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Posted on: January 3, 2019

Lake County Board of Review Seeks Qualified Professionals to Serve as Hearing Officers in 2019

What is the Board of Review?The mission of the Board of Review is to act as an unbiased intermediary between assessors and taxpayers. The Board undertakes an important role in striving for equitable and fair property assessments in Lake County through the...

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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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Posted on: December 26, 2018

Simultaneous Filer Lottery for April 2019 Election

Se realizo una lotería el 26 de diciembre del 2018, para determinar el orden en el que aparecerán los nombres de los candidatos quienes presentaron sus peticiones de candidatura simultáneamente durante la apertura del peri...

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County Clerk - Español
Posted on: December 27, 2018

Lista de candidatos para abril del 2019

Durante las elecciones de abril, los residentes elegirán a sus oficiales de gobierno local. La lista será actualizada en cuanto más información acerca de los candidatos esté disponible.

Vea la lista de candidatos de abril County Clerk - Español
Posted on: December 31, 2018

Lista de candidatos para las elecciones primarias de febrero del 2019

Por el momento, solamente las áreas 3, 7, y 8 participarán en las elecciones primarias. Estas elecciones no son para la participación de todo el condado. La lista de candidatos será actualizada en cuanto nueva información esté disponible.

Vea la lista de candidatos de febrero... County Clerk - Español
Posted on: January 10, 2019

Inscríbase para servir como juez electoral

Necesitamos trabajadores para procesar a los votantes en los sitios de votación para las elecciones del 2 de abril. Su recompensación monetaria es basada en su habilidad de completar exitosamente una clase de capacitación ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Sign up today to be an election judge

We need workers to process voters in your neighborhood Election Day voting site during the April 2nd election. Your pay is based on successfully completing a 3 hour in-person training class and your Election Day assignment.

Classes begin on January 22.

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Posted on: December 31, 2018

February Primary 2019 Candidate List

At this point in time, only City of Waukegan residents in wards 3, 7, and 8 will vote in this primary election. This is not a county-wide election. Candidate list will be updated as new information becomes available.

View February Candidate List... County Clerk News
Posted on: December 31, 2018

April 2019 Candidate List

In April's election, county residents will elect their local government officials. The list will be updated as new candidate information becomes available.

View April Candidate List... County Clerk News
Posted on: December 26, 2018

Simultaneous Filer Lottery for April 2019 Election

The lottery to determine ballot placement order for candidates who filed simultaneously at the beginning of the filing period was held December 26, 2018.  (There were no simultaneous filers for the end of the filing period)

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Become an Election Judge!

The Lake County Clerk’s Office is seeking election judges to process voters in their neighborhood Election Day voting site during the April 2 Consolidated Election! Classes begin Jan. 22.

Additional Info... County Homepage News
Posted on: January 18, 2019

Help Your Community. Volunteer

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” As we observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 21, help serve your community. There are many opportunities to volunteer with Lake County!

View volunteer opportunities... County Homepage News
Posted on: January 18, 2019

Check Your Home for Radon Gas Levels This Winter

Homeowners are urged to test radon levels in their homes and apartments during the winter months when indoor radon levels are at their highest.

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Posted on: December 27, 2018

New Illinois Laws for 2019

New Illinois Laws 2019

More than 250 new laws will go into effect on Jan. 1 in Illinois. This includes a new requirement for children to sit in a rear-facing car seat, background checks for ride operators, and expanded stalking laws to include messages via social media.&nbs...

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Ethylene Oxide Emissions in Lake County, Illinois

On November 21, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a web page to address recent concerns regarding ethylene oxide emissions from two facilities in Lake County, Illinois: Medline Industries in Waukegan, and Vantage Specialty Che...

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Health Department News
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: 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: January 14, 2019

Summer Youth Employment Program 2019

Applications for the Summer Youth Employment Program 2019 will be accepted in February and March.  Applicants will be randomly selected by a computer program.  Selected applicants will be contacted for an intake.  Work opportuni...

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Posted on: January 21, 2019

Sheriff Idleburg Receives ‘Drum Major Award’ at Waukegan Township Banquet

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The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce Sheriff John Idleburg was presented the ‘Drum Major Award’ at the Waukegan Township’s 17th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dreamers’ Banquet....

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 20, 2019

LCSO Participating in Illinois Sheriffs’ Association College Scholarship Program

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The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association announces that it will be awarding over $50,000 in college scholarships throughout the State of Illinois to students wishing to pursue higher education during the 2019-2020 academic year. The scholarships are t...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 19, 2019

Warrants Team Apprehends Man Wanted in Connection with 2016 North Chicago Shooting

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On January 17, 2019, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Team in conjunction with the U.S. Marshals Service – Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (USMS-GLRFTF), apprehended Torrey L. Tyler, 26, of the 1200 block of Victoria ...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Wanted Ingleside Sexual Offender

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The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information leading to the whereabouts of a wanted sexual offender.

In November of 2018, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office became aware of an incident where a previously convicted sexual offend...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 11, 2019

Sheriff Idleburg Appoints Lawrence Oliver as Undersheriff

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Sheriff John Idleburg is pleased to announce the appointment of Lawrence ‘Larry’ E. Oliver to the position of Undersheriff.  Larry’s appointment is effective Wednesday, January 16, 2019.

Larry served at the Lake Count...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 10, 2019

Ingleside Man Wanted for Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse Apprehended in Wisconsin

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On January 9, 2019, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Team in conjunction with the U.S. Marshals Service-Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (USMS-GLRFTF) apprehended Steven M. Klubertanz, 39, of the 35500 block of North Sunnyside A...

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

*Update: December 'Swatting Incident' - Arrest Warrant Issued*

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Following a thorough investigation, Sheriff’s Deputies determined Keesha S. Ingram, 41, of the 7600 block of South Prairie Avenue, Chicago, was responsible for making the ‘swatting call.’  

The investigation revealed ...

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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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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Which Roads Does LCDOT Plow?

LCDOT plows Lake County highways, the ones marked with the five-sided blue and gold route markers such as Butterfield Rd, Washington St, and Buffalo Grove Rd. We do NOT plow state routes like IL 120 or IL 60. State routes are maintained by IDOT.

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

View Camera Images from Major Intersections

Did you know that you can look in on the road conditions from your computer or mobile device before you hit the roads? You have access to the PASSAGE cameras which means you can look at real-time snapshots from major intersections. Go to LakeCountyPASSAGE...

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