Village of Palatine

May 4, 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.

Vehicle Stickers

Vehicle Stickers and Animal Licenses

Vehicle stickers and animal licenses are now available for purchase.

Residents are encouraged to purchase both the vehicle stickers and animal licenses online to avoid delays, both are due annually before July 1. Follow the online instructions and the vehicle stickers and animal licenses will be mailed to you. 

You may purchase in person, at the Finance counter, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday at Palatine Village Hall, 200 E. Wood Street, Palatine, IL 60067 or by mail (only checks will be accepted). 

To avoid penalties and citations, vehicle stickers must be purchased and affixed to vehicles by June 30. Late fees will be charged beginning July 1.


bike to school day

National Bike-to-School Day

School District 15 students and faculty will embark on this National challenge on Wednesday, May 10 (The rain date is Friday, May 12).

Last year's national Bike-to-School Day turnout was fantastic. Take the challenge to beat last year's numbers. Terrific raffle prizes at participating schools, generously donated by your PTA and Bike Palatine Club.



Become a Trail Watch Volunteer

Trail Watch Training with the Forest Preserve of Cook County

This Trail Watch card session is geared for anyone wanting to make a difference in our forest preserves and parks. "If you see something, say something." to keep all safe by calling the Forest Preserve Police at 708-771-1001.  

Join us on Thursday, May 10, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Harper College (1200 W. Algonquin Road) in Avante Room Z123.  Meet other horseback riders, hikers, bike riders and dog walkers.


Must be 18 years old and pass a background check to become the eyes and ears of our trails aiding Forest Preserve Police and the community. 

Sign up here to become a Trail Watch Volunteer or click here for more information.
spring flowers

Spring Clean-Up Week

Palatine's annual Spring Clean-Up starts Friday, May 4 through Wednesday May 9, 2018. 


During this time garbage bags and other refuse items may be placed at the curb throughout the weekend in advance of scheduled collection days without ordinance violations.  Refuse will be collected only on the regular collection day.


Prohibited items include: appliances, electronic waste, paint, household chemical waste and tires.

One bulk item (too large to be bagged) may be placed at the curb.  
Examples of bulk items include: barbecue grill, bicycle, exercise equipment, furniture, lawn mower or snow plower (gas and propane tanks must be removed), mattress box spring and sofa.

All refuse placed at the curb must be prepared according to standard specifications. 


Palatine Police

Palatine Police Unclaimed Property Auction

Join us for the 2018 Palatine Police Property Auction on Saturday, May 5 at the Palatine Police Station (595 N. Hicks Rd.). Bicycles, jewelry, personal electronic devices, misc. sports equipment and more will be available. All items will be on display for viewing at 9:00 a.m. with the auction beginning promptly at 9:30 a.m. Cash and personal checks, with a valid form of ID, will be the accepted forms of payment. 

Parking is limited; follow the access drive along the south side of the police facility through the open gate. The auction will take place at the police garage entrance toward the rear northeast corner of the building. 

Please contact the Palatine Police Property Department at 847-359-9024 with any questions regarding the auction.


Reminders about Coyotes

For more information on coyotes, please visit the Village website.

Upcoming Community Events

Palatine Summer Farmers' Market
Palatine Train Station
137 W. Wood Street
Saturday, May 5, 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Spring Indoor Garage Sale
Salt Creek Rural Park District - Salt Creek Sports Center
647 Consumers Ave.
Saturday, May 5, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m

Trivia Night, Hosted by Mayor Schwartz
St. Thomas of Villanova, Rowley Activity Center
1138 E. Anderson Drive
Saturday, May 5, 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. 
For information and registration, please email 
stvtrivianight@gmail.com

Fitness Classes
Twin Lakes
1200 E. Twin Lakes Dr.
New Session begins week of May 7-12, Evenings


Palatine Area Chamber of Commerce Community Forum
Palatine Village Hall, Meeting Room B
200 E. Wood Street
Wednesday, May 9, 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

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

Employment Opportunities


Management Analyst
Planning and Zoning

Next Village Council Meeting


Monday, May 7
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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