Illinois law requires public bodies to provide specific information about its office, budget, and how to obtain further information under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (5 ILCS 140 et seq). This notice conforms to provisions set forth in the Act.

Description of the Office

The Treasurer is elected by the People of Will County and commissioned by the Governor to be the county’s Chief Financial Officer. The Treasurer, with the assistance of his professional staff, receives tax revenue and other public money, safely keeps those funds, and disburses that money pursuant to law.

The two principle functions of the office are treasurer and collector. As treasurer, the office deposits, invests and disburses all funds for the county. As collector, the office bills, collects, invests and distributes property taxes. The duties and responsibilities of the office are set by Illinois law.

Organizational Chart

The Office of the Treasurer has three principle divisions: accounting, banking and tax collection. The Organizational Chart for the office is shown in the chart below.

The office employs 20 full-time employees and 1 part-time employee.

Operating Budget

The operating budget for Fiscal Year 2010 is $1,677,818.

Office Location

Office of the Will County Treasurer
302 North Chicago Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-740-4695 FAX
815-740-4681 TDD

Advisory Board and Commissions

The Office of the Treasurer currently has no board, commission, committee, or council that operates in an advisory capacity relative to the operation of the office. Illinois law does require, however, that the Office submit monthly and annual reports to the Will County Executive, Will County Clerk, and the Will County Board.

How to Make a Request Under the Act

Any person can request to inspect public records as defined by the Freedom of Information Act. All requests shall be made in writing and directed to the Office of the Treasurer. You may submit a request by personal delivery, mail, telefax or other means available to the public, including oral requests for inspection or copying.

The Freedom of Information Officer for the Treasurer

Brian S. McDaniel, Investment Manager
Office of the Will County Treasurer
302 North Chicago Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-740-4695 FAX

You can make a request through this website by clicking here.

For Additional Information

The Illinois Attorney General provides a comprehensive review of the Freedom of Information Act here.

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