LEAF VACUUMING OFFERED THIS WEEK–AS WEATHER PERMITS!

Posted by on October 6, 2017 in News & Events | Comments Off on LEAF VACUUMING OFFERED THIS WEEK–AS WEATHER PERMITS!

As one way to help remove fallen leaves, PrairieLand will be vacuuming up fallen leaves  the week of November 13, as weather permits. They will make one pass only by each house and continue until all streets are complete. Please have your leaves raked on your grass along the edge of the road in front of your house for removal. PLEASE DON’T RAKE THEM INTO THE STREET as this may cause blockage to storm sewers. Remaining leaves can be mulched, composted or bagged for removal with the purchase of a landscape waste subscription or tag....

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Fox River Conditions

Posted by on August 22, 2017 in News & Events | Comments Off on Fox River Conditions

Please view the Fox Waterway Agency website for up to date information on the state of the Fox River. www.foxwaterway.com Please be sure to view our particular stretch of the river for conditions in our area.

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FY18 Vehicle Tax are now PAST DUE as of June 30, 2017

Posted by on June 19, 2017 in News & Events | Comments Off on FY18 Vehicle Tax are now PAST DUE as of June 30, 2017

This fiscal year’s (May 1, 2017-April 30, 2018) Vehicle Tax was due June 30, 2017. As in past years, each Village household has a single, flat fee of $20.00, regardless of the number of vehicles. If paid past the due date this fee doubles to $40 per household.  This change to a single fee per household has been a tremendous success, with the funds helping with roadway and parkway maintenance. Please remit promptly! For remittance forms, please click FY18 Vehicle Tax Letter NOTE: THIS FORM IS FOR CURRENT FISCAL YEAR’S TAX ONLY....

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DEADLINE EXTEDNDED: Mohr SKILLED TRADE Scholarship Opportunity

Posted by on May 1, 2017 in News & Events | Comments Off on DEADLINE EXTEDNDED: 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 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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Intergovernmental Agreement: Wauconda and Port Barrington working together…….

Posted by on August 19, 2016 in News & Events | Comments Off on Intergovernmental Agreement: Wauconda and Port Barrington working together…….

The Village of Port Barrington and the Village of Wauconda have teamed up to answer resident complaints in code enforcement.  Resident complaints regarding overnight parking, unleashed dogs, yard maintenance and other ordinance violations have been addressed with the intergovernmental agreement between Port Barrington and Wauconda. The agreement is two-fold:  First, it will provide a Code Enforcement Officer or Uniformed Officer from the Wauconda PD to issue warnings and tickets for ordinance violations.  Secondly, those tickets will be heard...

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Free Online Training for Private Well Owners

Posted by on February 19, 2015 in News & Events | Comments Off on Free Online Training for Private Well Owners

Through its partnership with the Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS), BACOG is pleased to promote a new nationwide training initiative offered by the ISWS called the Private Well Class.  This is a free online course that helps homeowners understand and care for their water well.  The program combines a 10-part online class with live, interactive seminar events in which the material will be reinforced and questions answered.  Please visit The Private Well Class website or contact info@privatewellclass.org for more information.  Please click...

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