The following items were approved by the Will County Board in April:
A Special Use Permit for Sports and Recreation for Al Tabron, at 22005 Howell Dr. New Lenox, in a 55,125 square foot area in an industrial building.
Adopted the Five-Year Transportation Improvement Program known as the Will County Transportation Improvement Program Fiscal Year 2013-2018. The plan includes: $1,000,000 for Preliminary Engineering of the widening of Gougar Road from Laraway Road to Haven Road, $1,852,350 for Preliminary Engineering and $500,000 for Design Engineering of the widening of Laraway Road from US Route 52 to Cedar Road, $5,000,000 for Preliminary Engineering of the widening of Laraway Road from Cedar Road to Harlem Ave., $1,235,000 for intersection improvement and traffic signals at Laraway Road and Spencer Road, $8,348,785 for intersection improvements at Laraway Road and Cedar Road.
Agreement for use of easement over lands of Commonwealth Edison Co. for roadway improvements at Gougar Road and Spencer Road in New Lenox.
Awarded $144,222 Dept. of Health and Human Services Healthcare Professions Opportunity Grant to Abt Associates to provide Temporary Assistance for Needy Families recipients and other low income individuals with opportunities for education, training and advancement that lead to jobs that pay well and address the healthcare profession's workforce needs that are expected to experience labor shortages or have high demand.
Agreement with the City of Naperville in the amount of $25,000 to allow Will County residents to dispose of Household Hazardous Waste at its facility located at Fire Station #4 at 1971 Brookdale Road with drop-off days each week on Saturday and Sunday between the hours of 9 am and 2 pm.
Approve agreement between Will County and New Lenox Township for a one-day Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event for the Fall of 2013.