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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: 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 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: 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 12, 2017

Lake County PASSAGE: View Camera Images from Major Intersections

Did you know that you can look in on the road conditions from your computer or mobile device before you hit the roads? You have access to the PASSAGE cameras which means you can look at real-time snapshots from major intersections.

LakeCountyPASSAGE.com County Homepage News
Posted on: November 28, 2017

Property Tax Pre-Payments for the 2017 Tax Year

Did you know that the Lake County Treasurer's Office is accepting pre-payments for the 2017 property tax year from Dec. 1 - Dec. 29? This could benefit you when filing your 2017 income taxes.

Additional Info... County Homepage News
Posted on: December 5, 2017

Engineering Internship and Job Fair

Don’t miss the chance to interview with Lake County’s top employers in engineering, med-tech, automation, biopharma, precision manufacturing and more at the Lake County Engineering Internship and Job Fair on Jan. 5.

Additional Info... County Homepage News

Posted on: December 8, 2017

December 15 Deadline for Open Enrollment on the Health Insurance Marketplace

Open Enrollment is here. This is the time of year to register for health insurance benefits through the HealthCare.gov website, also known as the Health Insurance Marketplace.

If you do not have insurance through an employer, Medicare, Medicaid, the Childr...

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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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Posted on: December 8, 2017

Take Time for Self-Care for a Healthy Holiday Season

The American Psychological Association reports that 38 percent of people report an increase in stress around the holidays. Practice these self-care tips from Mental Health First Aid for a happy, healthy holiday season:

  • Don’t freeze people out. Spend time w...
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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: December 5, 2017

Revive Lake County now available: attend an info session this month!

Revive Lake County is a 5-week program that focuses on life skills, career awareness, employability skills, and essential workplace skills.• Individuals who successfully complete the program may be eligible to receive financial aid for job traini...

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Additional Info... 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: 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: October 31, 2017

Cross Connection Control - CCRA Professional Service Survey

The purpose of the survey is to highlight the importance of maintaining a safe drinking water system and the dangers associated with illegal cross connections.  In addition, the survey reminds homeowners and businesses to review all sources (irri...

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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: December 12, 2017

Christmas Program and Toy Give-Away at Sheriff's Office December 16, 2017 at 10:30 AM

Mary's Mission Annual Christmas Program and Toy Give-Away at the Lake County Sheriff's Office Saturday, December 16, 2017, beginning at 10:30 AM.

Sheriff Mark Curran and members of the Lake County Sheriff's Office will join Mary's Mission & Shelter Car...

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

Temporary Water Shut-Off

As Lake County Facilities continues to modernize equipment at the Lake County Jail, some areas within the jail will have the water shut off on December 14th. This will last approximately eight-hours and will have little to no impact on the inmates or empl...

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

Serious Avon Township Traffic Crash

On December 11, 2017 at approximately 3:20AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a traffic crash with injuries on Rollins Road west of Route 45, Avon Township.  Sheriff’s deputies arrived and located a Jeep Grand Cher...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: December 9, 2017

Two Sheriff’s Sergeants Graduate Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff and Command

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the recent graduation of Sergeant Gianni Giamberduca and Sergeant Sara Balmes from Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC) Class #425.  Sherif...

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

Wanted Round Lake Beach Man Found Hiding in Attic

Serna

On December 5, 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 Dustin M. Serna, 31, of the 500 block of Pheasant Court, Round Lake Bea...

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

Sheriff's Office, Health Department and TASC Offer Naloxone Training to At-Risk Inmates

Naloxone Photo

On Tuesday, December 5, 2017, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, Lake County Health Department and Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities (TASC) launched a Naloxone education program for Lake County Jail inmates. The program kicked off with ...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: December 4, 2017

Two Arrested After Committing Robbery at a Gas Station

On December 3, 2017, at approximately 9:10PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to 41082 North Route 83, Antioch Township (Citgo Gas Station), for an armed robbery.The victims, a store employee and a business patron, were exiting th...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: December 4, 2017

Sheriff Curran Announces Moratorium on Evictions Effective 12-21-17 to 1-4-18

On Monday, December 4, Sheriff Mark Curran announced a moratorium on all evictions effective December 21, 2017, through January 4, 2018.

"There is no need to evict folks during the holidays. The 15-day moratorium allows families to stay together in th...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: December 1, 2017

Two Men Arrested for Promoting Prostitution in Newport Township

On November 28, 2017, members of the Lake County Sheriff’s Gang Task Force in conjunction with Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office Special Victims Investigators arrested two men for promoting prostitution.  The inv...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: November 30, 2017

Lake County Sheriff’s Correctional Staff Prevent 60th Inmate from Committing Self Harm This Year

Since January of 2017, Lake County Sheriff’s Corrections Officers prevented the 60th inmate from committing self-harm while in custody.  On November 25, 2017, Corrections Officers intervened when a 36 year-old female inmate was striking...

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Sheriff's Office News

Posted on: November 29, 2017

Project Spotlight: Bull Creek Stream Restoration

SMC recently completed the Bull Creek Stream Restoration Project in Beach Park. Bull Creek flows through Beach Park, into Illinois Beach State Park and enters Lake Michigan. With heavy rain, this creek system experiences significant increases in water vol...

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Stormwater Management Commission 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
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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