APRIL 19, 2017 VILLAGE BOARD–PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE TO 6:30PM FOR EXECUTIVE SESSION RE: PERSONNEL BUDGET

Posted by on April 14, 2017 in News & Events | Comments Off on APRIL 19, 2017 VILLAGE BOARD–PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE TO 6:30PM FOR EXECUTIVE SESSION RE: PERSONNEL BUDGET

APRIL 19, 2017 VILLAGE BOARD–PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE TO 6:30PM: BOARD WILL MOVE INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION RE: PERSONNEL BUDGET UNTIL APPROXIMATLEY 7:00PM    APRIL 2017 VILLAGE BOARD AGENDA    Minutes to be approved at the May 17, 2017 Village Board Meeting.

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Arbor Day: Plant FREE Trees!! Thank you TLC of McHenry County!

Posted by on April 5, 2017 in News & Events | Comments Off on Arbor Day: Plant FREE Trees!! Thank you TLC of McHenry County!

Help to celebrate Arbor Day on Friday, April 28th!  Meet at the Village Hall at 3:30PM to plant mighty oak seedlings in our Village parks and common areas. You will have the opportunity to name a tree in on or/memory of someone you love! And/or you can take a FREE tree home to plant in your own yard if you register with the Village Hall in advance.  Help beautify our Village with this native tree species! Thank you Land Conservancy of McHenry County for again choosing our Village for your oak planting...

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FOX RIVER CORRIDOR PLAN—Your Input Wanted!

Posted by on March 6, 2017 in News & Events | Comments Off on FOX RIVER CORRIDOR PLAN—Your Input Wanted!

McHenry County Planning and Development is collaborating with Lake County and local agencies, governments, and organizations to create a plan for the Fox River Corridor. The goal of the plan is to increase access to the river, improve environmental quality, and enhance recreational use and river-related commerce. The area the Plan includes a portion of the communities of Cary, Fox River Grove, Island Lake, Lake Barrington, Oakwood Hills, Port Barrington, Tower Lakes, and Trout Valley. Donna Erfort from our Village has been asked to be on the...

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The Mohr SKILLED TRADE Scholarship Opportunity

Posted by on February 28, 2017 in News & Events | Comments Off on The Mohr SKILLED TRADE Scholarship Opportunity

Through the generosity of Lynne & Ken Mohr of FRVG, a scholarship has been established for those students enrolling or currently enrolled specifically in a SKILLED TRADE/TECHNICAL PROGRAM for the 2017-2018 school year, with a focus on electrical, plumbing, mechanical, welding, etc. Applicants must be a resident of the Village and be a current high school senior or student attending an accredited technical/vocation program during the 2016-2017 academic year. Demonstrated ambition and self-drive must be evidenced by achievement in school,...

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Village Meeting Agendas & Minutes

Posted by on February 27, 2017 in News & Events | Comments Off on Village Meeting Agendas & Minutes

VILLAGE AGENDAS AND MINUTES ARE NOW POSTED UNDER THE DROP-DOWN HEADING ON THE HOME PAGE. THANK YOU!

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Run/Walk  For Charity Through Village Streets this weekend!

Posted by on February 27, 2017 in News & Events | Comments Off on Run/Walk  For Charity Through Village Streets this weekend!

Two charitable events are planned by the Broken Oar  this weekend! On Saturday, March 4th, a Shiver 5K Run/Walk benefits Alexander Leigh Center for Autism www.alcacenter.org in Crystal Lake and will wind its way through our Village! It begins at the Broken Oar at and will head down Rawson Bridge Road, turn right on RiverWalk Lane, round Farnsworth Avenue, turn down Center Street and go around South Circle and back! Please keep in mind that THIS ROUTE WILL BLOCK A PORTION OF TRAFFIC between 8:30 and 10:30AM that day. Runners & walkers of...

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Village Clean Up & Adopt-a-Highway Scheduled

Posted by on February 7, 2017 in News & Events | Comments Off on Village Clean Up & Adopt-a-Highway Scheduled

The Village Annual Village Clean Up is scheduled for Saturday, May 20, 2017. You may get rid of rubbish by hauling it to your curb by 7AM that day.  At the Village Hall from 8AM to noon, you may bring electronics for recycling and donate usable, good condition household items to donate to charity. An on-site paper-shredding service will also be available, free of charge.  Volunteers are needed to help with this event. More details on acceptable items for disposable are coming soon….. Adopt-a-Highway event for Roberts Road will take...

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Village Vehicle Tax Citations

Posted by on February 7, 2017 in News & Events | Comments Off on Village Vehicle Tax Citations

Everyone received a notice about the annual Village Vehicle Tax and the flat fee of $20 regardless of how many cars at the residence. The fee is doubled if paid after the due date of June 30th.   Citations will be issued by agreement with our Wauconda Community Service Officer that will require a court appearance for a not-guilty fee. Court fees and additional fines will apply.  If you are a new resident (within the last 4 months) please contact the Village Hall for compliance information.

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Village Meeting Schedule

Posted by on December 29, 2016 in News & Events | Comments Off on Village Meeting Schedule

 NOTICE:  2017 MEETING SCHEDULE The Village of Port Barrington holds regularly scheduled meetings at Port Barrington’s Village Hall, 69 S. Circle Avenue, Port Barrington, IL 60010-1001. Persons wishing to address the Village Board of Trustees at these meetings should call the Village Hall at 847-639-7595 or e-mail villagehall@portbarrington.net to be put on the agenda. Committee Meeting Schedule 1st Wednesday each month, 7:00PM January 4, 2017 February 1, 2017 March 1, 2017 April 5, 2017 May 3, 2017 June 7, 2017 July 5, 2017 – NO...

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Protecting our water and our residents

Posted by on August 19, 2016 in News & Events | Comments Off on Protecting our water and our residents

Imagine a full glass of water. That glass has a straw in it. Where ever you place the straw within the glass, you are still drinking from the same container of water. That glass/straw scenario is how a well relates to an aquifer.  Our Village has two aquifers, unfortunately the first aquifer has a surface water to ground water connection. What’s that mean?  That means: Whatever goes into a storm drain, a pond, or a ditch will eventually make contact with the aquifer. Wait, that’s sounds scary? Scary or not, it’s factual.  This is why the...

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