Assessor Rebecca M Tonigan, CIAO
Deputy Assessors in the Field
Deputy Assessors are in the field updating exterior photos and taking measurements for recent additions, pools, patios, and home sales for 2018-2021 permits and sales. Remember, improvements automatically receive a 4-year Home Improvement Exemption.

Blue Assessment Notices Arriving Mid to Late July
2021 assessment notices for Cuba Township are expected to arrive in mid to late July.

To verify the most accurate property characteristics, visit, and follow these easy steps:
  1. Agree to the Site Disclaimer
  2. Enter your 10-digit Property Index Number (PIN) and click “Search”
  3. Review the Land Data, Physical Characteristics, and Living Area for accuracy.
  4. Call the Cuba Township Assessor’s Office at 847-381-1120 if you find discrepancies.

Check the blue assessment notice's Homestead Exemptions field to make sure you are receiving exemptions you are eligible for.

Property owners can speak one-on-one with Assessor Tonigan or her deputies to review assessment notices, learn how to use the new property search portal and County E-filing system.

The Assessor’s Office is open Monday - Friday 9 AM - 4 PM

2021 Exemptions

General Homestead Exemption (GHE) Senior Citizen Homestead Exemption (SCHE)
If you purchased a residence in Cuba Township in 2020 and it is your primary residence, you are eligible for the General Homestead Exemption (GHE). Likewise, If you are 65 years of age or older or turning 65 this year, you are also eligible for the Senior Citizens Homestead Exemption (SCHE).

Contact our office to make an appointment or file from the comfort of your home via Lake County's Smartfile E-Filing Portal.

Senior Citizen Assessment Freeze Homestead Exemption (SCAFHE)
Homeowners that are 65 years old or older, with an income of $65,000 or less, are eligible for the Senior Citizen Assessment Freeze. If you received the Freeze in 2020, remember to file your 2021 Senior Freeze before the July 31, 2021 deadline. Contact our office to make an appointment or you can file online at Lake County's Smartfile E-Filing Portal.

Disabled Person or Disabled Veterans Homestead Exemption
If you received the Disabled Persons or Disabled Veterans Homestead Exemption last year, please remember to file your Annual Verification of Eligibility and Physician's Statement for your 2021 exemption.

Filing for your exemptions is quick and easy through Lake County's Smartfile E-Filing Portal. If you are unable to file online, please contact our office at or 847-381-1120 to schedule an appointment.

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Rebecca M. Tonigan, CIAO
Highway Commissioner Thomas J Podgorski
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Contact Rebecca at the Road District to make arrangements for mulch delivery. Each load is 6-8 yards. The mulch is a double ground mixture of hard and softwoods from removed Cuba Township trees. Email Rebecca at or call 847-381-7793.

New Driveway Alert for Unincorporated Homeowners
If you are a homeowner in unincorporated Lake County and planning to put in a new driveway over an existing culvert, please contact the Cuba Township Road District to inspect the culvert.

Save the Date

The Annual Fall Shred Event is set for Saturday, October 23, 9 AM - 1 PM. or until the truck is full.
Please use paper grocery bags. There will be a limit of 4 bags per household.

The Cuba Township Road District operates 24/7 during inclement weather. You can call us if the matter concerns falling trees blocking roads, etc. Please contact your utility company for power outages.

The Road District no longer accepts any items for recycling. Visit Prairieland Disposal, Wauconda Recycling, and Solid Waste Agency of Lake County for recycling opportunities.
Mark Your Calendars!
Employment Opportunity Resources
Job Center of Lake County offers a host of services including:

  • Resource Library
  • "Who's Hiring" list
  • Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Opportunities
  • Free online webinars

Visit the Job Center's website for more information.
The Barrington Career Center offers resources including:

  • Job search skills training
  • Coaching
  • Career transition services
  • Compassionate support

Visit the Barrington Career Center for more information.
Community Partner Links
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