Category Archive: Press Release

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

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

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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Jul
08

Property tax due dates set

7.8.2016 For immediate release   Property tax due dates set   The tax due dates for the 2015 real estate property tax year (paid in 2016) are set for August 17 and October17, reports Union County Treasurer Darren Bailey. The due dates for mobile homes taxes have not yet been established. The Treasurer displayed disappointment …

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Jun
17

VOTER PARTICIPATION CENTER (VPR) MAILING TO ALL ILLINOIS CITIZENS NOT REGISTERED TO VOTE

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release DATE:  June 17, 2016 CONTACT: For Union County Elections Terry Bartruff, County Clerk Union County Clerk’s Office 309 W Market St. Room 116 Jonesboro, IL  62952 VOTER PARTICIPATION CENTER (VPR) MAILING TO ALL ILLINOIS CITIZENS NOT REGISTERED TO VOTE ILLINOIS – Union County Clerk Terry Bartruff announced today that all …

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Apr
28

Juvenile Justice Council Invites Community Participation at Next Meeting – May 6, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 27, 2016 Juvenile Justice Council Invites Community Participation at Next Meeting – May 6, 2016 The First Judicial Circuit Juvenile Justice Council will hold its sixth official meeting on May 6, 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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Apr
22

Highway Department Announces Bridge Replacement Work

The Union County Highway Department announced today that the replacement of the bridge on Sadler Road southeast of Anna will begin Monday, May 2, 2016.  The contract was awarded to Miller Contracting Services for $159,029.98 and will take approximately 2 months to complete. Motorists are urged to use caution while driving in this area and …

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Jan
27

State Board of Elections’ Pending Objection Hearings Delay By Mail and Early Voting

State Board of Elections’ Pending Objection Hearings Delay By Mail and Early Voting Jonesboro, IL – Union County Clerk, Terry Bartruff announced today that ongoing objections to several Presidential Candidates are not anticipated to be resolved by the State Board of Elections in time for ballots to be prepared and voting tabulators to be programmed …

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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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