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Sep

2017

County Executive Larry Walsh proposes $551 million budget for Will County

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Will County Executive Larry Walsh proposed a balanced $551 million budget, a lower property tax rate and further consolidation of government services in 2018, in his annual budget address during Thursday's county board meeting.

It reflects flat revenues, the reduction of $2.4 million in state funds, and an increase of $300,000 for salaries but not the added costs of a new five-year bargaining agreement with the 750 employees in the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 1028, which was approved at this meeting, according to the executive. 

The new contract is expected to the cost an additional $2.2 million in its first year, which is spread across all county departments, Walsh said later.

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Sep

2017

Will County freight plan balances growth, livability, officials say

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By its very title, the Will County Community Friendly Freight Mobility Plan sounds like an "oxymoron," but the 238-page document does attempt to balance the needs of economic development with residents' quality of life, officials said.

The final draft of the long-awaited plan was presented to the county board's Executive Committee Thursday, and may be formally approved by the full board at its meeting this Thursday.

 

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Sep

2017

Democratic Party of Wheatland Township Monthly Meeting

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Monday, September 25th, 2017

7:00 pm

Delicia Mexican Gril

12337 IL-59 #127, Plainfield, IL 60585

 

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Sep

2017

Denise Mushro-Rumchak for County Clerk Fundraiser

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Fracaro Hall, St. Dennis Church -- 1214 S. Hamilton Street, Lockport, IL 60441

 

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Sep

2017

Meet & Greet for Lauren Staley-Ferry - Democratic Candidate or Will County Clerk

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Saturday, September 30, 2017

Noon to 2:00 pm

The Loft Restaurant & Bar - 1336 Main Street, Crete, IL 60417

 

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