Village of Palatine

August 10, 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.

Traffic Update

The Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways (CCDOTH) has completed the bridge repairs on Quentin Road. South-bound traffic on Quentin between Dundee and Lake Cook Roads was restored as of Tuesday, August 7th.


Community Blood Drive Being Held Thursday, August 16

The Palatine Board of Health is hosting a Community Blood Drive on Thursday, August 16, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Palatine Village Hall, 200 E. Wood Street, in Community Room B.


The blood drive will be conducted by LifeSource. The donation itself takes approximately 10-15 minutes, and the entire process from registration to post-donation refreshments takes about one hour. For more information about the donation process, or to schedule an appointment to give blood, please contact LifeSource at 877-543-3768 or visit  Walk-ins are welcome. Click here to view flyer.

Downtown Palatine Street Fest
Friday, August 24 through Sunday, August 26

Street Fest

The Village of Palatine will host the annual Palatine Street Fest on Friday, August 24 through Sunday, August 26, 2018. 

Join us for live entertainment, food and family fun! Headlining bands will include Sixteen Candles, 7th Heaven and American English.

For more information on Street Fest, visit the official websiteEventbrite, or Facebook.

Sixteen Candles
Sixteen Candles
8/24 at 9:30 p.m.
7th Heaven
7th Heaven 
8/25 at 9:30 p.m.
American English
American English
8/26 at 4:30 p.m.

CERT Training Classes Offered by Harper College

Take an active role in emergency preparedness for your home, your neighborhood, your workplace, and your community. Learn to solve problems, improve communities, connect with others and save lives.  Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training topics include setting up treatment areas, HAZMAT and fire safety, light search and rescue, disaster psychology, medical techniques, and more. Beyond assisting in critical emergencies, CERT members are encouraged to take an active role in ongoing emergency preparedness projects within their communities. Attendees will conclude training by participating in a mock disaster and, upon successful completion, receive a FEMA Certificate of Graduation.   

The next Class will start Monday, September 10 - October 1 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Palatine Police

Citizen Police Academy Accepting Applications

The Palatine Police Department is now accepting applications for the fall session of the Citizen Police Academy that will run from August 29th through October 31st on Wednesday evenings from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  The Citizen Police Academy is a unique opportunity for participants to gain insight into the world of law enforcement as
well as foster positive relationships with the officers who serve in their community.  

Numerous members of the department will be instructing during the ten week academy with classroom lectures and hands on exercises. The topics to be covered will include:

  • Use of Force
  • Shoot Don’t Shoot Scenarios
  • Crime Prevention
  • Vehicle Stops
  • Neighborhood Based Policing
  • SWAT Operations
  • Gangs
  • K-9 Demonstration
  • Animal Control
  • Crime Scene Investigation

The goal of the Citizen Police Academy is to educate citizens regarding the law enforcement profession and to strive to work cooperatively with the residents of Palatine to make our community a safe place to live and work.
Applicants must be at least 25 years of age and reside in Palatine.  Class size is limited and spots fill quickly.  Please fill out the applicationand mail it to the address below or drop it off at the Palatine Police Department.  If you should have any questions, contact Commander Larry Canada at (847) 359-9009.

Palatine, IL Police Department
595 N. Hicks Rd.
Attn:  Commander L. Canada
Palatine, IL

Upcoming Community Events

Sounds of Summer,  American English
Fred P. Hall Amphitheater
256 E. Palatine Road
Friday, August 10, 8:00 p.m.

Palatine Summer Farmers' Market
Palatine Train Station Parking Lot
137 W. Wood Street
Saturday, August 11, 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Back to School Bash, Free!
Gradepower Learning
764 W. Euclid Avenue
Saturday, August 11, 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Paint Night, Red Poppy
Twin Lakes
1200 E. Twin Lakes Drive
Friday, August 17, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Pre-registration required.

Paint Night, Sunflower Plaque
Palatine Hills Golf Course
512 W. Northwest Highway
Friday, August 17, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Pre-registration required.

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

Employment Opportunities

No job openings currently available.

Next Village Council Meeting

Monday, August 13
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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