Category Archive: Board of Commissioners

Feb
17

Union County Board Sees Value In Human Resource Management

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Union County Board Sees Value In Human Resource Management JONESBORO—At a regular meeting of the Union County Board of Commissioners, it was announced that Union County would begin work to fill a new position: Director of Human Resources.  Given the increasing complexities of complying with employment law, this is a position that …

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Permanent link to this article: http://blog.unioncountyil.gov/?p=2295

Nov
14

Proposed FY17 Budget Posted

The Board of Commissioners have posted the Tentative FY17 Budget for public review..

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.unioncountyil.gov/?p=2120

Sep
21

Union County Board of Commissioners Calls on Office Holders to Continue Careful Spending

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Union County Board of Commissioners Calls on Office Holders to Continue Careful Spending JONESBORO—At a special meeting of the Union County Board of Commissioners, county officials and members of the public were briefed on the state of the County’s budget in light of the State of Illinois continuing to operate without a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://blog.unioncountyil.gov/?p=1673

Oct
07

Union County Clerk And Treasurer Moving Forward On Financial Software Solutions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Union County Clerk And Treasurer Moving Forward On Financial Software Solutions JONESBORO—At a regular meeting of the Union County Board of Commissioners, County Clerk Terry Bartruff and Treasurer Darren Bailey presented their preferences for the County’s financial software.  Adding to their previous recommendation to go with Intacct for a base financial software, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://blog.unioncountyil.gov/?p=1345

Aug
15

Highway department, coroner volunteer time and labor to repair vandalized cemetary

Repair work is being planned at a rural Union County cemetery where a number of tombstones were damaged by vandals. A report about vandalism was shared at last week’s regular meeting of the Union County Board of Commissioners. The meeting was Friday morning at the Union County Courthouse in Jonesboro. Read more at the Gazette-Democrat …

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Permanent link to this article: http://blog.unioncountyil.gov/?p=1266

Jul
03

Board Meeting Change

Due to a scheduling conflict, the meeting of the Union County Board of Commissioners, normally scheduled for Friday, July 25th at 830am, will be held on Thursday, July 24th at 830am.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.unioncountyil.gov/?p=1235

Apr
28

Union County Board of Commissioners sees Municipal Partnerships as Key to Future of Public Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Union County Board of Commissioners sees Municipal Partnerships as Key to Future of Public Services In an era of increasingly tighter budgets and increasing demands for public services, local units of government have to start getting creative.  Between state and federal mandates, managing liabilities, maintaining transparency and implementing new technologies, county and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://blog.unioncountyil.gov/?p=1182

Apr
22

Women in Business’s “Buy Locally” Campaign Supported By Union County Board of Commissioners

The Union County Board of Commissioners has released the attached letter in support of the Union County Women in Business‘s “Buy Locally” campaign.  The Board encourages all community leaders, businesses and consumer in Union County and the greater region to “think, shop and buy locally first.”

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.unioncountyil.gov/?p=1174

Dec
19

Congressional Budget Deal Could Threaten Funding In Rural Counties

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Congressional Budget Deal Could Threaten Funding In Rural Counties The recent Ryan-Murray federal budget agreement could cost rural counties millions in funding. The House version of the federal budget references a program that reimburses counties for federal land but does not specifically fund it. The Payment In Lieu of Taxes program—PILT—is a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://blog.unioncountyil.gov/?p=1023

Dec
16

Union County Board of Commissioners Commends Highway Department For Excellent County Service During Inclement Weather

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Union County Board of Commissioners Commends Highway Department For Excellent County Service During Inclement Weather The Union County Board of Commissioners would like to thank the Highway Department and Superintendent Kevin Grammer for the excellent level of service they provide during inclement weather.  With 500 miles of county roads to maintain, the …

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