Village of Palatine

July 7, 2017

Welcome to the Village of PalatinE-Newsletter

The Village of Palatine wishes to share community news, events and information important to the residents it serves.

The Village of Palatine will release a weekly PalatinE-Newsletter keeping our subscribers informed of the happenings within the Village of Palatine.

2017/2018 Vehicle Stickers

2017/2018 Vehicle Sticker Late Fees

As of July 1, the Village's 2017/2018 vehicle stickers must have been purchased and displayed on your vehicle. 

If you have not purchased your vehicle sticker, please do so online or in-person at 200 E. Wood Street in order to avoid a ticket.

Following the June 30 deadline, an additional $20 late fee will be applied to all vehicle sticker purchases.

2017 Hometown Pride Award

Hometown Pride Awards

The 2017 Hometown Pride Awards will honor residential and business properties in Palatine that display exceptional landscaping and curb appeal. Residential homes and businesses will be judged on overall appearance, design, maintenance, color, and diversity. Only the front of the properties visible from the street will be judged. 

Nomination forms and one 4" x 6" photograph (or digital photo) taken within the last 30 days can be mailed or dropped off at the Department of Public Works, C/o Hometown Pride Awards, 148 W. Illinois Avenue, Palatine, 60067, or emailed to Elias Koutas at

The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, July 21. Judging will take place on Monday, July 24. Winners will be notified by mail shortly thereafter. You may download a nomination form or fill out an online application for submission. Visit for more information on the Hometown Pride Award.

Electronics Recycling Event - Saturday, August 5

Palatine Electronics Recycling Event Saturday, August 5

The Village of Palatine and the Palatine Park District will host an electronics recycling event sponsored by the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC). This event will be held at Village Hall (200 E. Wood Street) and the Palatine Park District Community Center (250 E. Wood Street), on Saturday, August 5, from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

Residents from Palatine and other SWANCC member communities are eligible to participate. Electronics will not be accepted from non-SWANCC residents, businesses, schools or institutions. Identification will be checked for verification of residency. 

Electronics to be accepted include:

  • answering machines
  • cable receivers
  • calculators
  • camcorders
  • cameras
  • cell phones
  • computer cables
  • computer monitors
  • computers (desktop, notebook, tablet)
  • converter boxes
  • fax machines
  • microwaves
  • mouse/mice
  • keyboards
  • MP3 players
  • portable digital assistants (PDAs)
  • power tools and cords
  • printers (multi-functional printers)
  • satellite receivers
  • scanners
  • shredders
  • small home appliances (toasters, blenders)
  • stereo equipment (no wood)
  • telephones
  • televisions (all types)
  • typewriters
  • video game consoles
  • video recorders/players
  • zip drives
*Participants are asked to bring only the items that are listed above, and must be brought in a vehicles for items to be accepted.

2017 Street Fest

2017 Palatine Street Fest

August 25 - 27, 2017

The Village of Palatine will host the annual Palatine Street Fest on Friday, August 25 through Sunday, August 27, 2017. 

Join us for live entertainment, food and family fun! Headlining bands will include Sister Hazel, Wedding Banned, and 7th Heaven.

Check out our Street Fest website and Facebook page for a full line-up of bands, participating food vendors, and non-profit organizations, and schedule activities for kids and family. 

Upcoming Community Events

Palatine Summer Farmers' Market

Palatine Train Station Parking Lot
137 W. Wood Street
Saturday, July 8, 7 AM to 1 PM

PYBS Baseball/Softball Day

Community Park

262 E. Palatine Road
Saturday, July 8, All Day Event

Ghost Walk of Palatine

Durty Nellie's
180 N. Smith Street
Sunday, July 9, 7 to 9 PM

Free Maker Fun Factory Vacation Bible School

Christ Lutheran Church
41 S. Rohlwing Road
Monday, July 10 - Friday, July 14, 9 AM to 12 PM

Apprenticeship Program Information Session

Harper College
1200 W. Algonquin Road
Building W, Room W218

Tuesday, July 11, 7 PM
*Requires RSVP through website to attend

* Palatine community groups are welcome to submit public events to our event calendar by filling out an event calendar request

2017 Summer Newsletter

Village Summer Newsletter

Check out the Village of Palatine upcoming events in our Summer newsletter here!

Next Village Council Meeting

July 17
7 PM, Council Chambers

*To view current and past agendas and packets or to view videos of the council meetings, please click here.

Employment Opportunities

Building Inspector
Community Services Department

Police Desk Assistant
Palatine Police Department

Technical Support Specialist
Information Technology Department

Palatine Police Officer
Palatine Police Department

Palatine Firefighter
Palatine Fire Department
Village of Palatine

Village of Palatine

200 East Wood Street
Palatine, Illinois
(847) 358-7500

Monday through Friday

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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