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Arbortheater Concert - TONIGHT    "Soda"

The Arbortheater is located at 50 S. Fairway Drive, just north of the Vernon Hills Athletic Complex (VHAC). Concerts are held on Thursday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m.. In case of rain the concerts will relocate at the Sullivan Center at 635 North Aspen Drive.

Concerts are open to the public and everyone is invited. Bring a blanket, lawn chairs, and picnic basket and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

During the concerts the main parking lot is blocked off for handicap and seniors. Concert parking is in the Rogers Executive Park II parking lot adjacent to the Arbortheater. The Arbortheater can also be accessed on the bike path through Deerpath Park just north of the Castle.

Soda is the Ultimate Human Jukebox! Plenty of good old-fashioned classic rock on hand will have everyone’s feet tappin’, and plenty more of todays “pop” hits will have the younger members of the audience jump out of their seats to sing and dance and “Jam” with the band.

Garage Sale Central

208 Arcadia Drive ( Deerpath Subdivision)
Thursday August 2nd
Friday August 3rd
Saturday August 4th
FROM 8-4pm
Clothes womens size 8-10, Boys clothes 14-16, Shoes as well as gym shoes. Baby clothes and a crib. Winnie the Pooh Storage for kids toys.
Tons of games as well as some unopened. 
Old console television, a few side tables, Xbox Games, Unopened Kitchenware.
Ladder, Rakes, shovels and tools. Tons of decor and trinkets, Halloween and Thanksgiving stuff, Christmas tree and decorations.
Wall Art and SO MUCH More!

HUGE MOVING SALE! Everything MUST GO!
1051 Creek Bend Drive in Vernon Hills. 
August 9th, 10th & 11th from 8-4
Power tools, artwork & decorative items, books, CDs & vinyl, Hummels, jewelry, garden items, building items, furniture, houseware, clothing, craft supplies, & LOTS more! 

COMMUNITY GARAGE SALES:

RUMMAGE SALE
St. Mary of Vernon, 236 Hwy 45, Indian Creek, IL
Friday, July 27th 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
$5 for early bird entry at 7:30 a.m. on Friday
Saturday, July 28th ,8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
1/2 price sale starts at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday
TREASURES! Furniture, Housewares, Books, Artwork, Linens, Sporting Goods, Children’s Clothes Toys, Holiday Decorations, New and Like-New Room and more…

Sign Up for Blackboard Connect Emergency 911 Call System

The Village of Vernon Hills uses a number our resources to keep people informed. Blackboard Connect is the Village’s reverse 911 emergency phone system used to notify people of extremely time-bound or urgent information — for instance an emergency road closure or a neighborhood utility problem.
 
Published telephone landlines are automatically included in the Blackboard Connect database. However if you do not have a published landline, your are urged to enroll any appropriate cellphone numbers for your household. Sign up by going to the Blackboard Connect webpage (https://vernonhills.bbcportal.com/Entry) and creating an account using your email address. A physical address is also required, which allows messages to be routed to specific neighborhoods.

Learn more about other Village communication options on the Village’s “Notify Me” webpage – the link is found at the bottom of the Village website, www.vernonhills.org. The “Blackboard Connect” link is found at the top of the “Notify Me” list.

Board of Trustee Vacancy

Trustee Cynthia Hebda was elected in 2015 to a four (4) year term.  She will resign as Trustee from the Village Board on June 30.  To fill the vacancy, President Byrne, with the advice and consent of the Board of Trustees, must appoint a replacement within 60 days after the vacancy occurs.  Pursuant State Statutes, the appointment will be for a term until the next general municipal election which will occur in April of 2019. 
 
Any Village resident interested in being considered for appointment to fill the vacancy should send a letter of interest and resume with contact information to President Roger Byrne and Board of Trustees, Village of Vernon Hills, 290 Evergreen Drive, Vernon Hills, IL 60061.  The position will remain open until it is filled. 
 
Questions regarding the position can be directed to Mark Fleischhauer, Village Manager/Clerk, at mfleischhauer@vhills.org or 847-918-3550.  You are also welcome to contact President Byrne or any of the Trustees to discuss the vacant position.    
 
The Village Board meets on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at 7PM at the Village Hall.

road construction

Route 21/60 Road Construction

The Route 60/21 intersection improvements are nearing completion.  The underground utilities and additional lanes have been completed. Last weekend the roadway was milled and is ready for the installation of the asphalt leveling binder and final surface.  Loop detectors, pavement markings and conversion to the new permanent traffic signals will occur soon after this work is complete.

Although this project is ahead of the projected schedule, it has been difficult on drivers and we anticipate that the project will be substantially completed by August 20, 2018.  The additional turning and thru lanes are a major improvement to this extremely important IDOT intersection and will improve the level of service for years to come.

We appreciate everyone’s understanding as the project is completed.


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