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

Published on Saturday, September 23, 2017

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

The $551 million includes $197 million in the corporate fund, a decrease of $600,000 from the previous year, and $354 million in special funds, Walsh said, adding that the budget does not include the use of reserves to be balanced.

 The budget includes funding to continue the county's current building projects — the completion of the new Public Safety Complex and the construction of a new courthouse, set to begin next spring.

To eliminate "duplicative services," Walsh called for dissolving the Public Building Commission, an appointed body for which the county has levied. That group previously oversaw building projects, such as the county jail and the River Valley Justice Center.

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