Village of Palatine

November 3, 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.


Fall Back

Change Your Clocks - Fall Back! 


Remember to set your clocks back one hour when you go to bed on Saturday. Sunday, November 5 at 2 a.m. marks the end of Daylight Savings Time. Also, this is a good time to check and change your household fire alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.  

Looking for Santa's Helpers

Looking for Santa's Helpers!


Help Mayor Schwantz and Santa Claus light the Annual Holiday Tree on Saturday, November 18! Kids should submit a one-page letter to Mayor Schwantz by November 6 about the importance of the season. 

Send your letter to:

Tree Lighting, Village of Palatine
200 E. Wood Street
Palatine, IL 60067


Curbside Leaf Pickup

Curbside Leaf Collection Continues 


Regularly scheduled curbside leaf collection will continue through November 9 for Palatine residences. Each residence will have two opportunities for curbside leaf pickup. Visit our website to view a collection map for scheduled pickup dates.

All raked leaves must be put into the street and ready for pickup no later than 7:00 a.m. on scheduled days. Raked leaves cannot be placed into the street before 4:00 p.m. the day prior to collection. There is only one pass down each street during scheduled collection days.

November 13 is the final leaf pickup opportunity for all Village residences. All zones must have have the final collection of leaves out on the street by 7:00 a.m. Crews will start the final pickup on Monday and continue throughout the week until all leaves have been collected. 

Visit our website for more information regarding curbside leaf pickup.


U.S. Passport Services

Clerk’s Office Accepts U.S. Passport Applications


To better serve our community, we’ve extended the hours for accepting passport applications to Monday through Friday 9 AM to 4 PM, no appointment necessary. To ensure a complete and quick processing experience, please review the information below.


Requirements for Passport Processing:

1. Completed DS-11 Passport Application (Use Black Ink)
2. Citizen Documentation: 
• Original or Certified Copy of Birth Certificate with Parents’ Names,
• Original Certificate of Naturalization, or
• U.S. Passport Book or Passport Card
3. Identification (Valid Driver’s License or State ID)
4. Passport Color Photo
5. Expired Passport Book or Card

Children under the age of 16 must appear with both parents and submit an Original/Certified Birth Certificate.

Passport Fees: 

Payment must be in made in the form of a check or money order, payable to the US Department of State.


• Adult U.S. Passport Book (age 16 and above) $110, U.S. Passport Card - $30  
• Child U.S. Passport (age 15 and under) $80, U.S. Passport Card - $15
• Expedited Fee (additional) $60
• State-mandated execution fee (per application) $25 (Payable to the Village of Palatine)

Passport Book Delivery Times: 

• Routine Service – 4 - 6 weeks 
• Expedited Services – 2 - 3 weeks

For additional information regarding a U.S. Passport Book or U.S. Passport Card, please visit the Village of Palatine passport services website or visit the U.S. Department of State website at travel.state.gov. You may also call the Village of Palatine Clerk’s office at 847-359-9051.

Upcoming Community Events

Palatine Winter Farmers' Market
Palatine Train Station 
137 W. Wood Street
Saturday, November 4, 8:00 a.m. to 12 p.m.


Palatine High School Pirate Booster Club Annual Craft Fair
Palatine High School
1111 N. Rohlwing Road
Saturday, November 4, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Presentation on Healthy Lifestyle & Good Nutrition
Christ Lutheran Church
41 S. Rohlwing Road
Saturday, November 4, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Palatine Jaycees Fall Back Brew Fest
Palatine Park District Aquatic Center Parking Lot
340 W. Palatine Road
Saturday, November 4, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

St. Philip's Annual Auction
St. Philip's Episcopal Church
342 E. Wood Street
Saturday, November 4, 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Thankful and Giving Skate Party
Orbit Skate Center
615 S. Consumers Avenue
Saturday, November 4, 7 p.m. to 11:45 p.m.

Harper College Apprenticeship Information Session
Harper College - Wojcik Conference Center
1200 W. Algonquin Road. Building W, Room 218
Tuesday, November 7, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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

Employment Opportunities


Seasonal Snow Plow Driver
Public Works

Next Village Council Meeting


November 6 
7 PM, Council Chambers

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

Village of Palatine

Village of Palatine

200 East Wood Street
Palatine, Illinois
60067-5332
(847) 358-7500


Monday through Friday

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

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