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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Tax Assessment Help Centers

Understand Your Property Assessment

To help taxpayers evaluate their property assessment notice, the Chief County Assessment Office is hosting tax assessment help center sessions.  Here, property owners can talk one-on-one with taxpayer advocates ...

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Chief County Assessment News
Posted on: September 5, 2019

Online Appeal Filing

Starting in 2019, all property assessment appeals must be done electronically. Learn how property owners can appeal their assessment online through the Lake County Board of Review.

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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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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Los paquetes de petición para candidatura del 2020 están disponibles

Los candidatos pertenecientes a los partidos políticos establecidos que deseen aparecer en la boleta del Condado de Lake para las elecciones primarias generales del 17 de marzo del 2020 actualmente pueden descargar los paquetes de peticiones.

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Posted on: June 27, 2019

Nuestra reclutadora canina, Liberty, ¡Está ofreciendo una recompensa!

Liberty has a reward

Ella le pagará para asistir a los votantes en los sitios de votación durante las elecciones del 2020.

  • El pago que recibirá depende de la posición que se le asignará para el día de las elecciones.
  • Existen oportunidades para servir dentro y fuera de los sitio...
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Inscríbase en línea County Clerk - Español
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Nuevo sitio web ofrece información accesible y transparente relativa a impuestos prediales

El Condado de Lake ha creado un nuevo sitio web gratuito y fácil de usar, tax.lakecountyil.gov. Este sitio ofrece una base de datos centralizada, en línea, de registros de propiedades del condado. El sitio web fue un plan de varios a...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

2020 Candidate Petition Packets Available

Established political party candidates who wish to appear on Lake County's March 17, 2020 General Primary ballot may now download petition packets.

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Posted on: June 20, 2019

Liberty, our canine recruiter, is offering a reward!

Liberty has a reward

She will pay you to serve voters in the 2020 Election Day voting sites.

  • Pay is based on Election Day assignment.
  • Jobs available in and outside the voting sites.
  • Only Lake County registered voters may apply.
  • English/Spanish speaking applicants encouraged.
  • Requi...
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Posted on: May 1, 2019

New, Free Website Makes Property Tax Information More Accessible and Transparent

Lake County has launched a new website, tax.lakecountyil.gov, that is a free and easy-to-use searchable property records database centralizing all county property information into one online resource. The website was a multi-year plan and the result of th...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Ethylene Oxide Town Hall Meeting

An informational multi-agency town hall meeting on Ethylene Oxide (EtO) emissions will be held Wednesday, Oct. 2, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the College of Lake County, Auditorium A011, 19361 W. Washington St., Grayslake.

The meeting, which is being hosted by ...

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County Homepage News
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Lake County Monitoring Local Flooding

Reports indicate that over the past five days, Lake County communities have received between five to seven inches of rain. Lake County officials are working together to assist local communities in response to flooding.

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Check Road Conditions

There are a number of roads closed and delays due to water on pavement throughout Lake County.

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Lake County Vehicle and Equipment Auction

Cars, trucks, landscape equipment and other surplus items from municipalities and government agencies will be up for sale at the Lake County Municipal Auction conducted by Obenauf Auction Service, Inc. View the list of items that will be auctioned.Pre-Auc...

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County Homepage News
Posted on: September 9, 2019

Fall Hydrant Flushing Begins Monday, Sept. 23

Lake County Public Works will conduct its semi-annual water hydrant flushing program beginning Sept. 23, 2019, depending on weather conditions.

Hydrant flushing will be performed daily, Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m., per the hydrant flus...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Mental Health First Aid Instructors Needed

The Lake County Health Department is seeking passionate people to become Mental Health First Aid USA instructors and help fight the stigma surrounding mental health. Approved applicants must attend the 5-day instructor training held October 28-November 1,...

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Free Well Water Testing for Private Wells Impacted by Flooding

The Lake County Health Department is urging residents to take precautions to minimize health hazards during and after floods. Residents are advised to avoid contact with floodwater, which can contain harmful bacteria and other contaminants, and to avoid d...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Ethylene Oxide in Lake County, Illinois

State Senator Melinda Bush will host a Multi-Agency Informational Town Hall on Ethylene Oxide on Wednesday, October 2, 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the College of Lake County, Auditorium A011, 19351 W Washington St., Grayslake. The Illinois Environmental Protection ...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Free Naloxone Training and Opioid Overdose Awareness Event

According to the National Safety Council, drug poisoning is the number-one cause of unintentional death in the United States. International Overdose Awareness Day is held on August 31 to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related ...

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Health Department News
Posted on: September 6, 2019

Outbreak of Lung Illness Associated with Using E-cigarette Products

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), state and local health departments, and other clinical and public health partners are investigating a multistate outbreak of severe pulmonary disease associated...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Read about the Summer Youth Employment Program 2019!

The 2019 Lake County Summer Youth Employment Program wrapped up another exciting summer as more than 215 youth gained meaningful work experience while earning a paycheck. Funded by the Lake County Board, the program offers youth a paid, part-time work exp...

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Job Center News
Posted on: April 5, 2019

New website promotes career pathways for Lake County

Visit the new Lake County Careers website to discover careers pathways, industry information, and career-focused programming.  The website is designed both for youth and adults who are researching career options.  Lake County Careers is ...

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Access the website now Job Center News
Posted on: January 14, 2019

Attention community service agencies!

Use the Job Center Referral Form to effectively connect your customers with Job Center resources!

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Posted on: July 16, 2019

Take the Cross Connection Control Survey

As a public water supplier, we are required by the State of Illinois to maintain an active cross connection control program to protect the safety of our water consumers. A cross connection is an actual or potential connection between a public water supply...

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Public Works News
Posted on: September 9, 2019

Fall 2019 Hydrant Flushing

The process will be performed daily, Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., per the hydrant flushing schedule, and will continue until all water mains through our water systems have been flushed.

The anticipated completion date is October ...

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Fall 2019 Hydrant Flushing Schedule Public Works News

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Lake County Sheriff’s Office Participating in Rail Safety Week

Rail Safety

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office will partner with the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police, Operation Lifesaver, along with the railroad industry, and numerous local Illinois law-enforcement agencies to promote Rail Safety Week September 22...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 17, 2019

Waukegan Man on Bond Arrested for Drugs & Weapons Charges

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On September 16, 2019, the Lake County Sheriff’s Special Investigations Group concluded a two-month narcotics investigation, which resulted in the arrest of Quinten A. Wooding, 33, of the 3000 block of Arthur Court, Waukegan.  During th...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 17, 2019

Sheriff Idleburg Introduces the Criminal Justice Citizen’s Council

Sheriff John Idleburg and the Lake County Sheriff’s Office are pleased to announce a new collaborative partnership with the Lake County Community: Criminal Justice Citizen’s Council.

The Criminal Justice Citizen’s Council will...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 9, 2019

Unincorporated Zion Critical Traffic Crash

On September 9, 2019, at approximately 12:15PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to Russell Road and Kenosha Road, Unincorporated Zion, for a traffic crash with injuries.  Sheriff’s Deputies arrived and found a b...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 9, 2019

Update: 17-Year-Old Petitioned to Juvenile Court

Following a thorough investigation, Sheriff’s Detectives determined all of the parties involved in this incident knew each other from all previously attending the same school.  Two 17-year-old males arrived at the residence in the 17700...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Sheriff Idleburg Signs Letter to Immigrant Communities

LE Imm TF Letter

In the wake of the August 3rd El Paso mass shooting as well as the other acts of mass violence we continue to see around the United States, Sheriff John Idleburg, along with the Law Enforcement Immigration Task Force, wish to remind Lake County we are her...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Upper Des Plaines River Engineering Impact Analysis

In June 2018, the Lake County Stormwater Management Commission (SMC) entered into a contract with Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd. to study the Upper Des Plaines River Watershed (DPRW) within Wisconsin and the potential impacts in Wisconsin and Illi...

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Stormwater Management Commission News

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Posted on: July 25, 2019

Lake County's 2019-2024 Highway Improvement Program

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Lake County’s 2019-2024 Proposed Highway Improvement Program is now available. We invite you to review the plan to learn more about how the program is created, and to see which projects are currently funded in the next five years.

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Posted on: July 22, 2019

14th Street at Dugdale Street to Close for Roundabout Construction

The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) will be closing 14th Street at Dugdale Street beginning Monday, August 5 at 5 a.m. The closure will last approximately 90 days while the existing four-way stop intersection is converted to a roundabout. &...

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

How to Print Your Tax Bill Online

Do you need help printing your tax bill from our website?  Watch as Treasurer Kim demonstrates step-by-step how to print your tax bill.  Simply complete all the steps until your bill is visible, and press Ctrl + P to print!  &am...

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Treasurer's Office News
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Per the Chief County Assessor's Office

Per the Chief County Assessor's Office:

You can view tentative mail dates of the blue assessment notices using the link below:

https://www.lakecountyil.gov/527/Filing-Deadlines-and-Decision-Mailed-Dat

This website will be updated as information becomes avail...

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