1. Second Property Tax Payment Installment Due Sept. 6

    The second installment of Lake County 2016 property tax bills is due Sept. 6. Please note you received one bill in May, and you will not receive another bill for the second installment. Read on...
  2. Governor Vetoes SB0669, preserving local control on the election of the County Board Chairman

    Calling it an “inappropriate interference” to county government, Governor Bruce Rauner vetoed Senate Bill 669. The legislation sets a separate process for electing the County Board Chairman in Lake County Additional Info...
  3. County Joins State, Federal Agencies to Assess Flood Damage

    Lake County is working with state and federal teams assessing the damage to homes and businesses impacted by the July floods. Recently, the teams went door to door to talk to residents. Learn the latest information by visiting our 2017 flood web page. 2017 Flood Web Page
  4. Get Your Property Assessment Questions Answered

    As blue property assessment notices are mailed, you may have questions about what goes into determining your property tax bill, property assessments, and how to file an appeal. Learn more, including where to get free, one-on-one assistance. Read on...
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Back-To-School Safety Tips


As students return to the classroom, let’s make sure they are safe this school year. This means keeping an eye on the road for school buses and students walking to school, as well as making sure students stay safe by using their technology in a responsible way. Watch this video as the Lake County Sheriff’s Office give you tips to make sure students stay safe.