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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Apply by Feb. 28 for senior citizen tax deferral program

The Senior Citizens Tax Deferral Program allows qualified senior citizens to defer part or all of the property taxes on their personal residence. Seniors who qualify for this program may defer up to $5,000 in property tax during each year they qualify and...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Get Ready to Vote in the March 17, 2020 Primary

Is your voter registration up to date? Do you need to apply for a mail-in ballot? Want to know when early voting is, and who’s on the ballot? Check out the County Clerk’s Office Primary Election web page for everything you need to know about voting.

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Summer wetland interns wanted

The Lake County Stormwater Management Commission is accepting applicants for their paid Summer 2020 Wetland Internship. College students and recent graduates with a background in wetland science, ecology, biology or related field are encouraged to apply.

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Lake County Public Works Customers – Sign Up for CodeRED!

Don’t miss out on notifications about boil water orders, watermain breaks, service disruptions, upcoming project work and more. Lake County Public Works (LCPW) customers can sign up for CodeRED, the new alert system used by LCPW. Register online...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Update: Recreational Cannabis in Unincorporated Lake County

The recreational use of cannabis in Illinois became legal on Jan. 1. Under the law, jurisdictions in Illinois within their boundaries can ban recreational cannabis businesses or establish regulations to allow the production and sale of cannabis. This incl...

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County Homepage News
Posted on: December 31, 2019

Lake County Board Chair Sandy Hart Responds to Hate Speech Incident in Lake Zurich

Lake County Board Chair Sandy Hart has issued the following statement in response to an incident of vandalism in Lake Zurich yesterday that included swastikas being spray painted on the wall and playground equipment of Seth Paine Elementary School:I was d...

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Posted on: December 23, 2019

Recycle Your Holiday Tree and Lights

Recycle your Christmas tree at the Lake County Forest Preserves any time between Dec. 26, 2019 and Feb. 1, 2020. Donated trees are chipped and used for trails and landscaping. View a list of dropoff locations.

Have broken or unwanted strings of holiday lig...

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County Homepage News
Posted on: December 23, 2019

New Illinois Laws for the New Year

New Illinois Laws for the New Year

More than 250 new state laws will go into effect in Illinois beginning Jan. 1, which will impact nearly all Illinois residents.

  • Marijuana: The recreational use of cannabis for persons 21 and older will be legal, but indivi...
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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 should be 500 words or l...

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