Welcome from the Will County Executive Larry Walsh

Will County Executive Larry WalshAs County Executive, I am proud to welcome you to the new Will County, Illinois web site. Our new site features leading-edge technology and a responsive design that will automatically customize ideal viewing on any smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer. Redesigning 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 the County offers to every resident.

As part of the commitment to keeping our government openly visible as well as responsible, accessible, and accountable to our communities, we have created a more user friendly website with additional resources, better tools, and a new visual design. By working together in the spirit of cooperation, county government leaders and staff continually strive to serve the public in the best way possible. We continue to work to plan and provide vision for the county’s future and collaborate as a team to insure our diverse environment remains a wonderful place to call home.


What's Happening in Will County

Healthy Homes/Healthy Families

Healthy Homes/Healthy Families

     The Will County Center for Community Concerns will be hosting its fifth annual "Healthy Homes Healthy Familes event from 9am until noon, on Saturday, Oct. 10 at the ATI Field Memorial Stadium, 3000 W. Jefferson Street in Joliet. 

     Bring the family and learn important information about healthy living and safety. 

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Exploring Careers in Energy

Exploring Careers in Energy

A Networking Event

Get the scoop from industry professionals about rewarding careers in the Energy Industry. This is a unique networking opportunity to explore various career pathways as well as the education and training needed to get there. 

Sponsored by Joliet Junior College and the Workforce Investment Board of Will County. 

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Mobile Workforce Center’s October schedule announced

Mobile Workforce Center’s October schedule announced

The Mobile Workforce Center’s October schedule has been announced by the Workforce Services Division of Will County.

The mobile unit travels throughout Will County to help residents with resume development, cover letters and job applications. The workforce center contains 11 computer stations, internet access, and offers keyboarding lessons, as well as resume and job search assistance using online listings including jobs4people.org and Illinois workNet.

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Workforce Services Division releases October workshop schedule

Workforce Services Division releases October workshop schedule

Workforce Services Division of Will County has scheduled its October workshops for job seekers.

Standout Resumes will be offered at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7. Attendees will learn the basics of creating a competitive resume and may then schedule one-on-one resume reviews with WSD staff.

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Will County Executive Walsh presents FY 2016 annual budget

Will County Executive Walsh presents FY 2016 annual budget

Plans include maintaining sound fiscal policies; updating county facilities

     At today’s Will County Board meeting, County Executive Larry Walsh presented his budget proposal for the 2016 fiscal year. The budget plan totals $482 million and includes a corporate fund of $194 million and special funds of $288 million.

     “This year’s budget is balanced and reflects Will County’s strong financial base,” Walsh said. “The budget I am recommending outlines the next steps we must take to keep our county moving forward on a sound fiscal path.”

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Upcoming Events

«October 2015»
10/7/2015 7:00 PM

Historic Preservation Commission Meeting - 10/7


On Wednesday, October 7, 2015, the Will County Historic Preservation Commission will hold its annual traveling meeting at the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie Welcome Center located at 30239 S. Route 53, Wilmington, IL 60481. The meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m. This meeting is open to the public.  For more information, please contact Janine Wilkosz at the Will County Land Use Depart., 815-774-7902.


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10/12/2015 2:00 PM

Administrative Adjudication - Land Use Department

Location: Will County Office Building, County Board Room 2nd Fl.  302 N. Chicago St. Joliet, IL

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10/19/2015 6:00 PM

VAC Commission/Executive Mtg.

All Veterans Assistance Commission of Will County meetings will be held on the 2nd Monday of each month at 6 PM, unless noted otherwise.  All meetings will be held at Will County Veterans Assistance Commission, Executive Centre 128 N. Scott Street, Joliet, IL.

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10/21/2015 5:00 PM

Will County Board of Health Meeting

Location: Will County Community Health Center


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10/29/2015 9:00 AM

Emergency Telephone System Board

ETSB Meetings are held at the Will County Office Building Board Room (2nd Flr.), 302 N. Chicago St., Joliet, IL.

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11/2/2015 10:00 AM

Will County Merit Commission Meeting

Location: Court Annex Building

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