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Watchdogs: 2 Naperville councilmen late paying bills, so can’t serve …

November 19, 2014   ·   3 Comments



From the Daily-Herald:

The authors of a government watchdog website called Illinois Leaks are challenging the eligibility of two Naperville City Council members to serve on the council based on utility bill debts uncovered through a Freedom of Information Act request.

According to documents Illinois Leaks received from the city of Naperville, council members Joseph McElroy and David Wentz have owed debts on their utility bills during the time they’ve been in office.

The Illinois Municipal Code says a person is ineligible to serve in an elective municipal office “if that person is in arrears in the payment of a tax or other indebtedness due to the municipality.”

John Kraft, one of the authors of the downstate-based…continue reading…

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Readers Comments (3)

  1. Ellen says:

    Thank you for catching this. Soooooo tired of people running for public office who can’t budget their own money!

  2. Carol says:

    Typical political perk!!

  3. Gerard H Schilling says:

    Great job guys and keep up your efforts for Truth, Justice and the American way to scrub clean the political hacks, crooks and thugs infesting our legislative bodies.


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