Village of Palatine

November 2, 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.

Fall Back

Change your Clocks!
- Time to Fall Back - 

Remember to set your clocks back one hour when you go to bed on Saturday. Sunday, November 4 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.  Please review the tips from the Palatine Fire Department below.

Smoke Alarms
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Holiday Tree

Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

Join us in Towne Square for the Village of Palatine's Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, November 17 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  This event features Santa and the Mayor of Palatine!  Enjoy cookies, hot chocolate, festive music, and take pictures with Santa.
Letters to Santa

Annual Leaf Collection Program

Leaf Collection

The Public Works Department began its annual Curbside Leaf Collection Program on Monday, October 15, 2018. Each single-family residence has two scheduled pickups. A final pickup for all zones will begin on Monday, November 12, 2018. Please click here to look up your scheduled collection days. All raked leaves must be placed into the street and ready for pickup no later than 7:00 a.m. on scheduled days, but no earlier than 4:00 p.m. on the day prior to collection.

For collection guidelines or more information, visit our website or call Public Works at (847) 705-5200.

Palatine Farmers' Market is Year Around!

Palatine Farmers' Market

The Winter Farmers' Market will offer 15 vendors inside the Metra Train Station beginning Saturday, November 3, from 8:00 a.m. until noon every first and third Saturday of the month.  Visit the Palatine Sister Cities website to view the various services, entertainment and products available.

Business Expo and Community Showcase

Business Expo

The Palatine Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its annual Business Expo and Community Showcase from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Falcon Park Recreation Center,

2195 N. Hicks Road in Palatine.

At this free community event, attendees will enjoy all-day entertainment, raffles and giveaways with more than 50 local businesses and organizations showcasing their wares and services, in addition to entertainment and interactive demonstrations that are scheduled throughout the day. Family-friendly activities will include a kid’s entertainment area with face painting, balloon animals, crafts and local mascots, along with storytelling, a magic show, K-9 demonstration, musical performances and more.

For more information visit the Palatine Chamber of Commerce.

Free Sportsmanship Workshop for Coaches, Parents, and Players on Wednesday, November 7

Palatine Library STEAM Fair


The Palatine Public Library District invites everyone to discover, problem solve, and engage in critical thinking on Saturday, November 3, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Main Library’s first-ever STEAM Fair! Over 20 local businesses and organizations are bringing exciting activities that highlight subjects in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. Pick up a map when you arrive to collect stamps and take home a bag of goodies. Welcome to everyone. For more information, please call 847-358-5881, x132.

Political Sign

Political Sign Regulations

The following summarizes the Village's political sign regulations:

Political Signs on Private Property:
- Must have property Owner’s permission.
- Signs may be installed within 30 days of Election Day and must be removed within 48 hours after the Election.  
These time restrictions do not apply to private residential property.
- Property Owner will be responsible for any violations.
Political Signs within the Public Right-of-Way:
- Signs may be installed within 72 hours prior to Election Day (signs may be installed no earlier than Saturday, November 3, 2018).
- Signs must be removed within 24 hours after the Election (signs shall be removed by the end of Wednesday, November 7, 2018).
- No sign may be placed in a boulevard landscaped area, median landscaped area, decorative planter, asphalt or brick paver area.
- No sign may be attached to any lamp post, utility pole, tree, public structure or building, ground sign or other permanent structure.
- Candidate will be responsible for any violations.

General Restrictions:
- All signs shall be limited to a maximum area of 8 square feet and a maximum height of 4 feet.
- All signs shall provide a minimum setback of 1 foot from any curb, shoulder or sidewalk.

Please be aware that the Village will remove any signs that are illegal or deemed to create safety concerns for pedestrians or motorists. 


Upcoming Community Events

Palatine Winter Farmers' Market
Palatine Train Station Parking Lot
137 W. Wood Street

Saturday, November 3, 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Palatine High School Craft Fair
Palatine High School
1111 N. Rohlwing Road
Saturday, November 3, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Turkey Shoot
Twin Lakes
1200 E. Twin Lakes Drive
Saturday November 3, 12:00 p.m.

Palatine Jaycees Fall Back Brew Fest
Palatine Family Aquatic Center Parking Lot
340 E. Palatine Road
Saturday, November 3, 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Coffee and Codes
Village of Palatine, Meeting Room B
200 E. Wood Street
Tuesday, November 6, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

District 211 Foundation/Realtors Against Homelessness Fundraiser
Stonegate Banquet Centre
2401 W. Higgins Road
Wednesday, November 7, 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Free STEM Fair

Winston Campus

900 E. Palatine Road

Thursday, November 8, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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

Employment Opportunities

PEMA Volunteer

Seasonal Snow Plow Driver
Public Works

Next Village Council Meeting

Monday, November 5
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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