JOLIET, IL – The Will County Board today applauded the passage of legislation that allows it to impose and collect court fees to help pay for new judicial facilities. The Illinois Senate passed HB5889 yesterday on a 46-7 vote, following the House's passage last week. Preliminary design work for the facilities could begin as soon as next month.
Aerial spraying for European Gypsy Moth to take place in June
Illinois Department of Agriculture will treat high risk areas in Joliet, Romeoville
JOLIET, IL – The Will County Board is advising residents that the Illinois Department of Agriculture will carry out aerial spraying in June in high risk sections of the county to eliminate European Gypsy Moth (EGM). EGM is one of the most damaging forest and tree pests in the United States and has become permanently established in Illinois.
Board appoints Darren Bennefield to fill vacated District 5 seat
Will serve out remainder of Lee Ann Goodson's term
JOLIET, IL – The Will County Board today appointed Darren Bennefield (R-Aurora) to the District 5 seat recently vacated by Lee Ann Goodson. Bennefield will serve the remainder of the term that ends in November.
"We welcome Darren to the Board and strongly believe he will serve well the residents of District 5," said Republican Caucus Chair Jim Moustis (R-Frankfort). "Darren is a proven leader and has worked hard to earn the trust of local taxpayers. He will certainly hit the ground running to tackle the important issues we are facing this year."
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