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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Board of Review Hearing Schedules

2018 Lake County Board of Review hearings are underway. A complete calendar of hearing schedules can be viewed here

Chief County Assessment News
Posted on: April 17, 2018

2018 Assessment Notices

To find out when assessment notices were mailed for your township check the Filing Deadlines web page.

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Chief County Assessment News
Posted on: February 5, 2018

Property Tax Relief

There are homestead exemptions for Seniors, Veterans, and Disabled Persons, and a General Homestead Exemption that most owner occupied residences can receive. For eligibility requirements and forms please visit our Tax Relief page. 

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Chief County Assessment News
Posted on: December 21, 2017

2017 Natural Disaster Income Tax Credit

The Illinois Department of Revenue has approved an income tax credit for qualified real property that was damaged as a result of the flood event in July 2017. No other events can be considered for this. This credit can be obtained for up to $750, based up...

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

Notice of Funding Availability

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County and the Cities of Waukegan and North Chicago hereby announce theanticipated availability of funds under the Community Development Block Grant
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Community Development News
Posted on: June 11, 2018

2019 Application Round Dates

The Lake County Consortium (comprised of Lake County and the cities of North Chicago and Waukegan) announces the dates of the upcoming PY2019 Application Round for its various funding programs. Please note the times and locations of the workshops.

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

De su buzón a la urna electoral

Los residentes del Condado de Lake que estén registrados con su nombre y domicilio correcto actualmente pueden completar el formulario requerido para solicitar una boleta de votación por correo para las elecciones del 6 de noviembre ...

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Posted on: July 25, 2018

We need election judges

Fair and accurate elections are incredibly important to all of us, and attentive election judges are enlisted for the meaningful responsibility of processing voters. Join our amazing election judge team and take on the rewarding role of working in your ne...

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More information and online application.... County Clerk - Español
Posted on: May 24, 2018

Lista de candidatos para las elecciones generales del 6 de noviembre del 2018

Los candidatos independientes y de partidos políticos nuevos quienes buscan aparecer en la boleta de noviembre del 2018 pueden visitar la página web de la Secretaria (LakeCandidatePower.info) para descargar un paquete de petici&o...

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Lista de candidatos para Noviembre del 2018 County Clerk - Español
Posted on: April 27, 2018

Los vendedores a domicilio en áreas no incorporadas del Condado de Lake

Los vendedores a domicilio que trabajan en las áreas no incorporadas del Condado de Lake deben registrarse en la Oficina de la Secretaria y portar credenciales mientras están trabajando.

Todo vendedor debe:

  1. Registrarse personalmente ante nuestra oficina, ca...
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Posted on: July 25, 2018

We need election judges

Fair and accurate elections are incredibly important to all of us, and attentive election judges are enlisted for the meaningful responsibility of processing voters. Join our amazing election judge team and take on the rewarding role of working in your ne...

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More information and online application.... County Clerk News
Posted on: August 7, 2018

From your mailbox to the ballot box - vote by mail

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Lake County residents correctly registered with their current name and address can now complete the required application to request a ballot by mail for the November 6, 2018 election. Although any registered voter can vote by mail, this is an ideal voting...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Candidate List for November 6, 2018 General Election

Independent and new political party candidates wishing to appear on November's ballot may download courtesy petition packets from the Clerk’s website (LakeCandidatePower.info) or visit the Clerk’s office for paper copies.  

Lake County offices to ...

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Candidate List for November 2018 County Clerk News
Posted on: April 27, 2018

Door-to-door vendors in unincorporated Lake County

Door-to-door vendors working in unincorporated Lake County must register with the Clerk's office and carry credentials while on the job.

Every solicitor must:

  • Register annually in-person with our office. Registration is free.
  • Work only between the hours of 1...
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Posted on: August 14, 2018

From your Mailbox to the Ballot Box - Vote by Mail

Lake County residents correctly registered with their current name and address can now complete the required application to request a ballot by mail for the November 6, 2018 election.

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

Lake County Stormwater Management Commission to review the proposed Foxconn Development

The Lake County Stormwater Management Commission has entered into a contract with Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd. to review the proposed Foxconn development due to concerns of adverse impacts on flooding along the Des Plaines River in Lake County.

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

Health Department Investigates Food-Borne Illness Outbreak

The Lake County Health Department is working with local, state, and federal public health officials to investigate an increase in cyclosporiasis (Cyclospora infection), affecting residents of multiple counties and states.

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Get Assistance With Evaluating Your Property Assessment

What is A Property Assessment?It may help to think of the property tax process like a pie. Taxing bodies, including school districts, villages and the county (and many other taxing districts) determine how much they need to collect in taxes. That determin...

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County Homepage News
Posted on: July 31, 2018

Serve as an Election Judge

Fair and accurate elections are incredibly important to all of us, and attentive election judges are enlisted for the meaningful responsibility of processing voters. Join our election judge team and take on the role of working in your voting site.

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

Zion Health Center - Open House August 17

National Health Center Week is August 12-18, 2018. To celebrate this national campaign, the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center will host a public open house on Friday, August 17, from 3:00-7:00 p.m. at the new Zion Health Center, lo...

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Health Department News
Posted on: August 7, 2018

Health Department Investigates Food-Borne Illness Outbreak

The Lake County Health Department is working with local, state, and federal public health officials to investigate an increase in cyclosporiasis (Cyclospora infection) affecting residents of multiple counties and states.

"Since May, the Healt...

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Health Department News
Posted on: August 8, 2018

West Nile virus on the rise in Lake County

As of July 27, 18 positive mosquito pools (or batches) and two birds have tested positive for West Nile virus in Lake County, tracking ahead of the seasonal average in Lake County. The population of nuisance mosquito species has also been higher than aver...

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Health Department News
Posted on: August 7, 2018

Health Department Promotes Breastfeeding

World Breastfeeding Week is August 1-7 and the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is celebrating with the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) theme “Breastfeeding: Foundation of Life.” Illinois Governo...

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Health Department News
Posted on: July 6, 2018

Lake County Residents Surveyed on Tobacco Control Initiatives

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The Lake County Health Department's Prevention Services surveyed 1,306 youth and adult residents of Lake County on their opinions of topics on tobacco control. Analysis of the data has shown that individuals in our communities are concerned about the heal...

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Posted on: March 15, 2018

Pet Vaccination and Microchip Clinics Offered

Animal Care and Control will hold four low-cost pet vaccination and microchip clinics on select Saturdays this spring:

All clinics are from 9 a.m. to noon and are open to ALL Lake County residents.

  • Pets are taken on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • All anim...
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Health Department News
Posted on: March 15, 2018

Join us for Rx for Health: Walking in Nature!

The simple act of walking, especially in nature, can improve your overall health, both physically and mentally. The Lake County Forest Preserves, the Lake County Health Department and NorthShore University Health System have teamed up to bring “...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Opt in to receive text messages regarding employment events, paid internships, and more!

Lake County Workforce Development is piloting a text-messaging service. You can opt in to receive occasional text messages by filling out a brief form.

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Posted on: July 27, 2018

Revive Lake County

Revive Lake County equips returning citizens and individuals who have a background with the essential skills needed in today's workplace. Attend a Revive information session at the Job Center on 8/23 at 1pm or 8/29 at 10am to enroll in the next program.

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Posted on: July 17, 2018

CLC Adult Education classes start August 20th

Do you need English classes? Do you need a GED or high school equivalency? The College of Lake County offers classes throughout Lake County. Register for a class before August 20th!

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

English classes in Mundelein, Zion, Libertyville, etc.

District 113 offers free English classes in Zion, Mundelein, Libertyville, Vernon Hills, Lincolnshire & Lake Zurich. Call 847-949-2200 ext. 1999 or 1403 for further information.

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

GED & English classes starting soon in Highwood, Highland Park, Deerfield, and North Chicago

Free English and GED classes are available through the District 113 Adult Education department.  Classes are scheduled in Highwood, Highland Park, Deerfield, and North Chicago.  Call 224-765-1021 for details.  

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

Attention community service agencies!

Print and fill out a referral form with your customer.  Identify event at workshop times by visiting our calendar at www.lakecountyjobcenter.com.  A Job Center staff member will sign the form when the designated service has been complete...

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Posted on: February 1, 2018

Building Inspection Scheduling Now Online

In order to make inspection scheduling more convenient, building inspections can now be scheduled through the Online Inspection Request Form. Inspection requests must be made at least 24 hours in advance with the exception of footing/pre-pour inspection w...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Sheriff’s Warrants Team Apprehend Man Wanted for Aggravated Domestic Battery

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On August 12, 2018, members of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Team and U.S. Marshals Service – Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (USMS-GLRFTF) apprehended fugitive Thomas F. Kornfeind, 44, of the 400 block of East Oak...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Lake County Sheriff’s Office Earns First Place Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge Award

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Waukegan, IL – The Lake County Sheriff’s Office earned first place in the 2017 Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge for sheriff departments with 101-250 sworn officers. The annual Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge is coordinated by the Il...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 14, 2018

Lake County Jail Passes 2018 Inspection in All Categories

Sheriff Mark Curran is pleased to announce that the Lake County Sheriff’s Office received the results of an inspection conducted by the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) of the Lake County Jail. The detailed inspection of the Lake County...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Sheriff Curran Announces Labor Day Traffic Safety Patrol

2018 Labor Day Traffic Safety Campaign

Waukegan, IL – Sheriff Mark Curran announced the Lake County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a traffic safety campaign focusing on impaired, unbuckled and distracted drivers beginning Monday, August 20.  The traffic sa...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Update Critical Beach Park Crash of August 11, 2018

The driver of the Kia was pronounced deceased yesterday. The Lake County Coroner’s Office will conduct an autopsy today. Both juveniles remain in critical condition. The crash is being investigated as a fatal traffic crash and remains under inve...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 11, 2018

Sheriff’s Deputies Save Life Using Naloxone On Chain O’ Lakes

On August 11, 2018, at approximately 12:30 AM, the Lake County Sheriff’s Marine Unit was on boat patrol between Grass Lake and Lake Marie (located on the Chain O’ Lakes). The deputies observed a boat commit numerous violations and init...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 11, 2018

Critical Beach Park Crash

On August 10, 2018 at approximately 6:04 PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area of Green Bay Rd and Nemesis Ave, Beach Park, for a traffic crash with injuries.

Preliminary investigation shows a 2005 Dodge Durango, driven by a 20...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 11, 2018

Man In Critical Condition After Lake Marie Boating Accident

On August 10, 2018, at approximately 5:40 PM, the Lake County Sheriff’s Marine Unit was dispatched to Barnacle Bob’s Boat Rentals (in Lake Marie, located on the Chain O’ Lakes) for a report of an unresponsive male. When Marin...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 5, 2018

Man Dies After Being Pulled from Petite Lake

On August 4, 2018, at approximately 5:05PM, the Lake County Sheriff’s Marine Unit was dispatched to the Petite Lake Sandbar (located on the Chain O’Lakes) for a report of an unresponsive person.  When Marine Unit Deputies arri...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 3, 2018

Wadsworth Man Arrested Following Burglary Investigation, Two Handguns Recovered

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Sheriff’s Deputies and Detectives arrested Jacob T. Newton, 19, of the 39600 block of North Delany Road, Wadsworth, following an investigation into burglaries to motor vehicles.On July 31, 2018, a homeowner in the 14000 block of West August Zupe...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 2, 2018

Gurnee Man Arrested After Gun, Cannabis Located During Search Warrant

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On July 31, 2018, the Lake County Sheriff’s Gang Task Force, in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), conducted a search warrant at a residence in the 4300 block of Finch Court, Gurnee, after concluding a month-long investi...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: July 31, 2018

Lake County Sheriff’s Office Achieves CALEA Accreditation

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Sheriff Mark Curran is pleased to announce the Lake County Sheriff’s Office has been officially accredited through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).Sheriff Mark Curran said, “When we initially enroll...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 31, 2018

Sheriff Curran, Lake County Chiefs of Police Launch Countywide ‘#DropItAndDrive’ Campaign

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The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is teaming up with the Lake County Chiefs of Police Association and local police departments in a countywide ‘#DropItAndDrive’ traffic safety campaign during the ‘100 deadliest days&...

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

Upper Des Plaines River Engineering Impact Analysis

LCSMC has had numerous inquiries concerning potential upstream impacts from both Wisconsin and Illinois stakeholders regarding development in the designated Electronics and Information Technology Manufacturing (EITM) Zone. The EITM Zone includes the Foxco...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

VOLUNTEER: Adopt-A-Highway Program accepting applications through Aug. 31!

LCDOT is looking for volunteers to help pick up litter and debris along Lake County highways and bike paths. Learn more about the program and sign up today.

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