Community Voice

Share Your Ideas for a Better Lake County
Next year, the Lake County Board will update its strategic plan, which serves as a road map for our county government and influences how we prioritize and invest our resources.  Take a look at our strategic plan and read about the progress we're making

As we get ready to update our plan, we want to know what is important to you and your ideas to make our county even better. Please submit your thoughts and ideas through this “Community Voice” forum. Other residents can comment on your ideas and vote them up or down. Your input will be shared with the Lake County Board. If you would prefer to not participate in this forum, you can provide comments by emailing them to communications@lakecountyil.gov.

It’s easy to join the conversation by signing in and sharing what you think.

Initiatives

  1. Are we missing an issue that is important to you?

    Our strategic goals are: Improve Transportation, Provide Public Safety, Enhance Economic Opportunities, Promote a Sustainable Environment and Build Healthy & Resilient Communities. Read more about each goal by clicking the link at the top of the page.

    Are we missing an issue that is important to you?
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  2. How should the County cut costs/increase revenues?

    The uncertainty of the State budget and potential State funding cuts continue to place significant pressure on our budget. What are your ideas to make cuts or increase revenues to fund your top priorities?

    How should the County cut costs/increase revenues?
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  3. Share your ideas to advance Lake County’s mission

    Our mission is to promote and sustain a safe, healthy, vibrant and environmentally responsible county and deliver efficient and high quality public services, all while maintaining our strong financial position. What are your ideas to advance this mission?

    Share your ideas to advance Lake County’s mission
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  4. Values guide what we do. Tell us what you think.

    Our Values: Fiscal responsibility (balanced budget, AAA financial rating); transparency, honesty, reliability and accountability; cost-effective, efficient and high quality services; leadership and collaboration, and environmental stewardship

    Values guide what we do. Tell us what you think.
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  5. What are your ideas to accomplish our goals?

    The strategies and actions under each of the goals show the steps we are taking to advance our plan. What other ideas do you have? Read the details under each goal by clicking the link at the top of the page.

    What are your ideas to accomplish our goals?
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  6. What is your vision for Lake County?

    Share your ideas on how to achieve your vision for the future. We envision Lake County as a leader in developing a thriving local economy, healthy natural environment, safe and livable communities, healthy residents, and innovative public services.

    What is your vision for Lake County?
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