WC Capital Improvements Committee - Agenda - Jun 21, 2016 9:00 AM

Will County Board - Agenda - Jun 16, 2016 9:30 AM

OPEB - Agenda - Jun 16, 2016 10:30 AM

WC Land Use & Development Committee - Agenda - Jun 14, 2016 10:00 AM

WC Republican Caucus - Agenda - Jun 16, 2016 8:45 AM

WC Legislative & Policy Committee - Agenda - Jun 14, 2016 9:00 AM

WC Democratic Caucus - Agenda - Jun 14, 2016 7:00 PM

WC Democratic Caucus - Agenda - Jun 16, 2016 8:45 AM

Will County 9-1-1 ETSB Finance & Equipment Committee Mtg.

Location: ETSB 9-1-1 Administrative Office - Board Room, 2561 Division Street, Joliet, IL 60435

Note: The Finance and Equipment Committee will meet immediatley following the Personnel and Training Committee but not before 12:30 p.m..

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Will County 9-1-1 ETSB Long Range Planning Committee Mtg.

Location: ETSB 9-1-1 Administrative Office - Board Room, 2561 Division Street, Joliet, IL 60435

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Will County 9-1-1 ETSB Public Education/Personnel Committee4

Location: ETSB 9-1-1 Administrative Office - Board Room, 2561 Division Street, Joliet, IL 60435

Note: The Public Education/Personnel Committee will meet immediately following the Long-Range Planning Committee but not before 12:00 p.m.

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WC Executive Committee - Agenda - Jun 9, 2016 10:00 AM

OPEB - Agenda - Jun 7, 2016 12:00 PM

Forest Preserve District Board of Commissioners - Agenda - Jun 9, 2016 9:30 AM

WC Judicial Committee - Agenda - Jun 7, 2016 9:00 AM


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«June 2016»


     A rabid bat was found dead on June 2 at the Crete Public Library, in Crete, IL. The bat tested positive for rabies on June 3 by the Illinois Department of Public Health laboratory. This bat has become Will County's second confirmed case of wildlife rabies for 2016. The first positive case was on May 5 in Braidwood. So far this year, there have been 15 confirmed cases across the state of Illinois.

     The bat was found in a locked, empty meeting room at the library. According to library officials, there was no known human contact with the bat, so no further safety precautions are recommended. 

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Hasbrouck earns professional certification

Kim Hasbrouck of Joliet has earned the Professional in Human Resources designation, the world’s highest standard in the field for more than 40 years. 

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Music helps Sunny Hill residents remember, elevates moods

Music can pick you up, bring back memories and get your feet tapping or get you dancing in your seat. In some cases it can help you forget pain. 

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Will County to continue heroin prevention efforts through JAG funding

At today’s meeting of the Will County Board, members voted unanimously to pursue additional funds to continue heroin abuse prevention efforts in Will County. The board approved the county executive’s recommended application for a Justice Assistance Grant from the U.S. Department of Justice.  The proposed work will utilize the Robert Crown Center for Health Education’s heroin prevention curriculum in the Lincoln Way High Schools and the Wilmington Community Unit School District. 

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Will County Health Department named Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite

Annual award by American Heart Association recognizes excellent workplace health

     The Will County Health Department has been named a Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association based upon outstanding workplace health. The annual award recognizes exceptional activities that promote health and well-being for employees. 

     “We are very proud to receive this award,” said Sue Olenek, executive director of the health department. “As a public health department, it is important our employees lead by example to demonstrate healthy living for our clients.” 

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Third rabid bat reported in Will County; Local woman sustained two bite injuries

     Will County health officials said a third rabid bat has been reported. A woman in Crete was reportedly attacked by a bat and sustained two bite injuries.

      The woman was cleaning a swimming pool at a residence in Crete when a bat bit her on the neck and hand. While trying to protect herself from the attack, the women injured the bat and it fell to the ground.

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100th birthday acting Chief Judge David Carlson Alison.com All Nations Church of God in Christ Alzheimer's walk America Recycles Day American Legion Post 1080 American Recycles Day Animal Control Arsenal Road BBQ luncheon Becky Haldorson book recycling book recycling and reuse event book reuse and recycling Brayden Caraynoff-Haber Bruce Gould Caroline Portlock Charlotte Mather Citizen Utility Board Citizens Utility Board closings Clothes 4 Work cooling centers coronavirus County Executive Larry Walsh County Office Building Curt Paddock Danette Krieger David Dubois Deborah Alexander Deirdre Manigo Diane Brozman digital safety Director Curt Paddock document destruction Dr. L.P. Schild Earth Day Earth Flag Awards Eastside Green House Eden Community Garden electronic recycling electronics recycling Emergency Management Agency extreme heat Friends of Sunny Hill gardening Gertrude Hoover Green Team groundbreaking Harold Damron Health Department heroin legislation forum hero helps addiction trea Historic Preservation Commission holiday bazaar holiday gift show and luncheon holiday string lights Household Hazardous Waste Illinois Extension Service Janine Farrell Jason Holicky Jeff Hubrich JJC City Center Campus Joan O'Keefe job creation job fair John Greuling John Ocansey Joliet Mayor Bob O'Dekirk Joliet Park District Joliet Slammers Joyce Parker Judge David Carlson Karen Sorbero Kathy Pecora Land Use Department Larry Walsh Lewis University Madison Curran Marta Keane Melissa Hemzacek Memorial Day Midwest Classics on 66 Museum Midwest Renewable Energy Association Mike Bell Mobile Workforce Center Monee Park District Monee Township Music and memory neuter/spay Nick Palmer Organix paper shredding Pastor Dwayne Barfield Penny Curran permits Pilcher Park Pilcher Park Nature Center Plainfield United Methodist Prairie State Legal Services pumpkin composting Pumpkin Pitch Recyclepalooza recycling Resource Recovery and Energy Resource Recovery and Energy Division Resume Gallery Rethink Water campaign rural historic structures Samantha Bluemer Savers Savers. WJOL school garden Scott Slocum Seeds of Change Grant Program Sharefest sign language solar group buy Solarize Chicagoland Spirit of Community Caring Award St. Vincent DePaul Sunny Hill Nursing Home Sunny Hill Nursing Home of Will County Susan Flessner Susan Olenek swimming pools Ted Slowik textile collection The Daily Southtown The Friends of Sunny Hill Inc. Three Rivers Association of Realtors Tim Anderson tire collection University of St. Francis USAgain veterans Veterans Day vision and hearing screening vow renewal warming centers Warren-Sharpe Community Center Washington Township Wayne Breitbarth weather related closings West Nile Virus Will County Will County Center for Community Concerns Will County Executive Larry Walsh Will County Executive Larry Walsh Midwest Renewabl Will County Farm Bureau Will County Health Department Will County Historic Preservation Commission Will County Land Use Department Will County Office Building Will County TB clinic Will County Veterans Affairs Commission Will County Workforce Center Will County Workforce Services Division William E. Young School WJOL Workforce Center of Will County Workforce Investment Board Workforce Services Division Workforce Services Division of Will County Workforce Services Division releases November work workshops Youth Provider Workshop