Village of Palatine

March 9, 2018

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.

Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time Begins!

Set Clocks Ahead One Hour on March 11 

Remember to set clocks ahead one hour on Saturday before going to bed. Daylight saving time begins on Sunday, March 11 at 2:00 a.m., moving time ahead by one hour to 3:00 a.m.

Please remember to replace batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors during this time!

Wood Mulch Delivery

Schedule Appointment for Wood Mulch Delivery

Public Works has begun scheduling appointments for its annual wood mulch delivery program.

Deliveries will take place on April 6, April 13, and April 20 (all Fridays) every half hour from 7 AM until 2 PM to residents’ driveway aprons.  The cost is $14 per cubic yard, with a 3 cubic yard minimum and 10 cubic yard maximum for orders. 

Appointments are on a first-come, first-served basis and fill quickly.  Please call Public Works at (847) 705-5200, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to schedule your appointment.

For smaller amounts of mulch, residents may visit the mulch bins at the Village’s holding site at 550 N. Smith Street.  Please bring your own shovel and containers. Please see the Village webpage for more information on mulch deliveries. 

Early Voting Information

2018 Primary Election
March 20, 2018

Early Voting is March 5 through March 19

Early Voting for the upcoming Primary Election has begun and will run now through March 19 including weekends at Village Hall, 200 E. Wood Street, 1st Floor, Community Room A, during the following hours:

WEEKDAYS:  9 AM – 5 PM   (March 12 – 16: Open to 7 PM)
SUNDAYS:   10 AM – 4 PM

Non-registered voters can register to vote and cast their ballot at all early voting sites. Two forms of identification must be presented with one ID showing the voter’s current address. 

Voter Registration:  

Grace-Period Voter Registration and Voting runs from February 21 through March 19 at Suburban Cook County Courthouses.  Voters will register to vote and then cast their ballot.

On Election Day, March 20, 2018, polls will be open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at designated polling places. Non-registered voters can register to vote at their home precinct (polling place).  Two forms of identification must be presented with one ID showing the voter’s current address.

The Palatine Village Clerk’s office will resume voter registration during our regular business hours Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on March 22.  

Please call The Village Clerk’s Office with any questions at (847) 359-9051.

Yard Waste Collection

Yard Waste Collection Begins April 2
Curbside Brush Pickup

Weekly curbside collection of bagged yard waste and bundled brush will resume April 2, 2018.

  • Bags shall not exceed 60 pounds.
  • Branches or limbs must be 4 inches in diameter or less, weigh less than 60 pounds, and secured with biodegradable cotton twine or rope.
  • Bundles of yard waste shall not exceed 4 feet in length, or 2 feet in diameter.
Please do not place yard waste at the curb for collection prior to April 2. Click here for more information on curbside collection and yard waste collection. 

Political Sign Regulations

Reminder Regarding Village's Political Sign Regulations

The March 20, 2018 Primary Election is just around the corner, and as a reminder for campaign staff and volunteers, the Village of Palatine has political sign regulations in effect.

  • Signs posted within public right-of-way are permitted up to three days (72 hours) prior to Election Day and shall be removed within 24 hours after the election.
  • Signs may be installed no earlier than Saturday, March 17 and must be removed by Wednesday, March 21.
  • Signs posted on private property are permitted no more than 30 days prior to Election Day and shall be removed within 48 hours after the Election. 
  • Restrictions do not apply to signs on private residential property. Permission of the property owner should be obtained prior to placing any signs on private property.
  • All political signs shall not exceed 8 square feet in area and be limited to a maximum height of 4 feet.
  • Signs shall provide a minimum setback from any curb, shoulder or sidewalk.

The Village will remove any signs that do not comply with regulations or that create safety issues for pedestrians and motorists. Please click here for more information on political sign regulations with the Village of Palatine. 

Upcoming Community Events

Family BINGO Night
Salt Creek Rural Park District - Twin Lakes
1200 E. Twin Lakes Drive
Friday, March 9, 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Little Leprechauns
Salt Creek Rural Park District - Rose Park
530 S. Williams Avenue
Wednesday, March 14, 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Paint Night - Stencils 
Salt Creek Rural Park District - Twin Lakes
1200 E. Twin Lakes Drive
Friday, March 16, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Parents Night Out
Salt Creek Rural Park District - Rose Park
530 S. Williams Avenue
Friday, March 16, 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Fremd Music Association Trivia Night
Fremd High School

1000 S. Quentin Road
Friday, March 16, 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

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

Employment Opportunities

Public Works Seasonal - Summer Help
Public Works Department

Public Works Seasonal - Forestry
Public Works Department

Engineering Intern
Public Works Department

Next Village Council Meeting

Monday, March 12
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
(847) 358-7500

Monday through Friday

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

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