Lake County, IL
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File #: 21-1876    Version: 1 Name: Ordinance approving an apportionment plan for the Lake County Board.
Type: ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/19/2021 In control: Reapportionment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 12/14/2021
Title: Ordinance approving an apportionment plan for the Lake County Board.
Attachments: 1. Proposed Map, 2. Population Full Report, 3. Joint Ordinance Approving 2021 Apportionment Plan
Ordinance approving an apportionment plan for the Lake County Board.

Staff Summary
* Due to significant delays in obtaining the 2020 Census data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Governor Pritzker signed SB 825 into law, which extended the reapportionment deadline to December 31, 2021.
* A reapportionment committee was established and directed to reapportion Lake County.
* At the October 1, 2021 Reapportionment Committee meeting, direction was given to prepare a reapportionment plan with 19 districts.
* Public input was received from 11/17-11/24 and sent to Board Members for review and consideration.
o In response to public input, the residents on the east side of Druce Lake have been included in the same district as Druce Lake.
o In response to public input, North Barrington has been added to the same district as Barrington, Lake Barrington, Port Barrington, and Barrington Hills.
* Per state statute, districts will be divided into three groups to determine terms of office.
* The recommended apportionment plan and corresponding map is attached.


WHEREAS, Illinois Compiled Statutes, Chapter 55, Section 5/2-3001, et seq. previously required the County Board to reapportion the County by July 1, 2021; and

WHEREAS, due to significant delays in the reporting of final census information, the Illinois General Assembly enacted amendments to grant an extension to December 31, 2021 for the reapportionment of 2021 only (55 ILCS 5/2-3002); and

WHEREAS, on August 12, 2021, the U.S. Census Bureau released 2020 census data needed to enable states and local governments to begin redrawing electoral districts using official census data; and

WHEREAS, the Lake County Board held public comment period to solicit public feedback on the proposed reapportionment plan; and

WHEREAS, the Lake County Reapportionment Committee recommended a reapportionment plan for nineteen (19) single member County Board Districts; and

WHEREAS, the County Board d...

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