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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Board of Review Hearing Schedules

View the Board of Review calendar of hearings here.

Chief County Assessment News
Posted on: January 9, 2017

Property Tax Relief

There are multiple homestead exemptions available to homeowners which include Seniors, Veterans and Disabled Persons. Find out more information on our Tax Relief page!

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Chief County Assessment News

Posted on: October 4, 2017

Request for Qualifications (RFQ) - Fair Housing Program

The Community Development team of the Lake County Planning, Building and Development Dept. is seeking statements of interest and qualifications from organizations to administer a Fair Housing Program for program years 2018 - 2019 (5-01-18 thru 4-30-20)...

Additional Info... Community Development News

Posted on: August 2, 2017

Candidatos prospectivos del 2018

PREPARACIONES PARA LAS ELECCIONES DEL 2018 

Las fechas listadas a continuación están en cumplimiento a lo dispuesto en el Código Electoral de Illinois con respecto a candidatos de partidos políticos esta...

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Paquetes de petición County Clerk - Español

Posted on: August 1, 2017

Prospective Candidates for 2018

Election Ahead - Candidate Filing

2018 ELECTION PREPARATION  

The dates listed below are in compliance with the Illinois Election Code for established political party candidates wishing to appear on the March 2018 ballot.

August 28, 2017

Courtesy Nominating Petition Packets and Sign...

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Petition Packets County Clerk News

Posted on: October 12, 2017

Veterans Invited to Join Next Veterans History Project

Veterans are invited to share their stories of wartime experiences on Nov. 10 at the Lake County Courthouse. The interviews will be recorded and transcribed by official court reporters and then archived at the Library of Congress.

Additional Info... County Homepage News
Posted on: October 11, 2017

Floodproofing Expo and Workshop

The Stormwater Management Commission is hosting a Floodproofing Expo and Workshop for residents to learn about minimizing flood damages to your property. The event will take place from 3 to 8 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Libertyville Sports Complex.

Additional Info... County Homepage News
Posted on: October 11, 2017

Lake County Board Approves Sustainability Contract

Recently, the Lake County Board approved a contract with a professional consulting firm that provides expertise in sustainability that will help advance specific tasks over the next year. They include grant opportunities, energy audits for selected County...

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County Homepage News
Posted on: October 11, 2017

Board to Consider 2018 Proposed Budget

The proposed budget continues to maintain our core services and invests in both our physical and technological infrastructure. Lake County remains fiscally stable primarily due to the county board’s focus on strategic, data-driven decision-makin...

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County Homepage News
Posted on: September 19, 2017

Public Works Fall Hydrant Flushing

Lake County Public Works has begun its fall water hydrant flushing program. After hydrant flushing, customers may notice a slight discoloration of the water. Residents are urged not to do laundry during periods of flushing to avoid staining of clothing.

View the schedule... County Homepage News

Posted on: October 10, 2017

Youth Mental Health First Aid training available

The Lake County Health Department is offering Youth Mental Health First Aid training to the public. Youth Mental Health First Aid is an education program designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills to identify and support adolescents (12...

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Health Department News

Posted on: October 2, 2017

Customer satisfaction survey

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

answer 5 survey questions about your recent visit 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: January 29, 2016

High Priority Occupation List

Individual training grants issued to qualified job seekers through the Lake County Workforce Development Dept. must be a program that leads to a high priority occupation.

Additional Info... Job Center News
Posted on: March 1, 2016

Information about unemployment insurance

The Illinois Department of Employment Security handles unemployment claims electronically. Visit the IDES website at www.ides.illinois.gov or call 800-244-5631 with unemployment questions. Job seekers can access employment and training services at the Lak...

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Additional Info... Job Center 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: August 31, 2017

2017 Fall Hydrant Flushing

Hydrant Flushing in Prairie Point

Lake County Public Works will begin its semi-annual water hydrant flushing program Sept. 11, 2017, depending on weather conditions.

Hydrant flushing will be performed daily, Monday - Friday, between 8 a.m. and 3p.m.

View hydrant flushing schedule (PDF). Public Works News

Posted on: October 17, 2017

Laughter Yoga USA Visit the Lake County Jail

On October 9, 2017, Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran invited Laughter Yoga USA into the Lake County Jail for a one-hour ‘Laughter Yoga’ session with jail inmates.  ‘Laughter Yoga’ is described as helping in ...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 13, 2017

Wanted Sex Offender/Documented Street Gang Member Apprehended by Warrants Team

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On October 11, 2017, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Team, in conjunction with the U.S. Marshals Service – Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (USMS-GLRFTF), apprehended Tracy W. Pennell, 47, (does not have a permanent a...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Two Charged Following AT&T Store Armed Robbery

Electronics Recovered

On October 11, 2017 at approximately 10:30AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the Deer Park AT&T Store (21690 W Long Grove Road, Deer Park), for an armed robbery.Witnesses reported during the robbery, two subjects wearing s...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Fatal Traffic Crash in Newport Township

On October 12, 2017 at approximately 5:10AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area of Russell Road and Park Lane, in Newport Township, for a traffic crash with injuries.  Sheriff’s Deputies arrived and located a...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Sheriff’s Warrants Team Apprehend Man Wanted for Armed Robbery

Scott

On October 10, 2017, members of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Team and U.S. Marshals Service - Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (USMS-GLRFTF) apprehended Michael L. Scott, 25, of the 2400 block of Jackson Street, Waukegan. &a...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 11, 2017

Chicago Man Apprehended Following Bank Robbery

Vasquez

On October 10, 2017 at approximately 3:12PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the Associated Bank at 34354 North Route 45, Third Lake, for a bank robbery.  Following the robbery, the offender, Alan H. Vasquez, 46, of the 3200...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 8, 2017

K-9 Team Locates Ingleside Man who Fled after Committing a Domestic Battery

Jurkowski

On October 7, 2017, at approximately 3:15AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a residence in the 34700 block of North Oden Avenue, Ingleside, for a report of a domestic battery.  When Sheriff’s Deputies arrived, the...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 8, 2017

Woman Seriously Injured by Firework Explosion

Kennedy

On October 7, 2017, at approximately 7:07PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 21800 block of W. North Avenue, Antioch Township, for a report of a person injured by a firework.  When Sheriff’...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 7, 2017

Fatal Traffic Crash in Ingleside

On October 7, 2017, at approximately 6:30AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a traffic crash with injuries in the area of Rollins Road and Wilson Boulevard, Ingleside.  When Sheriff’s Deputies arrived, they located...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 7, 2017

Sheriff Curran Appoints Undersheriff, Makes Enhancements to Administrative Command Structure

Sheriff Mark Curran is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Undersheriff and the reorganization of his administrative command.  The organizational changes will enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the services provided to the Lake ...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 6, 2017

Warrants Team Apprehends Wanted Gang Member

Jackson

On October 5, 2017, members of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Team, Lake County Sheriff’s Gang Task Force, and U.S. Marshals Service - Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (USMS-GLRFTF) apprehended Joshua A. Jackson, 20,...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 5, 2017

Police Activity in Volo Wednesday Evening

On October 4, 2017, at approximately 5:00PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a residence in the 200 block of Niagara Drive, Volo, for a report of a person with a gun.  A witness in the area called to report he observed a man...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 5, 2017

Man Arrested After Selling Drugs, Attempting to Sell Gun to Undercover Gang Task Force Detective

Knox

The Lake County Sheriff’s Gang Task Force concluded a long-term investigation, which resulted in the arrest of Travaris J. Knox, 23, of the 2000 block of Grove Avenue, North Chicago.  Knox is a documented street gang member.  

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 3, 2017

Chicago Man Arrested Following Shooting Investigation

Crenshaw

On September 12, 2017, at approximately 10:30AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of shots fired in the area of North Addison Lane and Route 173, Antioch Township.  Sheriff’s Deputies arrived and located ev...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 3, 2017

Man Stabbed during Traffic Altercation in Unincorporated Waukegan

Abbinanti

On October 1, 2017, at approximately 7:20PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area of Route 120 and I-94, unincorporated Waukegan, for a traffic crash.  When Sheriff’s Deputies arrived they located a 1999 Ford E...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 25, 2017

Join the Lake County Sheriff’s Reserve Deputy Unit

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The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for Lake County Sheriff’s Reserve Deputies. The Reserve Deputy Unit is comprised of members who give back to Lake County, through community service in the area of law...

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Sheriff's Office News

Posted on: September 29, 2017

2017 Homeowner Floodproofing Expo and Workshop

Floodproofing Workshop Flyer

On July 12, 2017 Lake County experienced record flooding resulting in flood damages to many homes. SMC is hosting a Floodproofing Expo and Workshop for homeowners and property owners across 52 municipalities in Lake County where you can learn about variou...

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Webpage Stormwater Management Commission News
Posted on: September 12, 2017

It's Time to Adopt the Lake County All Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan!

The Lake County All Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan (ANHMP) has been conditionally approved by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). This is a conditional approval because it requires the Count...

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Stormwater Management Commission News

Posted on: June 12, 2017

Bike Lake County

Does cooler autumn weather make you want to get out and enjoy Lake County on your bike? Find bike safety tips and connect to other resources, plus check out the mobile-friendly Bike Lake County app!

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

LCDOT Contributes to a Sustainable Lake County

Learn about current sustainable practices at LCDOT and what you can do to contribute to a sustainable transportation system in Lake County.

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