Emergency Telephone Service Board

The Emergency Telephone System Board (ETSB) of Will County is an emergency telephone system board established pursuant to Section 15.4 of the Local Government Emergency Telephone System Act, 50 ILCS 750/15.4. As such it has an appointed governing board consisting of 15 members.

Will County ESTB has oversight of the Enhanced 9-1-1 systems for citizens of the County of Will and portions of Cook, Kendall and Grundy counties.

Enhanced 9-1-1 systems are a critical and valued state-of-the-art tool for the expeditious response of public safety to citizen requests for emergency service.

Will County ETSB has a staff consisting of 12 full time employee. Will County ESTB is wholly funded by 9-1-1 surcharge money collected from wire-line and wireless telephones.