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Posted on: May 19, 2017

2017 Assessment Notices

2017 Assessment Notices have started to be mailed to property owners. To find out detailed information about your township please visit our Filing Deadline page.

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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: May 10, 2017

Evite los sitios web que ofrecen tramitar su solicitud de registros civiles

La Secretaria del Condado Wyckoff aconseja contra el uso de servicios costoso en línea que ofrecen actuar como agentes para acelerar su solicitud de registros civiles ya que usted puede obtener los mismos registros en nuestra oficina y por un costo mucho ...

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Formularios descargables para solicitar registros
Posted on: May 4, 2017

Credenciales y registro de vendedor ambulante

La primavera es la época de flores, clima cálido, y de vendedores ambulantes que se presentan a su puerta. Los vendedores que solicitan compras o que toman pedidos de articulos o servicios de puerta en puerta, se les requiere que cum...

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Solicitud e información para vendedores
Posted on: May 4, 2017

Horario de oficina para el mes de mayo del 2017

Nuestra oficina está abierta de lunes a viernes de 8:30 a.m. a 5 p.m.

Los días viernes que no preceden a un fin de semana feriado, ofrecemos un horario extendido.

5, 12, y 19 de mayo   Viernes - 8:30 a.m. a 7 p.m.

26 de mayo     &n...

Horario de oficina para mayo del 2017

Posted on: May 2, 2017

¿Está planeando realizar una ceremonia en el Condado de Lake?

Según el poema, tradicionalmente 5 artículos son necesarios para asegurar la felicidad de las parejas y una vida larga juntos.

  • Algo antiguo representa continuidad
  • Algo nuevo ofrece optimismo para el futuro
  • Algo prestado simboliza la felicidad p...
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Documentos de identificación aceptables y más info

Posted on: May 10, 2017

Avoid the Online Vital Record Ordering Websites

County Clerk Wyckoff advises against using expensive online services that offer to act as agents for expediting your vital certificate applications as you can obtain the same record from our office at a much lower cost.

Those entitled to obtain certified o...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

Office Hours for May 2017

Our office is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 5 pm.

On Fridays not before a holiday weekend, we offer extended evening hours. 

May 5, 12, 19    Friday - 8:30 am to 7 pmMay 26          ...

Here's our schedule for May 2017:

Posted on: May 4, 2017

Solicitor Registration and Credentials

Spring is the time for daffodils, warmer weather, and sales people at your front door. Solicitors seeking door-to-door purchases or orders are required to comply with a County Board adopted ordinance when working in unincorporated Lake County.

Each solicit...

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Solicitor Registration Information and Application
Posted on: May 2, 2017

Planning a Lake County Ceremony?

Per the poem, five items have been traditionally collected to ensure a couple's happiness and long life together. 

Something old represents continuity,Something new offers optimism for the future,Something borrowed symbolizes borrowed happiness,Someth...

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Acceptable forms of identification and more inform

Posted on: May 26, 2017

Let’s Go Biking, Lake County!

Did you know Lake County has over 550 total miles of trails and bike ways that connect forest preserves and communities? Plan your next trip by using the Bike Lake County application, where you can find trails, paths, and lanes you can use in the area.

Bike Lake County Application
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Students Discover Career Opportunities at Waukegan Expo

Waukegan High School students had an opportunity to meet with manufacturing professionals from over 20 companies to learn about career opportunities at a recent manufacturing career expo at the high school. Lake County continues to actively promote the Bu...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Lake County’s Tough Jobs: Inside the Jail

Get an inside look at what it’s like to work in the Lake County Jail as County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor explores some of its "tough" jobs.

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Save the Date for Lake County Municipal Auction

Police cars, trucks, furniture, and other surplus equipment from local municipalities and government agencies will be at the upcoming Lake County Municipal Auction! Stop by at 9 a.m. June 3 at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Grayslake.

List of Items to Be Auctioned

Posted on: April 21, 2017

Time to Watch Out for Ticks

Deer Ticks

The Lake County Health Department/Community Health Center is encouraging county residents to take precautions against ticks, which can carry diseases such as Lyme disease. Once considered a rare illness in Lake County, Lyme disease is becoming more common...

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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: May 19, 2017

New dates for information sessions: effective May 24, 2017

Attend an information session to learn about free resources available to qualified job seekers including . . .

* Career workshops

* Guidance regarding career & educational opportunities

* Financial aid for job training

* Paid work experience or internship opp...

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

Statement regarding board member Audrey Nixon

Members of the Lake County Workforce Development Board and staff mourn the death of Audrey Nixon.

Workforce memories of Audrey (PDF)
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, 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: 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: 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: April 19, 2017

Lake County Launches New Integrated Permit and Inspection System

Lake County is pleased to announce that its new and improvedpermit and inspection system is now available to the public! This new
technology improves inter-departmental efficiencies, enhances customer service,improves communication, and reduces the a...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Lake County Launches New Integrated Permit and Inspection System

Lake County is pleased to announce that its new and improved permit and inspection system is now available to the public! This new technology improves inter-departmental efficiencies, enhances customer service, improves communication, and reduces the amou...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Wanted Man Arrested after Avoiding Apprehension for Three Months

Thomas, D

On May 25, 2017, members of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Team and U.S. Marshals Service – Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (USMS-GLRFTF) apprehended Dvino E. Thomas, 31, of the 300 block of Woodcreek Lane, Bolingbrook.

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Two Overdose Victims Saved in 10-Hour Period

On May 24, 2017, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies saved two lives to opioid overdose in just 10-hours.

The first save occurred at approximately 1:30PM in the 0-100 block of Crows Nest Court, Third Lake. Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call ...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Three Arrested for Drug Possession Following Search Warrant in Park City

The Lake County Sheriff’s Gang Task Force concluded an investigation, which led to the arrest of three on drug charges. Members of the Gang Task Force initiated the investigation after receiving a tip on cannabis being trafficked at a residence ...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Woman Arrested at Unincorporated Lake Villa Spa for Prostitution

Reandeau

On May 17, 2017, the Lake County Sheriff’s Gang Task Force conducted an undercover investigation in to reported prostitution occurring at Lilly Spa, 36735 North Route 83, unincorporated Lake Villa. The sheriff’s office received a tip i...

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Posted on: May 20, 2017

Lake County Alcohol Compliance Checks

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office conducts alcohol compliance checks at Lake County liquor selling establishments. The compliance checks are designed to ensure establishments vending alcohol are not selling to anyone under the age of 21.

In April, Lak...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Sheriff’s Lieutenant and Sergeants Graduate School of Police Staff and Command

SPSC Photo

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the recent graduation of Lieutenant Robert Richards, Sergeant Erwin Drummond, and Sergeant Beverly Eweisi from Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC) ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Fugitive Arrested and Found with Loaded Firearm

GREEN

On May 18, 2017 members of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Team and U.S. Marshals Service – Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (USMS-GLRFTF) apprehended Malcolm D. Green, 23, of the 900 block of South Martin Luther King...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Man Charged After Pointing Gun Outside of Court Complex

Harris, Dirk

On May 17, 2017, at approximately 9:15AM, members of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Court Emergency Response Team (CERT) responded to man with a gun call, just outside of the Waukegan Court Complex, 18 North County Street, Waukegan.

CERT Deputies l...

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Posted on: April 18, 2017

Lake County Launches New Integrated Permit and Inspection System

Lake County is pleased to announce that its new and improved permit and inspection system is now available to the public! This new technology improves inter-departmental efficiencies, enhances customer service, improves communication, and reduces the amou...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

April and May Watershed E-News

Watershed E-News Cover

The Watershed E-News is a collection of upcoming events, watershed news, and helpful tips. Take a look inside for information about watershed planning activities, projects, and learn how to be a better environmental steward!

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April and May Watershed E-News
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: May 25, 2017

Cedar Lake Road Reconstruction: Public Information Meeting, June 7

The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) will host a Public Information Meeting for the reconstruction of Cedar Lake Road between IL 120 and Nippersink Road. Learn more about the upcoming construction activities and detours on Cedar Lake Road.

Meeting Information
Posted on: May 2, 2017

LCDOT Contributes to a Sustainable Lake County

Learn about current sustainable practices at LCDOT and what you can do to contribute to a sustainable transportation system in Lake County.

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