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 joins with other counties to offer lower priced solar

Offer will end Sept. 30

WILL COUNTY – Will, Cook, DuPage and Kane counties have joined with Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) and Citizen Utility Board (CUB) to coordinate a group buy for solar panels and installation.

The advantage of the group buy is that with a larger volume of orders, homeowners’ upfront costs will be reduced, said Samantha Bluemer, Energy & Conservation Specialist with the Resource Recovery and Energy Division of the Will County Land Use Department.

Will County Executive Larry Walsh said, “Dozens of solar group buys have been completed across the country, giving homeowners a way to have solar panels installed by a vetted business that has already been through a competitive bidding process.”

Bluemer said the group buy program will be available until Sept. 30. Installation can be scheduled any time after a commitment has been made.

In addition to the savings made possible by the group buy, costs will also go down if participation across the four counties reaches four tiers, she said, giving homeowners additional savings.

MREA will provide education about solar energy and the program at Solar Power Hours presentations. The events will explain solar basics, discussion about costs, how to tell if a property is ready for solar and how to participate. 

Several Solar Power Hours are scheduled in Will County. They will be at:

  • 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1 at Naperville Municipal Center, meeting room A, 400 S. Eagle St., Naperville;
  • 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5, White Oak Library District, Romeoville branch, 201 Normantown Road, Romeoville;
  • 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, Crete Township Building, 1357 Wood St., Crete;
  • 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, White Oak Library District, Lockport branch, 121 E. Eighth St., Lockport;
  • 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, Peotone Public Library, 515 N. First St., Peotone;
  • 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, Mokena Public Library, 11327 195th St., Mokena;
  • 6 p.m.  Wednesday, Aug. 28, Village of Frankfort Hall, 432 W. Nebraska St., Frankfort.

Each Solar Power Hour will begin with a one-hour presentation. Discussion and questions will follow.

For more information and a list of upcoming Solar Power Hours across the Chicagoland area, visit www.solarizechicagoland.com or contact Peter Murphy at peterm@midwestrenew.org.


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The Friends of Sunny Hill will hold its annual Sunshine Holiday Gift Show and BBQ luncheon from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, at the Sunny Hill Nursing Home of Will County, 421 Doris Ave., Joliet.

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Our office will be closed on Thursday, November 28th and Friday, November 29th, 2019 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.


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Office Closed – Thanksgiving Holiday

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Mobile Home Taxes – LAST DAY TO PAY

November 30th is the last day to pay to avoid a lien/tax sale on any unpaid Mobile Home taxes.


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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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