Finance & Accounting

The Public Works Finance & Accounting Division is responsible for providing fiscal oversight and management of the following functions:

  • Water and sewer billing
  • Wholesale contract management and reporting
  • Annual budget preparation and financial reporting
  • Accounts receivable and payable
  • Procurement
  • Financial record management
  • Debt service management and reporting
  • Capital budgeting and finance
Email: PWFinancedivision@lakecountyil.gov

Annual Financial Statements



As Lake County's sole Enterprise Fund, the Public Works Department has an independent audit completed annually and publishes the statements. This audit is prepared in conformance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and in accordance to government standards issued by the Comptroller General of the United States.

Take a look at the current and previous year's Financial Statements.

​Budgets



The Public Works Department's budget is governed in accordance with the Lake County Board's Adopted Budget Policies and Procedures. It is submitted and adopted as the County's sole Enterprise Fund, within Lake County government's overall agency fiscal year and budget development process. The department is responsible for annually developing the budget for its operations & administration, capital construction, and any Special Service Area (SSA's). The fiscal budget year runs December through November.

  • 2017



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