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Posted on: January 18, 2018

Board Decisions

2017 Lake County Board of Review Notice of Findings (decisions) have been mailed. If you do not receive yours please contact our office.

Chief County Assessment News
Posted on: December 21, 2017

2017 Natural Disaster Income Tax Credit

The Illinois Department of Revenue has approved an income tax credit for qualified real property that was damaged as a result of the flood event in July 2017. No other events can be considered for this. This credit can be obtained for up to $750, based up...

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Additional Info and Forms... Chief County Assessment News

Posted on: December 20, 2017

VOTE POR CORREO - Disponible hasta el 15 de marzo

Los votantes registrados del Condado de Lake actualmente pueden solicitar una boleta de votación por correo para las elecciones primarias del 20 de marzo del 2018.

Feb. 8

Primer día que la Secretaria del Condado de Lake enviará boletas de votación por corre...

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Solicitud de boleta County Clerk - Español
Posted on: December 5, 2017

Referendos de la boleta de marzo del 2018

Usted puede ver cualquiera de los referendos presentados ante la oficina de la Secretaria para publicación en la boleta de marzo del 2018.

Presentaciones más recientes de referendos... County Clerk - Español
Posted on: November 28, 2017

Lista de candidatos para las elecciones primarias de marzo del 2018

Vea la lista de las personas que han presentado sus peticiones de candidatura para las elecciones de marzo del Condado de Lake. Esta lista será actualizada conforme se presenten más peticiones de candidatura.

Lista de candidatos... County Clerk - Español

Posted on: December 20, 2017

VOTE BY MAIL - until March 15

Registered Lake County voters can now complete an application to request a ballot by mail for the March 20, 2018 primary election.Feb 8First day Lake County Clerk can mail ballots to votersMar. 15Last day to request a ballot by mailMar. 20Voted ballots mu...

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Ballot application... County Clerk News
Posted on: December 5, 2017

Referenda on March 2018 Ballot

You can view any of the referenda filed with the clerk's office for the March 2018 ballot.

Latest filings... County Clerk News
Posted on: November 28, 2017

Candidate List for March 2018 Primary Election

A list of those who have already filed as candidates for Lake County's March election. The list will be updated as other candidates file.

Candidate List... County Clerk News

Posted on: January 18, 2018

Processing of Prepayments for 2017 Tax Year Nearing Completion

The Lake County Treasurer's Office is now finalizing all prepayments of 2017 real estate taxes. The rush to prepay real estate taxes in December led to a record year in Lake County as more than 20,000 taxpayers prepaid their real estate taxes in 2017.

Additional Info... County Homepage News
Posted on: January 11, 2018

Flu Activity Increases

Seasonal flu activity has increased sharply in recent weeks, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting that influenza-like-illness is now widespread across most of the country, including Illinois.

Additional Info... County Homepage News
Posted on: January 2, 2018

Paratransit Market Study for the Lake County Region

Lake County, in conjunction with the Lake County Coordinated Transportation Services Committee (LCCTSC), is conducting this study to evaluate transportation options for county residents and to prepare an implementation plan to improve service. At the comm...

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County Homepage News
Posted on: January 15, 2018

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy. Volunteer!

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” As we observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day, help serve your community. There are opportunities to volunteer with Lake County government!

View volunteer opportunities... County Homepage News
Posted on: January 11, 2018

Test Your Home for Radon Gas This Winter. Kits Are Available

Lake County homeowners are urged to test radon levels in their homes and apartments during the winter months when indoor radon levels are at their highest.

Additional Info... County Homepage News
Posted on: December 12, 2017

Volunteers are needed for the 2018 Point-In-Time Homeless Count!

Every year, volunteers participate in a Point-In-Time Homeless Count to search for, interview, and offer assistance to unsheltered people experiencing homelessness in Lake County. We need volunteers to help document the need in our communities and serve a...

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County Homepage News
Posted on: December 19, 2017

New Laws for 2018

Organ donor registry age lowered: This allows driver's license or identification card applicants who are 16 years old or older (rather than 18) the opportunity to be included in the First Person Consent organ and tissue donor registry.Hate crime protectio...

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County Homepage News

Posted on: January 19, 2018

'Getting to Zero’ Illinois HIV Town Hall January 23

The Lake County Health Department and Getting to Zero Project partners invite residents to share their thoughts, ideas and hopes for getting to zero new HIV infections in Illinois at the Getting to Zero Illinois HIV Town Hall.

The event will be held Tuesda...

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Additional Info... Health Department News
Posted on: January 5, 2018

Flu Activity Increases

Influenza cases are steadily increasing in Lake County and are at “high” levels in the state of Illinois.

During this time of increased influenza activity, the Health Department recommends that Lake County residents limit their visits t...

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Additional Info... Health Department News
Posted on: January 5, 2018

Healthcare Job Fair February 1

Please join the Job Center of Lake County and the Lake County Health Department for a Health and Wellness Job Fair. Plan to attend this opportunity to meet with healthcare employers and training professionals throughout Lake County!

Date: Thursday, Februar...

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Click here to RSVP! Health Department News
Posted on: January 5, 2018

January is National Radon Action Month

You can’t see, smell or taste it, but radon gas could be present at a dangerous level in your home. Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among nonsmokers, claiming the lives of an estimated 21,000 Americans each year. Lake County residents ...

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Learn more... Health Department News
Posted on: December 8, 2017

Attend a Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

The Lake County Health Department is offering two Youth Mental Health First Aid training dates at their Waukegan location (3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan) on January 9 and January 23. Each training begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00p.m. The cost for the tr...

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Learn more Health Department News
Posted on: December 8, 2017

It's Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Shot!

It's not too late to get your flu shot. The flu vaccine is the best way to prevent flu illness and serious flu complications. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends annual flu vaccination for everyone 6 months and older as soon as...

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Learn more about influenza in Lake County Health Department News

Posted on: January 10, 2018

Health Care Job Fair

Watch this video clip to learn more about the Healthcare Job Fair on February 1st at the Lake County Health Department.  

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Registration recommended Job Center News
Posted on: January 1, 2018

Customer satisfaction survey

Have you visited the Job Center recently? We want to hear about your experience!

Complete our brief survey Job Center News
Posted on: July 28, 2017

Attention community service agencies!

Print and fill out a referral form with your customer.  Identify event at workshop times by visiting our calendar at www.lakecountyjobcenter.com.  A Job Center staff member will sign the form when the designated service has been complete...

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Additional Info... Job Center News

Posted on: December 12, 2017

Volunteers are needed for the 2018 Point-In-Time Homeless Count!

Every year, volunteers participate in a Point-In-Time Homeless Count to search for, interview, and offer assistance to unsheltered people experiencing homelessness in Lake County. We need volunteers to help document the need in our communities and serve a...

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Planning, Building & Development News

Posted on: December 28, 2017

Lake Michigan Water Project Update: December 2017 - Lake Villa and Fox Lake Hills

CLCJAWA recently awarded contracts for two projects, construction of a water main from the Lake Villa water delivery structure to the Lake County delivery structure in the Fox Lake Hills subdivision and the installation of a water main from Hook Drive in ...

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Additional Info... Public Works News
Posted on: October 5, 2017

Attention! Change in Hours for Bill Payment at Lake County Public Works.

Beginning October 9, 2017, the hours of operation for receiving walk-in customer support at the Lake County Public Works bill payment counter will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This change is in conjunction with changes at the other public counters on the Libertyvi...

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Public Works News

Posted on: January 22, 2018

Sheriff Curran Invites Residents to Participate in Citizen Police Academy

2018 Sheriffs Citizen Police Academy

Lake County Sheriff Mark C. Curran, Jr. is inviting residents to participate in the Sheriff’s upcoming Citizen Police Academy. The Citizen Police Academy course begins March 8, 2018, and runs through May 17, 2018. The opportunity to see first-ha...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 19, 2018

Man With Out of State Sexual Offense Warrant Lies About Identity

KEVIN ADAMS

On December 12, 2017, Lake County Sheriff’s Office Detectives were conducting an investigation in the 36300 block of North Route 41, Warren Township.  During their investigation, they spoke to Kevin Adams, 46, who was living in the same...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 19, 2018

Lake County Sheriff Announces Illinois Sheriff's Association Scholarship

scholarship

Sheriff Mark Curran announced the Illinois Sheriff's Association will be awarding a $500 college scholarship to a Lake County, Illinois student seeking to pursue higher education during the 2018-2019 academic year. Scholarship funds are to be applied to t...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 17, 2018

Sheriff’s Gang Task Force Arrest Man for Gun, Drug Offenses

Luis Lopez

The Lake County Sheriff’s Gang Task Force recently concluded an investigation into the illegal sale of firearms.  The investigation resulted in the arrest of Luis C. Lopez, 23, of the 400 block of Sussex Court, Park City.During the cour...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 10, 2018

Missing Endangered Beach Park Man

David Lesley

*Update*David was located late last night in Washington County, Wisconsin.  David was unharmed and reunited with his family.  The Lake County Sheriff’s Office thanks the community for helping share the message to be on the look...

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Sheriff's Office News

Posted on: January 2, 2018

Paratransit Market Study for the Lake County Region

A Paratransit Market Study is underway in Lake County to evaluate transportation options for seniors, people with disabilities, and the general public. Please join us for the second round of community meetings to learn more and provide feedback.

Meeting Dates and Times Transportation News
Posted on: January 2, 2018

Resolve to Make Lake County Roads Safer

Happy New Year! Resolve to make Lake County roads safer for you and your loved ones. Let 2018 be the year you drive with more patience and fewer distractions. Eyes on the road, and phone out of reach.

Road Safety Information Transportation News
Posted on: December 8, 2017

It's That Time of Year Again: Snow Season!

Here at the Lake County Division of Transportation, we have been preparing for Snow Season for several weeks. Now it's your turn! Please review these important snow safety messages and resources so you are prepared before the snow falls.

Snow and Ice Transportation News