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Bill Durkin
District 8
Lake County Board  
Bill Durkin

Bill Durkin, District 8

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Address: 18 N. County St., 10th Floor, Waukegan, IL 60085
Cell Phone: 847.513.1736

Board member Durkin represents portions of Waukegan. He has been on the board since 2010. His main priorities are fiscal responsibility and transportation.

Elected Offices

  • Lake County Board (12/2010-present)
  • Lake County Forest Preserve (12/2010-present)
  • Waukegan Park District, Commissioner (1999-2010), President (2002-2003, 2006-2007, 2009-2010), Vice-President (2001-2002, 2005-2006, 2008-2009), and Treasurer (2003-2004, 2007-2008, 2010-2011)

Memberships and Other Public Service

  • Democrat Precinct Committeeman (1996-present)
  • St. Anastasia
  • Illinois Association of Park Districts


  • Carmel High School (1979)
  • Bachelor's degree in Communication, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

Lake County Committees


  • Public Works and Transportation (2012-present)
  • Revenue, Records and Legislation (2010-present)


  • Law and Judicial (2010-2012)

Forest Preserve Committees

  • Planning and Restoration (2010-present)

Personal and Other Information

  • Lifelong resident of Waukegan
  • Avid golfer

Contact Us

County Board Office
County Board and Liquor Commission
18 N. County St., 10th Floor
Waukegan, IL 60085-4351

Ph. 847.377.2300
Fx. 847.360.7322