IN THIS ISSUE: Memorial Day remembrances / Holiday trash collection / Holiday closures
Remember someone who
You can remember those who served by
sharing the stories of those who fought and died for our freedom.
Lake County is giving people the
chance to submit an Honor Post, consisting of a photo, written tribute and the
hometown location of a fallen hero at this website.
All Lake County offices will be closed in observance of Memorial
Day, Monday, May 31.
Trash, recycling collection
Garbage and recycling collection will be on a holiday schedule this week
due to Memorial Day, Monday, May 31.
Residents' refuse and recycling collection will be delayed by one day
later than usual through Saturday. Click here for more.
Village Hall closed
Village Hall will be closed on Monday, May 31 in observance of the
Memorial Day holiday. Normal business hours will resume Tuesday, June 1 from 8
a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Lake County Sheriff’s office
warns of scam
Lake County Sheriff’s Office is investigating several deceptive
practice/impersonating a peace officer cases, where an offender is calling Lake
County residents pretending to be a police officer. This is similar to a
previous scam where the offender was pretending to be a sergeant with the Lake
County Sheriff’s Office.
that time, the offender identified himself as ‘Sergeant Bennett’ and informed
the caller they had an active warrant for their arrest. The scammer provided
the victim with the victim’s name and address, making the victim feel that the
caller is a police officer.
new cases are similar, where the caller is claiming to be Sergeant Michael
Cope. The caller is ‘spoofing’ their caller identification number to make it
appear they are actually calling from inside the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.
scammer orders the victim to purchase gift cards and provide the gift card
numbers/pins to the scammer in order to satisfy the warrant. The scammer has
also asked victims for their social security numbers, banking information, and
other sensitive information.
types of scams are becoming more and more common, where scammers impersonate
members of a local law-enforcement or government agency to prey on their
Lake County Sheriff’s Office reminds the community that the government will
never call and order you to pay money in the form of gift cards. If you receive
an unsolicited call from anyone requesting money, you should be suspicious. If
a person claims to be a government agency, call that government agency first to
determine the validity of the call, before discussing anything.
of scams should contact their local law-enforcement agency.
The tax man cometh
The first installment of Lake County
property tax bills is due June 7. There are many ways to pay your bill,
including online and pay by phone. Click here to learn
about payment options.
To view your property tax bill and
payment history, and for helpful information about understanding your tax bill,
visit the Treasurer’s Office Property Tax web
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cited for financial reporting
The Village has received a Certificate of
Achievement in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers
Association of the United States and Canada. This recognition is the highest
honor for government accounting and financial reporting, and was awarded for
the Village's Fiscal
Year 2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).
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