So at what point do we shift from an ethics related statute to a “Public Officer Prohibited Activities Act”? Sec. 3. Prohibited interest in contracts. (a) No person holding any office, either […]
Disclosure of Economic Interest “I declare that this statement of economic Interest has been examined by me and to the best of my knowledge and belief is a true, correct and complete […]
Let’s talk about mandatory reporting……and a recently famous case of keeping it “in-house”. Here are some key points that people may not be aware of: Report shall be made immediately […]
At the November meeting of the District 95 School Board a summary of the audit was presented. The District received a clean report, and it has one of the highest financial […]
“Integrity” Doing the right thing when no one is watching! “Oath of Office” Giving your word as your bond to uphold the laws of the land! “Ethics” Well-founded standards of right and […]
From Metcalf, Edgar County, Illinois – A videotaped confession and it gets a plea deal? News story from WICD – Danville is here. Keep in mind: The legal components surrounding domestic […]
Does the County Board think that just because they make a resolution it makes it legal? Below is information on potential illegal transfers of funds from Animal Control to the county general fund. This […]
Warning! You’re now entering the Edgar County Twilight Zone! October 4th, 2010 the ETSB (911 Board) goes into executive session to discuss personnel matters, specifically an employment contract for the 911 Coordinator. […]
The following are two more Open Meetings Act Requests for Review sent to the Illinois Attorney General’s office this month. I will post updates as they are received. The first was an […]
At what point in the twilight zone of Edgar County will Justice enter into the equation with our ETSB (Emergency Telephone System Board)? It’s actually pretty amazing to read the minutes from […]
ETSB (911) Oct 3, 2011 Meeting Video – I just realized I forgot to post it.
Video of the Paris City Council Meeting 10-24-2011. Congratulations to our newest firefighter! Looks like they will demo some of the buildings at the Ed Plex soon.
In response to a FOIA requests for documents relating to the arrest of a former Edgar County Health Department employee, the following information was available on Chandra Smith. Please keep in mind […]
This story comes from WTHI News: http://www.wthitv.com/dpp/news/crime/health-dept.-talks-about-felony-charge Updated: Monday, 17 Oct 2011, 10:44 PM EDT Published : Monday, 17 Oct 2011, 10:44 PM EDT Amanda Jarrett PARIS, Illinois (WTHI) – A former […]
News Release from the Paris Police Department: News Release, 10/17/2011 RE: Theft of funds / Edgar County Health Department On September 7th, 2011, the Paris Police Department was contacted by Officials of […]
As a result of an investigation into the finances at the Edgar County Health Department, a felony theft warrant was issued for the former book keeper, Chandra Smith. Mrs. Smith, 39 years […]
So, just so I get this straight: Iraq, Afghanistan, and Libya aren’t enough – let’s throw in Uganda, (Southern) Chad (Central African Republic) (the World’s newest nation) and Congo for good measure. Where are all […]
This story is becoming all too common in Paris and Edgar County, as a matter of fact is has become a common occurrence in Richland and Crawford Counties also. This organization has […]
During the month of October I attended several District 95 School Board meetings. So far, the district still has not received the money for the new high school from the State of […]
Its pretty amazing to see the volume of inappropriate spending of our money and in many cases total disregard for the law from our appointed officials. All that aside, when it goes […]
Reading all the 911 board meeting minutes is revealing to say the least. I think anyone willing to actually read and cross referance some things you will sit back in amazement to […]
From McHenry County – You can read it here: http://countyleaks.blogspot.com/2011/10/same-tech-firm-examined-computers-in.html
Emergency Telephone System Board (911 Board) This topic only covers the 3minute and 50 second portion of the meeting pertaining to pagers. We will expose the rest of the story as we […]
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Edgar County scores an “F” by the Sunshine Review. Information here: http://sunshinereview.org/index.php/Edgar_County,_Illinois Well, they HAD to say SOMETHING good about it….. The good Edgar County’s website has not been updated since 5/10/2003 […]
Thirty-four union elites are draining $338,000 a month from the Illinois teacher pension system see it here– including the $20,200 per month pension of the former President of the NEA (national teachers […]
After attending an Animal Control meeting and a Distict 95 School Board meeting, three people – two BoE board members and another “prominant” (term used loosely) person, contacted my employers and told […]
Edgar County is on page 27. Copies will be available at the Circle K (accross from Burger King) in Paris! Copies are available at the Junction in Kansas!
http://www.wthitv.com/dpp/news/crime/former-township-trustee-arrested-for-stealing-over-71000 A story from nearby Brazil, Indiana. Updated: Saturday, 24 Sep 2011, 9:26 PM EDT Paul Hackett, 62 Published : Friday, 23 Sep 2011, 6:00 PM EDT Tom Brodbeck BRAZIL, […]
Below is the Edgar County Animal Shelter committee meeting video from Oct 3, 2011. Below that is the proposal made by Terry Elston. So, if your taxes for owning a dog increase, make […]