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Office of Will County Executive
Lawrence M. Walsh
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
For more information, contact:
Phone: 815-530-2372; Fax: 815-774-3671

Will County Officials celebrate ribbon cutting of new Public Safety Complex

Today, officials from Will County celebrated a ribbon cutting for the new Public Safety Complex on Laraway Road. The $33 million, 87,000 square feet facility is home to the Sheriff’s operations, 9-1-1 dispatch, and the Emergency Telephone System Board.

“We are proud to dedicate this new complex filled with state-of-the-art technology,” said Will County Executive Larry Walsh. “This new complex is a great example of different agencies across the county working together to provide the best services to the residents of our county.”

The complex is one of the first completed projects in the largest capital campaign in this history of Will County. According to officials, the building was completed ahead of schedule and under budget.

“This complex is a welcome addition for our employees,” said Sheriff Mike Kelly. “This building has enabled us to bring many of our services under one roof and improve our efficiency. Our various departments have more convenient access to one another which helps to streamline our operations and ultimately save taxpayer dollars.”

The building is home to the county’s newly consolidated 9-1-1 dispatch center that serves 35 municipalities and the ETSB which oversees the enhanced 9-1-1 systems for the citizens of Will County, as well as portions of Cook, Kendall, and Grundy counties.

For more information, visit the website: www.willcosheriff.org.

Pictured from left to right: Will County Board Minority Leader Herb Brooks, Jr., County Executive Larry Walsh, Sheriff Mike Kelley, County Board Speaker Jim Moustis and County Board Capital Improvements Committee Chairman Ray Tuminello. (Photo courtesy of County Executive Office)
 
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Will County hosts its first GreenTown Conference

Will County and Joliet officials were joined by representatives from various industries at the first GreenTown Conference held in the county. The event, held on Friday, October 26, was designed to bring public and private sector partners together in order to create a coordinated plan to encourage healthy, sustainable communities.
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Friends of Sunny Hill bazaar, luncheon to be Friday, Nov. 16

The Friends of Sunny Hill will hold its annual Sunshine Holiday Gift Bazaar and BBQ luncheon from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov.16, at the Sunny Hill Nursing Home of Will County, 421 Doris Ave.

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County Executive Walsh honored with Community Caring Award

An “extremely humbled” Will County Executive Larry Walsh received the Spirit of Community Caring Award from the Friends of Sunny Hill on Sunday, Oct. 28.

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State officials discuss changes in health care benefits

Officials from several State of Illinois agencies explained changes in health care benefits, specifically relating to mental health and substance use disorder treatment during a forum held yesterday at Joliet Junior College
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County offices closed on Monday, Nov. 12 in observance of Veterans' Day

Will County offices will be closed on Monday, November 12 in observance of Veterans' Day.
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Will County Offices closed Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 in honor of Thanksgiving Holiday

All Will County office buildings will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23.

We will resume normal business hours on Monday, November 26. Happy Thanksgiving!
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