Santa Comes to Town Sunday, December 22nd!

Posted by on December 3, 2019 in News & Events | Comments Off on Santa Comes to Town Sunday, December 22nd!

Annual Village Santa Parade & Party is on Sunday, December 22nd. The parade starts from Fox Trail Park at 12:30PM. Village Santa Party following the parade at the Village Hall!!  Santa is looking for a lucky child to ride along in his sleigh for the Parade again this year. Color the parade map and flyer in the next Village Newsletter and get it to the Village Hall to be entered in the drawing by December 18th at noon! The winner may choose a parent or friend to ride along with them in Santa’s sleigh. Click here for the Parade Route Map...

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Ice Fishermen: Please Follow Regulations

Posted by on December 3, 2019 in News & Events | Comments Off on Ice Fishermen: Please Follow Regulations

While ice fishermen enjoy the fun and recreation of our Nielsen Channels, please observe all “NO PARKING” regulations including, but not limited to, no parking on Eastwood Ave/Lane/Court junction and Park Drive and certainly not on people’s property. Please take all your trash with you along with hooks and line and be courteous to homeowners. Also, please be aware that the channels are not a lake, but an artery feeding to/from the Fox River. Therefore, undersized fish should be returned to the water. Hermann’s...

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SPECIAL MEETING RE: CANNABIS

Posted by on December 2, 2019 in News & Events | Comments Off on SPECIAL MEETING RE: CANNABIS

A Special Meeting of the Village Board will be held Wednesday December 4th at 7PM just prior to the Regular Committee Meeting. The purpose of the meeting is to consider an amendment to the Port Barrington Code of Ordinances to satisfy the requirements of Public Act 101-027 and also reflects provisions of Public Act 99-0697 relative to the decriminalization of cannabis in Illinois and creates exceptions for the possession and use of marijuana and drug paraphernalia consistent with the Compassionate Use Act and the new statute. See  2019-12...

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Fox River Conditions

Posted by on September 23, 2019 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. Another great source for flood predictions and what to do before, during or after a flood can be found at McHenryAware.com (also available as a phone app) Click  the “Flooding” in the left hand column.  

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How to Sandbag Successfully…

Posted by on September 17, 2019 in News & Events | Comments Off on How to Sandbag Successfully…

Sandbagging is one method to protect your property during flood events. It is imperative to sandbag correctly to save on time, energy and resources. Trustees John Grothendick and Keith Vogeler recently held a demonstration on how to sandbag correctly. Their presentation can be viewed here There are currently sand and bags available in the Village Hall parking lot for those who feel they need them to protect their property. Sandbags must be disposed of properly and may not be used as permanent structures or as shoreline stabilizers. Once used,...

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Annual Vehicle Tax Now Due

Posted by on June 4, 2019 in News & Events | Comments Off on Annual Vehicle Tax Now Due

Payment for Annual Vehicle Tax can now be done online! Port Barrington Fiscal Year 2020 Annual Vehicle Tax is due by June 30, 2019.  As in past years, each Village household has a single, flat fee of $20.00 regardless of the number of vehicles.  This change to a single fee per household has been a tremendous success, with the funds helping with roadway and parkway maintenance. New this year, we encourage you to use our online payment option. To do so, you will need to use the “Resident ID” at the top of the letter you received in...

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Village Meeting Schedule

Posted by on December 20, 2018 in News & Events | Comments Off on Village Meeting Schedule

 NOTICE:  2019 MEETING SCHEDULE The Village of Port Barrington holds regularly scheduled Trustee 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 of each month, 7:00PM January 2, 2019 February 6, 2019 March 6, 2019 April 3, 2019 May 1, 2019 June 5, 2019 NO JULY COMMITTEE...

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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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