COVID Infections on the rise amongst unvaccinated
Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant is announcing new protocols around face coverings at Will County Buildings. Starting Monday, August 2, the public, both vaccinated and unvaccinated, will be required to wear a mask or face covering upon entering any county building and during any time spent in county buildings.
Number of positive cases in the county are on the rise
While nearly half the population of Will County is fully vaccinated, local officials are cautioning residents to continue COVID-19 precautions as the number of Delta variant cases are increasing. These precautions include frequent hand washing, social distancing and wearing a mask in public places for those who are unvaccinated.
The August schedule for the Workforce Services Division of Will County Mobile Workforce Center includes stops in seven Will County communities and four special events.
The Workforce Center of Will County will return to in-person workshops for job seekers in August.
July is Parks and Recreation Month.
New bridge will provide direct access to intermodals, help alleviate regional truck traffic
After more than a decade of discussions, local officials gathered on July 20 to officially break ground on the Houbolt Bridge, part of the Houbolt Road extension, spanning the Des Plaines River and connecting I-80 to the Centerpoint Intermodal Center.
The Workforce Center of Will County will host a resource fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3.
Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant appointed one and reappointed two people to boards and commissions in July.
Will County Environmental Educator Joan O’Keefe will give an outdoor workshop on composting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11, at the Joliet Library Black Road Branch.
During a multi-chamber luncheon hosted July 6 by the Romeoville Chamber of Commerce, County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant addressed important information regarding economic stimulus, transportation plans, and ongoing COVID-19 relief programs.
The Will County Office Building will be closed on Monday, July 5 in observance of the July 4 holiday.
Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday, July 6.
Tues. July 6
The Romeoville Chamber of Commerce, along with Joliet, Lockport, Plainfield, and Bolingbrook chambers, is hosting Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant as guest speaker for a multi-chamber luncheon at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 6 at the Mistwood Golf Club, 1700 Renwick Road in Romeoville.
NEXT APPLICATION PHASE SET TO OPEN JUNE 28
Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant announced today that 2,607 completed applications totaling $28,469,349 in rental assistance have been received through the Illinois Rental Payment Program (ILRPP) during the first phase of the relief initiative.
Three Will County employees, with a combined 79 years of service, were honored with proclamations for their retirements during the regularly scheduled County Board meeting on Thursday, June 17.
Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant appointed nine and reappointed six people to boards and commissions.