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Protect Your Home: Floodproofing and Rainfall Public Information Meeting

Protect Your Home: Floodproofing and Rainfall Public Information Meeting

September 4, 2019 Lake County Board Chair Sandy Hart, Lake County District 7 Board Member Steve Carlson, Gurnee Mayor Krysti Kovarik and the Lake County Stormwater Management Commission (SMC) invite individuals to get important floodproofing tips and learn about how increased rainfall is impacting Lake County at an upcoming public information meeting. Lake County has been experiencing more frequent […]

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Smoking while kids are in your car now illegal in Illinois

Smoking while kids are in your car now illegal in Illinois

By Peter Hancock Capitol News Illinois phancock@capitolnewsillinois.com (Courtesy of Daily Herald) It is now illegal in Illinois to smoke in a vehicle when anyone under age 18 is present. Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Friday signed House Bill 2276, making it a petty offense to smoke in a vehicle in which there are children. That can […]

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Lake County Forest Preserves right in our backyard!

Lake County Forest Preserves right in our backyard!

We have a treasure right here in Lake County, our Forest Preserves. The Lake County Forest Preserves offer residents summer entertainment, fresh produce, conservation efforts, educational programming, recreation and a museum! The Lake County Forest Preserve District is nearly 31,000 acres and the second largest Forest Preserve District in Illinois. Here are some program highlights: […]

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Gigi’s Playhouse Opens at Bannockburn Green Retail Center

Gigi’s Playhouse Opens at Bannockburn Green Retail Center

GiGi’s Playhouse is a nonprofit (501c3) that provides FREE educational and therapeutic programming to individuals with Down syndrome and their families. From a prenatal diagnosis through career skills for adults, we are there for families every step of the way. GiGi’s Playhouse is a national organization with 46 locations across the United States and one […]

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August 5, 2019 Plan Commission Items

August 5, 2019 Plan Commission Items

You may have received information in the mail from the Village for a Public Hearing related to a proposed text amendment to the Village of Bannockburn Zoning Code Related to Fence Regulations that will be held on August 5, 2019.  In order to provide additional information, the plan review (staff report) for this item can […]

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New Insurance rating for the Deerfield Bannockburn Fire Protection District

New Insurance rating for the Deerfield Bannockburn Fire Protection District

The Deerfield Bannockburn Fire Protection District would like to proudly announce the recent review by the Insurance Service Office Inc. (ISO) resulted in an improved Public Protection Classification from Class 3 to Class 2. Effective August 1, 2019, the improved ISO rating may help residents and businesses achieve lower insurance costs. All residents and business […]

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Heat Advisory Issued for Lake County

Heat Advisory Issued for Lake County

07/17/2019 Dangerous heat is expected to impact Lake County starting tomorrow through this weekend. Prolonged exposure to high temperatures along with heat indices peaking between 101 to 109 degrees could lead to heat-related illnesses. Those without air conditioning, elderly, small children, and pets are especially susceptible. Stay Cool Cooling centers are open throughout the summer […]

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2018 Water Report (CCR Report)

2018 Water Report (CCR Report)

The Village of Bannockburn Water Report (also known as the Consumer Confidence Report) provides information about the source(s) and quality of the public drinking water delivered in the Village of Bannockburn.

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New Building Codes Adopted

New Building Codes Adopted

On June 10, 2019, the Village of Bannockburn Village Board approved updated building codes within the Village of Bannockburn.  This amendment aligns the Village with the Deerfield Bannockburn Fire Protection district (our enforcing fire district), which is also proposing to adopt the 2018 International Fire Code and would match the Village’s proposal to update to […]

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Chief of Police – Ron Price to retire

Chief of Police – Ron Price to retire

After 40+ years in law enforcement, Chief Ron Price has announced his retirement as of July 1st. Ron has been with the Village of Bannockburn Police department for the past 32 years, starting as an officer and finishing as our Chief of Police for the last 10 years. Ron has been a great team leader […]

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