State Attorney Eric Weis told Kendall County Council at Tuesday’s meeting that the new mental health court is functioning well.
Established in late May, the Mental Health Court serves people in the criminal justice system who have mental health issues.
The Wei state attorney explained to the board members what had happened.
Kendall County Council approved a $ 100,000 allowance for the Mental Health Court on September 17, 2019. Grants were also received.
In other cases, Kendall County Sheriff Dwight Baird has presented his six-month report to the board of directors.
There were two evictions during the period, which involved Amy Cesich, a member of the board of directors.
Illinois’ moratorium on deportations is set to expire on August 21.
Also at Tuesday’s meeting, Director of Health RaeAnn VanGundy updated Kendall County Council on COVID-19 vaccinations.
The County Board of Directors honored COVID-19 volunteers Max Vax at the start of Tuesday’s meeting.
In other cases, the county council heard from assessment supervisor Andy Nicoletti, who said renewal forms for disabled vets have been mailed.
According to the State of Illinois, an exemption of $ 2,500 is available to a veteran with a service-related disability of at least 30% but less than 50%; a homestead exemption of $ 5,000 is available for a veteran with a service-related disability of at least 50% but less than 70%; veterans with a service-related disability of at least 70% are exempt from property tax on their primary residence.
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