VILLAGE HIGHLIGHTS!


Village Highlights 

May 2017

    CONGRATULATIONS CLASS 2017!!
                                                           &                                                                     CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NEWLY ELECTED OFFICIALS

Mayor Linda Lucassen, Clerk Karen Eggert and Trustees Bob Cerretti, Scott Murar and David Arroyo.

Hydrant Flushing – The Round Lake Park Public Works will be flushing hydrants May 8th – May 12th

Prevent Pollution – Do not dump any fluids (automotive fluids, soapy water or chemicals) into storm sewers or ditches.  All storm sewers lead to the lake or creeks.

 Round Lake Management Commission’s Annual Lake Clean Up – has been cancelled but will be re-scheduled. Check our website for new date.

The Village of Round Lake Park invites you to join in a Village Wide Garage Sale May 26th, 27th & 28th (NO Permits Required for this event).  Sign up at the Village Hall if you would like your address posted as a participant on our Village Website.

 The Memorial Day Parade will be held May 29th.  Lineup and Opening Ceremony will be at 9:00 a.m. at the American Legion 111 E. Main Street, parade starts at 10:00 a.m.

 Beach opens Memorial Day weekend – Lifeguards will be on duty May 27th – August 13th 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  Per ordinance 95.07 children under the age of 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult not less than 18 years old.

Spring Clean Up – Thursday June 1st

NO paint, oil, car parts, tires, rocks/concrete, appliances, electronics

Reminder:  Annual Inspection of Residential Rental Properties will be scheduled for June, July and August – Applications are available on our website under Departments/Building & Zoning.

 Tire & Latex Paint Recycling – Wednesday June 21, 2017 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Lake County Fairgrounds 1060 E. Peterson Rd, Grayslake, IL

Passenger Car, Truck and Tractor Tires accepted – NO RIMS ALLOWED – Fee $2.00 per tire.

Latex Paint (NO oil based paint, spray cans, solvents or leaking cans) – Fees 1 qt can – $1.00 ea, 1 gal can – $3.00 ea, 5 gal can – $10.00 ea.

Payment can be by cash or credit card.

 Shoe Recycling Project – The Village of Round Lake Park is proud to be participating in the SWALCO Shoe Recycling Project.  Shoes may be dropped off at the Village Hall.  Items not accepted: roller skates, roller blades, winter boots (all other boots accepted), moldy shoes.

Textile Recycling – The Village of Round Lake Park is proud to also be participating in the Chicago Textile Recycling program. Clothes sealed in plastic bags can be dropped off in the container in the West parking lot of the Village Hall.  A list of accepted and unaccepted items is available at the Village Hall.

Parking – No motor vehicle, boat, or trailer may be parked on the grass of any property within the village limits.  No overnight parking is allowed on any street within the village from 11:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m. Street parking is prohibited in the Willows of Greenwood and Lakeview Estates subdivisions at all times.

Selling or Renting? – When selling or renting a property in Round Lake Park, a certificate of occupancy inspection, final water read, and the installation of a back flow prevention device are required by ordinance prior to closing.  New owners/renters must post a $200.00 water deposit and put the bill in their name, proper ID is required.

Water Bills are mailed the 1st of every other month beginning January 1st.  The bills are due the 5th of the following month, and shut off is the 3rd Monday of the due month NO EXTENSIONS.   To avoid termination of water service the full payment must be paid before shut off day.  PAYMENTS NOT RECEIVED BEFORE OR BY 8:00 A.M. ON SHUT OFF DAY WILL BE ASSESSED AN ADDITIONAL $50.00 and water service will be terminated.  If your water bill is estimated (EST), please contact the Village Hall immediately to set up an appointment to have the problem assessed and repaired.  If there is a problem with your bill, please do not wait until the bill is due to question it– call immediately.


 Holiday Closing

The Village Hall will be closed Saturday May 27th and Monday May 29th for Memorial Day.  Have a Safe and Happy Holiday!!

 Village Festival – July 22nd

Come join us for entertainment, crafters, food and fun!!

Crafters wanted, please contact Carol Murar at 847-767-3798 or unqpixs@yahoo.com

Volunteers also needed to help with games, food tent and ticket sales.  Sign up at the Village Hall.

 A Look Back – The Village of Round Lake Park will be celebrating our 70th year Anniversary this year and are looking for pictures of the past from the area.  Pictures can be scanned & e-mailed to the Village Clerk at keggert@villageofroundlakepark.com or brought into the Village Hall to be scanned.

  Yard Waste stickers are no longer required; leaves and grass clippings  must still be in bio-degradable paper bags or a designated container, limbs/branches must be in bundles no longer than 4 feet, 3 feet in diameter and no heavier than 50 lbs tied with twine and put out on regular garbage day.

Electronic Disposal – Groot is offering Curbside Collection for Residential Electronics.  You must call 847-693-2700 in advance to schedule a pick up.

Unused Prescription Medication Collection – The Round Lake Park Police Department collects unused prescription in the front lobby – NO syringes or needles.

ComEd will be Tree Trimming in our area within the next 3 months.

For more information visit ComEd.com/Trees or call 1-800-334-7661

 

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