Sandbagging Demo at Village Garden Party

Posted by on August 22, 2019 in News & Events | Comments Off on Sandbagging Demo at Village Garden Party

At the Village Garden Party on Saturday, September 7th, there will be a demonstration on sandbagging as a means to keep floodwaters at bay. Meteorologists predict increases in rainfall over the next decade. If you live in a flood-prone area, be proactive and learn how to correctly sandbag against potential floodwaters. Trustees John Grothendick and Keith Vogeler will hold a demonstration at 4:30PM that day when you can learn hands-on, how-to techniques to protect your property using as little resources as possible.

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“SUMMER OF ’69” GARDEN PARTY 9/7/19–Celebrating 50 Years of Incorporation!

Posted by on August 16, 2019 in News & Events | Comments Off on “SUMMER OF ’69” GARDEN PARTY 9/7/19–Celebrating 50 Years of Incorporation!

Join us at the annual Village Garden Party at Hermann Park from 1-9 PM Saturday, September 7, 2019 for loads of entertainment for kids and adults alike with a Woodstock music festival vibe!! Happy 50th Village Incorporation and Woodstock Anniversaries! Help volunteer at this event by coming to the Village REC Committee meetings the second Monday of every month at the Village Hall–6PM!  Or contact the Village Hall at villagehall@portbarrington.net Hula hooping show & demo, face painting, ponies, for the kids, LIVE music, contests, wax...

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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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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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