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Posted on: March 31, 2016

Are You Receiving All of the Property Tax Relief You Are Entitled To?

There are many homestead exemptions available to help homeowners save money on their property tax bills.

Find out more here...

Posted on: September 29, 2016

De una vista previa a su boleta de noviembre

Official Ballot

Usted puede dar una vista previa a su boleta personalizada después de ingresar a y confirmar su registro de votante. La boleta puede ser impresa, marcada, y llevada consigo a la cabina de votación como referencia.

De una vista previa a su boleta de noviembre
Posted on: August 2, 2016

Vote desde la comodidad de su sofá

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Las boletas de votación por correo estarán disponibles a partir del 29 de septiembre y hasta el 3 de noviembre. Para recibir una solicitud de boleta, llame al 847-377-2410 o haga clic en el enlace a continuación.

Información acerca de la votación por correo
Posted on: March 31, 2016

Poder del Votante - Su información electoral personalizada


Revise los nombres de los candidatos, examine los referendos, e imprima su bolete de muestra.

Someta una solicitud de boleta para cada una de las elecciones.

Localice un sitio conveniente de votación temprana y su sitio asignado para votar en del ...Continúe leyendo...

Enlace a la página de Poder del Votante

Posted on: September 29, 2016

Preview your November Ballot

Official Ballot

You can preview your personalized ballot after logging onto and confirming your registration. The ballot can be printed, marked, and taken into the voting booth as a reference.

Preview your ballot
Posted on: July 29, 2016

Couch Potato Voting

Couch potato voting

Voting by mail ballots are available from 9/29 to 11/3. To receive your ballot application, call 847.377.2410 or click on the link below.

Voting by Mail information
Posted on: March 24, 2016

Voter Power - Your personal election information

LakeVoterPower landing page

Review candidate names, read the referendum, and print your sample ballot.

Submit a ballot application for each election.

Find a convenient early and assigned Election Day voting sites, along with driving directions, maps and photos.

...Read on...

Link to Voter Power

Posted on: September 29, 2016

Win Four Guest Passes to the Lost Paradise Indoor Waterpark at KeyLime Cove!

Lake County is home to several fun and exciting attractions, which include KeyLime Cove Indoor Waterpark Resort. You could win FOUR guest passes to the Lost Paradise Indoor Waterpark at KeyLime Cove if you tell us your favorite thing about biking in Lake ...Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2016

Unincorporated Residents Eligible for Flood Insurance Premium Discounts

Residents in unincorporated Lake County may be able to save up to 20 percent on their flood insurance policies. Lake County is recertified each year through FEMA based on our floodplain and building code regulations and community information and education...Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2016

Transportation “Lockbox” Constitutional Amendment to Appear on November Ballot

When voters go to the polls in November, they will see a proposed amendment to the Illinois State Constitution on the ballot. The amendment will ask voters if all revenues from various transportation-related taxes and fees should only be spent on transpor...Read on...

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Posted on: September 27, 2016

Leaders Join Walgreens to Fight Prescription Drug Abuse

Local leaders recently joined Walgreens to unveil one of three safe medication disposal kiosks in Lake County. The new medication disposal kiosks will allow individuals to safely and conveniently dispose of their unwanted, unused or expired prescriptions,...Read on...

Watch this Video to Learn More
Posted on: September 16, 2016

Public Works Has Begun Fall Hydrant Flushing

Lake County Public Works has begun fall hydrant flushing. Public Works customers may notice a slight discoloration of the water after flushing. This is not harmful and will dissipate after a short time. It is recommended that you do not do laundry on the ...Read on...

View the hydrant flushing schedule
Posted on: September 16, 2016

Be The One To Play a Role in Suicide Prevention

Every year, suicide claims the lives of 40,000 people and another 500,000 people attempt it. September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and the National Council is joining with the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to expand its #BeThe1To campaign...Read on...

Posted on: September 22, 2016

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

During October, the Job Center will feature guest speakers who will discuss job accommodations, finances and fair housing.

Additional Info...
Posted on: September 13, 2016

Fall guest speaker series at the Job Center

The Job Center is hosting 3 guest speakers this Fall on topics including: finances, networking and the employer perspective.

Additional Info...
Posted on: January 29, 2016

Read our latest Success newsletter!

Learn how job seekers, trainees and businesses made the employment connection!

Success 2016 v.1 (PDF)
Posted on: January 29, 2016

High Priority Occupation List

Individual training grants issued to qualified job seekers through the Lake County Workforce Development Dept. must be a program that leads to a high priority occupation.

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Posted on: March 1, 2016

Information about unemployment insurance

The Illinois Department of Employment Security handles unemployment claims electronically. Call 800-244-5631 with unemployment questions. Call 800-244-5631 with unemployment questions or visit the IDES website. Job seekers can access employment and trai...Read on...

Additional Info...

Posted on: February 17, 2016

The Lake County Code of Ordinances is Now Available to the Public

Lake County has worked with each department and elected office to compile and codify all County Codes and Ordinances. Please contact the Planning, Building, and Development Department at 847.377.2600 with any questions.

The Lake County Code is searcha...Read on...

Complete Lake County Code

Posted on: September 1, 2016

2016 Fall Hydrant Flushing

Lake County Public Works will conduct its semi-annual water hydrant flushing program beginning September 19, 2016, depending on weather conditions.
The process will be performed daily, Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. and will conti...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: April 4, 2016

Lead and Your Water Supply

Lead in drinking water has been an increasingly important topic especially with the recent situation in Flint, Michigan.

Lead Frequently Asked Questions
Posted on: February 25, 2016

What's My Water Quality?

The water crisis in Flint, Michigan has people thinking more about what comes out of their tap. Lake County Public Works provides water to customers across Lake County. To learn more about what we are doing to protect your local drinking water quality and...Read on...

Lake County Water Treatment Program
Posted on: June 16, 2016

2016 Water Quality Reports

The 2016 Water Quality Reports for Lake County Public Works water systems are now available. Paper copies of the Water Reports are available, please call us at 847/377-7500 to request one.

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Posted on: September 25, 2016

Man Stabbed at Bar

On September 24, 2016, at approximately 1:38 AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital located in Grayslake, for a report of a stabbing.

Sheriff’s Deputies arrived and learned from Grayslake Police the ...Read on...

Posted on: September 25, 2016

Fatal Wadsworth Traffic Crash

On September 25, 2016, at approximately 1:56 AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Green Bay Road and Taylor Lane, Wadsworth, Illinois, for a traffic crash with serious injuries.

Preliminary investigation shows a 2004 Nissan Altima, driven by...Read on...

Posted on: September 25, 2016

Juveniles Overdose on Xanax

On September 24, 2016, at approximately 12:17 AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the 200 block of Stonehenge Ln, Tower Lakes, for a report of a 16-year-old female not conscious or breathing.

Sheriff’s Deputies arrived and discovered ...Read on...

Posted on: September 25, 2016

Bomb Threat Directed at Country Meadows and Woodlawn Elementary Schools

On September 24, 2016, at approximately 2:19 AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to Country Meadows (6360 Gilmer Rd) and Woodlawn Elementary School (6362 Gilmer Rd) Long Grove, for a report of a bomb threat.

The caller stated he wanted t...Read on...

Posted on: September 20, 2016

Lake County #DropItAndDrive Education/Enforcement Campaign Results

On July 26, 2016, Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran, Undersheriff Ray Rose, Circuit Clerk Keith Brin, and Aaron S. Epstein, MD, Northwestern Medicine, held a press conference to discuss the ‘100 deadliest days’ of driving. They were joined by the Lake Coun...Read on...

Posted on: August 22, 2016

Lake County Sheriff’s Office Reserve Deputy Recruitment


The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for Lake County Sheriff’s Reserve Deputies. The Reserve Deputy Unit is comprised of members who give back to Lake County, through community service in the area of law enforcement. The ...Read on...

Join the Reserve Deputies today!

Posted on: September 27, 2016

2017 WMB Request for Proposals

Project funding applications are due by 4:00 p.m. on October 7, 2016.

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

Nominations Now Open for Annual Stormwater Awards

The Awards Program recognizes individuals, communities, groups and others whose efforts reflect SMC’s core mission of flood damage reduction, water quality improvement, natural resource protection and enhancement. Nominations due October 1, 2016.

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Posted on: September 6, 2016

Public Meeting for Ela Road and Long Grove Road, Sept. 21

LCDOT is studying possible intersection improvements at Ela Road and Long Grove Road in Barrington and Deer Park. Please join us for the 2nd Public Information Meeting on Sept. 21 to learn more and to provide feedback.

Meeting Information
Posted on: August 18, 2016

Lake County PASSAGE Survey

Lake County PASSAGE puts local traffic information at your fingertips! View a map current road conditions, get congestion information and view camera images at major intersections. Please provide your feedback:

Take Survey
Posted on: March 29, 2016

Lake County Announces 2016 Construction Program

While about $73 million of that is carried over from projects that were started last year, there will be about $38 million in new projects. The plan includes 22 projects, 14 of which contain non-motorized travel improvements, such as sidewalk connections,...Read on...

View 2016 Program
Posted on: January 4, 2016

Ela and Long Grove Road Intersection Study

LCDOT hosted a public information meeting on Thursday, November 12 at the Village Church of Barrington to present the study schedule, planning process, and stakeholder involvement opportunities for a potential intersection improvement.

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