Skating Party February 23rd! Ice Rink Open!

Posted by on February 13, 2019 in News & Events | Comments Off on Skating Party February 23rd! Ice Rink Open!

Hermann Park Ice Rink is now open, weather & ice conditions permitting. Skaters, please check signs for rules and closures to keep our ice nice as long as possible! The Village REC Committee will be hosting a skating party on Saturday, February 23rd from 2-5PM. BYO skates. If you don’t have any? Snow boots are fine for sliding about!  The Blue Heron Room will be open for warming, with hot chocolate and s’mores available. There will be an outside bonfire to warm your toes and toast your marshmallows!  Volunteers needed—just join...

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Update (2/13/19) Roberts Road Land Development Public Hearing Continuance

Posted by on February 5, 2019 in News & Events | Comments Off on Update (2/13/19) Roberts Road Land Development Public Hearing Continuance

Update (2/13/19): The Public Hearing for potential Roberts Road development has been continued to Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 8:00PM to hear further pertinent information on requested zoning text amendments and a conditional use permit described in the original published Public Notice link below. The land in question has been zoned “General Business” since it was annexed in the late 1980s. The Village Planning Commission, made up of a group of dedicated volunteers from our Village, will ultimately make a recommendation to the...

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Ice Fishermen: Please Follow Regulations

Posted by on January 17, 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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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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Anit-Icing of Our Roadways Responsibly!

Posted by on December 5, 2018 in News & Events | Comments Off on Anit-Icing of Our Roadways Responsibly!

Lake County has put out a great video about de-icing roadways, explaining de-icing techniques and road salt reduction. Fortunately our Road Crew has put these practices into effect beginning years ago, working to keep our roads safe while mindfully reducing chloride applied to our roads. THANKS YOU, STREETS & ROADS DEPARTMENT AND TRUSTEES! View video here

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Fox River Conditions

Posted by on April 16, 2018 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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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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