County offices closed on last day of filing for candidates
February 9, 2018-Lake County Commissioner Kyle Allen has announced an emergency closing of the Lake County Government Center. In a written statement, Allen stated “Due to weather conditions and forecasts for Friday, February 9, 2018 the Lake County (Indiana) Government Center will be closed.” The Government Center will re-open on Monday February 12, 2018 according to the statement.
Today is the deadline for filing for local office. Many candidates rushed to the Government Center yesterday, anticipating the inclement weather. Commissioner Mike Repay stated in a social media post that candidates will have until noon on Monday to file for local office. “Filing deadline is extended to Monday for Lake County Offices. This does not include State Offices which are filed in Indianapolis” Repay stated.