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Posted on: February 12, 2018

2018 Senior Citizen's Assessment Freeze Homestead Exemption

Also, new for 2018, the total household income qualification has been increased to $65,000 or less. Anyone who needs assistance completing their forms can attend one of our Outreach Sessions, or visit their local Township Assessor's Office, or the Chief C...

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Senior Freeze Outreach Session Schedule 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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Additional Info and Forms... Chief County Assessment News

Posted on: February 9, 2018

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Community Development News

Posted on: December 20, 2017

VOTE POR CORREO - Disponible hasta el 15 de marzo

Los votantes registrados del Condado de Lake actualmente pueden solicitar una boleta de votación por correo para las elecciones primarias del 20 de marzo del 2018.

Feb. 8

Primer día que la Secretaria del Condado de Lake enviará boletas de votación por corre...

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Solicitud de boleta County Clerk - Español
Posted on: December 5, 2017

Referendos de la boleta de marzo del 2018

Usted puede ver cualquiera de los referendos presentados ante la oficina de la Secretaria para publicación en la boleta de marzo del 2018.

Presentaciones más recientes de referendos... County Clerk - Español
Posted on: November 28, 2017

Lista de candidatos para las elecciones primarias de marzo del 2018

Vea la lista de las personas que han presentado sus peticiones de candidatura para las elecciones de marzo del Condado de Lake. Esta lista será actualizada conforme se presenten más peticiones de candidatura.

Lista de candidatos... County Clerk - Español

Posted on: December 20, 2017

VOTE BY MAIL - until March 15

Registered Lake County voters can now complete an application to request a ballot by mail for the March 20, 2018 primary election.Feb 8First day Lake County Clerk can mail ballots to votersMar. 15Last day to request a ballot by mailMar. 20Voted ballots mu...

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Ballot application... County Clerk News
Posted on: December 5, 2017

Referenda on March 2018 Ballot

You can view any of the referenda filed with the clerk's office for the March 2018 ballot.

Latest filings... County Clerk News
Posted on: November 28, 2017

Candidate List for March 2018 Primary Election

A list of those who have already filed as candidates for Lake County's March election. The list will be updated as other candidates file.

Candidate List... County Clerk News

Posted on: February 21, 2018

Ballots Ready for March 20 Primary Election

Ballots for the March 20 Primary Election are ready for those choosing to vote early at the Clerk’s office or by mail! Ballot printing was delayed throughout Illinois because the courts were reviewing an objection appeal by a candidate.

County Homepage News
Posted on: February 19, 2018

Paratransit Market Study for the Lake County Region

A Paratransit Market Study is underway in Lake County to evaluate transportation options for seniors, people with disabilities, and the general public. If you weren't able to attend one of the recent community meetings, provide your feedback online.

Provide feedback... County Homepage News
Posted on: February 19, 2018

Yum! Lake County Restaurant Week Returns

Get ready for 10 days to savor as Lake County Restaurant Week returns March 2 to 11. Featuring nearly 60 restaurants, this is the perfect opportunity to explore the delicious flavors of Lake County.

Additional Info... County Homepage News
Posted on: February 6, 2018

Apply to Join Summer Youth Employment Program

Applications for the 2018 Lake County Summer Youth Employment Program are now being accepted. The program, funded by the Lake County Board, will provide meaningful work experiences for approximately 215 youth.

Additional Info... County Homepage News
Posted on: January 30, 2018

Senior Citizen Tax Deferral Program

Senior citizens may defer part or all of their property taxes on their personal residence if they qualify for the Senior Citizen Tax Deferral program. All applications must be submitted by March 1.

Additional Info... County Homepage News
Posted on: December 19, 2017

New Laws for 2018

Organ donor registry age lowered: This allows driver's license or identification card applicants who are 16 years old or older (rather than 18) the opportunity to be included in the First Person Consent organ and tissue donor registry.Hate crime protectio...

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County Homepage News

Posted on: February 14, 2018

Attend a Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

The Lake County Health Department is offering two Youth Mental Health First Aid training dates at their Waukegan location (3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan) on March 8 and 15

Adults working with youth in a variety of settings such as schools, medical facilities...

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Learn more Health Department News
Posted on: December 8, 2017

It's Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Shot!

Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness. Serious outcomes of flu infection can result in hospitalization or death. Some people, such as older people, young children, and people w...

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Learn more about influenza in Lake County Health Department News
Posted on: February 14, 2018

February is School Based Health Center Month

February is School Based Health Center Month! The Lake County Health Department is proud to offer health services to students and faculty of the Round Lake Area school district at the Student Health and Wellness Center, located in Round Lake High School.

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Visit the Student Health & Wellness Center Website Health Department News
Posted on: February 14, 2018

February is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month!

According to the American Heart Association, 2,300 Americans die of cardiovascular disease each day, an average of 1 death every 38 seconds. In Lake County, cardiovascular diseases are responsible for 25 percent of deaths....

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Find a health center near you Health Department News

Posted on: February 1, 2018

Summer Youth Employment Program 2018

It is time, once again, for the Lake County Summer Youth Employment Program! This popular program, funded by the Lake County Board, will provide meaningful work experiences for approximately 215 youth this summer.

Applications for the summer program will b...

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apply now Job Center News
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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Additional Info... Job Center News

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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Planning, Building & Development News

Posted on: October 5, 2017

Attention! Change in Hours for Bill Payment at Lake County Public Works.

Beginning October 9, 2017, the hours of operation for receiving walk-in customer support at the Lake County Public Works bill payment counter will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This change is in conjunction with changes at the other public counters on the Libertyvi...

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Public Works News

Posted on: February 21, 2018

Sheriff’s Deputies Utilize Crisis Intervention Skills to De-Escalate Armed Situation

On February 21, 2018, at approximately 10:20AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 23100 block of West Lake Shore Drive, Antioch Township, for a report of an ‘unwanted subject.’  Whe...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: February 21, 2018

Innovative Justice Reform Program Seeing Promising Results

In February of 2016, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office joined the Safety and Justice Challenge to test innovative criminal justice reforms.  Lake County was chosen to receive a grant from the Safety and Justice Challenge, supported by th...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: February 20, 2018

Fatal Fremont Township Crash

On February 20, 2018, at approximately 12:40AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to North Fairfield Road north of Route 176, Fremont Township, for a traffic crash with injuries.  When sheriff’s deputies arrived they fo...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: February 19, 2018

If you See Something, Say Something!

Sheriff Mark Curran urges the community, ‘If You See Something, Say Something!’  Tips and information from the community often aid law enforcement in identifying potential threats, problems, concerns, or issues.  Memb...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 22, 2018

Sheriff Curran Invites Residents to Participate in Citizen Police Academy

2018 Sheriffs Citizen Police Academy

Lake County Sheriff Mark C. Curran, Jr. is inviting residents to participate in the Sheriff’s upcoming Citizen Police Academy. The Citizen Police Academy course begins March 8, 2018, and runs through May 17, 2018. The opportunity to see first-ha...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 19, 2018

Lake County Sheriff Announces Illinois Sheriff's Association Scholarship

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Sheriff Mark Curran announced the Illinois Sheriff's Association will be awarding a $500 college scholarship to a Lake County, Illinois student seeking to pursue higher education during the 2018-2019 academic year. Scholarship funds are to be applied to t...

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Sheriff's Office News

Posted on: February 8, 2018

Current opening--Summer 2018 GIS Internship

Applications for a Summer 2018 GIS Internship are now being accepted. Becoming a GIS Intern with the Lake County Stormwater Management Commission would allow you to be involved with maintaining and enhancing an existing drain tile GIS, SMC Project databas...

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Stormwater Management Commission News

Posted on: February 19, 2018

New Online System for Oversize/Overweight Truck Permits

Lake County Division of Transportation is partnering with Oxcart Permit Systems to issue oversize/overweight truck permits. According to the Illinois Vehicle Code, truck permits are required for all overweight and over-dimensioned truck trips and issued b...

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Permits Transportation News
Posted on: February 14, 2018

Lake County PASSAGE

Lake County PASSAGE is your go-to resource for local road conditions. View a map of current conditions, turn on camera images to see pictures from intersections, get alerts, and KNOW BEFORE YOU GO!

Additional Info... Transportation News
Posted on: February 14, 2018

Snow and Ice Removal Operations

When winter weather strikes, LCDOT snow and ice removal operations help keep county highways safe for the traveling public. Learn more about our operations, find out which roads we plow, and get safety tips.

Additional Info... Transportation News