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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: 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: October 10, 2018

Guía de información para el votante

Las guías serán entregadas en su periódico local el 18 de octubre. Próximamente, copias impresas estarán disponibles en su biblioteca, oficinas de los distritos de parques, y en las oficinas/centros municipales.

Guía de información para el votante en línea County Clerk - Español
Posted on: October 10, 2018

De una vista previa a su boleta

Los votantes registrados pueden dar una vista previa al espécimen de su boleta correspondiente ingresando a la página web Poder del Votante. El espécimen de boleta puede ser impreso, marcado en casa y llevado consigo a la cabina electoral para emplearse c...

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Ingresar a Poder del Votante County Clerk - Español
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 del 2018.

Cualquier vot...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Página web Poder de la Prensa para los medios de comunicación

Visite a LakePressPower.info, la página web que ofrece la Secretaria del Condado a los medios de comunicación. Dicha página ofrece datos electorales del Condado de Lake mediante enlaces útiles y una función que genera reportes personalizados al instante.&...

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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

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Voter Information Guide

Guides will be delivered in your local paper on October 18. Printed copies will also be available soon at your library, park district, municipal office, or township center.

View the online Voter Information Guide County Clerk News
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Preview your ballot

Registered voters may preview their personalized sample ballot after logging onto Voter Power. The ballot can be printed at home and then taken into the voting booth for reference.

Voter Power log on County Clerk News
Posted on: August 7, 2018

From your mailbox to the ballot box - vote by mail

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. Although any registered voter can vote by mail, this is an ideal voting...

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Link to application County Clerk News
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Press and media web page

This web page, designed for the press and media, offers statistical data and on-demand report functions.

Helpful links include:

  • Candidate List (PDF)
  • Referenda List (PDF)
  • Early Voting Site Locator 
  • Election Day Voting Site Locator
  • Election Results (with...
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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

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Advisory Property Tax Referendum to Appear on November Ballot

The Lake County Board approved placing this advisory (or not-binding) referendum on the ballot (by an 11 to 6 vote) earlier this year in response to reports that the State Legislature was considering enacting a statewide property tax to pay for obligation...

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County Homepage News
Posted on: October 9, 2018

Lake County Jail Visitor Entrance Relocated

Due to the ongoing renovations at the Lake County Jail, the public entrance is being moved to the Community Based Corrections Center, 15 South Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Waukegan. The previous entrance at 20 South County Street is no longer in service.

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Posted on: September 25, 2018

Proposed 2019 Budget Keeps $3.4 Million in Taxpayers’ Pockets

In an effort to provide some relief to taxpayers, the County Board directed that the budget be developed keeping the County’s property tax levy flat (or not taking the allowable levy growth based on the Consumer Price Index). This keeps $3.4 mil...

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County Homepage News
Posted on: October 5, 2018

November 6, 2018 Election News

Skip the lines on Election Day by voting early or voting by mail! Learn more about the November election, including registration information, how to preview your ballot, and more.

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Crisis Outreach and Support Team to Combat Mental Illness

The Lake County Sheriff's Office is piloting a new program with the Lake County Health Department called the Crisis Outreach and Support Team to support residents with mental or behavioral health illness who interact with law enforcement.

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Fall Hydrant Flushing Underway

Lake County Public Works has begun its semi-annual water hydrant flushing program. After hydrant flushing, customers may notice a slight discoloration of the water. This is not harmful and will dissipate after a short time.

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Save the Date! Lake County GIS Day, Nov. 14

Connect with Lake County's GIS professionals! See how Lake County government is leveraging the latest GIS technology to be more transparent, efficient, and save money at Lake County GIS Day from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Greenbelt Cultural Center.

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

West Nile Virus in Lake County

This year, there have been 8 confirmed human West Nile Virus cases in Lake County. 

Nuisance mosquito populations were particularly high during the last two weeks of September due to heavy rains earlier in the month and above-average temperatures....

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Health Department News
Posted on: October 8, 2018

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in women, second only to lung cancer. Breast cancer can occur in both men and women. Women ages 55 and older and those with a family history of breast cancer are at a higher risk for developing bre...

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Posted on: October 4, 2018

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training November 15

The Lake County Health Department will host a full-day Youth Mental Health First Aid workshop on November 15.

Youth Mental Health First Aid provides individuals with the knowledge and skills to identify and support adolescents (12-18 yrs. old) that are at ...

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Health Department News
Posted on: October 8, 2018

Bats Test Positive for Rabies in Lake County

Two bats recently submitted for rabies testing by Lake County Animal Care and Control have tested positive for rabies:

  • The first bat was collected in Libertyville on August 23.
  • The second bat was collected in Gurnee on September 21.

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Posted on: October 8, 2018

Protect Yourself and Fight Flu

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 80,000 Americans died of influenza and its complications last flu season — the disease’s highest death toll in at least four decades. The flu vaccine is the best way to prevent flu ...

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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

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: October 9, 2018

Spotlight on Manufacturing: Employer Panel

Learn about the dynamic and growing field of manufacturing from our panel of four Lake County employers: Lilipi, Procter & Gamble, Siemens and Sysmex.  Bring your questions to this event!  Reserve a seat to receive a parking permit.&...

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Additional Info... Job Center News
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 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: September 6, 2018

2018 Fall Hydrant Flushing

Hydrant Flushing in Prairie Point

Lake County Public Works will conduct its semi-annual water hydrant flushing program beginning September 17, 2018, depending on weather conditions.

The process will be performed daily, Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., per the hydrant...

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Lake County Jail Introduces Tablet System for Inmate Use

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The Lake County Board has recently approved the Lake County Sheriff’s Office's two-year contract with Securus, a US Prison Technology Company, which will introduce tablets to the Lake County jail in early 2019 and eliminate funding fees for phon...

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

Serious Lake Villa Township Traffic Crash

On October 13, 2018, at approximately 1:15AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the 39200 block of Route 45, Lake Villa Township, for a traffic crash with injuries.  Deputies arrived and located a 2003 Dodge Caravan with...

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

Deerfield Man Arrested for Indecent Solicitation of Young Teen

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On October 12, 2018, a Deerfield man was arrested for Indecent Solicitation of a Child.

Jeffrey R. Weiss, 59, of the 300 block of South Waukegan Road, Deerfield, communicated with who he believed was a 14-year-old boy on an electronic social networking app...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 12, 2018

Sheriff Curran Announces Participation in DEA Drug Take Back On October 27, 2018

Drug Take Back Program - 10-27-18

Sheriff Mark Curran is encouraging the public to participate in the DEA Drug Take Back on Saturday, October 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Twice each year, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office partners with DEA on the national ‘Drug Take Back&...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 9, 2018

Jail Visitor Entrance Relocated

Effective today, due to the ongoing renovations at the Lake County Jail, the public entrance is being moved to the lobby of the Community Based Corrections Center (CBCC), 15 South Martin Luther King Jr. Ave, Waukegan.  The previous entrance at 20...

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

Collaborative Lake County Warrant Sweep Results in 22 Arrests

On October 3, 2018, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Team in collaboration with the Lake County Sheriff’s Gang Task Force, Lake County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Section, Lake County Sheriff’s Office...

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

Algonquin Man Arrested For Indecent Solicitation of Young Teen

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On October 4, 2018, an Algonquin man was arrested for Indecent Solicitation of a Child.

Thomas C. Casey, 23, of the 1900 block of Cloverdale Lane, Algonquin, communicated with who he believed was a 14-year-old boy on an electronic social networking applica...

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

Man Charged with Disorderly Conduct Following Neighbor Dispute, Pointing a Shotgun at Deputies

On October 2, 2018, at approximately 3:30AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a residence in the 36900 block of North Terry Drive East, Lake Villa Township, for a loud noise complaint.  

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 24, 2018

Lake County Sheriff's Weekly Judicial Sales Now Held at County Building, Room 110

Waukegan, IL - Effective September 25, 2018, foreclosure sales will be held in the original County Courthouse, one block north of the Lake County Sheriff's Office in Room 110.

This change will only affect the location of the sales. All ot...

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

Inmates on Modified Lockdown During Jail Elevator Renovation

In an effort to be transparent and inform the public about operational changes in the Jail, Lake County announces that the Jail is on a “Modified Lockdown” for the next several months until the completion of the Jail Elevator Moderniza...

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

Sheriff's Office Kicks Off Veteran's Coat Drive with Local Law Enforcement

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The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with the Veteran’s Assistance Commission, several local law enforcement agencies and many local high schools to collect coats and outerwear for the Lake County Law Enforcement Veteran's Co...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

Buffalo Grove Road Patching Week of Oct. 15

LCDOT will be patching Buffalo Grove Road, just north of Lake Cook Road the week of Oct.15. We anticipate this operation will take 2-3 days to complete, depending on weather. This work will require temporary lane closures on one lane of roadway at a time.

Transportation News
Posted on: October 4, 2018

Rollins Road to Close for Culvert Replacement

Lake County, IL - The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) will be closing Rollins Road, from Fairfield Road to Wilson Road to through traffic starting Monday, Oct. 15 at 6 a.m. and will reopen by late afternoon on Monday, Oct. 29. The closure i...

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Transportation News
Posted on: October 4, 2018

Kenosha Road to Close for Culvert Replacement

Zion, IL - The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) will be closing Kenosha Road, from 21st Street to IL 173 to through traffic starting Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 2 a.m. and is expected to reopen by mid-November. The closure is necessary for a culve...

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