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Chairman Cronin Proposes 12th Balanced Budget

9/27/2022 5:47:43 PM
For the 12th consecutive year, DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin presented a balanced budget for the County Board’s consideration at its Sept. 27 meeting. The Fiscal Year 2023 budget proposal does not include a property tax increase for homeowners.
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DuPage County to Provide $5 Million to Alleviate Food Insecurity

9/14/2022 6:13:34 PM
The DuPage County Board on Tuesday approved a $5 million allocation for food pantries to help the County’s neediest residents experiencing food insecurity.
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Amy Phillips Appointed to DuPage County Board

9/13/2022 7:49:53 PM
The DuPage County Board on Tuesday approved Chairman Dan Cronin’s appointment of Amy Phillips of Naperville to serve on the Board, filling a vacant seat in District 5.
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DuPage County Announces the Start of the Energy Assistance Program

8/18/2022 5:18:33 PM
DuPage County Community Services, as administrator of the Home Energy Assistance Program in DuPage County, is pleased to announce that funds are available to assist income-eligible households with their natural gas, propane and electric bills and furnace assistance.
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DuPage County Hosts “Safe from Scams: Protecting Seniors and Their Assets”

8/19/2022 7:13:22 PM
Senior citizens, caregivers and family members are invited to join the DuPage County Recorder, representatives from the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office, DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and DuPage County Treasurer Gwen Henry for a free informational session on avoiding scams and fraud aimed at senior citizens and the elderly.
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DuPage County Quarry Tour Ticket Sale Begins Sept. 1

8/15/2022 2:06:29 PM
Tickets will go on sale for DuPage County Stormwater Management’s Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility tour at 9 a.m. Sept. 1.
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Statement from County Board Chairman Dan Cronin

8/10/2022 1:21:34 PM

Statement from County Board Chairman Dan Cronin on the resignation of County Board Member Amy Chavez.


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DuPage County Launches FY2023 Budget Survey

7/20/2022 3:33:46 PM
DuPage County residents are invited to share their views regarding programs and initiatives important to them by completing the County’s annual budget survey, which is available online.
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DuPage County Recorder Offers Veterans Resource Fair

7/18/2022 2:26:43 PM
Veterans and their families are invited to join the DuPage County Recorder and the Veterans Assistance Commission of DuPage County for a Veterans Resource Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 30 in the first floor Auditorium of the JTK Administration Building, 421. N County Farm Road, Wheaton.
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WorkNet DuPage Launches #ComeOnIn Campaign

7/14/2022 2:35:35 PM

 WorkNet DuPage is inviting members of the public to #ComeOnIn to view its recently renovated career center at 2525 Cabot Drive, Lisle.

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DuPage County Provides $2.8 Million to Hotel, Business Tourism Industry

7/12/2022 4:45:44 PM
DuPage County voted Tuesday to provide $2.8 million to the DuPage Convention and Visitors Bureau (DVCB) to provide support to local hotels that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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DuPage County Votes to Permit Sale of Cannabis in Unincorporated Areas

6/28/2022 9:01:52 PM
The DuPage County Board voted on June 28 to take steps to allow the sale of cannabis in unincorporated areas of the County.
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DuPage Community Transformation Partnership Fund Grants More Than $1 Million to Support Social Service Not-for-Profit Organizations

6/21/2022 7:35:53 PM
Today the DuPage Community Transformation Partnership (DCTP) Fund awarded more than $1 million in Immediate Intervention grants to 16 social service not-for-profit organizations serving DuPage County residents in the areas of food insecurity, housing instability, mental health and substance use disorder.
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DuPage Care Center Foundation to Host Annual Golf Outing to Support Residents

6/17/2022 2:31:17 PM
The DuPage Care Center Foundation will host its 18th annual Golf Outing on June 23 at Prairie Landing Golf Club, 2325 Longest Drive, West Chicago.
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DuPage County Provides Nearly $5 Million to Park, Fire Protection Districts

6/30/2022 6:45:55 PM
The DuPage County Board on Tuesday approved providing nearly $5 million to local park districts and fire protection districts to provide relief from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Statement from County Board Chairman Dan Cronin on Jim Ryan

8/2/2022 9:24:05 PM
The following is a statement attributable to DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin on the passing of former DuPage County State’s Attorney and Illinois Attorney General Jim Ryan.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Names ARPA Grant Recipients

6/7/2022 6:31:41 PM
The DuPage County Stormwater Management Planning Committee voted Tuesday to approve recipients of its American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) municipal grant program.
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DuPage County Plans Memorial Day Observances

5/25/2022 6:51:15 PM
DuPage County will host a ceremony in observance of Memorial Day at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 29, at the DuPage County Government Complex in Wheaton.
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DuPage County Earns Two National Achievement Awards

5/12/2022 7:56:58 PM
DuPage County has received two Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents.
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DuPage County, SCARCE Award Sustainable Design Challenge Top Prizes

5/3/2022 5:36:29 PM
During their meeting on Tuesday, members of the DuPage County Stormwater Management Committee presented awards to winning student groups chosen from this year’s 16th annual Sustainable Design Challenge.
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DuPage County to Host Inaugural Community Arts Festival

4/27/2022 4:57:09 PM
DuPage County will host its inaugural DuPage Community Arts Festival to highlight the importance of arts in our community.
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DuPage Community Transformation Partnership Hosts Virtual Information Sessions for Transformational Grant Opportunities

4/27/2022 2:18:21 PM
Representatives from the DuPage Community Transformation Partnership (Partnership) will be hosting virtual information sessions for eligible not-for-profit organizations to learn about transformational grant opportunities. 
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DuPage County to Improve 87th Street at Woodward Avenue Intersection

4/26/2022 5:36:49 PM
The DuPage County Division of Transportation is scheduled to begin work to improve the intersection of 87th Street and Woodward Avenue in early May.
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DuPage County Announces 2022 Scholarship Program

4/13/2022 3:54:15 PM
DuPage County Community Services is offering college and occupational training scholarships for low-income students with high academic potential.
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DuPage County, SCARCE Hold 16th Annual Sustainable Design Challenge

4/5/2022 5:54:10 PM
Students from several DuPage County high schools displayed their green building projects to the public at the 16th annual Sustainable Design Challenge on Tuesday, held at DuPage County’s Administration Building in Wheaton.
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DuPage Community Transformation Partnership Releases Grant Guidelines

3/25/2022 3:30:10 PM
The DuPage Community Transformation Partnership (Partnership) released guidelines for its inaugural grant program.
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WorkNet DuPage Announces New Paid Internships for Young Adults in Partnership with DuPage County Businesses

3/15/2022 3:21:41 PM
The DuPage County Workforce Development Division at workNet DuPage today announced it is expanding its Youth Employment Program, Make Your Way (MY Way), to offer paid internships for young people ages 17-24.
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DuPage Community Transformation Partnership Hosts Virtual Information Sessions on Upcoming Grant Opportunities

3/9/2022 8:30:07 PM
Representatives from the DuPage Community Transformation Partnership (Partnership) will be hosting virtual information sessions for eligible not-for-profit organizations to learn about upcoming grant opportunities through the Partnership.
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DuPage County Votes to Join Coalition Opposed to Railroad Merger

3/8/2022 6:25:56 PM
The DuPage County Board voted Tuesday to join a coalition of communities that are opposing the merger of the Canadian Pacific Railway and the Kansas City Southern Company.
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DuPage County Announces 2022 Transportation Capital Program

3/1/2022 5:12:18 PM
The DuPage County Division of Transportation announced its 2022 Capital Program on Tuesday, focusing on maintaining and improving the County’s infrastructure.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Names Water Quality Grant Recipients

3/1/2022 3:45:17 PM
The DuPage County Stormwater Management Planning Committee voted Tuesday to approve the 2022 recipients of the County’s Water Quality Improvement Program grant.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Announcing Grant for Flood Control Projects

2/24/2022 4:24:35 PM
DuPage County’s Stormwater Management Department is accepting grant proposals from municipalities for flood control and water quality projects countywide.
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DuPage County Presents $10.6 Million to DuPage Foundation

2/22/2022 7:28:55 PM
DuPage County presented a check for $10.6 million to DuPage Foundation this morning to mark the launch of a strategic grantmaking partnership known as the DuPage Community Transformation Partnership (Partnership).
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DuPage County and SCARCE Hosting 16th Annual Sustainable Design Challenge for Local High Schools

2/7/2022 3:33:25 PM
DuPage County and SCARCE are now accepting project registrations from local high school students for the 16th annual Sustainable Design Challenge.
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DuPage County Launches Online Permitting System

2/1/2022 5:33:24 PM
DuPage County residents no longer need to file permit applications in-person after the County launched its new online permitting system on Jan. 31, allowing residents to apply for permits from home.
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DuPage Care Center Hosting Valentine’s Balloon Fundraiser to Benefit Residents

1/31/2022 8:07:46 PM

The DuPage Care Center is offering the community an opportunity to send Valentine wishes to Center residents.

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WorkNet DuPage – The Year in Review: A Recovery for All

1/27/2022 6:04:40 PM
WorkNet DuPage is proud to release its first fully digital Year in Review: A Recovery for All. Despite a prolonged global pandemic, the County’s workforce center – funded by the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) – provided exceptional services and value to DuPage County residents.
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DuPage County to Provide $10 Million in Social Service Grants to Non-Profits

1/26/2022 8:27:46 PM
The DuPage County Board approved an agreement with the DuPage Foundation on Tuesday to administer a non-profit grant program allocating $10 million in funds the County received from the American Rescue Plan Act. 
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DuPage County Announces Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program

1/18/2022 5:45:30 PM
DuPage County Community Services is accepting applications for the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) to assist income-eligible households with their water and wastewater fees.
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DuPage County Offers Housing Information Session

1/5/2022 2:54:48 PM
The DuPage County Continuum of Care and the DuPage Housing Authority are offering a virtual information session for landlords and property managers from 6 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 19.
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DuPage County Adopts Long Range Transportation Plan

12/14/2021 8:03:01 PM
The DuPage County Board voted unanimously Tuesday to adopt its Long Range Transportation Plan guiding transportation investments through 2040. 
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DuPage County, State of Illinois Partnering on Rental Assistance Program

12/3/2021 2:52:10 PM
DuPage County and the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) will relaunch an emergency rental assistance program on Dec. 6 for residents who are behind on their rent due to COVID-19.
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DuPage County Approves FY2022 Budget

11/23/2021 5:06:09 PM
The DuPage County Board on Tuesday unanimously approved its Fiscal Year 2022 budget, which includes a balanced, $474.3 million spending plan.
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DuPage Care Center Seeks Holiday Donations for Residents

11/1/2021 7:11:58 PM
The DuPage Care Center is inviting the community to help make the holidays brighter for residents of the Care Center through the Adopt-A-Resident program.
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DuPage County Relaunches Interactive Veterans Day Portal

11/1/2021 3:06:49 PM
As DuPage County marks Veterans Day on Nov. 11, the County will provide a virtual gathering place to celebrate veterans again this year.
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DuPage County Board Approves New District Maps

1/31/2022 8:37:38 PM
The DuPage County Board voted Tuesday to approve new County Board district boundaries for the next decade.
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DuPage County Seeks Public Input on Trail System

10/19/2021 8:29:35 PM
The DuPage County Division of Transportation (DuDOT) is seeking input from members of the public as DuDOT staff develop a detailed plan for the County’s regional trail network.
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DuPage County Redistricting Committee Seeks Resident Input on Proposed County Board District Maps

10/12/2021 7:51:11 PM
The DuPage County Redistricting Committee has developed proposed maps for County Board districts and is asking for residents to provide feedback.
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Cronin Proposes 11th Consecutive Balanced Budget

9/28/2021 8:35:33 PM
For the 11th consecutive year, DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin presented a balanced budget for the County Board’s consideration. The Fiscal Year 2022 budget proposal does not include a property tax increase for homeowners.
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DuPage County Postpones Fine Arts Festival

8/31/2021 7:52:50 PM
Because of continuing concerns over COVID-19, the DuPage County Board Ad Hoc Committee on the Fine Arts voted today to postpone the planned Fine Arts Festival that was to take place September 24-26 at the DuPage County Fairgrounds.
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DuPage County Wins Distinguished Budget Award

8/10/2021 4:26:15 PM
DuPage County received a Distinguished Budget Award from the Government Finance Officers Association, the highest form of recognition in government budgeting.
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State Announces Loans Available for Residents, Businesses Impacted by June 20 Tornado

7/16/2021 9:53:30 PM
Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the U.S. Small Business Administration announced today residents and businesses impacted by the June 20 tornado are eligible for loans to assist with recovery efforts.
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DuPage County Relaunches Small Business Grant Program

6/23/2021 2:47:11 PM
The DuPage County Board voted Tuesday to allocate $15 million in federal American Recovery Plan Act funds to relaunch Reinvest DuPage, a business grant relief program developed in partnership with Choose DuPage.
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DuPage County, SCARCE Award Sustainable Design Challenge Top Prizes

6/1/2021 7:55:51 PM
During their meeting on Tuesday, the DuPage County Stormwater Management Committee honored the award-winning entries in this year’s 15th annual Sustainable Design Challenge, which was held virtually.
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DuPage County, College of DuPage Win National Award for Diversity, Inclusion Series

5/25/2021 6:10:09 PM
DuPage County and the College of DuPage have been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents. 
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DuPage County Animal Services Sees Surge in Surrendered Rabbits This Year

5/12/2021 2:43:02 PM
DuPage County Animal Services has seen a large increase in the number of domestic rabbits at its shelter, with 120 rabbits accepted since January and 63 accepted in the last two weeks.
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DuPage County Offers Rental Assistance Program

8/16/2021 1:36:26 PM
DuPage County residents who are behind on their rent due to COVID-19 may be eligible for up to $25,000 in emergency rental assistance from the Illinois Housing Department Authority (IHDA).
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DuPage County Highlights Interactive Memorial Day Portal

5/3/2021 4:44:09 PM
Due to COVID-19 public health concerns, DuPage County will relaunch its interactive Memorial Day portal, allowing residents to “virtually” gather, share stories and photos honoring the memories of fallen heroes.
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DuPage County Recognized for Flood Mitigation Efforts

3/11/2021 8:10:00 PM
The Illinois Association of Floodplain and Stormwater Managers (IAFSM) presented DuPage County with the 2021 Mitigation award during their annual conference, held virtually on March 11.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Names Water Quality Grant Recipients

1/28/2022 4:06:30 PM
The DuPage County Stormwater Management Planning Committee voted Tuesday to approve the 2021 recipients of the County’s Water Quality Improvement Program grant. In total, the Committee selected six projects countywide, all of which aim to improve the quality of DuPage’s streams and rivers.
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DuPage County Announces 2021 Transportation Capital Program

2/17/2021 1:41:30 PM
On Tuesday, DuPage County’s Division of Transportation announced its 2021 Highway Capital Program, which focuses on maintaining and improving the County’s infrastructure.
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DuPage County and SCARCE Hosting 15th Annual Sustainable Design Challenge for Local High Schools

7/15/2021 8:52:43 PM
DuPage County and SCARCE are now accepting project proposals from local high school students for the 15th annual Sustainable Design Challenge
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DuPage County Introduces Program to Reduce Caregiver Burnout

2/1/2021 2:43:51 PM
DuPage County caregivers for people who are 60 years and older are eligible to participate in TCARE, an evidence-based assessment to reduce caregiver stress and burnout.
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DuPage Care Center to Host Valentine’s Day Fundraiser to Benefit Residents

7/15/2021 8:52:16 PM
The DuPage Care Center is offering several ways to spread Valentine’s Day love to the residents of the center with the click of a button.
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WorkNet DuPage: The Year in Review

1/19/2021 4:22:48 PM
WorkNet DuPage proudly releases its Year in Review: Unlocking Opportunity During Crisis. 
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DuPage County Officials Take Oath of Office

12/8/2020 1:07:35 AM
DuPage County hosted a virtual and in-person inauguration ceremony Monday for 11 elected officials who were sworn into office.
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DuPage Animal Services Reunites Dog, Owner Separated for Three Years

12/5/2020 8:03:46 PM
When Debra Mejeur lost her dog, Lola, in October 2017, she never thought she would see her furry friend again. But thanks to a microchip, DuPage County Animal Services reunited Debra and her husband Steven Mejeur with Lola on Saturday.
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DuPage County Approves FY2021 Budget

11/25/2020 2:45:21 PM
The DuPage County Board on Tuesday approved its Fiscal Year 2021 budget, which includes a balanced, $483.3 million spending plan.
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DuPage County Allocates $2.5 Million to Help Struggling Bars, Restaurants

11/17/2020 11:59:44 PM
During a special call meeting Tuesday, the DuPage County Board approved $2.5 million in additional CARES Act funds to help bars and restaurants that are financially struggling due to the mitigation measures ordered by the State of Illinois.
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DuPage County Launches Interactive Veterans Day Portal

10/27/2020 4:27:31 PM
In lieu of its annual Veterans Day ceremony, DuPage County will provide a virtual gathering place to celebrate veterans.
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Cronin Proposes Tenth Balanced Budget

9/22/2020 4:00:14 PM
For the tenth consecutive year, DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin presented a balanced budget for the County Board’s consideration.  
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DuPage County Allocates $7.6 Million for COVID-19 Community Relief

9/8/2020 8:35:26 PM
The DuPage County Board on Tuesday voted to allocate $7.6 million to townships, park districts, non-profit organizations and small businesses to provide DuPage residents relief from the impacts of COVID-19.
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DuPage County Approves $300,000 for Flu Vaccines for Uninsured Residents

9/8/2020 5:37:56 PM
The DuPage County Board on Tuesday approved spending $300,000 to partner with the DuPage Health Coalition to provide an influenza vaccination program for uninsured residents.
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DuPage Care Center to Host Virtual Fall Festival to Support Residents

9/4/2020 5:23:26 PM
The DuPage Care Center and the DuPage Care Center Foundation will host the Center’s 53rd annual Fall Festival on Sept. 19. 
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DuPage County, College of DuPage Launch Anti-Racism Initiative

9/1/2020 9:28:27 PM
In partnership with DuPage County, the College of DuPage (COD) is launching a new initiative to unite the community against racism and provide a platform for meaningful conversations to help audiences reflect, share and act.
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DuPage County Announces New Schedule for COVID-19 Testing Site

8/27/2020 2:45:08 PM
Beginning Aug. 31, the DuPage County Community Based Testing Site (CBTS) will be open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to noon, or until 600 tests are completed each day.
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DuPage County Approves Internet Funding for Low-Income Students

9/2/2020 8:09:47 PM
The DuPage County Board on Tuesday approved $1.5 million to provide low-income students with internet service.
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DuPage County Complete Count Committee Encouraging Final Census Push

8/20/2020 8:56:43 PM
The U.S. Census is in its final six weeks, and the DuPage Complete Count Committee is urging residents to complete their Census forms.
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DuPage County Expands Small Business Relief Program

9/11/2020 8:50:35 PM
The DuPage County Board on Tuesday voted to remove a restriction from the County’s Reinvest DuPage small business grant relief program. 
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DuPage County Board Approves Three Referendum Questions for November Ballot

8/11/2020 8:30:29 PM
The DuPage County Board voted Tuesday to put three referendum questions on the November 2020 General Election ballot.
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DuPage County Allocates $43 Million for COVID-19 Relief for Municipalities

7/15/2020 7:10:33 PM
The DuPage County Board voted to allocate $43 million in federal relief funds to reimburse DuPage municipalities for qualifying expenses incurred due to the COVID-19 response.
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DuPage County Awards $1 Million to Local Nonprofits

7/14/2020 9:01:52 PM
The DuPage County Board awarded a total of $1 million to 56 local nonprofits today through the DuPage County Human Services Grant Fund. 
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DuPage County Launches FY2021 Budget Survey

7/6/2020 3:21:53 PM
DuPage County residents can share their views regarding programs and initiatives important to them by completing the County’s annual budget survey, which is available online.
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DuPage County Announces COVID-19 Testing Sites

8/3/2020 2:10:41 PM
Two new testing sites are being opened and made available to DuPage County residents in the next two weeks.
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DuPage County Earns National Achievement Award for RAMP-Up Program

6/9/2020 4:23:50 PM
DuPage County has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents. 
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Statement from County Board Chairman Dan Cronin

6/1/2020 12:10:25 AM
Statement attributable to DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin
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DuPage County Launches Interactive Memorial Day Portal

5/12/2020 4:23:01 PM
Since social distancing requirements will prevent people from gathering to celebrate Memorial Day, DuPage County has developed a website for residents to virtually gather and share stories and photos to honor the memories of fallen heroes.
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DuPage County Launches Reinvest DuPage

5/12/2020 4:36:22 PM
DuPage County announced Tuesday it will launch Reinvest DuPage, a grant relief program developed in partnership with Choose DuPage for small businesses and independent contractors.
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DuPage County LIHEAP Deadline Extended

5/11/2020 3:44:30 PM
The DuPage County Community Services Department has extended the deadline for applications for the annual Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) until June 30 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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DuPage County Extends Deadline for 2020 Scholarship Program

5/1/2020 3:47:01 PM
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the DuPage County is extending the deadline for the annual Community Services Block Grant scholarship program to Sept. 25.
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Late Fees Waived for Property Taxpayers Impacted by COVID-19

5/1/2020 4:56:08 PM
The DuPage County Board voted today to authorize the County Treasurer to waive late fees on property tax payments for taxpayers who can demonstrate financial hardship due to the COVID-19 crisis.
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DuPage County, Wheaton College Partnering to Provide Housing for First Responders

4/22/2020 3:18:34 PM
DuPage County and Wheaton College have agreed to provide temporary housing for first responders asked to self-isolate during the COVID-19 response.
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DuPage County, SCARCE Hosting Virtual 14th Annual Sustainable Design Challenge for Local High Schools

4/16/2020 2:36:05 PM
DuPage County and SCARCE have transitioned their 14th annual Sustainable Design Challenge, previously scheduled in-person for April 21, to a virtual format. 
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DuPage County Collects 165,000 PPE Items

4/14/2020 4:36:21 PM
DuPage County has collected more than 165,000 pieces of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) varying from N95 masks, gloves, gowns, face shields, and other critical items since March 26.
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DuPage County Provides COVID-19 Relief Funds to DuPage Pads, Catholic Charities of Joliet

4/14/2020 3:30:45 PM
The DuPage County Board on Tuesday approved two resolutions that would provide funding to two local homeless shelters in response to their COVID-19 efforts.
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WorkNet DuPage Supports Workers Impacted by COVID-19

4/13/2020 1:38:24 PM
WorkNet DuPage is committed to providing workers and businesses with every tool in our arsenal to come out of the COVID-19 pandemic stronger than ever.
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DuPage Care Center Seeking Donations Through Amazon Wish List

4/3/2020 4:23:09 PM
People interested in helping residents of the DuPage Care Center, during the COVID-19 crisis, now have an easy way to donate needed items with the click of a button.
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DuPage County Coordinates Donations

3/25/2020 7:36:26 PM
DuPage County is accepting donations of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to assist in the COVID-19 response.
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DuPage County Announces COVID-19 Service Updates

3/19/2020 7:46:50 PM
Due to the County’s COVID-19 response, DuPage County is limiting, delaying, or cancelling some services based on public health guidance.
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Statement from County Board Chairman Dan Cronin on New Coronavirus Cases

3/17/2020 9:28:45 PM
Statement from County Board Chairman Dan Cronin on New Coronavirus Cases
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Limited Court Operations in Response to COVID-19

3/17/2020 5:23:32 PM
DuPage County Chief Judge Daniel P. Guerin issued an Administrative Order effective today, March 17, 2020, rescheduling civil and criminal cases set in the 18th Judicial Circuit set through April 17, 2020.
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DuPage County Board Chairman Issues Disaster Proclamation

3/16/2020 1:02:11 PM
DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin issued a disaster proclamation for DuPage County in response to the County’s first confirmed case of COVID-19.
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DuPage County Resident Tests Positive for Coronavirus Disease

3/15/2020 5:22:46 PM
On Saturday, March 14, 2020, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Governor JB Pritzker announced that a resident of DuPage County has tested positive at the IDPH Laboratory for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
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Statement from County Board Chairman Dan Cronin on Emergency Proclamation

3/9/2020 8:59:14 PM
Statement attributable to DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Names Water Quality Grant Recipients

3/3/2020 5:34:52 PM
The DuPage County Stormwater Management Planning Committee voted Tuesday to approve the 2020 recipients of the County’s Water Quality Improvement Program grant.
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DuPage County Announces Support for SB 2546

2/19/2020 3:37:18 PM
The DuPage County Animal Services Committee unanimously voted to support Senate Bill 2546 which builds on previous legislation banning the use of elephants in traveling shows.
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HOPE Taskforce Announces Grant Recipients

8/25/2020 8:14:09 PM
The DuPage County Heroin/Opioid Prevention and Education (HOPE) Taskforce today announced the award of grants totaling $100,000 to expand its capabilities in the fight against the opioid crisis in the County.
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DuPage County Announces Support for SB3078

2/18/2020 2:05:42 PM
The DuPage County Animal Services Committee unanimously voted to support Senate Bill 3078 which amends the Animal Welfare Act, providing that statewide, a pet shop operator may offer for sale a dog or cat that is obtained only from an animal control facility or animal shelter.
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DuPage County Board Approves 2020 Budget

11/26/2019 7:40:12 PM
On Tuesday, the DuPage County Board approved its Fiscal Year 2020 budget with a balanced, $476.2 million spending plan.
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DuPage County Lifts Video Gambling Ban

11/20/2019 7:19:58 PM
The DuPage County Board voted 11-6 on Tuesday to repeal the ban on video gambling in unincorporated areas of the County.
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DuPage County Votes to Prohibit Sale of Recreational Cannabis

10/22/2019 5:09:39 PM
The DuPage County Board voted 10-8 on Tuesday to prohibit the sale of recreational cannabis in unincorporated areas.
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DuPage County Residents, Businesses Eligible for Disaster Relief

10/1/2019 1:00:54 PM
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved the state’s request for assistance to help residents whose homes and businesses suffered storm damage on June 26th when severe thunderstorms hit the region.
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Statement from County Board Chairman Dan Cronin on Sterigenics

9/30/2019 7:31:19 PM

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DuPage County Offering LIHEAP Energy Assistance

10/1/2019 8:26:39 PM
DuPage County Community Services will be accepting applications for the annual Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) beginning Oct. 1 until May 31, 2020, or until funds are depleted. 
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Cronin Proposes Ninth Consecutive Balanced Budget

9/24/2019 3:30:45 PM
For the ninth consecutive year, DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin presented a balanced budget for consideration by the County Board.
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DuPage Stormwater Management Hosts Elmhurst Quarry Tours Saturday

9/23/2019 2:54:03 PM
In partnership with the Elmhurst History Museum, DuPage County Stormwater Management opened its Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility to a sold-out crowd on Saturday. More than 500 people registered to get a rare, inside look at this DuPage County landmark.
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DuPage Stormwater Management to Host Elmhurst Quarry Tours Sept. 21

8/12/2019 3:14:57 PM
In partnership with the Elmhurst History Museum, DuPage County Stormwater Management will offer the public a rare opportunity to tour its Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility on Saturday, Sept. 21.
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DuPage County Seeks Input on Spending with Annual Budget Survey

7/16/2019 8:39:41 PM
DuPage County residents can share important feedback by completing the County’s annual budget survey, which is available online.
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DuPage County Dissolves Seventh Unit of Local Government

7/15/2019 6:59:21 PM
DuPage County Judge Bonnie Wheaton signed an order dissolving the Highland Hills Sanitary District, the seventh unit of government dissolved by DuPage County.
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DuPage County Approves Adult Business Licensing Ordinance

6/25/2019 7:31:29 PM
The DuPage County Board on Tuesday voted to approve an ordinance that will establish a licensing program for adult businesses operating in the unincorporated areas.
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DuPage County to Offer Free Puppy Mill Workshop on June 30

6/24/2019 2:11:19 PM

DuPage County Animal Services has joined forces with the Humane Society of the United States to offer its first ever Puppy Mill Workshop on Sunday, June 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the DuPage County Auditorium. This event is open to the general public and is free to attend. Advanced registration is required.


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DuPage County Memorial Day Ceremony Scheduled for May 26

5/21/2019 5:42:37 PM
DuPage County will host a ceremony in observance of Memorial Day at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 26, at the DuPage County Government Complex in Wheaton.
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DuPage County earns national award for stormwater management programs

5/14/2019 9:07:34 PM
The National Association of Counties (NACo) is pleased to grant DuPage County Stormwater Management two 2019 Achievement Awards for its Shared Services Program, which received “Best in Category” for Community and Economic Development, and its Water Quality Flag in the Children and Youth category. 
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DuPage County earns national award for program targeting first time drug offenders

5/14/2019 9:05:13 PM
The National Association of Counties (NACo) is pleased to grant DuPage County a 2019 Achievement Award for its program titled “First Offender Call Unified for Success (F.O.C.U.S.)” in the category of Criminal Justice and Public Safety.
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DuPage County Designated “SolSmart Bronze” for Advancing Solar Energy Growth

5/14/2019 8:08:34 PM
DuPage County received designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier, and more affordable for home and business owners to go solar. 
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DuPage County Awards Human Services Grants to Nonprofit Agencies

7/1/2019 9:24:19 PM
The DuPage County Board awarded $900,000 to local nonprofits today through the DuPage County Human Services Grant Fund.
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DuPage County Announces Complete Count Committee

5/14/2019 6:38:52 PM
The DuPage County Board voted to create a DuPage Complete Count Committee on Tuesday, forming a special advisory group whose mandate is “to provide direction and advice to ensure an accurate 2020 census count of DuPage County residents.”
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Chairman Cronin Responds to Willowbrook Cancer Assessment Study

3/29/2019 7:44:49 PM
DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin joined U.S. Sen. Richard Durbin and U.S. Rep. Bill Foster in reaction to the release today of the Willowbrook Cancer Incidence Assessment report by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH).
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DuPage County Announces 2019 Transportation Capital Program

2/21/2019 3:13:08 PM
The DuPage County Division of Transportation (DuDOT) has announced its upcoming capital program for 2019.
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DuPage County, SCARCE Hosting 13th Annual Sustainable Design Challenge for Local High Schools

2/19/2019 9:11:32 PM
DuPage County and SCARCE are now accepting project proposals from local high school students for the 13th annual Sustainable Design Challenge.
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Statement Regarding Action to Shut Down Sterigenics

2/16/2019 2:52:26 PM
Statement attributable to DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin.
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DuPage County Consolidates Election Commission into County Clerk’s Office

1/15/2019 8:20:15 PM
The DuPage County Board voted today to dissolve the DuPage Election Commission into the County Clerk’s Office, completing a multi-year process to consolidate the sixth unit of government under the County’s ACT Initiative. 
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DuPage County Officials Take Oath of Office

12/4/2018 1:53:13 AM
DuPage County hosted an inauguration ceremony Monday for 17 elected officials who were sworn into office.
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DuPage County Board Approves 2019 Budget

11/27/2018 5:48:49 PM
The DuPage County Board approved the 2019 budget on Tuesday, marking the 11th consecutive year the County has passed a budget with no property tax increase.
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Statement from Chairman Dan Cronin Regarding Action by Illinois E.P.A.

11/8/2018 9:33:16 PM
After asking the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency to perform water testing for residents impacted by the emissions of ethylene oxide by the Sterigenics Willowbrook facility, today DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin said:
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Statement Regarding DuPage County Lawsuit Against Sterigenics

10/30/2018 6:22:12 PM
After asking the Illinois Attorney General to shut down the Sterigenics Willowbrook facility in early September, today DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin said he was pleased to see Attorney General Lisa Madigan join DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin in a lawsuit against Sterigenics, filed in DuPage County.
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DuPage County Receives Illinois Sustainability Award

10/30/2018 2:24:01 PM
DuPage County was one of 27 organizations or companies in Illinois that received the award for its significant achievements in protecting the environment, helping sustain the future, and improving the economy.
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DuPage County Joins Forest Preserve and Glen Ellyn to develop DuPage River Greenway Trail plan

10/23/2018 5:17:55 PM
DuPage County will join with the Forest Preserve District of DuPage and the Village of Glen Ellyn in a grant application for planning and developing the East Branch DuPage River Greenway Trail.
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DuPage County Receives CRS Rating from FEMA

10/9/2018 4:46:29 PM
For the first time, DuPage County earned a rating in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Community Rating System (CRS) program that can save unincorporated residents up to 20 percent on their flood insurance.
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U.S. E.P.A. Air Study Approved for Willowbrook

10/3/2018 6:39:21 PM
After successful meetings with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C. yesterday, Chairman Dan Cronin was pleased to announce today the agency has agreed to perform ambient air testing at the Sterigenics facility in Willowbrook. 
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Cronin Proposes Eighth Budget with No Property Tax Increase

9/25/2018 5:02:56 PM
For the eighth consecutive year, DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin presented a balanced budget that does not increase the County’s portion of the property tax levy.
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Officials Celebrate Completion of Flood Control Project Near Salt Creek

9/11/2018 7:53:55 PM
On Tuesday, federal, state and local officials came together to celebrate the completion of the Graue Mill Flood Control Project in Hinsdale.
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DuPage County Board Approves Three Referenda Questions for November Ballot

8/15/2018 3:36:32 PM
The DuPage County Board voted unanimously Tuesday to put three tax-related referendum questions on the November 2018 General Election ballot.
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Gov. Rauner Signs House Bill 5123 in DuPage County

7/23/2018 7:06:41 PM
Governor Bruce Rauner joined Chairman Dan Cronin, County Clerk Paul Hinds, members of the County Board, and local lawmakers as he signed House Bill 5123 into law on Monday.
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DuPage County Wins Distinguished Budget Award

7/19/2018 1:33:06 PM
DuPage County received a Distinguished Budget Award from the Government Finance Officers Association, the highest form of recognition in government budgeting.
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DuPage County, DU-COMM Dedicate New Dispatch Center

7/11/2018 1:43:50 PM
DuPage County, DuPage Public Safety Communications, and DuPage Emergency Telephone System Board (ETSB) dedicated the new DU-COMM 9-1-1 Communications Center on Tuesday.
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DuPage County Animal Services Unveils Specialty Veterinary Vehicle

6/12/2018 6:48:43 PM
DuPage County Animal Services and DuPage Animal Friends today unveiled a new, state-of-the-art, 26-foot, specialty veterinary vehicle for DuPage County Animal Services (DCAS).
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DuPage County, SCARCE Award Sustainable Design Challenge Top Prizes

6/5/2018 5:46:46 PM
During their monthly meeting on Tuesday, the DuPage County Stormwater Management Committee held an awards ceremony to honor the top groups from this year’s 12th annual Sustainable Design Challenge.
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Lake Michigan Water on Its Way to Highland Hills Residents

5/31/2018 8:31:24 PM
Residents of the Highland Hills subdivision in unincorporated Lombard will have Lake Michigan water running through their homes beginning June 5.
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Gavanes Appointed to DuPage County Board

5/8/2018 7:30:49 PM
The DuPage County Board unanimously approved Chairman Dan Cronin’s appointment of Dino Gavanes of Itasca to serve on the Board, filling the vacant District 1 seat following the resignation of Paul Fichtner. 
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DuPage County Animal Care and Control Changes Name to DuPage County Animal Services

4/24/2018 8:59:36 PM
DuPage County announces that the Animal Care and Control function will now be referred to as Animal Services, effective April 24, 2018.
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DuPage County Campus Awarded Arboretum Accreditation

4/24/2018 7:49:40 PM
In time for Arbor Day on April 27, a representative from The Morton Arboretum presented the DuPage County Board today with a certificate recognizing the County’s campus as an arboretum.
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DuPage County, SCARCE Hold 12th Annual Sustainable Design Challenge

4/17/2018 8:02:07 PM
Students from several DuPage County high schools displayed their green building projects to the public at the 12th annual Sustainable Design Challenge on Tuesday, held at DuPage County’s Administration Building in Wheaton.
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DuPage County Awards $1 Million to Nonprofit Agencies

4/10/2018 7:24:25 PM
The DuPage County Board awarded a total of $1 million to local nonprofits today through the DuPage County Human Services Grant Fund.
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DuPage County Board Moves to Dissolve North Westmont Fire Protection District

4/10/2018 5:47:18 PM
The DuPage County Board voted unanimously Tuesday to initiate a process to dissolve the North Westmont Fire Protection District. When dissolution is complete, the North Westmont Fire District will be the fifth unit of local government DuPage County dissolved.
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Statement from DuPage County

3/21/2018 6:07:59 PM
On behalf of our fellow board members and the Technology Committee, we would like to express our concern about the performance of the DuPage Election Commission Tuesday evening.
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DuPage County, Naperville to Connect Traffic Signal Systems

3/6/2018 4:55:51 PM
DuPage County will expand the Division of Transportation (DuDOT) Central Signal System later this year, including connecting its system with the City of Naperville.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Names Water Quality Grant Recipients

3/6/2018 2:17:44 PM
The DuPage County Stormwater Management Planning Committee voted on the 2018 recipients of the County’s Water Quality Improvement Program grant today.
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DuPage County Announces 2018 Road Construction Projects

2/21/2018 6:52:45 PM
The DuPage County Division of Transportation (DuDOT) recently announced upcoming road construction projects for 2018.
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DuPage County, Village of Lisle to Share GIS Services

1/23/2018 6:21:39 PM
The DuPage County Board approved an intergovernmental agreement with the Village of Lisle on Tuesday that represents taxpayer saving in excess of $60,000 per year. The agreement calls for the County to share expertise and provide specific information technology services for the Village.
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DuPage County to Provide Lake Michigan Water to Highland Hills

9/12/2017 3:45:33 PM
DuPage County signed an intergovernmental agreement Tuesday that will provide Lake Michigan water to residents of the Highland Hills subdivision in unincorporated Lombard.
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Greg Hart Appointed to DuPage County Board

9/12/2017 3:24:35 PM
The DuPage County Board on Tuesday approved Chairman Dan Cronin’s appointment of Greg Hart of Burr Ridge to serve on the Board, filling a vacant District 3 seat.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Opens Public Comment Period for Water Quality Watershed Plans

9/5/2017 7:59:43 PM
The DuPage County Stormwater Management Planning Committee voted today to open the public comment period for the draft Kress Creek and Klein Creek Water Quality Watershed-Based Plans. The public comment period will be open from Sept. 5 through Oct. 5. 
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DuPage County Wins Distinguished Budget Award

6/28/2017 3:40:56 PM
DuPage County received a Distinguished Budget Award from the Government Finance Officers Association, the highest form of recognition in government budgeting.
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DuPage County Honors Mooring Family with Bridge over Illinois Prairie Path

6/13/2017 9:10:00 PM
DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin presented a proclamation at the June 13 DuPage County Board meeting honoring a couple devoted to the creation and preservation of the Illinois Prairie Path.
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DuPage Care Center Dedicated in Honor of Judge Kenneth Moy

4/11/2017 7:46:20 PM
DuPage County officials dedicated the DuPage Convalescent Center on Tuesday as the Kenneth Moy DuPage Care Center, in honor of the retired judge and former DuPage County Board member.
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DuPage County, COD, Glen Ellyn Officials Sign Agreement Transferring Inspections

4/11/2017 3:45:57 PM
The DuPage County Board, the College of DuPage (COD) and the Village of Glen Ellyn signed a new intergovernmental agreement today transferring the authority to perform building, zoning and liquor inspections at COD back to the Village.
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DuPage County, DU-COMM Break Ground on New Communications Center

4/3/2017 5:24:23 PM
Citing a commitment to public safety and efficient government service, officials from the DuPage County Board, DuPage Emergency Telephone System Board and DuPage Public Safety Communications (DU-COMM) hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on the site of DU-COMM’s new communications center. The new center will occupy more than 30,000 square feet of new construction and renovated space at the former DuPage Youth Home on the County campus in Wheaton.  
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DuPage County Officials Highlight Shared Services

3/8/2017 5:12:10 PM
On Wednesday, DuPage County Board Chairman and Forest Preserve District of DuPage County President Joe Cantore outlined $275,000 in taxpayer savings recently achieved through shared services and joint-purchasing agreements and projected additional savings to grow annually.
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Highland Avenue Bridge Improvement Named Project of the Year

1/27/2017 3:11:46 PM
DuPage County’s Division of Transportation’s Highland Avenue bridge rehabilitation project was named Project of the Year by the Suburban Branch of the American Public Works Association Chicago Metro Chapter on Jan. 26.
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Chairman Proposes Merger of DuPage Election Commission and County Clerk’s Office

12/13/2016 6:12:20 PM
In collaboration with DuPage County Clerk Paul Hinds and Election Commission Chairwoman Cathy Ficker Terrill, DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin proposed a consolidation of the DuPage Election Commission and the Office of the County Clerk on Tuesday.
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DuPage County Officials Take Oath of Office

12/6/2016 2:09:51 AM
DuPage County hosted an inauguration ceremony Monday for 17 elected officials who were sworn into office.
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DuPage County Board Approves 2017 Budget

11/22/2016 5:45:12 PM
The DuPage County Board approved the 2017 budget on Tuesday, marking the ninth consecutive year the County has passed a budget with no property tax increase.
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DuPage County Officials Celebrate Projects Along DuPage River

9/27/2016 9:27:10 PM
On Tuesday, DuPage County, the City of Warrenville and the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County cut a ribbon in celebration of completed flood control and water quality improvement projects along the West Branch DuPage River, as well as the replacement and expansion of the Warrenville Road Bridge.
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DuPage County earns national achievement award for Vactor Receiving Station

7/15/2021 8:50:54 PM
DuPage County has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). County Board Member Jim Healy (District 5), Chairman of the County’s Public Works Committee, was presented the award last week at NACo’s annual conference. The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that enhance services for residents.
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DuPage County Sales Tax Drops By a Quarter-Cent

6/23/2016 8:14:38 PM
DuPage County’s sales tax has dropped by a quarter-cent after the elimination of a tax collected by the DuPage Water Commission. 
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DuPage County Officials Warn of Dangers of Heroin, Fentanyl

6/15/2016 8:49:21 PM
DuPage County officials held a news conference Tuesday to warn the public of the growing dangers associated with heroin and fentanyl.
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DuPage County Approves Consolidation of Century Hill Street Lighting District

6/14/2016 4:20:07 PM
The DuPage County Board voted Tuesday to consolidate the Century Hill Street Lighting District into the County’s Division of Transportation (DuDOT).
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DuPage Convalescent Center Named in Honor of Former County Board Member Hon. Ken Moy

6/14/2016 4:13:38 PM
On Tuesday, the DuPage County Board voted to name the County’s Convalescent Center in honor of former County Board member Kenneth Moy, citing his decades of service as a barrier-breaking elected DuPage County Board member and as a member of the 18th Circuit Court.
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DuPage Convalescent Center Receives $2 Million Pledge

5/10/2016 5:03:23 PM
On Tuesday, DuPage County Board members received a $2 million pledge of support from retired DuPage County Judge Kenneth Moy, who said he hopes his donation will serve as the basis for a new capital campaign to benefit the DuPage Convalescent Center.
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DuPage County Unveils Two GIS Map Applications to Assist Residents

3/29/2016 3:13:47 PM
DuPage County has unveiled two new GIS mapping applications to assist residents in looking up land records and submitting reports for repairs.
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DuPage County Board Receives Convalescent Center Report

3/22/2016 2:50:34 PM
On Tuesday, DuPage County Board members heard a presentation from the Center for Governmental Research (CGR) on the group’s study of the DuPage Convalescent Center.
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DuPage County ranks No. 1 among healthiest counties in Illinois

3/24/2016 5:13:33 PM

The DuPage County Health Department is honored to announce that DuPage County has once again been recognized as one of the healthiest counties in Illinois, this time ranking No. 1 in both key measures of the rankings.

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DuPage County Launches New Smartphone App

2/9/2016 4:46:58 PM
DuPage County is proud to announce the launch of the new Navigate DuPage smartphone app. This free, interactive tool will allow residents to keep informed, share input and stay connected with the County.
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DuPage County Named Best County for Upward Mobility

2/1/2016 8:34:59 PM
DuPage County was named the top-rated county in the United States for upward mobility this week by American City and County magazine.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Still Accepting Applications for Water Quality Grant

12/21/2015 3:47:05 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management is currently accepting grant proposals for projects aimed at improving the quality of the County’s streams and rivers. 
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Resolve to be Safe in 2016 - County encourages residents to sign up for Smart911

12/17/2015 5:41:31 PM
As the new year draws near, DuPage County officials are asking residents to “resolve to be safe” and sign up for Smart911.
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DuPage Hosts Human Services Grants Informational Meetings in January

12/14/2015 4:13:57 PM
DuPage County will host two informational meetings in January for local non-profit organizations interested in applying for a grant through the Human Services Grant Fund (HSGF).
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County Board Approves 2016 Budget

11/24/2015 6:04:58 PM
On Tuesday, the DuPage County Board approved the 2016 budget, which reduces spending and, for the eighth consecutive year, includes no property tax increase.
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Emergency Response Teams Test Skills In Training

11/9/2015 4:49:41 PM
Serve DuPage highlights the dedicated volunteers from the Community Emergency Response Teams who recently participated in a friendly competition designed to test their emergency response skills.
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DuPage Convalescent Center Encourages Community to “Adopt-a-Resident” for the Holidays

11/5/2015 7:56:37 PM
The DuPage Convalescent Center invites the community to help make the holidays brighter for each of the Center’s residents through participating in the annual gift drive.
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DuPage County Hosting Public Information Meeting on Updates to Winfield Creek Watershed Plan

11/5/2015 3:19:19 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management will hold a public information meeting regarding the draft Phase 1 Addendum to the Winfield Creek Watershed Plan on Thursday, November 12, 2015, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Winfield Village Hall (27W465 Jewell Road, Winfield 60190).
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DuPage Officials Host Ribbon Cutting For Flood Control Improvement Project

10/14/2015 4:34:01 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management, the Village of Carol Stream and the Carol Stream Park District hosted a news conference and ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday to celebrate the completion of a $12.5 million flood control project along Klein Creek in Carol Stream.
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DuPage County Historical Museum Receives $200,000 Donation

10/13/2015 9:20:21 PM
Members of the DuPage County Historical Museum Foundation accepted a $200,000 donation to help replace the roof and fund repairs to the Wheaton museum. Daniel L. Goodwin, Chairman and CEO of The Inland Real Estate Group, Inc., presented the check at the DuPage County Board meeting on Tuesday, October 13th.
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DuPage County Hosting Public Hearing on Application for HUD Competitive Grant Funding

10/13/2015 5:24:24 PM

DuPage County will hold a public hearing regarding its application for a competitive grant opportunity from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on Tuesday, Oct. 20  at 7 p.m. at the DuPage County Administration Building, 421 N. County Farm Rd., Wheaton in room 1-500B.


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DuPage Announces Night Paving on 75th Street

10/1/2015 2:55:51 PM
DuPage County's Division of Transportation announced limited night paving on 75th Street and Plainfield/Naperville Road will take place on Monday, Oct. 5. The paving is expected to extend from Monday evening at 9 p.m. to Tuesday morning at 7 a.m.
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Volunteers at Literacy DuPage Help Residents Achieve Success

10/1/2015 2:05:05 PM
Serve DuPage 2015 highlights the charitable work of Literacy DuPage, a local organization that provides free tutoring to residents. Dedicated volunteers help adult students achieve greater independence by improving their English literacy skills.
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Chairman Cronin and Senator Connelly Host Senior Health Fair Sept. 23

9/17/2015 8:13:45 PM
DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin and Illinois State Senator Michael Connelly will host a Senior Health Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 23 from 9 a.m. to noon, at the DuPage County Administration Building Auditorium, 421 N. County Farm Road, Wheaton.
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Economic Development and Planning Department Changes Name to Building & Zoning

9/15/2015 4:50:31 PM
DuPage County announces that the Economic Development and Planning Department will now be referred to as Building & Zoning, effective Sept. 14. The name change better reflects the department’s operations and streamlined services for residents.
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Cronin Proposes Fifth County Budget with No Property Tax Increase

9/11/2015 7:46:10 PM
Praising the County's efficient government amidst an uncertain budget scenario in Springfield, DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin presented a Fiscal Year 2016 budget that reduces spending and holds the line on property taxes. 
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Volunteers Play Special Role in Lives of Convalescent Center Residents

9/3/2015 4:18:58 PM
DuPage Convalescent Center volunteers serve as the backbone of the facility by dedicating their time to its residents.
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DuPage Celebrates Workforce Development Week Through Success Stories

8/31/2015 3:02:54 PM
DuPage County celebrates Workforce Development Week by focusing on the successes of individuals and businesses who participated in programs provided by the DuPage County Workforce Development Division (WDD). Illinois Workforce Development Week is observed state-wide during the week of August 31, 2015. 
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Fall Festival Offers Family-Friendly Activities

9/2/2015 8:15:59 PM
The DuPage Convalescent Center Foundation will host its 48th annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Center’s back parking lot. The family-friendly event benefits the Convalescent Center’s Resident Recreation Fund, which helps to provide residents with quality of life programs and services.
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DuPage Residents Invited to Provide Input on County Programs

9/2/2015 8:18:52 PM

DuPage County residents have a chance to weigh in on their priorities by participating in this year’s County budget survey. The survey is now available online at www.surveymonkey.com/r/dupagebudgetsurvey.

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DuPage Convalescent Center Foundation Hosts Benefit Concert at Cantigny Park Aug. 6

7/27/2015 2:01:40 PM
The DuPage Convalescent Center Foundation is pleased to present the 2nd Annual Benefit Concert in the Park. This event will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 6, at Cantigny Park in Wheaton, featuring local R&B band “August.”  The community is invited to attend and support this event.
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Residents Invited to Provide Input on County Programs, Spending

9/2/2015 8:13:33 PM
DuPage County residents have a chance to weigh in on their priorities by participating in this year’s County budget survey. The survey is now available online at www.surveymonkey.com/r/dupagebudgetsurvey.
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Animal Care and Control Requests Donations be Held Until Tuesday Due to Maintenance Work

7/24/2015 9:31:23 PM
Due to maintenance work, DuPage Animal Care and Control will not accept pets for adoption nor other donations on Monday, July 20.
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Illinois State Water Survey Hosting Open House on FEMA Mapping Project in DuPage County July 29

7/10/2015 2:26:04 PM
The Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS), on behalf of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), will host an open house on Wednesday, July 29, from 4 to 7 p.m. to present the preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) and Flood Insurance Study (FIS) for DuPage County. The open house will be held in the auditorium of DuPage County's JTK Administration Building, 421 County Farm Rd., Wheaton.
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DuPage Convalescent Center Foundation Hosts Fundraiser July 30

7/8/2015 2:01:59 PM
The DuPage Convalescent Center will host a fundraiser on Thursday, July 30, at the City Gate Grille in Naperville.
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County Hosts Abuse Prevention Conference July 15

7/7/2015 7:45:03 PM
DuPage County invites the community to learn more about preventing abuse and neglect of seniors and disabled adults at the 2nd Annual Adult Protective Services Conference, “A Collaborative Community Approach.” This free, educational event is aimed at medical professionals, home health care workers, clergy, social workers and families interested in recognizing and preventing abuse and exploitation of seniors and disabled adults.
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DuPage County Announces Lane Reductions at Intersection of Fabyan Parkway and Roosevelt Road

7/6/2015 2:43:27 PM
DuPage County Division of Transportation announces that lanes are reduced at the intersection of Fabyan Parkway/Washington Street and Roosevelt Road. The lane reductions will be in effect until October while construction crews widen the intersection for the addition of new lanes.
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DuPage Offers Residents Free Latex Paint Recycling

7/1/2015 2:34:49 PM
DuPage County is hosting a Latex Paint Recycling Program at the County’s Woodridge Greene Valley Wastewater Treatment Facility.
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DuPage County earns national achievement award for Narcan Program

6/26/2015 9:15:24 PM

press DuPage County earns national achievement award for Narcan Program 2015-06-23 Johnna Kelly 630-407-6022 DuPage County's Narcan program has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The award honors innovative, effective county government programs

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DuPage County Stormwater Management Continues to Operate Flood Control Facilities Early Tuesday

6/16/2015 3:02:46 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management is currently operating the Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control, Wood Dale-Itasca Reservoir (Wood Dale) and Spring Creek Reservoir (Bloomingdale) on Salt Creek and Fawell Dam (Naperville) on the West Branch DuPage River following precipitation throughout the area beginning late Sunday through Monday evening.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Operating Flood Control Facilities Monday

6/16/2015 12:51:38 AM
DuPage County Stormwater Management is currently operating the Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control and Spring Creek Reservoir (Bloomingdale) both located on Salt Creek along with Fawell Dam (Naperville) located on the West Branch DuPage River following precipitation throughout the area beginning late Sunday through Monday evening.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Hosting Wetland Map Information Meetings

6/8/2015 4:51:36 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management will host two public information meetings regarding the County’s recently updated draft wetland map. Both meetings will take place at the County’s JTK Administration Building, 421 N. County Farm Rd., Wheaton, on Tuesday, June 23, at 2:30 p.m. in room 3-500B and Thursday, June 25, at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria.
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DuPage Hosts Age Well DuPage May 16

5/22/2015 4:05:25 PM

press DuPage Hosts Age Well DuPage May 16 2015-04-21 Johnna Kelly 630-407-6022 DuPage County invites the community to attend Age Well DuPage: Renew, Recharge, Reinvent, a free event for adults 50 and older on Saturday, May 16. DuPage County Health and Human Services Committee Chairman Bob Larsen said

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DuPage County Stormwater Management to Host Public Green Infrastructure Workshop

4/16/2015 2:58:02 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management and The Conservation Foundation are hosting a free Green Infrastructure and Native Landscaping Workshop on Thursday, April 30, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
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Cool DuPage Invites Residents, Businesses To ‘Be Green, Save Green’

4/14/2015 7:21:52 PM
This morning, DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin and the DuPage Green Government Council launched Cool DuPage, a county-wide initiative aimed to reduce energy consumption and improve air quality.
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PADS Band Connects Students with the Homeless

5/20/2015 2:28:32 PM
Serve DuPage 2015 highlights the PADS Band, which provides a common bond of music between students and clients of a local Elmhurst homeless shelter.
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DuPage County to Host Public Meeting Jan. 14 to Discuss Flooding and Future Resiliency

9/2/2015 8:20:58 PM

DuPage County will hold a public information meeting regarding the creation of an East Branch DuPage River Watershed Resiliency Plan at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 14, at the Lisle Village Hall, 925 Burlington Ave.

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DuPage County Board Celebrates One-Millionth Ride on Ride DuPage Transportation Service

12/9/2014 9:47:17 PM
This morning the DuPage County Board recognized Ride DuPage, a dial-a-ride program serving seniors, veterans and people with disabilities, for providing its one millionth ride.
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DuPage County Officials Take Oath of Office

12/4/2014 2:54:25 PM
DuPage County recently hosted an inauguration ceremony for 11 elected officials who were sworn into office.
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DuPage County Receives $70,000 Donation for Narcan Program

11/25/2014 10:28:31 PM

press DuPage County Receives $70,000 Donation for Narcan Program 2014-11-25 Joan Olson, 630-407-6015 Matching effort exceeds $50,000 donation made in October WHEATON … This morning, DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin accepted a $70,000 donation to the County’s Narcan program. The DuPage Narcan

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County Board Approves 2015 Budget

12/5/2014 10:07:35 PM
This morning the DuPage County Board approved the 2015 budget that reduces spending and holds the line on property taxes.
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DuPage County Announces Photo Contest to Help Commemorate 175th Year

10/31/2014 6:02:28 PM
In celebration of the 175th anniversary of the founding of DuPage County in Illinois, the DuPage Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is conducting a photo contest on the county’s behalf through the end of the year. The contest will be held entirely on social media – specifically Instagram and Twitter – and will run from November 1 to December 31, 2014.
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DuPage Recognized for Environmental Sustainability Stewardship

10/30/2014 2:55:55 PM
DuPage County was recently recognized by the State of Illinois for its commitment to environmental sustainability through innovative practices.
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DuPage County Announces Passing of Board Member McBride

10/24/2014 5:31:37 PM
It’s with deep sadness that Chairman Dan Cronin and members of the DuPage County Board announce the passing of Jerry “JR” McBride of Glen Ellyn. McBride represented DuPage’s District 4 since 2006.
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DuPage Narcan Releases First Annual Report; Receives $50,000 Donation

10/20/2014 8:43:40 PM
The highly successful DuPage Narcan Program (DNP) released its first Annual Report during a press conference organized by the DuPage County Police Chiefs Association on Oct. 16, that included a $50,000 donation from Oak Brook businessman Ed Heil that will go toward sustaining the DNP in the future.
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DuPage County Encourages Residents to be Cyber Secure

10/3/2014 2:42:48 PM
For many residents, the internet serves as a great resource for information and a way to connect with family and friends. It is a part of their lives whether at home, school or work.
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DuPage Water Commission To Make Final Payment on Debt

9/19/2014 3:25:38 PM
Thursday evening, members of the DuPage Water Commission authorized the final payment on $70 million in short-term loans borrowed during a financial crisis revealed in 2009.
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Cronin Proposes Fourth County Budget with No Property Tax Increase

9/9/2014 8:53:49 PM
Calling for a more efficient and smarter form of government, DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin presented a Fiscal Year 2015 budget that reduces spending and holds the line on property taxes.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Streamlining Stormwater Permit Application Procedures

8/29/2014 8:08:04 PM
As of September 1, DuPage County Stormwater Management is changing the permit application process for all new stormwater-related projects in order to reduce the length of the review cycle.
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DuPage County Honors Local Manufacturers for Their Contribution to Youth Employment Program

8/29/2014 8:13:34 PM
DuPage County hosted an Employer Recognition Dinner on Wednesday, Aug. 27, to honor local manufacturers for their contributions to DuPage’s youth employment initiative, the Make Your Way (MYWay) in Manufacturing program.
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DuPage Surveys Residents on Federal Spending Plan

8/26/2014 3:26:22 PM
DuPage residents have a chance to tell leaders how they believe federal funds allocated to the county for housing and community needs should be spent. The county is conducting a survey to collect community input as it plans how it will allocate federal funding through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME) and the Emergency Solutions Grant.
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Ground broken for Community Center at DuPage County Health Department

8/19/2014 4:19:24 PM
Members of the DuPage County Board of Health, DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin, DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) Leadership and the Board of Directors for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) DuPage took part in a groundbreaking ceremony for a new Community Center on Thursday (Aug. 14) afternoon.
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DuPage County Encourages Emergency Preparedness for Children

8/4/2014 7:29:38 PM
With the next school season right around the corner, DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin encourages parents to take the time to talk to their children about emergency preparedness.
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County Hosts Workshop on Preventing Abuse of Vulnerable Adults

7/9/2014 4:39:02 PM
DuPage County invites the community to attend an Abuse Prevention Workshop, “Keeping Vulnerable Adults Safe.” This is a free educational event providing medical professionals, home health care workers, clergy, social workers and families information about recognizing and preventing abuse and exploitation of seniors and disabled adults. The event begins at 9 a.m. at the College of DuPage on Wednesday, July 30th.
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DuPage County Unveils Vactor Receiving Station

7/8/2014 8:40:48 PM
This afternoon, DuPage County Boad Chairman Dan Cronin and Public Works Committee Chairman Jim Healy unveiled Illinois’ first Vactor Receiving Station. The station is part of a shared services initiative that reduces the cost of disposal of public works waste and aims to keep pollutants out of area water supplies.
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Grasso Appointed Chairman of DuPage Emergency Telephone System Board

7/1/2014 7:46:36 PM
This week County Board member Gary Grasso (District 3) was appointed by the DuPage County Board to serve as the new chairman of the DuPage Emergency Telephone System Board (ETSB).
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Eckhoff Appointed to Emergency Telephone System Board

7/1/2014 7:40:16 PM
County Board member Grant Eckhoff (District 4) was appointed on Tuesday by the DuPage County Board to serve as a member of the DuPage Emergency Telephone System Board (ETSB).
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Continues to Monitor River Elevations and Flood Control Facilities Tuesday

7/1/2014 7:24:00 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management continues to operate Fawell Dam (Naperville) Tuesday morning. Late Monday night, gates at the Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility (Elmhurst) and Spring Creek Reservoir (Bloomingdale) were opened, but both flood control facilities have since ceased operation.
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West Nile Virus Widget Makes it Easy to ‘Fight the Bite’

6/30/2014 6:33:23 PM
To help DuPage County residents protect themselves against West Nile virus (WNV), the DuPage County Health Department is introducing an enhanced version of last year’s Personal Protection Index (PPI) widget. This easy-to-understand alert system informs the public about the risk of contracting WNV, as well as the steps that should be taken to protect themselves and their families.
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Illinois State Police Recognizes Two Assistant State’s Attorneys

6/26/2014 7:46:07 PM
A pair of veteran DuPage County Assistant State’s Attorneys were honored today by the Illinois State Police in recognition of their outstanding work on a six-month-long investigation into an alleged drug ring operating in Cook and DuPage Counties.
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Residents Invited to Provide Input on County Programs, Spending

6/25/2014 3:08:12 PM
DuPage County residents have the chance to weigh in on their priorities by participating in this year’s County budget survey. The survey is now available online at www.surveymonkey.com/s/dupagebudgetsurvey.

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DuPage County Earns National Award for Innovation in County Management

6/24/2014 6:52:56 PM
DuPage County has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor top county government programs that are innovative and enhance services for their residents.
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DuPage County Chosen to Receive Federal Funds

6/4/2014 7:25:55 PM

DuPage County is part of a regional effort named as one of 12 “manufacturing communities” in the nation by the U.S. Commerce Department.

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DuPage County Board Approves Contracts for Klein Creek Flood Mitigation Project

5/28/2014 3:11:48 PM
The DuPage County Board approved contracts on Tuesday allowing work to begin on the Klein Creek Flood Mitigation Project.
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Regional Fire Service Concept Discussed at County Board Committee Meeting

5/6/2014 7:16:52 PM
Today County board member Gary Grasso unveiled a concept to redesign fire and emergency medical service delivery through a voluntary, regional approach in DuPage County.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Hosting Sustainable Landscaping Seminar

6/5/2014 5:52:28 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management and The Conservation Foundation are hosting a free Sustainable Landscaping Seminar for municipalities, park districts and others on Tuesday, May 6 from noon to 4:00 P.M.
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