush chipping date is this Monday, May 6th for Oak Terrace, Taylor Lake, West Shore Park and West Shoreland. Have your brush piles by the edge of the road by 7 am. Please keep piles off the road.

Property Tax Bills Have Been Mailed

Attention homeowners: Property tax bills are being mailed out this week. Online bills were available on May 1st and will also be sent via email to those who have signed up for that service. Every way to pay (phone, web, bank, in person, and mail) will also started on May 1st.

If you created a profile when you paid your tax bill last year, you may have received a text reminder that your tax bill is available. Please check your inbox to view your tax bill if you signed up to receive it via email, because it will not come in the mail.

Questions? Call the Treasurers Holly Kim's office at 847 377-2323.

The Mundelein banks accepting your property tax payment are:

Old National Bank

1500 Allanson Road

(847) 949-2400

Mundelein Community Bank

1110 W Maple Ave.

(847 837-1110

Mundelein Community Bank

169 N Lake St.

(847) 643-0001

Consumers Credit Union

1210 S Lake St.

(877) 275-2228

Payment Information

While looking at your tax bill, please make sure you are receiving the below exemptions if you qualify for them. They do lower your tax bill.


This exemption lowers the equalized assessed value of your property by $8000.00. To receive this exemption, you must:

  • Have lived on the property on or before January 1st of the tax year.
  • The Township Assessor’s office initiates this exemption.


  • This exemption lowers the equalized assessed value of your property by $8000.00, and may be claimed in addition to the General Homestead Exemption. To receive this exemption, you must:
  • Have lived on the property on or before January 1st of the tax year.
  • Have reached age 65 during the tax year.

Call the Assessor's office at 847 223-2846 if you have further questions.

Cicada Exhibit at the Lake County Forest Preserve

Celebrating Cicadas

April 27–August 4 | Open in-person

Coming to your forest preserves and yards: periodical cicadas (Magicicada spp.)! In May 2024, 17-year cicadas will emerge from the ground by the millions to sing, mate and overwhelm their predators with sheer numbers. Periodical cicadas have a fascinating and mysterious life cycle—no one is certain why these cicadas emerge every 17 years. Discover the amazing life, sounds and benefits of this intriguing insect.

More Information

Household Chemical Waste Collection Event

You need an appointment!

The first Swalco HCW Mobile event for 2024 is planned for Saturday, May 18th, from 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM, at the Mundelein Train Station Parking Lot (205 N. Archer Ave.). You need an appointment.

Click here to schedule your appointment now!

What will they accept?

Sip and Shop May 1

Lake Forest Civic Orchestra Presents Phoenix Rising May 5


Wagner - Prelude to Die Meistersinger

Sung - Phoenix Rising

Brahms - Symphony No. 1 in C minor

Sunset Foods Complementary Prosecco Reception following Concert

Click here for Tickets

Park on Park


One of the best collections of Pre-1977 Classic Cars in Northern Illinois.

Since 2000, Park on Park has been a staple of Mundelein fun. The cruise night specializes in pre-1977 vehicles only. By limiting attendants to classic cars, the event draws some of the finest vehicles in the area. The quality of the vehicles consistently amazes me. They offer an organized event that has something for owners and spectators alike.

The origins of Park-on-Park Cruise Night started as “idle conversation” among members of On the Road Classics a Mundelein car club formed in June of 1999. Club members wanted to host a local car night event, but with only ten members at the time, resources were limited. The club approached Mundelein MainStreet, the non-profit downtown promotional arm of the Village, to assess the interest in partnering with the club on holding a summertime car event in downtown. The idea was simple: combine the resources of MainStreet and the Village, with the club’s knowledge of car events to bring visitors to downtown to enjoy classic cars.

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Public Meeting for Fairfield Road Planning Study

The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) is hosting a public meeting from 5 - 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 16 at the Rolek Community Center, 814 Hart Road, Round Lake, to provide preliminary details on the Fairfield Road Planning Study. This is the first public involvement activity for the study. Everyone is invited to attend!

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the Fairfield Road corridor from Oakwood Drive in Round Lake Beach to Gilmer Road in Wauconda for potential roadway, intersection and non-motorized improvements. 

View the location map and more information about the meeting below.

About the Meeting

Attendees will be able to see firsthand the goals and objectives for the study and learn about the existing conditions along the corridor. The meeting will be conducted in an open house format, so you may attend any time between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Exhibits will be on display and project team members will be available to discuss the study and answer questions.

Date: Thursday, May 16, 2024

Time: 5 - 7 p.m. 

Location: Rolek Community Center, 814 Hart Road, Round Lake, IL 60073

This meeting will be accessible to individuals with disabilities. Anyone needing special assistance should contact Scott Manning at 317-558-4941 at least five days prior to the meeting.

LCDOT encourages the public to provide feedback on the project. Public comments can be made in writing during the meeting. From May 16 – June 16, public comments can be sent by email and through the online comment form at to be included in the public record.

Saddlebrook Open House

Passport Event at Fremont Township

Our annual Passport Event offered by Lake County Circuit Clerk, Erin Cartwright Weinstein is scheduled for Saturday, June 15 from 9:00 am til 1:30 pm.

If you have the paperwork filled out prior to your appointment, it may save time. Click here for the information and to print the documents.

55 and Over and Looking for Things to Do?

Check out the Mundelein Park District Events. Click here to read their May Newsletter.

Sign up for the Village of Mundelein's Email Newsletter

 The Village of Mundelein launched a new website and if their current newsletter subscribers want to continue to receive the newsletter, they must sign up again.

Click here to sign up.

Shred Event at Fremont Township

We have scheduled a document shredding event for Saturday, June 22 from 8:30 am til 11:30 am. You will enter through the highway department at 22376 Erhart Road.

You may bring the equivalent of 3 boxes to shred. Staples and paper clips are fine. We will not accept any binders or hanging file folders or electronic items because they catch on fire in the truck.

The most efficient way is to place your items in a paper grocery bag. No plastic bags. To keep the line moving, you will not be able to exit your car and watch the shredding.

This shredding event is for documents only. Please recycle your coupons, magazines and junk mail with your weekly recycling. They will not be accepted.

Pop your trunk and we will take the items. Do not leave your car.

We will not accept any binders or hanging file folders or electronic items because they catch on fire in the truck. If the truck fills up before 11:30, the event will be over.

We look forward to seeing you and appreciate your patience.

Recycle Bedding, Shoes, Flags and Eyeglasses in our Shed

Recycle bedding and items for the dogs, (leashes, collars, toys, pet food etc.), shoes, yarn, American flags, eyeglasses and hearing aids in the shed in our front parking lot.

We still have our textile bin next to the shed.

 What can I put in the textile bin?

Ride Lake County  Pace Bus Service

Ride Lake County is a borderless countywide paratransit service that provides seniors age 60+ and people with disabilities transportation to any area of Lake County for work, shopping, medical appointments and more. 

As a reservation-based program, vehicles do not travel on a fixed route each day. Riders schedule their trips in advance and the vehicles provide curb-to-curb service from the rider's desired pick-up and drop-off destinations. Ride Lake County is a shared-ride service, so vehicles may make stops for other passengers. 

Click here for more information

Click here for the brochure

Email Us With Your Comments For Our Board of Trustees

If you have comments for our board, and can't make our meetings, please email Chris McCann at with your comments.

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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


Diana O'Kelly


Alicia Dodd

Highway Commissioner

Joe Herchenbach


Christina McCann 



Connie Shanahan

Jeri Atleson

Keith Voss

Nick Dollenmaier

Next Board Meeting, May 13, at 6:30 pm

Important Links

Illinois 60/83 Study

Report Blocked Railroad Crossing

Pace Options in Fremont Township

State of Illinois Unclaimed Money

Lake County Crimestoppers 

Village of Grayslake 

Village of Hawthorn Woods 

Village of Mundelein 

Village of Round Lake

Village of Round Lake Park

Village of Wauconda 

 Lake County 

 Fremont Township 

 Fremont Library