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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: December 2, 2021

Holiday Happenings

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Check out some of the activities and opportunities happening around town this Holiday Season.

Thank you to the Vernon Hills Public Works Department for setting up a variety of fun and festive holiday light displays around town. Print this Light Show Checkl...

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Posted on: November 29, 2021

Hanukkah Sameach

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Happy Hanukkah. Wishing peace and light for this holiday season.

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

Reminder: Annual Garbage Rate Increase

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The Village negotiates a multi-year contract for residential waste hauling, with percentage increases built into the agreement. Per the contract, residents under the Village's Waste Management agreement should expect to see a small increase in th...

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

2022 Holiday Tree Pickup Schedule

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The Public Works Department will begin collecting Holiday trees at the curb on January 4, 2022, weather permitting. Please refer to the 2022 Pickup Schedule for the specific areas and subdivisions. Public Works will collect trees through January 10th. Aft...

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Shoveling Tips To Avoid Too Much Snow at the End of Your Driveway

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I just cleared my driveway/sidewalk and now there is snow pushed onto it again?

Unfortunately, pushing snow onto driveways and sidewalks is an unavoidable consequence of plowing. Plow operators do not intentionally push the snow on to your driveway/sidewal...

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Reporting Mailbox Damage After A Snow Event

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During a snow event, it is possible that the force from the snow rolling off the blade of the snowplow may unintentionally cause damage to your mailbox and post; especially if your mailbox is in a weakened state going into the winter season. Therefore, we...

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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: October 25, 2021

Assistance - Utilities & More

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ComEd offers utility payment assistance through the federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) as well as the Illinois Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP). LIHEAP benefits are available from September through May, while PIPP support i...

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

WM Extends Residential Yard Waste Collection

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Waste Management has indicated that they will extend the residential yard waste collection season to Monday, November 29 or Tuesday, November 30, depending on your main garbage collection day.

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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Winter Coat Drive

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The Winter Coat Drive for veterans and their families is underway through November 16. Organized by the GLMV Chamber of Commerce, the collection accepts new and gently used coats and winter gear for all ages and sizes – the Midwest Veteran&a...

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

Televising of Sewer Lines To Begin 11/04/21

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On November 4th, NSG, working on behalf of North Shore Gas, will begin televising the sanitary and storm sewer lines on Bay Tree Cr., Briarwood Ln., Byman Ln., Crenshaw Cr., Harvey Lake Dr., Museum Blvd., Pinehurst Dr., Pine Lake Cr., and Saddlebrook Ln. ...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Panhandlers & Emergency Services

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The Village has experienced an uptick in individuals and groups approaching people in cars or in our shopping areas for money. In some cases, the requestors are working in organized groups. While we recognize the financ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Overnight Street Parking Reminder

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A friendly reminder that Village Ordinance prohibits parking on the street between 2 a.m and 6 a.m. The VHPD may give temporary permission to park overnight on the street due to visitors, driveway repair, etc. Please note that vehicles must otherwise be l...

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

Safety in the Streets

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As summer brings all of us outside, we encourage everyone to be extra careful in our streets and on our sidewalks and bike paths. While our neighborhoods are extremely safe, playing in the streets is dangerous, especially for young children who are diffic...

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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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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Medical Sharps Disposal Now Available

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As part of the Village’s residential municipal waste contract, new services were obtained to include organics collection, electronics collection, and medical sharps collection.  Medical sharps collection will be available at Countryside Fire, 600...

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Posted on: February 15, 2021

CodeRED - Lake County Public Works Emergency Notification System

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In addition to the Village's Blackboard Connect Reverse 911 Notification System, the Lake County Public Works Department also has an Emergency Notification System called CodeRED to notify the community in the event of emergency situations or critical comm...
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Posted on: February 8, 2021

Blackboard Connect - Reverse 911 Notification System

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The Vernon Hills Police Department has a great communications tool available to reach the community. It's called Blackboard Connect. It's a mass notification system that allows us to quickly reach anyone at any time in an emergency or other outreach situa...
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Posted on: February 4, 2021

211 Lake County

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What is 211 Lake County?

211 is the place with the answers you need to live well in Lake County, Illinois.

211 is Lake County’s free one-stop shop for help:

  • It’s a telephone helpline.
  • It’s a texting chatline.
  • And, it&...
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