Whenever someone mentions County government, they inevitably ask, “What does County government do?” DuPage County provides services to residents that help maintain our quality of life, making DuPage County a great place to live, work and raise a family.
Besides being the form of government for all unincorporated areas, DuPage County Government impacts all 926,000 residents in the county. Essential services provided includes funding and oversight for the county court system, the jail, the health department, the sheriff's department, animal control, transportation and congestion relief, economic development, community services and help for those in need at the County's nursing home.
The County is also the pass-through and oversight agency for over $100 million in annual state and federal grants that fund programs such as Community Development Block Grant programs and public safety.
The DuPage County Board has a long history of fiscal restraint in order to ensure the taxpayer's m