Kendall County Chief Judge Robert Pilmer
Kendall County Chief Judge Robert Pilmer

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YORKVILLE – There’s going to be a new temporary location for traffic and misdemeanor court proceedings in Kendall County amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to court officials.

Twenty-Third Circuit Chief Judge Robert Pilmer wrote in a Monday, May 18, order that, beginning June 1, Kendall County traffic and misdemeanor court proceedings will be at Yorkville High School, 797 Game Farm Road.

“The traffic and misdemeanor courtroom has one of our higher volume court calls, and temporarily moving the court to a larger facility allows us to deal with the backlog of cases while allowing for social distancing,” Pilmer wrote.

People appearing for court will enter through the main entrance on the east side of the high school building marked Door 1, according to the Monday order. Those doors will be open from 8 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday for court purposes.

Pilmer wrote that people entering the high school for court will be subject to the same screening process as they are entering the Kendall County Courthouse.

Pilmer wrote the Monday through Thursday morning court call will be at the high school, while the Friday morning and weekday afternoon cases still will be heard at the courthouse because of less attendance on those days.

Pilmer wrote that all traffic and misdemeanor proceedings will resume at the courthouse July 31.