Over the past few years the Will County Active Threat Task Force has been training local first responder agencies for active threat scenarios. This Task Force is made up of law enforcement, fire departments and emergency management agencies.
Rising boxing star, Joseph Awinongya Jr., 14, was honored by Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant for his numerous accomplishments in the world of boxing.
Join a virtual discussion from noon until 1pm on Friday, June 11 to learn more information about the safety and effectiveness of the vaccine.
The Illinois Emergency Management Agency has designated June as Pet Preparedness Month.
Will County officials announced it will begin accepting applications for up to at $10,000 grant from local small business owners impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic through its Small Business Grant Program. Businesses in highly impacted industries, such as restaurants, bars or taverns, events or performing arts venues, museums, and fitness centers will be given preference.
Sunny Hill Nursing Home of Will County, the area-renowned skilled care facility, has announced applications for admissions are being accepted from non-residents of the County. Known for its legacy of providing the highest level of healthcare service possible to the residents of the county since 1955, Sunny Hill is now available to anyone who meets the criteria for admission.
Reduces number of County Board members and provides for six majority-minority districts
At a special county board meeting Tuesday, Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant presented her proposed redistricting plan for a 21-district board, which reduces the size of the Will County Board by five members.
Sign up for the single dose Johnson and Johnson vaccine:
10:00am to 2:00pm.
Saturday, June 5
Will County Health Department
501 Ella Avenue, Joliet, IL 60433
In its effort to secure funding through the issuance of bonds for the proposed renewable natural gas plant, Will County presented its finances to credit ratings agencies, S & P Global Ratings and Moody’s Investor Service and the response from both was positive news for the county.
Applicants are eligible for up to 15 months of assistance, maximum grant amount is $25,000
Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant announced today that online applications for the Illinois Rental Payment Program (ILRPP) which will provide $20 million in relief to Will County landlords and tenants will be available May 17th at www.willcountyillinois.org.
Innovative manufacturer of electric school buses to build first U.S. plant in Joliet
Governor J.B. Pritzker was in Will County today to join local and state officials in welcoming Lion Electric Company to Clarius Park Joliet. The innovative manufacturer of electric vehicles, including school buses, is moving into a 906,000+ square feet speculative building and finish construction to meet its needs. This plant will be the company’s first plant in the United States.
Calm, cool, collected. The 145 highly trained professionals who operate Will County’s 9-1-1 Emergency Telephone System (ETS) are always available to offer assistance to those in need. These everyday heroes are not the people who arrive on scene to render aid but they are responsible for answering 316,000 9-1-1 calls annually and ensuring the proper aid is directed to the correct location. Recently, the ETS honored telecommunicators for their outstanding service.
Will County moves to sixth most vaccinated county in the State
The Will County Executive and Will County Health Department (WCHD) today announced that in the past six weeks, Will County has tripled the number of fully vaccinated individuals from 7.10 percent on March 9 to 25.36 percent on April 23 – moving the county to the sixth most vaccinated county in Illinois, up from 90th in the same time period.
The Drug Enforcement Agency and the Will County Sheriff's Drug and Gang Unit will be sponsoring a National Drug Take Back event from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Sat. April 24 in the parking lot of the former Will County courthouse, 14 W Jefferson Street in Joliet.
Communities across the nation will recognize projects funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and HOME Program projects during National Community Development Week, April 5-9.