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State Representative Lou Lang to outline the new Heroin Crisis Act

2016 HERO-HELPS-Southwest Coalition Community Summit

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     The 2016 HERO-HELPS-Southwest Coalition Community Summit slated for April 29 at the Edward Hospital Athletic and Event Center in Romeoville, will include State Representative Lou Lang (D-16) who will present a specific outline of the new Heroin Crisis Act. Lang was the chief sponsor of House Bill 001 which ultimately became this new law. 

Will County launches quarterly newsletter Newsletter offers another medium to inform residents of county services

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JOLIET –The Will County Executive’s office on Tuesday, Feb. 16, launched a quarterly newsletter designed to inform residents about services and special events available to them. The newsletter will be hosted on the county website and residents may also sign up for subscriptions

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

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      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. 

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

Legislation mandates reduction in dispatch centers for improved efficiency

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     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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