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Posted on: December 2, 2022

Welcome to Our Newly Countywide Elected Officials

Sheriff John D. Idleburg was sworn-in for his second term as the Sheriff of Lake County. Deputy Chief Judge Daniel B. Shanes administered the oath of office at a ceremony in the Lake County Boardroom. After the event, Sheriff Idleburg said, “I a...

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Posted on: November 30, 2022

Treasurer's Office Is Offering Property Tax Prepayment

Beginning Dec. 1 through Dec. 22, the Lake County Treasurer’s Office will be accepting prepayments for tax year 2022 (payable in calendar year 2023).

“Lake County residents want more flexibility in their payment options, and this would ...

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

Qualified Candidates Sought for Two Local Government Boards

Are you interested in participating in local government? There are openings on the Lake County Housing and Community Development Commission and the Lake County Zoning Board of Appeals.

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Metra Board Director Norm Carlson to Retire; Qualified Candidates Sought for Replacement

Norm Carlson, Lake County's appointed member on the Metra Board of Directors, has announced his retirement effective Dec. 15, 2022. Candidates are sought to fill the Metra Board of Directors seat. Residents of Lake County are encouraged to apply.

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Posted on: November 2, 2022

Storm Sewer Improvement Completion Celebration in Lake Forest

The Lake County Stormwater Management Commission and City of Lake Forest came together to celebrate the completion of the Burr Oak Area Storm Sewer Improvement Project.

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Posted on: November 1, 2022

New Lake County Board District Map

On December 5, 2022, the new Lake County Board District Map goes into effect after the County Board is sworn in. Though the reapportionment doesn't go into effect until then, ballots for the November election reflect the new County Board district boundari...

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