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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Lake County Government Facilities Updates

Lake County will close the 508-space public and employee parking garage located at 18 N. County Street, Waukegan for four months beginning Monday, July 13. During the closure, the parking garage will undergo scheduled repairs.

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Small Businesses: Apply for Small Business Assistance Grant Program

Lake County small businesses can apply through July 20 for grants of up to $30,000 to help cover rent or mortgage payments, utility costs, and other expenses incurred due to COVID-19.

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Lake County Board Approves Agreement for Small Business Recovery Program | LGBTQ Flag Raised

The Lake County Board passed a resolution approving a professional services agreement with Lake County Partners to administer the Small Business Recovery Program and passed a resolution to display the LGBTQ Pride Flag in Lincoln Plaza.

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Tune in to Recording of COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall

Lake County held a live COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall on Tuesday, June 23. Hosted by Lake County Board Chair Sandy Hart, panelists discussed the current COVID-19 situation, funding and relief efforts for residents and businesses, plans to reopen schools, and...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Public Act Includes Significant Local Investments to Reduce Flooding and Traffic Congestion

Governor J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois General Assembly recently approved Public Act (PA) 101-0638, a capital infrastructure fund within the State's proposed 2021 fiscal year budget package.

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Summer Hydrant Flushing Has Begun

Lake County Public Works will conduct its semi-annual water hydrant flushing program beginning July 6, weather permitting.

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

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Lake County Liquor Commission Approves Temporary Outdoor Liquor Sales

In partnership with Sheriff Idleburg & per state direction the Lake County Liquor Commission approved Class A & E bar & restaurant license-holders in unincorporated areas to temporarily serve patrons outside on premises while adhering to State guidelines.

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Automatic Renewals for Senior Freeze, Disabled Persons and Disabled Veterans Homestead Exemptions

Residents who in 2019 applied for and received the Senior Citizen Freeze Homestead Exemption, Homestead Exemption for Persons with Disabilities, and Standard Homestead Exemption for Veterans With Disabilities will not be required to re-apply in 2020.

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

2020 Water Quality Reports Available

Lake County Public Works is committed to providing safe water throughout the County. As strong supporters of the Safe Drinking Water Act, Public Works releases annual water quality Consumer Confidence Reports (CCRs) for the 12 water systems they own and o...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Lake County Board and Committee Meetings to be Held Remotely

All Lake County Board and Committee Meetings are currently being held remotely via Zoom. Please visit our calendar section for details and agenda information. 

Many regularly scheduled meetings have been canceled, and meetings that are held will b...

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