Due to the large number of votes in Lake County, K9 Dax has made it to the final round of voting for the 2019 American Humane Hero Dog Award. K9 Dax began his career with the Lake County Sheriff’s Office nearly four years ago and has been directly responsible for tracking and successfully apprehending over 70 suspects. He also tracked and located dozens of missing or endangered children and adults and used for over 100 narcotic searches. Join us in and casting your vote for Dax every day now through July 18. Vote today!

The village is pleased to announce that this year's Street Improvement Program will address over 2.5 miles of street repair this year. This program is funded by Motor Fuel Taxes received by the village from the State of Illinois. The MFT funds are distributed on a per capita basis. Pavement rehabilitation will consist of a combination of full depth pavement removal and replacement or grind and overlay.

2019 Street Improvement Program
-27th Place (Adelphi - Bayonne)
-Green Ave/27th St (at 27th Place)
-Adelphi Avenue (27th Place - 27th Street)
-29th Street (Adelphi - Bayonne)
-29th Street (Adelphi - Green Bay)
-Maplewood Road (Adelphi - Green Ave)
-Green Ave (Maplewood - Major)
-Bayonne Ave (27th Place - 29th St)
-Fairbanks Ave (Griffin - Gilbert)
-Pickford Ave (Griffin - Gilbert)
-Gish Ave (Liberty - Chaney)
-Chaney Ave (West End - Gish)
-Gilbert Ave (Liberty - Pickford (N)
-Gilbert Ave (Pickford (S) - Hart)


Residents can visit www.clarkeportal.com/hotline to report standing water issues or high mosquito population levels from your laptop or phone. You can also sign up to be notified of nighttime adult mosquito applications. Click "REGISTER FOR SERVICE NOTIFICATIONS' at the bottom. Complete the information and create your own password, then click 'submit'. Your location will be verified to see if you live along an application route. Clarke is also still taking hotline calls. Their hotline number 800-942-2555 is answered by an auto attendant that delivers residents request to shared email folders monitored by their Customer Care associates who respond to any issues.

Visit the Lake County Health Department website for frequently asked questions, updates and resources regarding the April 25, 2019 ammonia gas spill.

Trees and branches that interfere with power lines can create safety hazards and cause power outages. Preventive tree maintenance helps avoid power outages. For the next two months, ComEd will be trimming trees, branches and vines that have or could interfere with power lines. For more information visit their website or call 800-Edison (800-334-7661).

Click here to read the Summer 2019 edition of the Village Link.