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.


 

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Public Notice - 2015 Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Application

Public Notice - 2015 Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Application

THE WILL COUNTY BOARD EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, IN COOPERATION WITH OTHER AGENCIES AND WILL COUNTY ELECTED OFFICIALS, WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING DURING ITS MONTHLY COUNTY BOARD MEETING ON THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 2015, AT 9:30 A. M., IN THE WILL COUNTY BOARD ROOM, 302 NORTH CHICAGO STREET, SECOND FLOOR, JOLIET, IL., TO DISCUSS THE ALLOCATION OF THE 2015 JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM. THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO ATTEND AND MAKE PUBLIC COMMENT AT THIS TIME. WRITTEN COMMENTS MAY ALSO BE SUBMITTED TO THE WILL COUNTY EXECUTIVE CHIEF OF STAFF, 302 NORTH CHICAGO STREET, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60432, OR BY EMAIL: npalmer@willcountyillinois.com.
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POSTED:  June 9, 2015

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Will County trains bilingual translators

     Will County recently hosted “interpreter training” for some of its bilingual employees. The five-week training was conducted by Dr. Hector Lopez, President of Best Solutions, Inc. of Downers Grove, IL.

            “With the diversity in the population of Will County, we are proud to have these bilingual employees trained to handle any need for interpretation,” said County Executive Larry Walsh. 

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Mobile Workforce Center’s July schedule announced

Mobile Workforce Center’s July schedule announced

The Mobile Workforce Center’s July 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 July workshop schedule

Workforce Services Division releases July workshop schedule

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

Participants will learn interviewing techniques at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, 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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Book Reuse and Recycling Event ‘busiest’ ever

Book Reuse and Recycling Event ‘busiest’ ever

About 69,000 books went home with new readers from the “busiest” Will County Reuse and Recycle Book Event to date.

Tim Anderson of the Will County Land Use Department’s Resource Recovery and Energy Division said the event at the Pilcher Park Nature Center June 5-7 “was the busiest in both number of people who attended and books.” Anderson has spearheaded the event, which began in 1999, the last four years. The event is co-sponsored by the Joliet Park District.

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