Welcome from the Will County Executive Larry Walsh

Will County Executive Larry WalshAs County Executive, I am proud to welcome you to the Will County, Illinois web site. Our site provides an open dynamic information highway to Will County government and the great services we provide. Our goal is to fully present the vast variety of services, programs and initiatives available to every resident.

As part of the commitment to keeping our government openly visible, as well as responsible and accessible, our user friendly website contains additional resources and a better visual design. By working together in the spirit of cooperation, we continually work to plan and provide vision for the county’s future and collaborate as a team to insure our diverse county remains a wonderful place to call home.

What's Happening in Will County

Rabid bat found in Joliet

Rabid bat found in Joliet

Fifth rabid bat reported in Will County

     Will County health officials said a fifth rabid bat has been reported. A bat was found Aug. 17 in a house in the 500 block of Bannett Street in Joliet. 

     A woman in the home was reportedly working in the kitchen when she saw a bat flying around. She quickly contacted the Joliet Police. Joliet Animal Control responded and captured the live bat. There was no human contact with the bat and there were no pets in the residence.

      The bat tested positive for rabies on Aug. 18. But since there was no contact with humans or pets, no rabies treatment is required.

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Will County Issues Bonds

Will County Issues Bonds

Moving Will County Projects Forward -- Will County Executive Larry Walsh (center) signed off on the issuance of $175 million in General Obligation, Alternate Revenue Source bonds for the county on August 18, 2016.  Proceeds from the sale of these bonds will be used to finance a new Public Safety Complex, a new Judicial Complex, a new Health department building, and a northern court satellite location. 

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Will County to host Youth Provider Summit on September 30, 2016

Will County to host Youth Provider Summit on September 30, 2016

     Registration is open for the Will County Youth Provider Summit scheduled for Friday, September 30.  Hosted by the Workforce Investment Board of Will County, the Summit will offer education and networking opportunities for individuals and groups who work with youth in the community, including those in education, support services and health fields.

    

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Will County Executive Walsh Delivers 2016 State of the County address

Will County Executive Walsh Delivers 2016 State of the County address

Highlights capital plans, road and technology improvements

     Today, Will County Executive Larry Walsh delivered his 11th annual State of County address during the monthly County Board meeting. In his remarks, Walsh credited the continued success of the county to working together towards common goals.

     “We continue to see numerous positive attributes that we can be proud of throughout all our local communities,” Walsh said. “When we work together, we can achieve great things.

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Mobile Workforce Center September schedule announced

Mobile Workforce Center September schedule announced

Workforce Services Division of Will County has announced the Mobile Workforce Center’s September schedule, with stops in six communities.

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Labor Day - Will County Holiday - Offices are Closed

The County Office Building, Land Use, Animal Control, and Highway Departments are closed to the public.

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Will County Board Executive Committee

Meetings will be held in the County Board Committe Room in the Will County Office Building, 302 N. Chicago St., Joliet, IL. unless stated otherwise. For more information please check the Will County Board website at www.willcountyboard.com.

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