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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Construction RFP for Strawberry Condos Drainage Improvements Project

Request for Proposals: Construction RFP Strawberry Condos Drainage Improvements Project

The Lake County Stormwater Management Commission (SMC) is accepting Request for Proposals (RFP) for Strawberry Condos Drainage Improvements Project. The purpose of this...

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

Public Hearing: Lake County Wetland Restoration and Preservation Plan

A public hearing on the draft Wetland Restoration and Preservation Plan will be held Wednesday, August 19, 2020, from 9 – 10 a.m., at the Lake County Government Center, 18 N. County Street, 10th floor Assembly Room, Waukegan, IL and interactivel...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Public Notice for Proposed Atkinson Road Mitigation Bank 2

SMC is seeking public comments on the proposed mitigation bank by August 27, 2020. The Public Notice, full bank prospectus and accompanying WDO variance request document can be viewed here.

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Posted on: July 13, 2020

Public Comment Period for Watershed Development Ordinance Amendments Open

The Stormwater Management Commission (SMC) opened a 60-day public comment period on Thursday, July 9, to collect feedback regarding 29 amendments, which are being proposed as additions to the Watershed Development Ordinance (WDO), a countywide ordinance t...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Lake County Government Facilities Updates

Lake County Government has been offering services for residents at its Waukegan and Libertyville campuses throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. As the state continues to move forward through the Restore Illinois plan, some Lake County offices have been increa...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Lake County Wetland Restoration and Preservation Plan Public Comment Period Open

The Stormwater Management Commission (SMC) opened a 60-day public comment period to collect comments on the draft Wetland Restoration and Preservation Plan for Lake County. This comment period has been extended due to the response to the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Stormwater Management Commission News
Posted on: June 19, 2020

New WOTUS Rule Effective June 22, 2020

To: Certified Wetland Specialists, Community Enforcement Officers, & Other Interested Parties:

The Navigable Waters Protection Rule (NWPR), which re-defines waters of the United States (WOTUS), becomes effective on June 22, 2020The ...

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Stormwater Management Commission News
Posted on: February 16, 2020

Four-Day Wetland Delineation Class Sept. 22-25, 2020

This four-day course is designed to provide students with hands-on experience in the field applying the methods and getting critiqued by the instructor and their peers. Taught by regional experts in plant identification, hydric soil recognition, and wetla...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Upper Des Plaines River Engineering Impact Analysis

In June 2018, the Lake County Stormwater Management Commission (SMC) entered into a contract with Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd. to study the Upper Des Plaines River Watershed (DPRW) within Wisconsin and the potential impacts in Wisconsin and Illi...

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