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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Annual Road Construction Update

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The Village's annual Road Rehabilitation Project is currently underway. For details pertaining to this year's program and weekly updates during the various phases of construction, please click the "Additional Info." link below.

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Village Names New Manager

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The Village of Vernon Hills has selected Kevin Timony as Village Manager. Timony was formally approved during the May 4 Village Board Meeting, and is expected to begin July 6.

Timony has served as Wauconda Village Administrator since 2017. Prior to that, h...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Changing of the Board

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On May 4, the Village of Vernon Hills welcomed our newly elected leaders.    

Congratulations to Village President Roger Byrne and Trustees Thom Koch, Nancy Forster and Michael Schenk, who were sworn in by retired Federa...

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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 24, 2021

2021/22 Draft Budget & Public Hearing

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The 2021-22 Vernon Hills Village Draft Budget is in the review stage, with a final budget expected to be approved before the beginning of the new fiscal year on May 1. As currently presented, the budget anticipates $25,556,021 in income (a conservative in...

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

Seasonal Maintenance Positions

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Public Works is seeking seasonal employees for spring and summer projects. More information is posted on the Village Jobs webpage link.

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

BFOPC Notice of Changes to Rules & Regulations

The Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners have recently been amended by a majority vote of the Commissioners on March 31, 2021. The amended Rules and Regulations are available for inspection at the following locations:

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Vernon Hills Achieves Tree City USA Recognition!

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The Village of Vernon Hills is classified as a Tree City USA Community, that strives to enhance its reforestation and forestry management policies and practices of existing forest resources year after year by dedicating financial resources over and above ...

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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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Posted on: January 19, 2021

Diversity & Inclusion Consultancy

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On September 1, 2020, the Village Board authorized a consultancy for Ravenskeep, LLC to review Village’s policies and procedures that support equal opportunity in the workplace and practices that support diversity and inclusion, to better ensure consisten...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

2021-2022 Social Service Grant Application

The Village of Vernon Hills will be reviewing applications for social service grants for the 2021-2022 fiscal year, May 1 – April 30. As in the past several years, funds are limited; however, the Village understands the vital importance of the services yo...

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Waste Services Contract – Advanced Disposal, Inc.

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The Village has a contract with Advanced Disposal, Inc. for residential waste services.  Due to an oversight on the part of Advanced Disposal, the rate increase that was supposed to go into effect on December 1, 2019 was not implemented. &nbs...

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