Protect Your Home From Costly Flood Damage

Our entire Village of Port Barrington operates under Lake County’s Stormwater Management Ordinance. With predictions of trends in increased rainfall in the coming years, now is the time to put things in place to protect your property. Lake County Stormwater Management has shared information to do just that! View these flood-proofing tips Flood maps are available to view on the FEMA website as well as at the Village Hall

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Coronavirus Info

Please see information sent to us regarding the recent outbreak of Coronavirus here School District 118 has also sent notice about the virus that can be viewed from their website School District 118 dist118.org

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Anti-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 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

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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...

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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…

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...

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