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Announcing the intent to seek funding support for funding under Illinois' Community Development Block Grant (CDGB) IKE-Disaster Recovery Program. Click on "Public Notice" to view: Public Notice
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Wind Farm Hearing

Written by March 03 2012
Whiteside County Planning and Zoning will be having a hearing in April on a wind farm that will locate in the South East corner of the County. Those attending should familiarize themselves with the Planning & Zoning Commissions Rules and Procedures.
Whiteside County Press Release- Today Sheriff Kelly Wilhelmi and the Whiteside County Sheriff’s Department launched a new sex offender registration and public notification website called OffenderWatch®. Whiteside County will now be part of a nationwide network of over 5,000 law enforcement agencies which includes over half of the Illinois county…
November 11, 2011 - Five counties in Northwestern Illinois are engaged in a project to enhance opportunities for current and future businesses as way to improve the regional economic climate for both employees and employers. Economic development leaders in Carroll, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson and Whiteside counties are examining their competitiveness…
(5 ILCS 120/) Open Meetings Act states "Any person shall be permitted an opportunity to address public officials under the rules established and recorded by the public body". In accordance with this act the County Board has adopted rules governing public comment. For more information see Public Comment.
As of April 19th, 2011 visitors attending the Whiteside County Board meetings are asked to enter the Whiteside County Courthouse at the 3rd floor entrance located on the North side of the building. Doors open at 6:00 pm. Visitors will not be allowed to bring cell phones, any other electronic…
PROPERTY FRAUD ALERT SERVICE OFFERED Whiteside County Recorder, Dawn M. Young, is pleased to offer Property Fraud Alert. The free service notifies individuals when transactions involving their property are recorded in the Recorder's Office. "While property fraud is a serious problem in the Chicago and collar county areas, I am…
The Federal Bureau of Prisons has just released an updated fact sheet. This update has several web sites filled with helpful information and videos. Whether you are a prospective applicant, BOP Partner or a local information broker, the sites provide demand driven 24/7 information. If funding is secured in the…

Star Road Closure Update

Written by December 12 2010
The Whiteside County Highway Department issued a public service announcement regarding a closing of Star Road (on the east edge of the City of Prophetstown, IL) beginning at Lyndon Road on the west and extending east for approximately ¼ mile. Star Road, beginning at Lyndon Road on the west and…
PUBLIC NOTICEThe annual assessor’s meeting will be held in the Emergency Operations Center, Room 117, located on the ground floor of the Whiteside County Courthouse, at Morrison, Illinois on Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 1:00 PM This meeting is open to the public. Robin Brands Whiteside County Chief County Assessing…
BOR AGENDA November 1, 2010 MORRISON, ILLINOIS Supervisor of Assessments Office 1:30 PM Actions on Board’s own Motion Applications for Exempt Status Certificates of Error, if any Set Next Meeting Date - Recess Until Then
Whiteside County is pleased to announce that Whiteside County Public Transportation System will receive $968,000 from the Federal Transportation Administration and is a part of a nearly $10million federal grant to Illinois for upgrades to the facility in Sterling located at the Senior Center. Upgrades will consist of more vehicle…
Whiteside County now has a direct link to county schools. http://www.whitesideroe.org/schoolpages.shtml
Whiteside County Department of Management Services hereby requests written proposals for the lease and installation of 19 Digital Copiers at the Whiteside County Court House (Morrison, IL) and the Eastern Branch Court Facility (Sterling, IL)Information may be obtained by telephoning the Whiteside County Department of Manangement Services at (815)772-5101 or…
Absentee voting will be offered during regular office hours between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. In person absentee voting will also be offered on Saturday, October 16, 23 and 30th from 9:00 a.m. until noon. The last day to vote in person absentee is Monday, November 1,…
Lyndon Road (north) to Reopen (Approx. 4½ miles N of Rt. 30 and 4½ mi. NE of the City of Morrison) The Whiteside County Highway Department has announced the reopening of Lyndon Road (north of Rt. 30) beginning at 3:00 P.M. on Tuesday, August 31, 2010. The road had been…
The 2010 Whiteside County Road & Address Atlas is now available. It covers areas of the county outside of the corporate limits of cities and towns. It can be purchased for $10 at the courthouse in Morrison, IL in the following offices: GIS Office, Supervisor of Assessments Office, County Clerk’s…

2010 General Election News

Written by August 08 2010
NEWS RELEASE Whiteside County Clerk, Dana Nelson, wishes to remind disabled and elderly voters of the many aids and provisions for assistance in voting at the upcoming election. Nelson said that her office welcomes inquiries by anyone who feels they may wish to take advantage of these aids at the…
BOR AGENDA July 30, 2010 MORRISON, ILLINOIS Supervisor of Assessments Office 1030 AM Cameron Klendworth, Decision on Omitted Property’s 2009 Assessment Certificates of Error, if any Act on Applications for Exempt Status, if any Act on Other Assessment Appeals, if any Actions on Board’s own Motion, if any Set Next…