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Village of Campton Hills
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Town Hall Meeting
July 19, 2016


President Blecker and the Village Board of Trustees would like to invite you to the first ever 
Village Town Hall Meeting


Tuesday, July 19th, 7:00 p.m.

United Congregational Church of Christ
40W451 Fox Mill Blvd
Campton Hills

 
The Agenda will be…

  • FY 2016-2017 Budget
  • Strategic Planning Goals
  • New Website
  • Resident Q & A Period

 
GOT QUESTIONS?
The Village is happy to take your questions in advance of the meeting.
To submit your question, please email jennifer.johnsen@villageofcamptonhills.org.



Wasco Nursery
Gallery of Nature


A 840 sq. ft. art gallery located in the newly remodeled Education Center at Wasco Nursery & Garden Center features artists whom interpret nature using a variety of media. “A Gallery of Nature” has a rotating schedule of local artists, that is curated by Sharon Schmidt of Cultural Connection.

Click here to see the schedule of events.




FIREWORKS ALREADY EXPLODING
Courtesy - Kane County Connects


Every year, a score of Kane County residents are injured through the use of illegal fireworks.

There’s evidence that this year’s activities are ratcheting up sooner than usual, and the Kane County Sheriff’s Office and police departments throughout Kane County already are issuing warnings and public service messages about safety and noise.

Please click here for the laws governing fireworks.



EMERGENCY RAIL REPAIRS
WILL CLOSE RANDALL ROAD JUNE 20


The Canadian National Railroad will close Randall Road on Monday, June 20, to make emergency repairs at the rail crossing about 1/3 mile south of Hopps Road in South Elgin.


The road is scheduled to close at 7 a.m. Monday, June 20, 2016, and is expected to reopen to traffic at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2016. The posted detour route will use Bowes Road, McLean Boulevard, and Stearns Road to divert traffic around the construction area.

Click here for more information and detour route.



Garfield Farm
Summer camps


Children ages eight to fifteen years old will have a chance to discover what life was like in the 1840's at Garfield Farm during two three-day camps this summer.

The first session runs from July 12th thru 14th and the second session runs from July 19th thru 21st.

Both sessions start at 9am and end at noon each day. The cost is $75 per session.

Reservations are required and can be made by contacting the museum at
(630) 584-8485 or info@garfieldfarm.org.



Archaeology Program at Garfield Farm Museum

What: Volunteers needed for Archaeological Investigation

When: July 13-17, 20-24 Wed.- Sun. and/or. Aug 10-14, 17-21 Wed.- Sun.
8am-4pm.

Where: Garfield Farm Museum, Campton Hills (for GPS only) 3N016 Garfield
Road Campton Hills, IL 60175)

Contact: 630 584-8485 or info@garfieldfarm.org


Water tower painting

Wasco Sanitary District
Water Tower Painting


The elevated water tower is off-line.

Just a reminder, the following uses of the public water supply will be prohibited:

  1. Lawn sprinkling and other outdoor irrigation;  

  2. Washing of vehicles under any conditions (changed from last notice);

  3. Power washing (e.g. of homes, decks, fences, driveways, sidewalks or other structures or items); and

  4. Filling of swimming pools, hot tubs, or other vessels with a capacity in excess of 50 gallons.

  5. All bulk water sales will be discontinued.

Night work will continue on a daily basis based on weather.

Should you have any questions or concerns regarding the painting of the water tower, please contact the Wasco Sanitary District at 630-443-0111 or visit their website, http://www.wascosd.org/.



 

Upcoming Events
  • Kane County Food Drive - Going on now thru June 24. Click here for more information on donating.

  • June 18 - Picnic on the Farm at Historic Corron Farm -  Noon - 4:00 pm. The Corron Farm Preservation Society will host its fourth annual fundraising event, "Picnic on the Farm," from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 18, at historic Corron Farm, 7N761 Corron Road in Campton Hills.

    Admission to event and a pork luncheon provided by The Lodge on 64 will be $20 for ages 13 and older; $10 for ages 4 to 12; or $50 per family of two adults and four children. Admission includes all lunch, children's activities, entertainment, silent and live auctions, contests and tractor pulled wagon rides. There will be an adult craft tent available for an additional charge. Admission only is $10 with no lunch. Food is available for purchase; pork luncheon is $15.


  • June 25 - Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District's Explorer Post #1357 will be hosting a car wash fundraiser at Elburn Fire Station One, 200 E. Rt. 38 from 10:00am - 3:00pm. Food and beverages will also be sold.

    Funds raised will help with registration for the 14th Annual Explorer-Cadet "Hands on Training" Fire School. This career orientated group, ages 14-20, who are interested in a career path involving Fire and/or EMS. Please contact Kristy Muench for more information: muench_k@ecfpd.com


  • July 9 - Pot a Garden Club is hosting a Garden Walk. Click here for details.

  • August 2 - National Night Out - The location will be on School Street between
    Rt. 64 and LaFox Road.


  • August 13 - Old Towne Pub in Campton Hills will host their annual 5K beginning at 9am.
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Boards & Committees Meetings

Upcoming Village Meetings

Village Board - June 21, 2016, 7:00pm

Community Relations - June 22, 2016, 7:00pm

Water Resources - June 28, 2016, 7:30pm

Village Board - July 5, 2016, 7:00pm


Plan Commission - July 7, 2016, 7:00pm

Town Hall Meeting - July 19, 2016, 7:00pm

See the Village's website at www.villageofcamptonhills.org for meeting details and cancellations.


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