Unofficial Election Results:
Thank you to all who took the time to vote in yesterday's election! Election results for Village Board President and Trustees are UNOFFICIAL at this time, but the polls are showing that Eleanor Sweet McDonnell has been elected to a 4-year term as Village President and Greg Rogus, Janice Sauer and Lawre Weiner have been elected to 4-year terms as Village Trustees. The new members will be sworn in after the regular Village Board meeting on April 24th. Congratulations to all!
Road Work on Illinois 59, 22 begins April 2
The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that culvert repairs and drainage improvements to Illinois 59 south of Signal Hill Road and just to the east on Illinois 22 over Chungs Creek/Honey Lake Drain, in North Barrington, will begin, weather permitting, Tuesday, April 2.
In order to complete the work, Illinois 59 will have intermittent, daily lane closures. Illinois 22 will be reduced to one, narrower lane controlled by temporary traffic signals starting, weather permitting, May 1.The work in both locations is expected to be complete by the end of August. Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to flaggers and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.
Click here to find details on other construction projects in IDOT's District 1. Updates on the impacts to traffic are available at www.travelmidwest.com.
Spring Brush Pick Up week of May 6
Due to this winter’s ice storm, the Village is conducting a special SPRING BRUSH PICK UP. North Barrington Residents (excluding Wynstone) should place brush no larger than 4" in diameter stacked neatly at the edge of the road, with large ends out; the pile cannot exceed 10' in length by 4' in height. All items must be placed by the end of the day Sunday, May 5th. Pick up will begin on Monday, May 6th. The truck will only make one pass through the Village; brush placed after Sunday, May 5th will not be picked up. If you have any questions about the program, contact Cuba Township Road District at
NORTH BARRINGTON ELEMENTARY ACCEPTS DONATION TO ASSIST WITH SCHOOL GARDEN
The Village of North Barrington’s Environmental & Health Commission is digging in and helping North Barrington Elementary School become GREENER! The school’s Parent Teacher Organization will use the $600 donation to assist with the construction of raised garden beds for the students to have access to plant, tend to and harvest edible fruits, vegetables and herbs. Let’s get growing!
As many of you know, Lake County has been faced with some confusion in regard to what can and what cannot be recycled curbside. With the help of SWALCO's local task force and the Lake County Communications team, a new video has been created to help lessen this effect.