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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Board of Review Hearing Schedules

2018 Lake County Board of Review hearings are underway. A complete calendar of hearing schedules can be viewed here

Chief County Assessment News
Posted on: February 5, 2018

Property Tax Relief

There are homestead exemptions for Seniors, Veterans, and Disabled Persons, and a General Homestead Exemption that most owner occupied residences can receive. For eligibility requirements and forms please visit our Tax Relief page. 

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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

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

Notice of Funding Availability

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County and the Cities of Waukegan and North Chicago hereby announce theanticipated availability of funds under the Community Development Block Grant
(CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), and Em...

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Community Development News
Posted on: June 11, 2018

2019 Application Round Dates

The Lake County Consortium (comprised of Lake County and the cities of North Chicago and Waukegan) announces the dates of the upcoming PY2019 Application Round for its various funding programs. Please note the times and locations of the workshops.

Additional Info... Community Development News

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

De su buzón a la urna electoral

Los residentes del Condado de Lake que estén registrados con su nombre y domicilio correcto actualmente pueden completar el formulario requerido para solicitar una boleta de votación por correo para las elecciones del 6 de noviembre ...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Lista de candidatos para las elecciones generales del 6 de noviembre del 2018

Los candidatos independientes y de partidos políticos nuevos quienes buscan aparecer en la boleta de noviembre del 2018 pueden visitar la página web de la Secretaria (LakeCandidatePower.info) para descargar un paquete de petici&o...

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Lista de candidatos para Noviembre del 2018 County Clerk - Español

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

From your mailbox to the ballot box - vote by mail

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Lake County residents correctly registered with their current name and address can now complete the required application to request a ballot by mail for the November 6, 2018 election. Although any registered voter can vote by mail, this is an ideal voting...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Candidate List for November 6, 2018 General Election

Independent and new political party candidates wishing to appear on November's ballot may download courtesy petition packets from the Clerk’s website (LakeCandidatePower.info) or visit the Clerk’s office for paper copies.  

Lake County offices to ...

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Candidate List for November 2018 County Clerk News

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

Come to Recycle-O-Rama

Recycle household electronics, new and gently used clothing, shoes and more at the next Recycle-O-Rama from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 22 at the Fremont Township Complex. Individuals also can bring their documents to be securely shredded.

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Fall Hydrant Flushing Underway

Lake County Public Works has begun its semi-annual water hydrant flushing program. After hydrant flushing, customers may notice a slight discoloration of the water. This is not harmful and will dissipate after a short time.

View the hydrant flushing schedule... County Homepage News
Posted on: September 10, 2018

Collection Fees, Interest to be Waived During Amnesty Week

All collection fees and accrued interest will be waived on any past due fines owed in criminal and traffic matters in Lake County as part of Lake County Amnesty Week, which will run Sept. 24 to 28.

Additional Info... County Homepage News
Posted on: September 13, 2018

Emergency Alert Tests to Your Phone, TV Postponed to Oct. 3

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission, will issue a test of the Nationwide Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) which will be sent to all compatible cell phones on Oct. 3.

Additional Info... County Homepage News
Posted on: September 10, 2018

Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How

As Lake County joins in observing National Preparedness Month through September, work with your family and community to develop an action plan, so you can be prepared if an emergency should occur.

View these resources to help you plan... County Homepage News
Posted on: September 10, 2018

Stormwater Management Commission Seeks Two Fall Interns

The Stormwater Management Commission is currently looking for two fall 2018 ravine interns who will spend most of their internship outside collecting data for slope and channel erosion, locations of stormwater pipes and discharges, and more.

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

Lake County Residents Surveyed on Tobacco Control Initiatives

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The Lake County Health Department's Prevention Services surveyed 1,306 youth and adult residents of Lake County on their opinions of topics on tobacco control. Analysis of the data has shown that individuals in our communities are concerned about the heal...

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Posted on: March 15, 2018

Pet Vaccination and Microchip Clinics Offered

Animal Care and Control will hold four low-cost pet vaccination and microchip clinics on select Saturdays this spring:

All clinics are from 9 a.m. to noon and are open to ALL Lake County residents.

  • Pets are taken on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • All anim...
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Health Department News
Posted on: March 15, 2018

Join us for Rx for Health: Walking in Nature!

The simple act of walking, especially in nature, can improve your overall health, both physically and mentally. The Lake County Forest Preserves, the Lake County Health Department and NorthShore University Health System have teamed up to bring “...

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Posted on: August 22, 2018

Youth Gain Valuable Work Experience by Participating in Summer Employment Program

The 2018 Lake County Summer Youth Employment Program wrapped up another exciting summer as more than 215 Lake County youth gained meaningful work experience while earning a paycheck.

Read the full story here. Job Center News
Posted on: August 7, 2018

Opt in to receive text messages regarding employment events, paid internships, and more!

Lake County Workforce Development is piloting a text-messaging service. You can opt in to receive occasional text messages by filling out a brief form.

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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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Posted on: February 1, 2018

Building Inspection Scheduling Now Online

In order to make inspection scheduling more convenient, building inspections can now be scheduled through the Online Inspection Request Form. Inspection requests must be made at least 24 hours in advance with the exception of footing/pre-pour inspection w...

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Planning, Building & Development News

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Posted on: September 6, 2018

2018 Fall Hydrant Flushing

Hydrant Flushing in Prairie Point

Lake County Public Works will conduct its semi-annual water hydrant flushing program beginning September 17, 2018, depending on weather conditions.

The process will be performed daily, Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., per the hydrant...

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Waukegan Man Intentionally Causes Traffic Crash in Shields Township, Injuring 1-Year-Old

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On September 15, 2018, at approximately 8:05PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the area of Route 41 north of Route 176, Shields Township, for a traffic crash with injuries.  

Preliminary investigation shows a 2008 Hond...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Man Flees Courthouse After Resisting Court Officer

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On September 12, 2018, at approximately 11:00AM, Isiah J. Jarrett, 33, of the 5000 block of Graceland Boulevard, Mt. Pleasant, WI, was at the Lake County Courthouse for a hearing on an Aggravated Driving Under the Influence case, where he was the defendan...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Warren Township Man Arrested Following Vehicle Crash and False Report of a ‘Carjacking’

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On Monday, September 11, 2018, at approximately 1:15 AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 33000 block of North Evergreen Drive in Warren Township for a suspicious vehicle. A resident in the area reported a veh...

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

Beach Park Critical Traffic Crash

On September 10, 2018, at approximately 7:15AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a traffic crash with injuries in the area of Sheridan Road and Beach Road, Beach Park.  Sheriff’s Deputies arrived and located a singl...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 5, 2018

Sheriff's Office Kicks Off Veteran's Coat Drive with Local Law Enforcement

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The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with the Veteran’s Assistance Commission, several local law enforcement agencies and many local high schools to collect coats and outerwear for the Lake County Law Enforcement Veteran's Co...

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

Aptakisic Road to Close at Canadian National Railroad Tracks for Repairs to Railroad Crossing

CNRR will be closing Aptakisic Rd to through traffic from Prairie Rd to IL 21/US 45 (Milwaukee Ave) for repairs Friday, Sept. 21 through Friday, Sept. 28. This project will include replacing the crossing surface, asphalt and concrete milling, repaving and...

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