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Public Act 097-0609 FY 2015-16 Reports

Public Act 097-0609 (4 ILCS 120/7.3), requires employers participating in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund to post the total compensation package for each employee having a total compensation package that exceeds $75,000.00 per year. “Total Compensation Package” means payment by the employer to the employee for salary, health insurance, a housing allowance, a vehicle allowance, a clothing allowance, bonuses, loans, vacation days granted and sick days granted.

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Why am I billed by North Shore Water Reclamation District?

Homes located east of the tollway (I-94) receive a separate bill from North Shore Water Reclamation District (NSWRD) for sewage processing. This bill is based on your water usage -- provided by the Village to NSWRD. Property owners also pay property tax to the NSWRD for its administrative costs. Homes west of the tollway are billed Lake County Public Works Sewer fees and do not receive a NSWRD bill or pay property taxes to the NSWRD.

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About Business Licenses

Annual Business licenses are required for the following:

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How can I find a list Village fees for licenses, permits, fines, and services?

Reference the Village of Gurnee Comprehensive Fee Schedule. Updated annually the schedule includes:

  • Business License Fees
  • Utility Fees Engineering Fees
  • Building & Development Fees
  • Planning & Zoning Fees
  • Administrative Fees
  • Police Department Fees
  • Fire Department Fees
  • Taxes
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Village of Gurnee Fee Schedule

The Village of Gurnee Comprehensive Fee Schedule is updated annually and includes descriptions, amounts, and a reference to the authorizing ordinance or administrative body. The schedule includes fees for:   

  • Business Licenses 
  • Utility & Engineering
  • Building Safety
  • Planning & Zoning 
  • Administrative
  • Police
  • Fire 
  • Local Taxes
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What are the current rates for water and sewage?

Please visit for the current Water & Sewer Rate information.


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