1. Passing of County Board Member Audrey Nixon

    It is with a heavy heart that Lake County announces the passing of a cherished friend, dedicated community leader and devoted mother and grandmother, Audrey Nixon. Audrey was the longest-serving Lake County Board member, beginning her service in 1982. View Statement...
  2. Chief County Assessment Officer Receives Seven Seals Award

    Congratulations to Martin Paulson, Chief County Assessment Officer, for winning the Seven Seals Award in recognition of his outstanding support of the military and veterans. Read on...
  3. How to remove a tick

    Whether it’s rubbing alcohol, nail polish, or a burnt match, there’s a lot of misguided folklore when it comes to how to remove a tick. Watch Video
  4. Lake County Launches New Integrated Permit and Inspection System

    Check out our new and improved permit and inspection system! This new technology improves inter-departmental efficiencies, enhances customer service, improves communication, and reduces the amount of time it takes for permits and inspections. Find Out More...
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Lake County Welcomes Caterpillar


Caterpillar has selected Deerfield as home to its new corporate headquarters. The move adds high quality jobs and a new global brand to Lake County’s bustling economy. Watch this video as County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor speaks with Deerfield Mayor Harriet Rosenthal and Lake County Partners President Kevin Considine to welcome Caterpillar to Lake County and discusses working together to ensure that the transition is smooth and successful.