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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Senior Freeze Outreach Sessions

The Chief County Assessment Office and the Lake County Township Assessors Association will hold several public outreach sessions to assist residents in completing the 2017 Senior Citizen Assessment Freeze Application for taxes payable in 2018; as well as ...

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Posted on: January 9, 2017

Property Tax Relief

There are multiple homestead exemptions available to homeowners which include Seniors, Veterans and Disabled Persons. Find out more information on our Tax Relief page!

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

¡El jueves es el último día para votar por correo!

Vote by Mail logo-stamp only Spanish

Los votantes registrados tienen hasta el mediodía del jueves, 30 de marzo para llenar la solitud para recibir una boleta por correo. 

Ingrese a LakeVoterPower.info, seleccione “Español”, y haga clic en “Solicite una boleta por correo”. Elija la opción...

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

Elecciones Consolidadas del 4 de abril del 2017

Una página web completa donde encontrara una lista de los candidatos, los referendos, las opciones de registro, información acerca de como solicitar una boleta por correo, y podrá localizar los sitios de votación temprana y del día de las elecciones.

Página web para las elecciones de abril

Posted on: March 6, 2017

THURSDAY IS THE LAST DAY TO VOTE BY MAIL!

Vote by mail

Registered voters have until noon on Thursday, March 30 to complete a ballot by mail request form. 

Log onto LakeVoterPower.info and select "Request a ballot by Mail." Chose the "electronic request" option. Follow all prompts to ma...

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

April 4, 2017 Consolidated Election

One convenient web page to see a candidate list, referenda questions, voter registration options, how to request a ballot by mail, early voting locations, and find your assigned Election Day voting site.

Election Web page

Posted on: March 27, 2017

Provide Feedback on Lake County Ordinance Revisions

Several Lake County departments are reviewing and revising ordinances and we need your feedback. Please visit the project website to see the proposed changes, provide feedback electronically and learn how you can participate moving forward.

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Spring Pet Vaccination Clinics Begin April 1

The Lake County Health Department will offer spring pet vaccination clinics starting April 1 at locations across the county. These low-cost clinics provide a convenient, affordable way to keep pets up to date with their shots and rabies tags.

Learn more about the clinics and upcoming dates
Posted on: March 13, 2017

Vote in the April 4 Consolidated Election

The April 4 Consolidated Election gives Lake County residents some real voter power as they will be electing their local mayors, presidents, supervisors, clerks, commissioners, alderman, councilmen, and assessors. Also on the ballot will be park, library,...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Upcoming Senior Freeze Outreach Sessions

The Chief County Assessment Office and the Lake County Township Assessors Association will hold several public outreach sessions to assist residents in completing the 2017 Senior Citizen Assessment Freeze Application.

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Provide Feedback on Lake County Ordinance Revisions

Several Lake County departments are reviewing and revising ordinances and we need your feedback. Please visit the project website to see the proposed changes, provide feedback electronically and learn how you can participate moving forward.

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Health Department Offers Three Low-cost Pet Vaccination Clinics in April

Dog Vaccination

The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center's Animal Care and Control program is offering three low-cost pet vaccination clinics in April at different locations around Lake County. Each clinic provides a convenient and affordabl...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Rx for Health: Walking in Nature

Dr Wood explains a plant along the path

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 “Rx f...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Health Department announces official outbreak of mumps at Barrington High School

On March 7, 2017, the Lake County Health Department announced an official mumps outbreak after a third case of mumps was confirmed at Barrington High School in Barrington, Illinois. The Communicable Disease program continues to monitor suspected and proba...

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

Crisis Phone Counseling

Crisis counselors are available 24 hours a day to speak with you by phone. The number is: (847) 377-8088. You do not need to give your name when you call. We can help guide you through difficult times, manage stress, anxiety and depression, and cope wi...Read on...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Summer Youth Employment Program 2017

Applications for the Summer Youth Employment Program 2017 were accepted in February.  Applicants were randomly selected by a computer program.  Selected applicants will be contacted for an intake.  Work opportunities for partici...

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Click here to see if your application was selected
Posted on: March 22, 2017

Tips for youth seeking summer jobs

The sooner you begin looking for a summer job, the better! Read our tip sheet before you launch your job search.

Tips for youth regarding landing a job
Posted on: March 1, 2017

Attention employers; become a work site for a young person this summer

Invest in the future by becoming a work site for 6 weeks this summer for a young person.

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Posted on: January 29, 2016

Success Newsletter now available!

Learn how job seekers, trainees and businesses made the employment connection with the help of Lake County Workforce Development and Job Center partners!

Success v.6 ed. 2 (PDF)
Posted on: January 29, 2016

High Priority Occupation List

Individual training grants issued to qualified job seekers through the Lake County Workforce Development Dept. must be a program that leads to a high priority occupation.

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Posted on: March 1, 2016

Information about unemployment insurance

The Illinois Department of Employment Security handles unemployment claims electronically. Visit the IDES website at www.ides.illinois.gov or call 800-244-5631 with unemployment questions. Job seekers can access employment and training services at the Lak...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Provide Feedback on Lake County Ordinance Revisions

Several Lake County departments are reviewing and revising ordinances and we need your feedback. Please visit the project website to see the proposed changes, provide feedback electronically and learn how you can participate moving forward.

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Provide Feedback on Lake County Ordinance Revisions

Several Lake County departments are reviewing and revising ordinances and we need your feedback. Please visit the project website to see the proposed changes, provide feedback electronically and learn how you can participate moving forward.

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Lake County Public Works - 2017 Spring Hydrant Flushing

Lake County Public Works will conduct its semi-annual water hydrant flushing program beginning April 3, 2017, depending on weather conditions.

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Vehicle and Bicyclist Collide in Ingleside Crash

On March 28, 2017 at approximately 9:15PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area of Rollins Road and Wilson Road in Ingleside for a traffic crash with injuries. When sheriff’s deputies arrived they found a bicyclist and ...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Man Arrested for Criminal Damage to Property in Long Grove

On March 22, 2017 at approximately 1:50PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 6000 block of September Boulevard, Long Grove, for a report of a possible burglary in progress. One of the homeowners was at the home and heard glass shat...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Fatal Unincorporated Grayslake Traffic Crash

On March 22, 2017 at approximately 2:50PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area of Peterson Road and Behm Lane, unincorporated Grayslake, for a traffic crash with injuries. Sheriff’s deputies arrived and located three v...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Three Arrested for DUI During St. Patrick’s Weekend Traffic Safety Campaign

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office made three DUI arrests during the recent St. Patrick’s Day traffic safety effort. A total of 68 traffic citations were issued, including 25 seat belt citations, two illegal transportation of alcohol cit...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Warrants Team Apprehends Man Wanted on Numerous Sex Assault Charges

On March 16, 2017 members of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Team, U.S. Marshals Service – Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (USMS-GLRFTF), and Park City Police Department began apprehension efforts of Adan N. Contrera...

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Posted on: March 19, 2017

Fatal Fremont Township Traffic Crash

On March 18, 2017 at approximately 10:10PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a traffic crash with injuries in the area of Route 176 east of Ivanhoe Road, in Fremont Township. When sheriff’s deputies arrived they located a si...

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Posted on: March 19, 2017

Sheriff’s Deputies Save a Life in Beach Park Using Naloxone

On March 16, 2017 at approximately 6:30PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 10500 block of West Talmadge Avenue, Beach Park, regarding a possible drug overdose.

When sheriff’s deputies arrived they located a 37 year-old male ...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Death Investigation in Unincorporated Lake Villa

On March 13, 2017 at approximately 12:45AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Northwestern Medicine Grayslake Outpatient Center, 1475 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, for a death investigation.

Sheriff’s deputies arrived and learne...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Provide Feedback on Lake County Ordinance Revisions

Several Lake County departments are reviewing and revising ordinances and we need your feedback. Please visit the project website to see the proposed changes, provide feedback electronically and learn how you can participate moving forward.

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Provide feedback.
Posted on: February 16, 2017

Four-Day Wetland Delineation Class July 24-27, 2017

SMC is hosting the Institute for Wetland & Environmental Education & Research's (IWEER) four-day course on wetland delineation July 24-27, 2017. This course is designed to provide students with hands-on experience in the field applying th...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Provide Feedback on Lake County Ordinance Revisions

The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) participated in two ordinance revision public meetings this week and is conducting a review and evaluation of our permitting process and current ordinances. We plan to update the ordinances where nee...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

Public Information Meeting for Hunt Club Rd at IL 132, March 28

LCDOT is studying the intersection of Hunt Club Rd and IL Route 132 to look at intersection safety and congestion. This is one of the most heavily traveled intersections in Lake County. Please join us on Tues. March 28, to learn more about the project.

Meeting Information
Posted on: December 6, 2016

Lake County PASSAGE

PASSAGE puts local traffic information at your fingertips. View a map of current road conditions, get real time congestion information, and view camera images at major intersections. Viewing camera images is a great resource when it snows!

PASSAGE website
Posted on: December 6, 2016

Interactive Snow Removal Story

LCDOT has a new interactive mapping tool to give residents a behind the scenes look at what goes in to our snow removal operations. Find which snow plow routes you encounter on your route, and connect with resources that will help you know before you go!

Explore Our Snow Story