CROWN POINT | Lake County could be on the receiving end of an $18 million tax windfall next year.
CROWN POINT | A group of political activists plans to hold a taxpayer rally later this month to protest the adoption of a local income tax.
CROWN POINT | A consolidated E-911 system won't be a toll free call for Lake County taxpayers.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council is prepared to cancel the taxpayer-subsidized health insurance benefits for 32 attorneys now working for county government.
CROWN POINT | The public will have to work its way around a construction zone limiting access to the Lake County Government Complex's administration building for several months.
Lake County's new study showing it is one of the most frugal county governments in the state looks good on paper, but remember, this is looking at what the study identifies as core services and doesn't discuss other important issues, like public transportation, that are not universal across …
CROWN POINT | Lake residents now enjoy one of the most frugal county governments in the state, according to a new study released Monday by the Board of Lake County Commissioners.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials are slated to release a study early Monday analyzing county government's spending patterns during the last five years.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council is borrowing, rather than taxing, its way to a balanced 2013 budget.
CROWN POINT | Lake County has avoided passing a local income tax over questions about its fairness.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Councilman Rick Niemeyer, R-Lowell, said he will resign as a member of the county government's fiscal body on Tuesday.
LOWELL | Two south Lake County Republicans may be candidates to fill an upcoming vacancy on the Lake County Council.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Council members announced they will vote Tuesday for an overhaul of county government's troubled health insurance plan.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials want to assure the public that county government can handle its debt — even though it already owes creditors more than $100 million and is about to borrow more.
CROWN POINT | Local government's financial affairs aren't on the rocks yet, but Lake County's elected officials can hear the roar of the breakers -- the circuit breakers.
CROWN POINT | The latest revision to a proposed E-911 interlocal agreement consolidating emergency services is more palatable to cities and towns, one member of the E-911 advisory committee said Thursday.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council is setting aside a $10.6 million budget for E-911 consolidations next year, Larry Blanchard, a county consultant, said this week.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council cut the budget for E-911 communications Tuesday in an admission that a merger of 18 police and fire department dispatch centers is unlikely to take place in 2013.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials are preparing to relaunch their emergency 911 consolidation drive this month with a less expensive vision of what a merged communications system would look like.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Coroner Thomas Philpot may have to confront fellow county government officials and former employees in his upcoming fraud trial.
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