Community Voice

Share Your Ideas for a Better Lake County
This year, the Lake County Board will update its strategic plan, which serves as a road map for our county government and influences how we prioritize and invest our resources.  Take a look at our strategic plan and read about the progress we're making

As we get ready to update our plan, we want to know what is important to you and your ideas to make our county even better. Please submit your thoughts and ideas through this “Community Voice” forum. Other residents can comment on your ideas and vote them up or down. Your input will be shared with the Lake County Board. If you would prefer to not participate in this forum, you can provide comments by emailing them to

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Share your ideas to advance Lake County’s mission

Our mission is to promote and sustain a safe, healthy, vibrant and environmentally responsible county and deliver efficient and high quality public services, all while maintaining our strong financial position. What are your ideas to advance this mission?

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  1. Directors should be experienced in the field they work

    In the health department the head of the organization has no health related background. He is a businessman and has no idea about health care. Hire someone who has knowledge of the medical field. I...

    Oct 9, 2016 by taxpayer (86 points)

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  2. Preserve Farmland, Promote Organic Farming and Local Foods

    The preservation of farmland should be a County priority and added to the strategic plan. It should also be included in the forest preserve's mission statement. Farmland is an irreplaceable resource...

    Nov 22, 2016 by Gerri Songer (22 points)

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  3. Make use of golf courses during winter months

    Would it be possible to convert golf courses to cross country skiing routes and training facilities during the winter months?

    Oct 4, 2016 by pr (5 points)

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