If you’re starting your spring cleaning, think recycle first, trash last. The Solid Waste Agency of Lake County (SWALCO) offers many options to recycle your household chemicals, electronics, shoes, clothing and textiles. Read on...
Lake County Public Works semi-annual water hydrant flushing program has begun! Hydrant flushing will be performed daily, Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m., and will continue until all water mains throughout the system have been flushed. Read on...
Attention seniors! Receive assistance filling out the 2018 Senior Citizen Assessment Freeze Application at an upcoming outreach session. Additional Info...
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...
Understanding Your Property Tax Bill
Lake County property owners will soon get their property tax bills in the mail. The Lake County Treasurer collects and distributes taxes on behalf of 200+ taxing bodies in the county. In this video, Lake County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor explains how high property taxes are directly linked to the high number of taxing bodies and takes a closer look at how the Lake County Board is working to reduce the property tax burden through consolidation efforts. Watch Now
Your Property Tax Distribution
Check out our new online map to see how your individual property taxes are distributed (for any parcel) and how to contact those taxing bodies. Just type in your address, click on the magnifying glass, and click on the property you want to see information on.