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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Primary Election/Voting Info

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The Illinois General Primary Election is scheduled for June 28

This election includes a list of State- and County-level positions. The entire list of offices is available on the Lake County Clerk's voting website.

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

Butterfield Closed South of Buckley

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Metra and Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) have notified the Village that Butterfield Road will be closed between Winchester Road and Route 137/Buckley Road starting at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, June 22 through the afternoon of Wednesday, June 29...

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

June is Pride Month

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During the May 3 Village Board Meeting, Trustees formally proclaimed June 2022 as Pride Month in Vernon Hills.

The Village of Vernon Hills works to create a welcoming, inclusive, equitable, accepting and safe community for all people. In that effort, June ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Position Announcement: Full-Time Telecommunicator

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The Village of Vernon Hills is a vibrant, progressive, team-oriented and financially sound community that invests in the development and growth of its most important asset—its employees.  

The Village is seeking qualified individuals for...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Severe Heat Warning & Resources

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The National Weather Service is predicting severe weather, including both a dangerous heat wave as well as severe winds. Please take steps to prepare yourself so that you know what to do to stay safe.

  • Take Shelter: If/when severe weather/wind hits, immedia...
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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Celebrate Juneteenth

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Juneteenth – June 19th – is our nation’s newest federal holiday. The name, which is a combination of June and Nineteenth, is also called Freedom Day, Emancipation Day, Jubilee Day or Black Independence Day. The holiday marks the day in 1865 when slaves in...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Oakwood Road Watermain Replacement Underway

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Lake County Public Works (LCPW) will begin watermain replacement work on Oakwood Road on May 19th, weather permitting. Click the Additional Info. link or visit Lake County Public Works for more details about the project.

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Annual Road Rehabilitation Program Updates

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The Village's annual Road Rehabilitation Program is underway. Click the link below for all Locations, Maps and Weekly Updates.

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Posted on: May 25, 2022

Weather Alert Sirens

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As we are now in severe weather season, it is important to be prepared and informed. Please review the following resources for explanation of the weather warning sirens, reverse 911 emergency messages, and general preparedness.

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

Expanded Transportation May 1

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Starting May 1, Ride Lake County began offering curb-to-curb transportation for individuals age 60+ and those with disabilities for rides throughout the entire Lake County area.

Eligible riders must register and then schedule ahead by calling 800-201-6446....

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Posted on: March 23, 2022

Be Weather Aware – Sign Up for Blackboard Connect

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As we move into storm season, stay informed by subscribing to the Village's Blackboard Connect emergency information system. 

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Joint Review Board Meetings - May 19

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The Annual Meeting of the Joint Review Boards (JRBs) overseeing the Village's three TIF projects are scheduled for Thursday, May 19. Meeting notices and agendas follow:

  • Annual Meeting of the JRB for Town Center Redevelopment Project – Thursday, May 19 at 4...
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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Illinois Homeowner Assistance Fund

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Applications for Illinois Homeowner Assistance Funds opened on April 11. Eligible households may apply for up to $30,000 in free assistance to pay past due mortgage payments, property taxes, property insurance and delinquent homeowner/condo association fe...

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Posted on: December 3, 2021

Resources to Go "Green"

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As more Village residents are looking for ways to live "green" and reduce their carbon footprint, we provide a few resources:

Solar Panel Permits – The Village has developed a streamlined permit process for all residential permits – including the...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Honoring Those Who Serve

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The Village expresses gratitude for all who have served and continue to serve to protect our freedom. In fact, the month of May includes several significant dates, including Memorial Day, May 30.

Dates of Note

Please join in learning about these dates and h...

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Posted on: February 23, 2022

Village Budget Season

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The Village of Vernon Hills fiscal year runs from May 1 to April 30. As we approach the new fiscal year, staff has created a proposed (draft) Budget for Fiscal Year 2022/23, which was presented to the Village Board during meetings on March 1 and March 15....

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Award & Recognition Program

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Know of a Vernon Hills person who has gone above and beyond in their effort on behalf of the larger community? Consider nominating them for the Village Award and Recognition Program. Learn more on the Award & Recognition web article.

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Hawthorn Mall Partnership Moves Forward

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During the May 18 Village Board Meeting, Centennial Founder and Chief Executive Officer Steven Levin thanked the Board and community for partnering in the redevelopment of Hawthorn Mall. Mr. Levin presented the Board with several bricks from Sears (which ...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Hawthorn Mall Redevelopment Agreement

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During the April 7 Committee of the Whole Meeting, Trustees reviewed the general plan for supporting not only the redevelopment of Hawthorn Mall, but also the many steps taken to support partner taxing bodies (especially Hawthorn schools) as well as legal...

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