County Offices

 

Administration The County Administration provides a number of services for the County Board and oversees the activities and staff for the departments of Technology, Facilities Management, Planning, Building and Zoning and Animal Control.
Animal Control Animal Control helps animals find homes. We also take care of lost animals within the county.
Assessments Responsible for maintaining records of real and personal property ownership for use in determining taxation.
Circuit Clerk The Circuit Clerk processes and keeps all court records. Collects all court costs, filling fee, fines and any other cost assessed by the court. Assists circuit and associate judges in the daily functions to the court.
County Clerk Computes tax rates based on levies and assessed valuations. Processes marriage license and other vital records.

Coroner

The Coroner conducts investigations to determine the cause and manner of death, pursuant to the Illinois state Statutes.
Court Administration

Responsible for scheduling and administrative support for the judges of Kendall county, as well as various administrative duties for the courthouse as a whole.

County Board The County Board is the elected body that sets county policy, ordinances and budget appropriations for programs.
Economic Development The County coordinates economic development in unincorporated areas of the County and provides support to local municipalities and local economic development corporations (EDCs) to facilitate business development in the cities and villages.
Election & Voter Information Assist citizens to become eligible for voting in local, state and federal elections.
Emergency Management Agency KCEMA is prepare for, respond to, recover from and mitigate all forms of natural and man made disasters that may affect Kendall County
Facilities Management Provides maintenance for Kendall County Buildings.
GIS/Mapping GIS technology helps Kendall County to streamline business practices while adhering to complex political and regulatory requirements.
Health Department Lead agency for public health, mental health, environmental health & health education services.  We offer service coordination & referrals internally & to other agencies.  Home energy assistance, weatherization services & community services block grant programs are also available.
Highway Department We build and maintain county highways and bridges and assist in the construction of township roads and bridges.
Jury Commission Determines the eligibility of prospective jurors from a combined listing of drivers and voters.
Planning, Building & Zoning Responsible for the administration and enforcement of the County’s ordinances regulating the development of land.
Probation & Court Services Provides supervision to individuals who have been ordered by the court to abide by certain conditions as part of a sentence.
Public Defender Represents individuals involved in cases in various areas.
Recorder

The County Recorder records all land transaction documents including liens, mortgages and deeds.

Sheriff’s Office Provides law enforcement and correctional services to the citizens of Kendall County.
State’s Attorney State’s Attorney office has county-wide jurisdiction to prosecute various criminal offenses.
Technology Services Responsible for the day to day operations of network services, security, internet and intranet services and training.
Treasurer Responsibilities include the statutory duties required as County Treasurer for the County of Kendall and as Ex-Officio County Collector of Real Estate Property Taxes and Drainage District Taxes for the entire county.
   

Other Agencies

 
Forest Preserve Preserve and manage natural areas and open spaces, provide environmental education, and offer recreational opportunities for Kendall County residents
KenCom KenCom is the Public Safety Answering Point for 9-1-1 Emergencies and provides Dispatch of Fire, Police and Emergency Medical Services for the residents of Kendall County.
Kendall Area Transit KAT will implement transit service in the Kendall County area that is reliable, flexible, and financially sustainable, while satisfying the various mobility needs of the general public and individuals unable to access or operate a private automobile..
Regional Office of Education Let us never forget that our ultimate mission is to provide the finest possible education and opportunities for our students.
Veteran’s Assistance Government agency operated by accredited veteran’s service officers for honorably discharged veterans, spouses, windows, and qualifying military personnel.

 


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