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Posted on: April 18, 2018

Lake County Board of Review Providing Commenting Period for 2018 Rules

The Lake County Board of Review will be accepting comments and/or suggestions regarding their Rules for the 2018 appeal season. All suggestions or comments for the Board's consideration should be submitted to the Board of Review by the end of business on&...

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Chief County Assessment News
Posted on: April 17, 2018

2018 Assessment Notices

The deadline to file an assessment appeal in Antioch Township is Monday, May 21. To find out when assessment notices will be mailed for your township please sign up for our E-News for custom notifications, check the Filing Deadlines web page, or follow us...

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Chief County Assessment News
Posted on: March 8, 2018

Examination for Position of Alternate Board of Review Member

The examination will be held at Kane County Government Center - Building A - Auditorium located at 719 South Batavia Avenue, Geneva, IL, 60134, at the hour of 10:30 a.m.

The examination and facilities will be handicapped accessible in compliance with state...

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Chief County Assessment News
Posted on: February 12, 2018

2018 Senior Citizen's Assessment Freeze Homestead Exemption

Also, new for 2018, the total household income qualification has been increased to $65,000 or less. Anyone who needs assistance completing their forms can attend one of our Outreach Sessions, visit their local Township Assessor's Office, or the Chief Coun...

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Senior Freeze Outreach Session Schedule Chief County Assessment News
Posted on: February 5, 2018

Property Tax Relief

There are homestead exemptions for Seniors, Veterans, and Disabled Persons, and a General Homestead Exemption that most owner occupied residences can receive. For eligibility requirements and forms please visit our Tax Relief page. 

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Chief County Assessment News
Posted on: December 21, 2017

2017 Natural Disaster Income Tax Credit

The Illinois Department of Revenue has approved an income tax credit for qualified real property that was damaged as a result of the flood event in July 2017. No other events can be considered for this. This credit can be obtained for up to $750, based up...

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Additional Info and Forms... Chief County Assessment News

Posted on: March 22, 2018

Recicle los letreros de campaña

Se aceptan letreros de papel y plástico. Favor de separar las partes metálicas del letrero antes de colocarlas en el contenedor appropiado. Los contenedores de recolección se encuentran en:

Waste Management Recycling and Sorting Facility

30869 N. Route 83

Gr...

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Info. adiciónal... County Clerk - Español

Posted on: March 22, 2018

Recycle Campaign Signs

Paper and plastic signs are accepted. Separate the metal parts from the sign before placing in the appropriate collection container.

Collection bins are located at:

Waste Management Recycling Sorting Facility

30869 N. Route 83

Grayslake, IL

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Additional Info... County Clerk News

Posted on: April 19, 2018

Recycle First, Trash Last

Electronics: Lake County residents can bring electronics free of charge to four locations across Lake County. View the complete list of locations, and view acceptable and unacceptable items.Household chemical waste:  Chemical waste in our landfil...

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County Homepage News
Posted on: April 16, 2018

Distracted Driver Traffic Safety Campaign

Expect to see increased traffic patrols and enforcement zones across Illinois as the Lake County Sheriff's Office is teaming up with the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police and IDOT for the April 16 - 30 Distracted Driver Safety Campaign.

Additional Info... County Homepage News
Posted on: April 2, 2018

Spring Hydrant Flushing is Underway

After hydrant flushing, you may notice a slight discoloration of the water. Residents are urged not to do laundry during periods of flushing in your area to avoid staining of clothing, which may occur due to the disturbance in the water main. This is not ...

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County Homepage News
Posted on: March 16, 2018

Senior Citizen Assessment Freeze Application Outreach Sessions

Attention seniors! Receive assistance filling out the 2018 Senior Citizen Assessment Freeze Application at an upcoming outreach session.

Additional Info... County Homepage News
Posted on: March 20, 2018

Major Track Project to Impact Metra's Milwaukee North Line

A major tie replacement project between Libertyville and Fox Lake will impact midday and weekend service on Metra’s Milwaukee District North Line during the month of April, including a shutdown of the line north of Lake Forest for three weekends.

Additional Info... County Homepage News

Posted on: April 19, 2018

NAMI Ending the Silence presentations May 10 and 17

Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day is May 10. To shed light on mental health conditions among youth, the Lake County System of Care for Families is hosting two free public events titled “Ending the Silence,” presented by ...

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Health Department News
Posted on: April 10, 2018

Harm reduction services now available in Lake County

Harm reduction services are now available in Lake County through the Need2Know Lake County program at the Health Department. Need2Know Lake County is partnering with Live4Lali and the Chicago Recovery Alliance in provision of some of these services.

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Health Department News
Posted on: March 15, 2018

Guard and Discard your prescription drugs

In Illinois, prescription pain medication overdose deaths doubled between 2013 and 2016. Together with the Illinois Department of Human Services, the Health Department’s Prevention Services reminds you to “Guard and Discard” ...

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Find a Drug Disposal Box... Health Department News
Posted on: March 15, 2018

Pet Vaccination and Microchip Clinics Offered

Animal Care and Control will hold four low-cost pet vaccination and microchip clinics on select Saturdays this spring:

All clinics are from 9 a.m. to noon and are open to ALL Lake County residents.

  • Pets are taken on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • All anim...
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Health Department News
Posted on: March 15, 2018

Join us for Rx for Health: Walking in Nature!

The simple act of walking, especially in nature, can improve your overall health, both physically and mentally. The Lake County Forest Preserves, the Lake County Health Department and NorthShore University Health System have teamed up to bring “...

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Learn more... Health Department News

Posted on: March 26, 2018

Summer Youth Employment Program 2018

Applications for the Summer Youth Employment Program 2018 were accepted in February.  Applicants were randomly selected by a computer program.  Selected applicants will be contacted for an intake.  Work opportunities for partici...

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Click here to see if your application was selected Job Center News
Posted on: July 28, 2017

Attention community service agencies!

Print and fill out a referral form with your customer.  Identify event at workshop times by visiting our calendar at www.lakecountyjobcenter.com.  A Job Center staff member will sign the form when the designated service has been complete...

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Additional Info... Job Center News

Posted on: February 1, 2018

Building Inspection Scheduling Now Online

In order to make inspection scheduling more convenient, building inspections can now be scheduled through the Online Inspection Request Form. Inspection requests must be made at least 24 hours in advance with the exception of footing/pre-pour inspection w...

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Planning, Building & Development News

Posted on: April 3, 2018

Important Information for Public Works Customers in Prairie Pointe

Lake County Public Works continues to take measures to reduce the iron in the water that is causing discolored (yellow) water for some customers in Prairie Pointe.

Additional Info... Public Works News
Posted on: March 26, 2018

2018 Spring Hydrant Flushing

Hydrant Flushing in Prairie Point

Lake County Public Works will conduct its semi-annual water hydrant flushing program beginning April 2, 2018, depending on weather conditions.

The process will be performed daily, Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., per the hydrant flus...

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Additional Info... Public Works News
Posted on: February 23, 2018

Water Tower Demolition

Lake County Public Works demolished the old Countryside Manor Water Tower. Built in the 1960s, it could hold up to 40,000 gallons of water. A new tower was recently built next to the old one and holds a capacity of 150,000 gallons of water. The water towe...

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Public Works News
Posted on: October 5, 2017

Attention! Change in Hours for Bill Payment at Lake County Public Works.

Beginning October 9, 2017, the hours of operation for receiving walk-in customer support at the Lake County Public Works bill payment counter will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This change is in conjunction with changes at the other public counters on the Libertyvi...

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Public Works News

Posted on: April 19, 2018

Fatal Volo Crash

On April 18, 2018, at 12:23 PM, Lake County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Route 120 at Ellis Drive in Volo for a traffic crash with injuries. When deputies arrived, they found off-duty paramedics administering CPR to one of the involved ...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: April 19, 2018

Four Corrections Officers Promoted to Sergeant

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Sheriff Mark C. Curran Jr. is pleased to announce the promotion of Corrections Officers Jennifer Buckingham, Kimberly Crittendon, Scott Miller, and Anthony Urbancic to the rank of Sergeant.

Sergeant Jennifer Buckingham began her career in the Corrections D...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: April 13, 2018

Sheriff Curran Announces Distracted Driver Traffic Safety Campaign

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Waukegan, IL Sheriff Mark Curran announced the Lake County Sheriff’s Office is teaming up with the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police and the Illinois Department of Transportation for the Distracted Driver traffic safe...

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Sheriff's Office News

Posted on: April 2, 2018

Lake County Announces $100 Million in Projects for 2018 Construction Program

LCDOT is gearing up for a busy road construction season. In 2018, Lake County will have nearly $100 million in road projects under construction. View the interactive construction map and click on a project to see information and important updates.

Construction Map Transportation News