We're excited to bring a community garden to St. John this spring! The Patnoe Park Family Gardens are scheduled to open on Monday, April 19, 2021. To view registration information please visit this page.
Registration for garden beds for St. John Residents opens this Monday, March 1, 2021. The resident fee for a 4' x 8' raised bed is $40.00 for the growing season. Registration for non-residents opens on Monday, March 29, 2021. The non-resident fee for a bed is $50.00. All registrations must be done in person during business hours at the Clerk-Treasurer's Office. For more information, please contact the park department at 219-365-6236 or email Tyler McLead at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Town of St. John has a new method of communication between Town Hall and residents to provide alerts, advisories, and community messages via text, email, robocall, or your choice of any and all. The Town encourages everyone to sign up. Smart911 Powered by RAVE does not charge subscribers to send or receive SMS (text) messages. Standard or other messaging charges apply depending upon your wireless carrier plan and subscription details. Once registered, you can opt out of SMS (text) messages at any time by texting STOP to 67283 or 226787. When you register YOU control how the town can reach you and what type of messages you want to receive. You may also add addition information about any other people living at your location, special needs and/or medications, pets, etc. All information is encrypted and only visible to the 911 operators for a few minutes after any calls to 911. The Town of St. John cannot see any information you provide.
You can register for this FREE service by doing one of the following:
1. Download the Smart911 app from the Apple App Store or Google Play.
2. You may also sign-up online.
Per Lake County Health Department’s COVID-19 Public Health Order 20-01, which is currently in effect, masks should be worn in all public spaces. If you are attending a public meeting or public hearing, a mask should be worn. The order allows town personnel to ask anyone not wearing a mask to leave the building until they return with one.
The following street will be paved this year weather permitting:
Homestead Village Ct
Joliet St (Railroad to Parrish)
Keilman St (School St to 97th)
W 87 Pl
W 96th Av
The St. John Fire Department is hiring a full-time Firefighter/Paramedic or EMT. The job description and instructions on how to apply can be found here.