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Will County launches quarterly newsletter Newsletter offers another medium to inform residents of county services

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JOLIET –The Will County Executive’s office on Tuesday, Feb. 16, launched a quarterly newsletter designed to inform residents about services and special events available to them. The newsletter will be hosted on the county website and residents may also sign up for subscriptions

Will County offers residents spay/neuter discount for pets in February

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      Will County residents who have their pets spayed or neutered at participating veterinary offices in February can receive a $40 county-sponsored discount.

     The discount applies for up to two animals per household and is exclusively for pet owners who live in Will County. More than 13,000 pets have been treated since the program originated in 2007. 

Will County making great strides in 9-1-1 dispatch consolidation;

Legislation mandates reduction in dispatch centers for improved efficiency

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     Over the past few months, members of the Will County ETSB (Emergency Telephone System Board), and other public safety stakeholders, have been meeting to discuss options for consolidation of the county’s six 9-1-1 dispatch centers. The passage of Public Act 99-0006 in May 2015, requires Will County to reduce from the existing six centers to three regional dispatch centers across the County. 

County Executive Larry Walsh Encourages Public to Weigh In on Transportation Investment Priorities for Will County

Public Invited to Attend January Open Houses

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The Will County Division of Transportation will be hosting five (5) Open Houses throughout the County in January for Will Connects 2040, the County's Long Range Transportation Plan. The public is invited to attend one or all of the Open Houses to provide input on transportation investment priorities throughout Will County. This is the second round of Will Connects 2040 public meetings; the first series of Open Houses were held in late Spring/early Summer 2015.  

 

2016 HERO-HELPS-Southwest Coalition Community Summit to Focus on Implementation of Illinois Heroin Crisis Act

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      The 2016 HERO-HELPS-Southwest Coalition Community Summit will focus on the implementation of a sweeping new state law designed to tackle the deadly heroin epidemic that has plagued Will County, Illinois and our entire Nation.

Will County unveils plans for County Courthouse

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     At today's Committee of the Whole meeting of the Will County Board, updated plans for a future judicial complex were revealed. This new courthouse is proposed to be constructed on the site of the former First Midwest Bank building at the corner of Jefferson and Ottawa Streets in downtown Joliet. The county purchased this building in 2014. Rendering courtesy of Wight and Company. 

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October is Energy Efficiency Month

October is Energy Efficiency Month

October is Energy Efficiency Month. Visit the Will County Green page to learn what you can do to save energy and money in your home and business.
www.willcountygreen.com

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Local Nonprofit Agencies encouraged to apply for CARES Act funding

Local Nonprofit Agencies encouraged to apply for CARES Act funding

Funding from the federal coronavirus relief program, CARES Act, is now available to nonprofit agencies in Will County. The County will allocate $6 million to local nonprofits agencies to assist with significant impacts resulting from the COVID-19 crisis.
 

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Local Officials join Pace Suburban Bus leaders to commemorate route dedicated to former               Will County Executive Larry Walsh

Local Officials join Pace Suburban Bus leaders to commemorate route dedicated to former Will County Executive Larry Walsh

On Tuesday, October 13, local officials from Will County, the City of Joliet, the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA), Metra, and Pace gathered to honor the late Will County Executive Larry Walsh. Walsh was instrumental in expanding mass transit services across Will County and was a champion improving mass transit options for the senior and disabled populations in the county.
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Will County launches second round of COVID-19 (CARES Act) Small Business Assistance Grant Program

Will County launches second round of COVID-19 (CARES Act) Small Business Assistance Grant Program

Small businesses impacted by COVID-19 may be eligible for up to $15,000 in grant assistance. Applications accepted Oct. 19 – Nov. 16, 2020.

Will County officials are offering another opportunity for small business owner impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to apply for relief funding. Through the CARES Act passed by the U.S. Congress, Will County received more than $120 million of this federal funding, of which $24 million is earmarked for small businesses.



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Keep your Ghouls and Boos Safe this Halloween

Keep your Ghouls and Boos Safe this Halloween

The IDPH Illinois Department of Public Health is offering these tips for safe participation in neighborhood trick-or-treating this Halloween.
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