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...

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“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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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