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News & Information

Tree of the Year Recognition Program

The Environmental and Health Commission is happy to announce the Tree of The Year Recognition program. In July, the Board of Trustees approved the program that will begin immediately. The Village Board recognizes the importance that trees have in the community and has established a tree preservation ordinance. The community has also received the designation of Tree City USA for the past 20 years.

The Tree of The Year program recognizes the value trees have in the community by mitigating the impacts of climate change by absorbing carbon dioxide, increasing property values, reducing energy costs, and improving mental and physical health to the Village residents.

If you want to nominate your tree for this recognition or if you know of a tree in the community that you feel has significant beauty, has a historical significance or a story of interest, or is of exceptional size, form, or rarity we encourage you to nominate the tree.

The winning tree will be announced and recognized at a public meeting in April 2023 during the Arbor Day celebration.

Program guidelines can be found here.
Please note the deadline for nominating a tree is November 1, 2022.

Click here for the Tree of the Year Nomination Form.


Golf Cart Registration

Golf Carts driven on public streets must be registered with the Village of North Barrington. All golf carts driven on public streets must meet the requirements stipulated in the Village Code. Application and instructions can be downloaded here.

Key Provisions

  1. Must have a valid driver's license to operate a golf cart on a public street.
  2. Golf carts may only be driven on streets with a posted speed limit of 25 mph or lower.
  3. Applicants must provide a copy of insurance policy providing proof of liability insurance to operate the golf cart on a public street.
  4. Hours of Operation:
    • Monday – Thursday: 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
    • Friday – Saturday: 6:00 a.m. to Midnight

Questions can be directed to the Village Administrator, John A. Lobaito by telephone at (847) 381-6000 x10 or email at jlobaito@northbarrington.org


Fall Fest

Mark Sunday October 9th, 2022 on your calendar for the annual fall festival held at Eton Park from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Join us for hayrides, petting zoo, face painting, pumpkin painting and snacks! Hope to see you there!!


Press Release

VILLAGE OF NORTH BARRINGTON VILLAGE PRESIDENT AND TRUSTEES CONSOLIDATED ELECTION ON APRIL 4, 2023

The Village of North Barrington Village Clerk’s Office has received a packet of information from the Lake County Clerk for the April 4, 2023 Consolidated Election. The Village President seat for a full term (4 years), and three (3) Village Trustee seats for a full term (4 years) will be up for election for the Village of North Barrington. Please call John Lobaito, Village Clerk, at (847) 381-6000 for more information.

For additional information on the Consolidated Election, please visit the Office of the County Clerk’s website, https://www.lakecountyil.gov/163/Elections.

Notice of Filing Period

Nomination papers are now available for circulation for the April 4, 2023 Consolidated Election. Petition forms may be picked up during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) at the Village of North Barrington Clerk’s Office located at 111 Old Barrington Road, North Barrington, IL.

December 12, 2022: First day to file nomination papers with the local election official located at 111 Old Barrington Road, North Barrington, IL 60010 in the Clerk’s Office from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

December 19, 2022: Last day to file nomination papers with the local election official located at 111 Old Barrington Road, North Barrington, IL 60010 in the Clerk’s Office from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

December 27, 2022: Simultaneous Filing Lottery, if necessary, will be held in the Clerk’s Office at 111 Old Barrington Road, North Barrington, IL 60010 at 9:00 a.m.

December 28, 2022: Last day to file objections with the local election official located at 111 Old Barrington Road, North Barrington, IL 60010 in the Clerk’s Office from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

View the Press Release.


SWALCO Special Materials Collections:

SWALCO will host monthly drop off events at the Gurnee facility to handle high demand items. Only the items below will be accepted. Business waste or unknown/unlabeled cylinders, canisters or containers will not be accepted items. Items are accepted by appointment. To make an appointment, visit swalco.org.

  • Latex Paint (no oil based paints, varnishes or other)
  • 1 quart or less $3.00 each, 1 gallon $4.50 each, 5 gallons $11.50 each.
  • Single Use and Isobutane Propane Cylinders (small only) $4.25 each
  • Fire Extinguishers (all sizes, makes and models) $3.00 each

Conservation

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Conservation Info

Best Management Practices Handbook, Conservation at Home programs including Rain Gardens can be found here.

Utility Information

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Septic and Well

Information can be found here.

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