Village Halloween Fest October 27th with OWLS

Halloween Party & Costume Contest! Village Hall, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM *Pizza and refreshments* *Children ages 0 – 12 costume contests start at High Noon* Prizes also awarded to the best family or group theme costumes! Bring your carved jack-o-lantern to the party for judging & prizes! Welcome LIVE OWLS from BARNSWALLOW, A Wild Bird Concern! 11:00-12:30, with informational presentations beginning every 15 minutes Village-wide...

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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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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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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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