Freedom of Information

Illinois law requires each public body to post specific information regarding the public body as part of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). See 5 ILCS 140/4. This report covers Fiscal Year 2023.

The Will County Treasurer (“This office”) serves as both treasurer for the county and as the ex-officio tax collector. The Treasurer is responsible for depositing, investing, and disbursing all funds for Will County. The Collector is responsible for billing, collecting, investing and distributing Will County property taxes. The duties of Treasurer and Collector are regulated by Illinois law.

The functional areas of this office are accounting, banking, and tax collection.

The operating budget for this office in Fiscal Year 2023 is $1,695,345.

This office has 18 full-time equivalent (FTE) employees as of January 1, 2023.

This office is the investment advisor and agent to the County of Will Retiree Health Insurance Board of Trustees, also known as the Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) Board.

The main office for the Will County Treasurer is located in the Will County Office Building, 302 North Chicago Street, Joliet, IL 60432-4059. The telephone number is 815-740-4675. The fax number is 815-740-4695. Email may be sent to treasurer@willcountyillinois.com. The website is: https://willcountytreasurer.com/

Requests for Information and Public Record

The Will County Treasurer’s Office accepts requests to inspect or copy records via U.S. Mail, courier, email, personal delivery, and fax. The request does not need to be submitted on a standard form; however, a FOIA Request Form is available. You may make an anonymous request.

The Freedom of Information Act officer for this office is:

Tim Brophy – Will County Treasurer and FOIA Officer
Will County Treasurer’s Office
Will County Office Building
302 North Chicago Street
Joliet, IL 60432-4059
815-740-4675 (Voice)
815-740-4695 (Fax)
815-740-4681 (TDD)
Email: treasurer@willcountyillinois.com

You may obtain a guide to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act from the Illinois Attorney General at www.IllinoisAttorneyGeneral.gov.  You may review our Freedom of Information Act Policy here.