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Welcome from the Will County Executive Larry Walsh

Will County Executive Larry WalshAs County Executive, I am proud to welcome you to the Will County, Illinois web site. Our site provides an open dynamic information highway to Will County government and the great services we provide. Our goal is to fully present the vast variety of services, programs and initiatives available to every resident.

As part of the commitment to keeping our government openly visible, as well as responsible and accessible, our user friendly website contains additional resources and a better visual design. By working together in the spirit of cooperation, we continually work to plan and provide vision for the county’s future and collaborate as a team to insure our diverse county remains a wonderful place to call home.

What's Happening in Will County

RTA grant will keep Will County paratransit service moving along

     At today’s meeting of the Will County Board, members passed a resolution advancing county efforts to seek funding from the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) to continue paratransit services for residents in eastern Will County. The county is seeking $248,000 to fund this program.

     “My administration has worked for many years to provide this important service to local residents,” said Will County Executive Larry Walsh.  “Through our partnership with Pace Bus Service we have improved transit options for the residents in eastern Will County. Wendie Garlich, our mobility manager, has done a great job ensuring these services are accessible and reliable for our residents who depend on them.”

     In 2016, Will County provided 7,425 trips. More than 1,750 of these trips were transportation for disabled residents to jobs, school, and workshops. The remaining trips were transportation for senior citizens to medical appointments, such as dialysis and physical therapy.

     This service was created based upon the completion of the 2010 Coordinated Paratransit Study that examined paratransit needs and services available in Eastern Will County. This effort involved a number of stakeholders that partnered together to devise a plan that would improve public transit options throughout all of Will County.  The study included specific steps the County and its local partners could take to expand and improve transit services in this region.  Since this study, a regular meeting of the Paratransit Coordinating Committee led by the County Executive’s office has continued its work on transit coordination.

     More information about Will County’s “Will-Ride” program can be found on the county’s website: www.willcountyillinois.com under the “Will-Ride” tab at the bottom of the home page.

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Workforce Center of Will County, Village of Romeoville, Romeoville Area Chamber of Commerce to host job fair Sept. 16

The Workforce Center of Will County will join with the Village of Romeoville and the Romeoville Area Chamber of Commerce to host a job fair from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, at Edward Hospital Athletic and Event Center, 55 Phelps Ave.

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Sub Taxes Accepted

Tax buyers may pay subsequent years’ unpaid 2018 taxes (sub-tax) on any parcels they have purchased at a previous Will County tax sale and add the tax amount to their sale certificate. Statutorily, we may only accept sub-tax payments (1) after the second installment becomes delinquent or (2) after the holder of the certificate of purchase has filed a petition for tax deed with the Court.

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7th Distribution

Seventh Distribution of 2018 Levy Real Estate Taxes to Taxing Bodies.

 

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10/5/2019 8:30 AM

Real Estate Late Penalty Assessed

A late payment penalty will be assessed as follows on any unpaid balance: 1st Installment 7.5% and, 2nd Installment 3%.

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