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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: April 17, 2018

2018 Assessment Notices

To find out when assessment notices will be mailed for your township please sign up for our E-News for custom notifications, check the Filing Deadlines web page, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter

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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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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: 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.

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Posted on: June 7, 2018

Visítenos en los mercados de agricultores

Compre sus frutas frescas, verduras, golosinas y después pase a visitar a nuestro puesto para hablar con nosotros acerca de sus necesidades con respeto a registros civiles, oportunidades de registro de votantes o para obtener detalles sobre cómo servir co...

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County Clerk - Español
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
Posted on: April 27, 2018

Los vendedores a domicilio en áreas no incorporadas del Condado de Lake

Los vendedores a domicilio que trabajan en las áreas no incorporadas del Condado de Lake deben registrarse en la Oficina de la Secretaria y portar credenciales mientras están trabajando.

Todo vendedor debe:

  1. Registrarse personalmente an...
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Additional Info... County Clerk - Español

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Posted on: June 7, 2018

Meet us at a Farmers Market

Shop for fresh fruits, vegetables, baked treats and then, stop to talk to us about your vital record needs, voter registration opportunities or working as an election judge.

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County Clerk News
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
Posted on: April 27, 2018

Door-to-door vendors in unincorporated Lake County

Door-to-door vendors working in unincorporated Lake County must register with the Clerk's office and carry credentials while on the job.

Every solicitor must:

  • Register annually in-person with our office. Registration is free.
  • Work only between the hours of 1...
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Posted on: July 16, 2018

Lake County Is Hiring

Lake County is currently hiring for a variety of positions, including nurses, counselors, maintenance workers, and court security officers

View job openings... County Homepage News
Posted on: July 9, 2018

Save on Prescriptions, Health and Dental Care

Lake County participates in the National Association of Counties Live Healthy Prescription, Health and Dental Discount program. Find out more, as this program may help you better manage the cost of prescription medications and health and dental services.

Additional Info... County Homepage News
Posted on: June 21, 2018

Get Assistance With Evaluating Your Property Assessment

What is A Property Assessment?It may help to think of the property tax process like a pie. Taxing bodies, including school districts, villages and the county (and many other taxing districts) determine how much they need to collect in taxes. That determin...

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County Homepage News
Posted on: June 27, 2018

2018 Water Quality Reports Available

Lake County Public Works is committed to providing safe water throughout the County. As strong supporters of the Safe Drinking Water Act, Public Works releases annual water quality Consumer Confidence Reports for the water systems they own and operate.

View the water quality reports... County Homepage News

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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: June 29, 2018

NEW Zion Health Center

We are pleased to announce the opening of our new Zion Health Center, located at 1911 27th Street in Zion. The Zion Health Center currently offers high quality primary care, behavioral health services, WIC, nutrition (dietitian) services, ACA Navigator se...

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Health Department News
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: April 10, 2018

Harm reduction services now available in Lake County

Harm reduction services are now available in Lake County through the Need2Know Lake County program at the Health Department. Need2Know Lake County is partnering with Live4Lali and the Chicago Recovery Alliance in provision of some of these services.

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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: July 17, 2018

CLC Adult Education classes start August 20th

Do you need English classes? Do you need a GED or high school equivalency? The College of Lake County offers classes throughout Lake County. Register for a class before August 20th!

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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: July 6, 2018

Early July Update for Lake County Public Works Customers in Prairie Pointe

Good news! The work on the Iron Removal System is now complete. The final step to bring the system online is flushing the water mains through fire hydrants. The hydrant flushing will occur the week of July 9 - July 13.

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Sheriff’s Office Joins Forces with Agencies Statewide for 2018 Illinois Speed Awareness Day

Waukegan, IL – Sheriff Mark Curran is reminding motorists that Wednesday, July 25, 2018, is Speed Awareness Day. Expanded traffic safety patrols will be visible throughout the county to remind motorists to drive within the speed limit.

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: July 16, 2018

Sheriff Curran Announces Recent Promotions

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Sheriff Mark Curran is pleased to announce the promotion of the following law enforcement personnel:

  • Sgt. Sara Balmes promoted to Lieutenant
  • Deputy Jacob Novak promoted to Sergeant
  • Deputy David Tomasello promoted to Sergeant

Lt. Sara Balmes graduated from Mar...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: July 16, 2018

Waukegan Man Arrested After Shooting Gun from His Vehicle in Libertyville Area

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On July 14, 2018, at approximately 7:30PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area of Route 137 in the area of Independence Grove Forest Preserve, for a report of someone shooting a firearm from a moving vehicle.  A 911 cal...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: July 13, 2018

Woman Surrendering on a Warrant is Saved by Sheriff’s Employees After Overdosing

On July 12, 2018, at approximately 12:55PM, a 37-year-old woman of North Chicago, self-surrendered herself to the Lake County Jail because she had an active arrest warrant for possession of a controlled substance (bond amount set at $100,000.00). &nbs...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: July 13, 2018

Fatal Antioch Township Motorcycle Crash

On July 13, 2018, at approximately 5:15AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the area of West Grass Lake Road and Kathryn Drive, Antioch Township, for a report of a motorcycle down.  Sheriff’s Deputies arrived ...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: July 11, 2018

Fatal Newport Township Car vs. Motorcycle Crash

On July 11, 2018, at approximately 2:15PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a traffic crash with injuries at the intersection of North Kilbourne Road and Route 173, Newport Township.  Sheriff’s Deputies arrive...

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

Jail Inmate Charged After Falsely Accusing Corrections Officer of Sexual Assault

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On June 21, 2018, a Corrections Officer received a telephone call from a family member of Teresa M. Guzman, 36, of the 3300 block of Judy Lane, Park City.  When the call was received, Guzman was an inmate at the Lake County Jail (held on resident...

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

Fremont Township Robbery Suspect Apprehended by Sheriff’s Canine Team

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On Sunday, July 1, 2018 at approximately 3:05 AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a motel in the 31000 block on Route 45, Fremont Township, for a robbery. Upon arrival, they spoke with the victim, a 25-year-old Mundelein man, who tol...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: June 26, 2018

Misleading Telemarketers Continue Calling Lake County Residents

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Waukegan, IL – The Lake County Sheriff’s Office continues to receive numerous calls from the public stating telemarketers identifying themselves as calling on behalf of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office are soliciting for dona...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 31, 2018

Sheriff Curran, Lake County Chiefs of Police Launch Countywide ‘#DropItAndDrive’ Campaign

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The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is teaming up with the Lake County Chiefs of Police Association and local police departments in a countywide ‘#DropItAndDrive’ traffic safety campaign during the ‘100 deadliest days&...

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Posted on: July 16, 2018

Lake County Responding to Hunger Food Drive and Touch A Truck Event, July 24

Transportation and Public Works employees from Lake County, and many of the surrounding communities are collecting food to feed our hungry neighbors and participating in a Touch A Truck event!

We are partnering with the American Public Works Association La...

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Transportation News
Posted on: July 12, 2018

Brandywyn Lane to Close at Deerfield Parkway for Concrete Patching

LCDOT will be closing Brandywyn Lane at Deerfield Parkway to through traffic Monday, July 23 - Friday, August 3. The closure is necessary to safely patch concrete lanes on Deerfield Parkway through the Brandywyn Lane intersection.

Map and Detour Information Transportation News
Posted on: July 12, 2018

LED Street Lighting

LCDOT will be installing light-emitting diode (LED) street lighting at roundabouts and underpass luminaires. LED lights reduce power consumption and keep ongoing maintenance costs low.

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