Category Archive: Press Release

Jun
22

Union County Treasurer releases annual “WHERE DO MY TAXES GO?” report

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6.21.2017 For immediate release Union County Treasurer releases annual “WHERE DO MY TAXES GO?” report Union County Treasurer Darren Bailey has released the annual “Where Do My Taxes Go?” report which provides a visual tool for Union County taxpayers to better understand the composition of their tax bills, and how bills from one part of …

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May
05

Sheriff and Emergency Managers Advise Residents in Flood-prone Areas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Union County Sheriff’s Office and the Union County Emergency Management Agency is advising residents that reside in low lying areas that are prone to flooding to take precautions and consider evacuation until river stages fall to safe levels. Please monitor all local news outlets, the Union County Sheriff’s Facebook page and the …

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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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Feb
17

Request for Applications – Functional Family Therapy Team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Request for Applications – Functional Family Therapy Team DATE OF ISSUE: 02/17/2017 To:  Potential Service Providers Request for Applications:  Union County, First Judicial Circuit Redeploy Illinois Program, Egyptian Health Department, Project Connect 2.0, and Children’s Medical & Mental Health Resource Network are collaborating to develop the first ever Functional Family Therapy team …

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Jan
05

Juvenile Justice Council Meeting – January 20, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 4, 2017 Juvenile Justice Council Meeting – January 20, 2017 The First Judicial Circuit Juvenile Justice Council will hold its eighth official meeting on January 20, 2017.  The meeting will begin at 11:00 a.m. and will be held at John A. Logan College at 700 Logan College Road, Carterville, in Building …

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Sep
15

Union County Ambulance Announces 2016 EMS Grant Award

Union County Ambulance has been awarded $1625.00 from the Illinois EMS Assistance Fund for the purchase of a new stair chair with tracks for the service. Application was made by Director Grant Capel in September of 2015 and funding was completed for the purchase and issued to Union County in August of 2016.  Union County …

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Sep
13

Union County Tourism Board Encourages Grant Applicants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Union County Tourism Board Encourages Grant Applicants ANNA—A recently formed board tasked with advising the County Commissioners on the distribution of tourism grants continues to meet monthly and is encouraging applicants for Fiscal Year 2017. The Hotel Operators’ Occupancy Tax Board—unofficially referred to as the Tourism Board—was established by the Commissioners to …

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Aug
11

Juvenile Justice Council Invites Community Participation at Next Meeting – August 19, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 11, 2016 Juvenile Justice Council Invites Community Participation at Next Meeting – August 19, 2016 The First Judicial Circuit Juvenile Justice Council will hold its seventh official meeting on August 19, 2016.  The meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will be held at John A. Logan College at 700 Logan …

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Jul
13

Body Worn Cameras

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PRESS RELEASE July 13,2016 Body Worn Cameras Union County Sheriff Scott Harvel announced today that since July 1, 2016, Sheriffs Deputies from the Union County Sheriffs Office assigned to the patrol division have been issued and equipped with body worn cameras. Sheriffs Deputies will be required to wear the recording devices at all times while on duty and …

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Jul
11

Ambulance Service receives grant for additional power cot

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The Union County Board of Commissioners in conjunction with Union County Ambulance is proud to announce the addition of a new Stryker Power Cot to the ambulance service. Union County Government has partnered with the Illinois Counties Risk Management Trust, also known as ICRMT, to help manage the insurance needs of the local government. These individuals have been …

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