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Posted on: November 18, 2018

Board of Review Decision Results Available Online

Decisions are available for seven townships. To find out more visit the Final Board Decisions page.

Chief County Assessment News
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Board of Review Decisions Mailed

The Lake County Board of Review has begun to mail decision letters for assessment appeals. To find out which townships have been sent check out this page.

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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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Posted on: November 6, 2018

Reportando los resultados electorales del Condado de Lake

Después del cierre de las casillas electorales
a las 7 PM y una vez que se les haya atendido a todos los votantes que seencuentran en línea para votar, los jueces electorales del Condado de Lake
transmitirán los conteos de las boletas a la oficina de ...

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Resultados electorales ... County Clerk - Español

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Posted on: November 6, 2018

Lake County Election Results

After the polls close at 7 PM and all voters in line have been served, Lake County’s election judges will transmit ballot tallies directly from the 121 Election Day voting sites to the County Clerk’s office. These totals are the first county results to be...

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View the results... County Clerk News

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Posted on: November 20, 2018

Consumers Urged to Avoid Romaine Lettuce

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, along with partners, are investigating an outbreak of E. coli likely linked to romaine lettuce. Consumers are urged not to eat romaine lettuce until more is known.

Additional Info... County Homepage News
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Election Results

View the unofficial results from the Nov. 6 Election. Election results are unofficial and not final until 14 days after Election Day.

View the unofficial results... County Homepage News
Posted on: November 13, 2018

Lake County Supports Our Veterans

Recorder of Deed's Office Offers Information to Our VeteransThe Lake County Recorder of Deed's Office offers various services to our veterans and their families. This includes being the official keeper of veteran’s military records, or DD214. Th...

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County Homepage News
Posted on: November 6, 2018

Grant to Help Utilizers of Jail with Behavioral Health Challenges Find Supportive Housing

Lake County has been chosen to receive a national grant to help reduce the number of people with behavioral health issues who are detained in the Sheriff’s Adult Corrections Facility when they could be better served in supportive housing.

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Posted on: October 24, 2018

Lake County Advances Local Justice System Reform with funding from Safety and Justice Challenge

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced a $700,0000 grant to the Lake County Sheriff's Office to continue building on efforts to reform the local criminal justice system and safely reduce the Lake County Jail's population.

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Posted on: October 8, 2018

Bats Test Positive for Rabies in Lake County

Two bats recently submitted for rabies testing by Lake County Animal Care and Control have tested positive for rabies:

  • The first bat was collected in Libertyville on August 23.
  • The second bat was collected in Gurnee on September 21.

A very small percentage o...

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Posted on: October 8, 2018

Protect Yourself and Fight Flu

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 80,000 Americans died of influenza and its complications last flu season — the disease’s highest death toll in at least four decades. The flu vaccine is the best way to prevent flu ...

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Health Department News
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: 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: November 20, 2018

Lake County Sheriff's Office Supports Toys for Tots Campaign

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Waukegan, IL – The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is proud to support the U.S. Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots campaign. Sheriff Mark Curran stated, "There is no greater joy than the joy of giving, especially to children. Toys...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: November 15, 2018

Sheriff Curran Announces Thanksgiving Traffic Safety Campaign

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is conducting extra traffic safety patrols during the Thanksgiving travel week beginning November 16 to November 26, 2018. Funding for this traffic safety campaign is made possible through a grant provided by the...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: November 15, 2018

Wadsworth Deputy Involved Shooting *UPDATE*

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Wadsworth Deputy Involved Shooting *UPDATE*

On November 14, 2018, Angel X. Lopez, 23, of the 35800 block of North Wilson Road, Ingleside, was released from a local hospital and into the custody of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.  Based...

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

LCSO K9 Teams Save Two Lives in One Day

On November 11, 2018, at approximately 4:25PM, Round Lake Beach Police Department requested the assistance of a Lake County Sheriff’s Office Canine Team.  Approximately 40-minutes prior, a juvenile with a neurobehavioral condition, exit...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 9, 2018

Jail Visitor Entrance Relocated

Effective today, due to the ongoing renovations at the Lake County Jail, the public entrance is being moved to the lobby of the Community Based Corrections Center (CBCC), 15 South Martin Luther King Jr. Ave, Waukegan.  The previous entrance at 20...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Inmates on Modified Lockdown During Jail Elevator Renovation

In an effort to be transparent and inform the public about operational changes in the Jail, Lake County announces that the Jail is on a “Modified Lockdown” for the next several months until the completion of the Jail Elevator Moderniza...

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Posted on: October 4, 2018

Rescheduled: Kenosha Road to Close for Culvert Replacement

Zion, IL - The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) will be closing Kenosha Road, from 21st Street to IL 173 to through traffic starting Monday, Oct. 17 at 2 a.m. and is expected to reopen by the end of November. The closure is necessary for a c...

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