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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Board Authorizes Agreement to Bring Solar Power to Government Buildings

At its Nov. 12 meeting, the Lake County Board authorized a Solar Power Purchase Agreement that will advance a project to install solar panels at ten Lake County-owned facilities and to set the final electrical rate for solar power at these sites. This agr...

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County Homepage News
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Volunteer to Make an Impact on Lake County Homelessness

You can join the fight to end homelessness in Lake County. Every January, the Lake County Coalition for the Homeless (LCCH) conducts an annual Point-in-Time (PIT) Homeless Count. Volunteers are needed to interview and offer assistance to people experienci...

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County Homepage News
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Essay Contest for Lake County High School Students

Attention high school students! The Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office and other local organizations are inviting Lake County students in grades 9 to 12 to enter an essay contest focused on ending violence against women. Essays shou...

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County Homepage News
Posted on: November 21, 2019

Lake County Board Approves Balanced Budget With No Increase in Tax Levy

At its Nov. 12 meeting, the Lake County Board unanimously approved a $573.2 million balanced budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020. Under the budget, Lake County's tax levy will be flat, which means that there will be no increase in the dollar amount between t...

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County Homepage News
Posted on: November 20, 2019

Regulatory Options for Recreational Cannabis Under Discussion

The recreational use of cannabis in Illinois will become legal effective Jan. 1, 2020. Under the law, jurisdictions in Illinois may establish regulations on the production and sale of cannabis within their boundaries. To prepare, the Lake County Planning,...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

What Can Be Recycled? Check out SWALCO’s New Neighborhood Guide

Confused about what you can put in your recycling bin? SWALCO is here to help. In partnership with Recycle by City, it has launched a new interactive online guide that lets you search the town you live in, learn what materials are accepted, and helps you ...

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