|Lake County Board Chairman Wishes You Happy Holidays|
|Update from SWALCO about Electronics Recycling |
The Solid Waste Agency of Lake County (SWALCO) has been working to find a way to continue the electronics recycling program available for Lake County residents. At its meeting on December 18, the SWALCO Executive Committee made some initial progress by recommending a contract with Dynamic Recycling. More...
|Lake County Advances Shared Services Initiative |
One of the core values of our strategic plan is fiscal responsibility, which means having a balanced budget and AAA bond rating, but it also means operating as efficiently as possible and delivering services in the most cost effective manner. One way we are doing that is by sharing services with other governments. Learn more in this video.
|Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over|
From December 19 through January 4 of the New Year, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office will be out in force as part of the annual Illinois “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown on drunk drivers. The statewide crackdown will include high-visibility alcohol and belt enforcement throughout Lake County. Learn More.
|Chairman Aaron Lawlor to Continue to Serve as Chairman|
|Year in Review|
The County Board continued to advance its goals of fiscal responsibility, transparency, and leadership throughout 2014 through shared services, and improved collaboration with other governments. Additionally, some of this past year’s significant successes include advancements in infrastructure and transportation, and providing enhanced health options through Enroll Lake County! Find out more about these, and our other many accomplishments in our 2014 Lake County Year in Review.
|County Board Approves Balanced Budget that Focuses on the Future|
|Sidney Mathias Sworn-In as District 20 Board Member |
Former state representative Sidney Mathias is officially the new District 20 County Board Member, replacing Board Member David Stolman who recently won the election for Lake County Treasurer and resigned from his county board post. He was sworn in at the December meeting. ...Learn more.
|Flu Season is Here!|
There are a number of things you can do to keep your family healthy this season. To help prevent the spread of influenza, get a flu shot, cover your cough, wash your hands frequently and stay home if you are sick. More information.
|Green Your Holidays This Season!|
Did you know the holiday season produces an extra 5 billion pounds of waste in landfills each year? You can help by keeping your holidays eco-friendly by using creative materials instead of wrapping paper and shopping at local stores to help decrease your carbon footprint. More holiday green tips