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Will County Executive Bertino-Tarrant Encourages Local Participation in State DBE Workshops

IDOT to Host Virtual Workshops to Promote Minority Business Participation in State Contracts

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Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant is encouraging local businesses to participate in several free, virtual workshops to be hosted in January by the Illinois Department of Transportation.

Rental Assistance Applications Open on December 6th for Tenants and Landlords Affected by COVID-19

Applications available December 6th – January 9th through the Illinois Rental Payment Program

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Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant announced today that Will County residents and landlords will have another opportunity to apply for up to $25,000 in rental assistance through the Illinois Rental Payment Program (ILRPP) beginning Monday, December 6, 2021 through January 9, 2022.

County Leaders Spotlight Key Priorities in 2022 Annual Budget

Final budget includes increased funding for public safety, Children’s Advocacy Center, mental health support, and transportation

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County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant joined County Board leadership in highlighting accomplishments in the Fiscal Year 2022 Annual Budget, which invests in key priorities while maintaining balanced spending. The $793 million package, which was passed unanimously today by the County Board, increases funding for public safety agencies, the Children’s Advocacy Center, and the Will-Ride transportation program.

Will County Green to Host Document Shredding, Electronics Recycling, and Pumpkin Catapult at Lewis University

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Will County and Lewis University will host the sixth annual “Catapult a Pumpkin” event from 9:00 a.m. until noon, Saturday, Nov. 6 in the “W” parking lot South of the main entrance of Lewis University in Romeoville. The event offers residents an opportunity to safely dispose of pumpkins, electronics, and documents.

Will County to Implement Paratransit Market Study with Funding from Pace Suburban Bus

Study will evaluate service gaps in county transportation network

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Will County today announced that it will be receiving a $200,000 grant from Pace Suburban Bus (Pace) to evaluate paratransit services in the county and identify future improvements. Pace announced the funding at the Oct. 21st meeting of the Will County Board.

Will County Partnering with City of Joliet and Local Organizations to host community needs meetings

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To offer residents and local business owners an opportunity to voice ideas about community investment, Will County is partnering with the City of Joliet and local organizations to host R3 (Restore, Reinvest, and Renew) neighborhood resident meetings. These meetings will focus on solutions regarding the five pillars of civil legal aid, economic development, re-entry, violence prevention, and youth development.

Will County Commercial Property Owners Invited to Energy Efficiency Program Informational Session

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Will County will join the Illinois Energy Conservation Authority to host an information session for commercial property owners on the Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program on Monday, October 25. C-PACE is a program that offers low-cost, long-term financing to local businesses for energy efficiency, renewable energy, water conservation, electric vehicle charging and other clean energy projects.

Will County Executive Reminds Residents of Rental Assistance Ahead of Eviction Moratorium Expiration

COMEBACK Grant funding still available to renters and tenants in Will County

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Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant is reminding tenants and landlords of financial assistance available to residents ahead of the Oct. 3 expiration of the Illinois eviction moratorium. Will County COMEBACK Grant funding is available to tenants, landlords, and homeowners who are impacted by economic hardships related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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