Recent News About The Office of Lake County Treasurer
Lake County Treasurer Holly Kim called a recently missed bond payment by the county an “honest mistake,” explaining that the mishap had no connection to a former county employee charged in November with identity theft and other crimes stemming from her work with a previous employer.
When finance manager Larry Barrett announced on his Facebook page in 2015 that he was moving his family to Indiana, a friend asked what prompted his decision. His reply: "When I can make the same money somewhere where it costs half as much and the weather is at least somewhat better. ...why not??"
Takeda Pharmaceuticals, shuttering its Lake County U.S. headquarters and moving 1,000 jobs to Boston, saw its property tax bill rise 66 percent over the last decade, from $1.37 million in 2008 to $2.28 million last year, according to the Lake County Treasurer's office.