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Waukegan, IL
 

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Lake County Offices Closed for Holiday
Lake County government offices are closed Friday, July 3 in observance of the July Fourth holiday. ​Have a safe and happy holiday weekend!
Lake County Sheriff Steps Up DUI/Seat Belt Enforcement for Independence Day
​The Lake County Sheriff’s Office​ will conduct special patrols through July 5 focusing on drunk drivers and seat belt violators. The enforcement effort is funded with federal traffic safety funds as part of IDOT’s “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign.
Learn More About the Proposed IL Route 53
The IL Route 53/120 project has been talked about for a long time, but now it is closer to being built than ever before. Lake County along with local mayors, transportation and environmental stakeholders have been working with the Illinois Tollway on a plan for the extension that will reduce traffic congestion, provide opportunities for economic development and protect open space and the environment. Learn more ​
What do you think of our Website?
We are looking for feedback on our website so we can identify ways to improve its design, ease of use,  and more. Provide your thoughts on our website by taking this short survey which will only take a couple minutes to complete.  All feedback will be taken into consideration. Take Survey
4 Reasons to Visit Your Local Farmers Market
What are the top 4 reasons to go to your local farmers market? Local residents and shoppers tell us in this video.​ Lake County has 20+ markets so there is sure to be one close to you.  Find out where at http://maps.lakecountyil.gov/farmersmarkets/
Be Prepared for Stormy Weather
Knowing how to prepare can ensure you and your family stay safe during a severe storm. Learn the difference between a “Watch” and a “Warning”, the dangers of flash flooding, food safety during a storm and more by watching our Stormy Weather Safety Tips video.  For more information about storm preparedness, visit Alert Lake County.
Annual Water Quality Reports Available
Lake County Public Works is committed to providing safe water to our customers in accordance with the Safe Drinking Water Act. The act requires that we publish an annual Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) describing the sources, treatment and chemical analysis of each water system. View the reports.
 

 County Board

 
Meet your representatives on the County Board and learn more about county government.
Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor

Aaron Lawlor
Board Chairman

Message from the Chairman

It is an honor to serve as your Lake County Board Chairman.  We are working hard to ensure Lake County continues to be a great place to live, work and do business by investing in roads and infrastructure, preserving open space, and promoting economic development.  Our efforts to expand, improve and maintain our transportation network are critical to maintaining a high quality of life for Lake County families and workers.  To accomplish this, we are investing a half billion dollars over the next six years to improve our regional transportation system, and working hard to advance the IL Route 53/120 extension project.  

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Find Job Resources and learn how to Do Business with Lake County!

Doing Business

Lake County invests $186 million each year on various goods and services. Learn how to do business with Lake County by visiting our Doing Business portal.

Courthouse Expansion Project concept

Buy Local Build Local Work Local 

Lake County's new Buy Local. Build Local. Work Local. program aims to connect Lake County businesses--including women-owned and minority businesses--with governmental procurement opportunities.

The Lake County Courthouse Expansion Project is offering bid opportunities to local businesses. Visit the website to view bid documents and register.

 

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Visit County Services A-Z for more information.
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Key Services: Court functions (criminal, civil, juvenile, mental health, drug, and family), death investigations and autopsies, the jail, sheriff highway patrol, Emergency Telephone System Board
 

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