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Will County’s electronics recycling services reduced

Will County’s electronics recycling services reduced

After accepting more than 4.4 million pounds of residential electronics at 13 drop-off sites and several one-day events in 2015, Will County is being forced to reduce collections in 2016.

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Will County offers residents spay/neuter  discount for pets in February

Will County offers residents spay/neuter discount for pets in February

      Will County residents who have their pets spayed or neutered at participating veterinary offices in February can receive a $40 county-sponsored discount.

     The discount applies for up to two animals per household and is exclusively for pet owners who live in Will County. More than 13,000 pets have been treated since the program originated in 2007. 

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Will County making great strides in 9-1-1 dispatch consolidation;

Will County making great strides in 9-1-1 dispatch consolidation;

Legislation mandates reduction in dispatch centers for improved efficiency

     Over the past few months, members of the Will County ETSB (Emergency Telephone System Board), and other public safety stakeholders, have been meeting to discuss options for consolidation of the county’s six 9-1-1 dispatch centers. The passage of Public Act 99-0006 in May 2015, requires Will County to reduce from the existing six centers to three regional dispatch centers across the County. 

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Mobile Workforce Center’s February schedule announced

Mobile Workforce Center’s February schedule announced

Workforce Services Division of Will County has announced the Mobile Workforce Center’s February schedule. 

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February WSD workshop schedule released

February WSD workshop schedule released

Workforce Services Division of Will County has announced its workshop schedule for February.

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County Executive Larry Walsh Encourages Public to Weigh In on Transportation Investment Priorities for Will County

County Executive Larry Walsh Encourages Public to Weigh In on Transportation Investment Priorities for Will County

Public Invited to Attend January Open Houses

The Will County Division of Transportation will be hosting five (5) Open Houses throughout the County in January for Will Connects 2040, the County's Long Range Transportation Plan. The public is invited to attend one or all of the Open Houses to provide input on transportation investment priorities throughout Will County. This is the second round of Will Connects 2040 public meetings; the first series of Open Houses were held in late Spring/early Summer 2015.  

 

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2016 HERO-HELPS-Southwest Coalition Community Summit to Focus on Implementation of Illinois Heroin Crisis Act

2016 HERO-HELPS-Southwest Coalition Community Summit to Focus on Implementation of Illinois Heroin Crisis Act

      The 2016 HERO-HELPS-Southwest Coalition Community Summit will focus on the implementation of a sweeping new state law designed to tackle the deadly heroin epidemic that has plagued Will County, Illinois and our entire Nation.

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WSD releases January workshop schedule in new location

WSD releases January workshop schedule in new location

Workforce Services Division of Will County has scheduled its January workshops for job seekers at its new location.

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Mobile Workforce Center’s January schedule announced

Mobile Workforce Center’s January schedule announced

Workforce Services Division of Will County has announced the Mobile Workforce Center’s January schedule. 

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Will County unveils plans for County Courthouse

Will County unveils plans for County Courthouse

     At today's Committee of the Whole meeting of the Will County Board, updated plans for a future judicial complex were revealed. This new courthouse is proposed to be constructed on the site of the former First Midwest Bank building at the corner of Jefferson and Ottawa Streets in downtown Joliet. The county purchased this building in 2014. Rendering courtesy of Wight and Company. 

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