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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

May 27 Message from the Mayor

View the newest video from Mayor Pandaleon. more >

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

The Compost/Recycling Center Re-Opens on May 30

Regular summer hours will resume. more >

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Recycling Education Campaign with Bart the Cart

Rethink Recycling in Lake Forest! more >

Thursday, March 19, 2020

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Keep Informed about COVID-19 Updates and City Information

Continuity of Services, Operations and Community Support. more >

Monday, March 16, 2020

City Operations Updates

During the City's temporary building closures, please check here for building permits, inspections, utility billing, Real Estate Transfer Tax, Vehicle Stickers, Birth and Death Certificates, Landscape Licenses and more non-emergency information. more >

News & Updates

The City of Lake Forest is closely monitoring the evolving COVID-19 pandemic.  Our priority is the health and safety of our residents, and we continue to work closely with local public health officials to stay informed on available resources and information.

For the most current status of the COVID-19 outbreak, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Coronavirus, and the Lake County Health Department COVID-19 Websites. 


 

Media Center

View updates provided by Mayor George Pandaleon regarding the City's COVID-19 response, and other City updates.

Latest Message:  Wednesday, May 27, 2020

For a full list of the Mayor's previous videos, visit our online Video Center or YouTube video channel.


 

Special E-News & Press Releases

Latest E-News Issues

  • May 29, 2020 E-News - Lake Forest Enters Phase 3 of the "Restore Illinois Plan" - restaurants, retailers and other businesses may now open with restrictions, COVID-19 Community Forum Info
  • May 27, 2020 E-News - A Message from the Mayor, COVID-19 Virtual Community Forum on June 2, Welcome New Aldermen, Lake Forest Coming Back Together, Metra News
  • May 22, 2020 E-News - Compost Center Re-Opening on May 30, Expanded Outdoor Dining Explored, COVID-19 Community Forum, Beach and Memorial Day Reminders 
  • May 20, 2020 E-News - A Message from the Mayor, Beach Opening on Saturday, May 23, Memorial Day Information
  • May 18, 2020 E-News - Tonight's City Council Meeting, Memorial Day Information
  • May 15, 2020 E-News - Beach Prep for Opening, City Draft Comprehensive Fiscal Plan, City Council Meeting next Monday
  • May 13, 2020 E-News - A Message from the Mayor, Beach Status, Coronavirus Testing Site in Waukegan, Property Tax Information
  • May 11, 2020 E-News - Damage at the Beach, Tennis Courts to Re-open Wednesday, Elawa Farm Virtual Garden Market
  • May 8, 2020 E-News - Emergency Rental Assistance, Re-Think Recycling, A Packard Parade at Lake Forest Place, Open Lands Virtual Fundraiser
  • May 6, 2020 E-News - A Message from the Mayor, Governor Pritzker's "Restore Illinois", New Recycling Campaign, Updated FAQs for Businesses and Operations
  • May 4, 2020 E-News - Tonight's City Council Meeting ("Change of the Guard"), Lake County COVID-19 Town Hall Meeting Announcement, Grants available for Small Business and Not-for-Profits 
  • May 1, 2020 E-News - Deerpath Golf Course Opens, Beach Update, May 4 City Council Meeting Info, CDC "Re-opening" Guidelines, May Administrative Hearing Postponed
  • April 30, 2020 E-News - Warm Weather Reminders for Safety, Stay at Home Order Modifications
  • April 29, 2020 E-News - A Message from the Mayor, Ward Meeting Cancellation Reminder, Classic Car Show Information
  • April 28, 2020 E-News - Census Reminder, Vehicle Sticker Updates
  • April 25, 2020 E-News - Deerpath Golf Course News, PPP Available for Small Businesses, Modified RETT Procedures
  • April 24, 2020 E-News - Local Business Grant Program Details and Application, Chamber Webinars for Small Businesses, Native Plant & Tree Sale
  • April 23, 2020 E-News - Governor Extends Stay at Home Order
  • April 22, 2020 E-News - A Message from the Mayor, Earth Day News
  • April 21, 2020 E-News - View City Meetings, Etiquette on Parks & Trails
  • April 20, 2020 E-News - Tonight's City Council Meeting, Arbor Day Trees
  • April 17, 2020 E-News - Governor's School Order, #wearehereforyouLF
  • April 16, 2020 E-News - Important Sanitation Info and Hospital Updates
  • April 15, 2020 E-News - A Message from the Mayor
  • April 14, 2020 E-News - Virtual City Council Meetings Coming Up
  • April 13, 2020 E-News - Thank You from Fire Chief, CDC Updates
  • April 11, 2020 E-News - Governor and Chamber Updates
  • April 10, 2020 E-News - Hospital Update, Census Reminder 
  • April 9, 2020 E-News - A Note from the Mayor, Vehicle Sticker Info
  • April 8, 2020 E-News - A Message from the Mayor, Temporary Closure of Lake Forest Beach, An Inspirational Video from the Chamber
  • April 7, 2020 E-News - Virtual City Council Success, Warm Weather Reminders, CDC Face Mask Recommendations
  • April 6, 2020 E-News - Tonight's City Council Meeting, A Note from the Hospital, Grocery Shopping Amid COVID-19 
  • April 4, 2020 E-News - Virtual City Council, Mayor Declares Local State of Emergency, Recommendations from the CDC
  • April 3, 2020 E-News - Virtual City Council, Avoiding Scams!, Helping First Responders  
  • April 2, 2020 E-News - Yesterday’s Mayor’s Message, Train Station Building Closure, Parks and Trails Information
  • April 1, 2020 E-News - A Message from the Mayor, Home Buying Update, How to help Lake Forest Hospital
  • March 31, 2020 E-News - Stay as Home Order extended Through April 30
  • March 30, 2020 E-News - Social Distancing,  How Can you Help?,  Interactive Lake County Map
  • March 28, 2020 E-News - Message From the Mayor, While at Home, Do’s and Don’ts When Leaving the House
  • March 27, 2020 E-News - Do’s and Don’ts of Social Distancing, Small Business and Non-Profit resources, Online City Services
  • March 26, 2020 E-News - Mayor’s Message: City-Wide Participation, Lake county Data Release, State and Local Resources
  • March 25, 2020 E-News - Lake County Data Release, Ward Meetings Postponed, Landscape Maintenance Essential Service
  • March 24, 2020 E-News - Great American Takeout!, Virtual Rec Center
  • March 23, 2020 E-News - A Message from the Mayor, Thanks from the Hospital, Beware of Scams!
  • March 21, 2020 E-News - Illinois Stay at Home Order, Parks and Trails Information, Police and Public Works reminders  
  • March 20, 2020 E-News - Shelter in Place Order, Police Department Public Notice, A Note from the Hospital
  • March 19, 2020 E-News - Message from Lake Forest Hospital
  • March 19, 2020 E-News - Alternate Metra Schedules Announced
  • March 18, 2020 E-News - Available City Services and Operations 
  • March 17, 2020 E-News - Update on City Services and Operations, Safety Reminders

 

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