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Posted on: July 27, 2022

BG Road to Close Aug. 8

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Buffalo Grove Road will be closed beginning August 8 for repair work at the railroad crossing adjacent to Vernon Township Offices. Work is expected to be complete by August 12.

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

Metra Survey

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Metra is looking for input on their schedules. Please take a quick Metra survey, which is available until August 5.

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

New Military Honors Banners

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The Village of Vernon Hills, in partnership with American Legion Vernon Hills Post 1247 has launched a new program designed to honor and recognize US Armed Forces members from Vernon Hills. These banners will be created and displayed for one summer season...

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Posted on: July 5, 2022

Vernon Hills Stands with Highland Park

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During the July 5 Board Meeting, Trustees observed a moment of silence and expressed condolences and support for the Highland Park community in the wake of the July 4 mass shooting. On behalf of residents, staff and officials, the following letter was sen...

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

Public Works Open House Aug. 16

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The Vernon Hills Public Works Department invites you to Open House on Tuesday, August 16 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Public Works facility, 490 Greenleaf Drive, Vernon Hills. Families and friends of all ages and interests are welcome to attend this free, fun,...

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Posted on: March 23, 2022

Be Weather Aware – Sign Up for Blackboard Connect

Tornado/Storm Preparedness

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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: 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 28, 2022

Mosquito Spraying Notifications

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Residents can receive advance notices of spray events by contacting Clarke directly. Sign up for alerts, and report issues, by visiting https://www.clarke.com/customer-portal-about. You may also call the Clarke Mosquito Hotline at 630-671-3100 and ask to ...

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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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