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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

Will County/IDOT reach agreement on ownership of Arsenal Road

IDOT withdraws request to reopen Walter Strawn Road

JOLIET – Will County and the Illinois Department of Transportation on Wednesday reached an agreement about the jurisdiction of several roads in Will County, with the most significant transfer being Arsenal Road.

     “We negotiated with IDOT to take over Arsenal Road and in exchange the county will assume ownership of three other roadways within the county,” said Will County Executive Larry Walsh. “This is an important agreement regarding the safety of this region. This will benefit the county, our residents, the intermodals, and the many truckers who use this road daily.”

The agreement calls for the jurisdictional transfer to IDOT of Arsenal Road from Interstate 55 to Baseline Road.

     “Will County is at the crossroads of America and a major player in the global marketplace,” Walsh said. “Having safe, efficient roadways is paramount to the safety of our residents and the continued economic development of Will County.”

Will County Division of Transportation Director Bruce Gould said this transfer with IDOT will help alleviate some stress on the county’s highway system.

     “This transfer will be a big help to Will County,” Gould said. “We will not be faced, month after month, of issuing overweight truck permits and this transfer will eliminate the burden of using county resources to maintain this intermodal access.” 

Will County officials are hopeful the IDOT agreement will be presented for approval as early as the August 20 meeting of the Will County Board. 

 

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12/2/2019 7:30 AM

WIB Executive Committee

Location: Workforce Services Division of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet, IL 60435

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12/5/2019 9:00 AM

Annual Tax Sale

By Illinois Compiled Statutes the Will County Treasurer is required to sell any taxes that have not been paid in full for the current tax year.  This year our Tax Sale is December 5, 2019, at the County Office Building, 2nd Floor County Board Room, 302 N. Chicago Street, Joliet, IL 60432. Start time is 9:00 a.m.

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12/9/2019 7:30 AM

Workforce Investment Board

Location: Workforce Services Division of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet, IL 60435

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12/19/2019 8:30 AM

10th Distribution

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

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12/25/2019 8:30 AM

Office Closed – Christmas Day

Our office will be closed on December 25th, 2019 to observe Christmas Day.

 

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