Rib Fest

Garage Sale Central

407 Appleton
Thursday 8/23, Friday, 8/24 & Sat., 8/25. 9-4p
One interior decorator and one collector are having one heck of a great yard sale. Don’t miss it — cause your friends will be talking about this sale for a long time. We are selling a ton of cool things. Like rustic furniture, accessories, art, vintage items, rugs, dinnerware sets, holiday decor, salvaged wrought iron, mirrors, linens, metal garden ornaments. And way more. 
365 Pierce Ct.
August 16-18, Thurs. Fri. Sat. 9-3 
Lots of kids toys and kids clothes
Baby items: crib, pac-n-play, strollers, diapers and more :)

415 Gross Point Circle
Friday, August 17 and Saturday, August 18, 2018
8:30-4 both days
2 family Garage Sale
Vintage Furniture, household treasures and utility items, Clothes and accessories., Miscellaneous items

 No Listings

2018 Law Enforcement Exhibition
Saturday & Sunday, September 8 & 9
at the Hawthorn Mall

Maintenance at the Metra Station

Metra will be removing the existing platform pavers and replacing them with a stamped asphalt surface. They will start on August 15th and hope to complete the work on or before Labor Day.  Their operations will require a work zone of approximately 20 parking spaces near the station.  Thank you for your cooperation as these improvements are made.

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 ( 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, 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 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.


Attention Business Owners

On behalf of the Village of Vernon Hills, we are once again contacting you to remind you about the Chicago Cup Soccer events coming to the Vernon Hills Athletic Complex (VHAC) on August 25-26 and August 31 through September 3. These soccer tournaments expect to draw over 14,000 visitors looking for restaurants and shopping.
Please be prepared to extend a warm welcome to our guests and be ready for many diners.
Thank you.

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