Special use permits and intergovernmental agreements were approved by the Will County Board.
Will County Board Member
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Monday, January 21, 2013
The County Board approved the following items of business:
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The daughter of Will County Board member Herbert Brooks pleaded guilty to misdemeanor theft after a special prosecutor reduced the charge from a felony.
Will County Board member Herbert Brooks' daughter pleaded guilty to stealing from the Target store where she worked as a cashier. As part of the deal, Special Prosecutor Dave Neal dropped the felony charge filed against 23-year-old Megan Brooks of Joliet and replaced it with a misdemeanor. If Megan Brooks pays back the full $1,291 she stole from the 2701 Plainfield Road Target, Neal said he will recommend she get off with a sentence of court supervision and 200 hours of community service. If she fails to come up with the money by her sentencing on March 5, Brooks faces up to a year in the Will County jail. Neal said Megan Brooks was prepared to pay as much as $600 Monday but that he does not want her on an installment plan. Neal said he …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
New leaders come on at the Will County Board.
Friday, September 21, 2012
Ground support gathered at the New Lenox headquarters of Will County Executive Candidate Cory Singer to discuss key election points. Meanwhile, Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford discussed the GOP campaign strategy for Illinois and nationwide.
A small but committed group of supporters for Cory Singer, the Republican candidate for Will County Executive, met over coffee and donuts Tuesday at Singer's headquarters on Maple Street. The current Will County Executive, Democrat Larry Walsh is running for re-election. Illinois State Treasurer Daniel Rutherford arrived to cheer local the GOP candidate on and urged supporters to press on for Republican votes. Singer talked about taxes, property values in relation to major construction projects and the economy of government. In essence, he said, these issues are woven in an overall fabric that blankets families, jobs, homes and transportation. A discussion with a supporter in regard to property taxes grew into a conversation related to the…