If all goes as planned, the Will County Recorder of Deeds and Coroner offices will move into the former Social Security Administration building in downtown Joliet before the end of the year.
County and local officials Thursday celebrated the start of construction on the building, 158 N. Scott St.
Montgomery-based Lite Construction Inc. is remodeling the 11,500-square-foot building for $1.4 million under the guidance of architecture firm Cordogan Clark & Associates.
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Will County’s plan to buy the downtown First Midwest Bank building advanced on Thursday, part of a multiyear building program to modernize and centralize county government offices.
The county board’s executive committee voted unanimously to give County Executive Larry Walsh’s office permission to close on the bank building and its 4.3-acre site, 50 W. Jefferson St., for $4 million.
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The Will County Board is poised to start chipping away at its serious space shortage after more than a decade of debate.
With $14.3 million in existing funds, the county could soon start on a path toward $441 million in new buildings.
“We have a lot of cramped space and raggedy buildings, and things need to be done,” said board member Denise Winfrey (D-Joliet), chairwoman of the board’s capital improvements committee.
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