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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Summer Event Cancellation Notice

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Due to COVID-19, the Village of Fox Lake has made the decision to cancel multiple special events and community programs for the safety of our residents, guests, volunteers, staff, and community partners.

Summer Event Cancellations include:

  • Celebrate Fox Lak...
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Posted on: May 26, 2020

DECO Phase 3 Guidelines for Businesses

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To prepare businesses and employers to implement the new safety guidelines and to bring many residents back to work, the State of Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity has developed this business toolkit complete with signage, training ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Mayoral Address Congratulating Graduates

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From the Desk of Mayor Donny Schmit

Mayoral Address Regarding Fox Lake Area School Graduations

I always say, one of our communities’ greatest strengths is our schools. However, during this time I have come to understand it is not just our schools ...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Millennium Park Construction

Construction Notice Millenium

Starting the week of May 18, 2020 Chicagoland Paving will begin an enhancement project at Millennium Park.

The Village was recently awarded a grant from Lake County Storm Water Management where funds could be used to improve the park area.

The general scope...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Stay-at-home Order Mask Requirement


As part of the extension of the stay-at-home order as of May 1, any individual who is over age two and able to medically tolerate a face-covering (a mask or cloth face-covering) shall be required to cover their nose and mouth with a face-covering when in ...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Frontage Road (North) Construction Notice

Frontage Road construction notice

Beginning the week of May 4, 2020 we will be moving into stage 3 of the Frontage Road Reconstruction project.  A portion of Frontage Road between Route 134 and W Bayview Drive will be closed in order to reconstruct the existing roadway.  ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Stay-at-Home Order Extended to May 30, 2020


On April 23, 2020 Governor Pritzker announced he would be signing an Executive Order to extend the Stay-at-Home Order until May 30, 2020.

Therefore, the previous municipal building closure and program cancellation has been extended until May 30, or until i...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Shelter In Place Executive Order FAQ

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To view the Executive Order regarding Shelter in Place please click here

For questions regarding the Shelter in Place Executive Order please visit the State of Illinois website:

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

PACE Senior Bus Services Suspended


Due to COVID-19 the Village of Fox Lake PACE Senior Bus Service is suspended as of this evening. At this time, we are unsure when service will resume. We apologize for the inconvenience.

For questions please call Village Hall at (847) 587-2151

Posted on: August 5, 2019

Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Finances Village Projects

SRF funding Notice

Construction of the North/South Water and Sewer Interconnect, Main Lift Station and Bridge Lift Station were financed by the Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (SRF). Interconnecting the North and South drinking water systems will allow t...

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Posted on: June 28, 2018

Parks & Recreation

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Our mission at the Village of Fox Lake Parks and Recreation Department is to enhance the quality of life for residents and members of surrounding communities by providing educational and recreational activities for all generations to enjoy.

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