Welcome from the Will County Executive

Welcome Message

Welcome Message

Larry Walsh

As 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

Will County Offers Winter Safety Tips & Warming Center Information

JOLIET – As temperatures plummet and prolonged deep freeze is anticipated, Will County Executive Larry Walsh encourages residents to follow these tips and utilize local warming centers if necessary. A complete list of warming shelters is listed on the Will County Emergency Management Agency’s website at www.willcountyema.org. Residents should contact the shelter to ensure space availability.

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Mobile Workforce Center’s February schedule announced

     JOLIET – The Mobile Workforce Center’s February 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 February workshop schedule

     JOLIET – Workforce Services Division of Will County has scheduled its February workshops for job seekers.

     Participants will learn interviewing techniques at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4, in Successful Interviewing. Learn how to prepare for a job interview, be confident and make a positive impression. Attendees may schedule an individual, digitally recorded mock interview after completing the workshop. 

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2015 Hero Helps Community Summit set for April 10, 2015

2015 Hero Helps Community Summit set for April 10, 2015

A Community's Public Health Response to the Heroin Epidemic

The 2015 Hero Helps Community Summit is slated for Friday, April 10 at the Romeoville Athletic and Event Center in Romeoville, 55 Phelps Ave in Romeoville.

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Will County Opens New Coroner/Recorder of Deeds Offices

Will County Opens New Coroner/Recorder of Deeds Offices

Today, Will County Executive Larry Walsh and County Board leaders were joined by Coroner Pat O’Neil and Recorder of Deeds Karen Stukel to officially open the new county offices located at 158 N. Scott Street in downtown Joliet.

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Will County Executive to begin radiation treatments

Will County Executive Larry Walsh has announced he will begin radiation therapy to further treat his diagnosis of prostate cancer. His treatment regime is set to begin later this month and will last approximately eight weeks.

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Will County’s Prairie View Landfill Operations Extended to 2042

     Will County’s Prairie View Landfill closure date has been extended to 2042 with the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act.   President Obama signed the new Act into law in December.

     As part of the Joliet Army Ammunition Plant (Plant) decommissioned agreement, the landfill must accept all wastes generated from the cleanup of the former Plant free of charge as part of the agreement to transfer the federal property ownership to Will County. 

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