Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-0705    Version: 1 Name: Cuba and Wauconda Township: Road Renaming
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/20/2020 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 6/9/2020
Title: Resolution renaming existing roadways in the area commonly known as Timberlake Estates and Meadowhill Subdivisions in unincorporated Cuba and Wauconda Townships.
Attachments: 1. 20-0705 Township Road Name Changes Exhibit 2, 2. 20-0705 Location Map, Township Road Name Changes Exhibit


Resolution renaming existing roadways in the area commonly known as Timberlake Estates and Meadowhill Subdivisions in unincorporated Cuba and Wauconda Townships.


Staff Summary

                     This is the last phase of the County’s dual addressing program.

                     It is desirous to rename the roads in this area to better facilitate address administration, reduce confusion for first responders, and improve overall wayfinding by establishing unique and non-repetitive road names.

                     Agency coordination has been ongoing and includes the local Homeowners Association’s (HOA’s), emergency services, and the Post Office.  

                     The public notification process will begin upon approval by the County Board.

                     The name changes are anticipated to take place by July 1, 2020. 





WHEREAS, in the interest of improved address administration and at the request of public safety agencies, the following road name changes are required in the area commonly known as the Timberlake Estates and Meadowhill Subdivisions, as depicted on the attached map; and


WHEREAS, Lake County, by and through its Chief County Assessment Office, has researched the roadway name residents presently utilize and recommends and supports above said changes; and


WHEREAS, the road name changes will reduce confusion for responding emergency services by establishing unique and non-repetitive road names; and


WHEREAS, Lake County has the power and authority to change the name of said streets by virtue of 55 ILCS 5/5-1067.


NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the following changes in road names be made:


Existing Name                                          New Name                                                               Note

Lake Shore Court                                          Cherrywood Lane                                          (Per Document 1456299)


East Lake Shore Drive                     Cherrywood Lane                                          (West of Lake Shore Drive)


East Lake Shore Drive                     Lakepoint Drive                                          (East of Lake Shore Drive to

                                                                                                                                                                        the intersection of East

                                                                                                                                                                        Oakwood Drive/Lake Shore



West Lake Shore Drive                     Lake Shore Drive                                          (N US Highway 12 to

                                                                                                                                                                        the intersection of Lakepoint

                                                                                                                                                                        Drive/East Oakwood Drive)


Blakely Parkway                                          Blakely Court                                          (East of Lake Shore Drive)


Timberlake Drive                                          Timberlake Road                                          (Full Length of Timberlake



Timberlake Parkway                     Maplewood Drive                                          (East of East Oakwood Drive)


West Oakwood Drive                     Maplewood Drive                                          (East Oakwood Drive to

                                                                                                                                                                        Lake Shore Drive)


BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chief County Assessor, in cooperation with Lake County GIS, is hereby authorized and directed to notify the landowners adjacent to said roadways, Cuba Township Road District, the Wauconda Township Road District, the County Engineer, the County Treasurer’s Office, the County Recorder of Deeds, the County Clerk, the Illinois Department of Transportation, the United States Post Office, School Districts, Emergency Response Personnel, and others deemed necessary, of said name changes.


DATED at Waukegan, Illinois, on June 9, 2020.