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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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