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Village Hall COVID Update

The Village of Bannockburn along with Region 9 (Lake and Mchenry Counties) moved into resurgence mitigation on October 31, 2020.

Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) are announcing COVID-19 resurgence mitigations will be implemented in Region 9, Lake and McHenry counties, beginning at 12:01 am on Saturday, October 31, 2020. Region 9 has seen a 7-day rolling average test positivity rate of 8 percent or above for three consecutive days, which exceed the thresholds set for establishing mitigation measures under the state’s Restore Illinois Resurgence Plan.

As a result, public gatherings in Lake and McHenry counties will be reduced to 25 people, and indoor dining and indoor bar service will be temporarily closed – although outdoor service in tents and takeout, delivery and drive through service will remain available.

Phase 4 Reopening Update:
On Tuesday, August 25, Governor JB Pritzker announced a new, statewide face-covering requirement for patrons of restaurants and bars, including carryout or drive-thru customers. The new guidelines require patrons to wear face coverings when interacting with all restaurant or bar employees. These measures are effective Wednesday, August 26, 2020, and are aimed at protecting workers and slowing the spread of COVID-19. The new guidelines were developed in consultation with the Illinois Restaurant Association and other hospitality industry partners.

All restaurant and bar patrons must wear face coverings over their noses and mouths when interacting with restaurant employees, including:

  • placing orders;
  • picking-up carryout orders, and;
  • when food and beverages are brought to the table or removed.

The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity has released an updated toolkit to assist business owners in implementing these new guidelines. Signage announcing this requirement is available for download.

Governor Pritzker and Dr. Ngozi Ezike, Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, strongly urged all Illinoisans to be diligent in wearing face coverings, reiterating that data has shown that the use of face coverings helps to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

We are continually reviewing the status of Village Hall to be able to keep our staff, police and community safe. We have implemented protocols as recommended by the Lake County Health Department and Illinois Department of Public Health. As we monitor the situation in Lake County, Village Hall will remain closed. Our staff is working remotely, to provide all services to the community. Any visitors to Village Hall are required to wear face coverings and maintain a 6’ social distance when interacting with staff and police.

Village services are available online, via phone or through our mail slot to the right of the front door. Additional Village services will be available by appointment only.

Here is a guide to help you with accessing services:

Building permit or tree removal submittal;
Building permit pickup and payment;
Schedule required inspections for engineering or forestry.
By appointment, contact Joan Koriath
847-945-6080 x229
jkoriath@villageofbannockburn.org
Zoning or architecture commission review informationContact Ryan Mentkowski at
847-945-6080 x221 rmentkowski@villageofbannockburn.org
Business licensesContact Kim Trausch at 847-945-6080 x223 ktrausch@villageofbannockburn.org
Property sale transfer compliance847-945-6080 x221 rmentkowski@villageofbannockburn.org
Water bill inquiries or information847-945-6080 x221 rmentkowski@villageofbannockburn.org
Utility paymentVia online payment, mail or drop-in mail slot at Village Hall. Information for one-time payment or reoccurring payment is on the website.
Non-emergency police reports847-945-8490
FingerprintingBy appointment, contact
Chief Walt Trillhaase 847-945-6080 x455 wtrillhaase@villageofbannockburn.org
General Inquiries - Administration847-945-6080 x229.
General Inquiries – Police847-945-8490

Bannockburn Police department is available 24/7. For emergencies, dial 911 or non-emergencies call 847-945-8490.

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