Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability
C.D. Davidsmeyer, Co-Chair
David Koehler, Co-Chair
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Illinois Youth Center at Joliet
Illinois Youth Center at Joliet


Department of Juvenile Justice: Illinois Youth Center at Joliet


The Department of Juvenile Justice proposes to close this facility.





Initial Public Notice to CGFA from the Agency:

February 22, 2012

Recommendation Requested by CGFA from the Agency:

March 1, 2012

Recommendation Received:

March 16, 2012

Impact Study:

March 16, 2012

Public Comment Period:

March 17, 2012 - April 15, 2012 - Public Comments

Meeting Scheduled:

April 4, 2012     Agenda     Attendance     Audio
Testimony and Witness Slips

Letter to Department of Juvenile Justice from CGFA:

March 27, 2012     Department of Juvenile Justice Response

Department of Juvenile Justice Follow-up Letter from Hearing:

April 13, 2012

Follow-Up Meeting For Vote - Scheduled:

May 1, 2012     Agenda     Audio

Facility Closure Savings Table

April 26, 2012

Commission Motion and Vote:

May 1, 2012 

Commission Advisory Opinion:

May 3, 2012

Status of Facility Closure Process:

Illinois Youth Center at Joliet was scheduled to close October 31, 2012. Facility closure was delayed due to pending litigation.

Governor's 6/30/2012 Efficiencies Fact Sheet - FY 2013 Budget


The Youth Center closed February 22, 2013.