Press Releases

Will County Animal Control Joins Chicagoland Humane Coalition

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Will County’s Animal Control Department has joined the Chicagoland Humane Coalition, a collaborative organization working to addressing pressing animal welfare issues in the region. Will County was invited to join the coalition due to its ongoing efforts to take a more proactive approach to animal services and provide resources to local pet owners.

Will County Planning and Zoning Commissioner Vacancy

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Residents in Eastern Will County who are passionate about public service are invited to apply for an open position on the Will County Planning and Zoning Commission.

The WCPZC plays a vital role in shaping and planning the future of land development in Will County. Commissioners review requests for zoning changes and new subdivision developments.

Will County Emergency Management Agency Advises Residents with Tips for Combatting Severe Heat

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With an upcoming stretch of high temperatures expected in Illinois, the Will County Emergency Management Agency is advising residents of measures they can take during severe heat conditions to stay safe and healthy. These measures include being mindful of heat-related illnesses and being aware of the availability of local cooling centers. 

Will County Officials Attend Lion Electric Grand Opening

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County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant and other local officials joined Governor Pritzker, Senator Duckworth, and Senator Durbin to celebrate the grand opening of Lion Electric’s new 900,000 square-foot facility in Joliet. This facility is a major investment into the local community and solidifies Will County’s emerging role as a nationwide clean energy leader.



Will County Officials Celebrate Ribbon Cutting for New Coroner's Facility

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Will County officials attended a ribbon cutting today to dedicate the new Will County Coroner’s Facility in Joliet. The state-of-the-art, 11,460-square-foot facility consolidates the operations of the Will County Coroner’s Office into one location, providing modern, efficient, and expanded operations.

“Diaper Depot Drive” Underway in Will County to Collect Diapers and Essential Items Through July 21

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Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, State Representative Dagmara “Dee” Avelar, Senator Meg Loughran Cappel, and State Representative Natalie Manley are partnering with United Way of Will County to host a “Diaper Depot Drive” to collect items for local families experiencing hardships. Several collection boxes have been placed throughout the county and donations are accepted until Friday, July 21.

Pop-Up Vaccine Clinic for Dogs to be Hosted in Bolingbrook

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Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, Bolingbrook Mayor Mary Alexander-Basta, and the K9 Enrichment Initiative invite dog owners to a pop-up pet clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 8 at the Bolingbrook Town Center. The appointment-only event, hosted in partnership with Petco Love, will provide free vaccinations, microchipping services, and a pet food pantry.