Press Releases

Will County Seeking Applicants for Community Mental Health Board

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The voters of Will County approved by referenda the creation of a Community Mental Health Board in November, 2022. The State of Illinois created opportunity for local communities to approve the creation of these boards under the Community Mental Health Act.Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant invites the public to apply to serve on this newly established volunteer Board. 

Will County to Host Workshops for ARPA Economic Development Funding

Applications to support a post-COVID economic recovery are open until December 30, 2022

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Will County will be hosting technical assistance workshops for potential applicants to learn more about the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to support economic recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic. The workshops will allow for potential applicants to receive more information about eligibility, ask questions about the application process, and troubleshoot issues.

Will County Breaks Ground on New Morgue and Coroner’s Facility

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Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, Will County Coroner Laurie H. Summers, and County Board members today celebrated the groundbreaking of the new Morgue and Coroner’s Facility. The construction project will consolidate the Morgue and Coroner’s Office into one location, providing more streamlined operations

Will County Celebrates Ribbon Cutting at New Renewable Natural Gas Plant

Plant is second of its kind in Illinois and first in Chicagoland

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Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant joined Will County Board Speaker Mimi Cowan and members at a ribbon cutting on Friday to celebrate the county’s new Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) Plant in Wilmington. The plant will capture and repurpose methane gas emitted from the county-owned Prairie View Landfill, providing a significant source of non-tax revenue for Will County and a carbon-neutral alternative to conventional natural gas.