Public School District Information
Wauconda School District Offices (847) 526-7690
Grades K-4 Robert Crown (847) 526-7100
Grades K-5 Cotton Creek (847) 526-4700
Grades 6-8 Matthews Middle School (847) 526-6210
Grades 5-6 Wauconda Grade School (847) 526-6671
Grades 7-8 Wauconda Middle School (847) 526-2122
Grades 9-12 Wauconda High School (847) 526-6611
Transportation Department (847) 526-6672
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 already put these practices into effect years ago, working to keep our roads safe while mindfully reducing chloride applied to our roads, saving time, money and helping keep our water resources clean. THANKS YOU, STREETS & ROADS DEPARTMENT AND TRUSTEES! View video here
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...
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.
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,...
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...
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 email@example.com to be put on the agenda. Committee Meeting Schedule 1st Wednesday of each month, 7:00PM January 8, 2020 (2nd Wednesday)February 5, 2020March 4, 2020April 1, 2020May 6, 2020June 3,...
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...
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...
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Please click...