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Kankakee Airport Commissioner, Attorney Resignations

February 14, 2017   ·   1 Comments

KANKAKEE, IL. (ECWd) – The Kankakee Valley Airport Authority held its first meeting since receiving this letter from IDOT in reference to a potential commissioner disqualification ...

IDOT Questions Kankakee Valley Airport Authority Commissioner Rende Langlois’ Qualification For Office –

Kankakee, IL. (ECWd) – The Interim Director of the Illinois Department of Transportation – Division of Aeronautics, Steve Young, has sent a letter to the Kankakee ...

Kankakee Valley Airport Authority Hiding Public Records –

KANKAKEE, IL.(ECWd) – We received information that the Kankakee Valley Airport Authority (“KVAA“) had recently voted to approve a contract to roof their building(s).  Information ...

Edgar County Airport Zoning Commission Postpones Recommendations (video) –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – We received tips that the Edgar County Airport Zoning Commission did not provide a draft copy of the airport zoning policy ...

Fact Checking / Responsible Reporting – County Airports and Zoning

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – On August 27, 2016, Gary Henry reported that Robert Howrey stated “IDOT estimates approximately half of the county-owned airports in Illinois ...

Corrected: Aircraft Registered to Dr. Patrick O’Neill Crashed into Vigo County House –

VIGO CO., IN. (ECWd) – UPDATE: Corrected the registered owner of the aircraft. Earlier today, a fixed wing, single engine aircraft registered to Dr. Patrick ...

No Federal or State funds for Edgar County Airport –

EDGAR CO., IL. (ECWd) – The Edgar County Watchdogs are pleased with the recent developments in relation to the Edgar County Airport. From all appearances, ...

Edgar Co. Board member Mike Heltsley still having truth problems –

EDGAR CO., IL. (ECWd) – During discussion of the Edgar County Airport grant application at this past Monday’s county board study session, Mike Helstley is ...

After 5 1/2-year ban, Tom Dagley allowed back on IDOT property –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – Illinois Department of Transportation has issued a letter to Tom Dagley stating that his more than 5 1/2 – year ban on ...

IDOT District 5 employee using State time for IAHE/personal business ? –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – According to time sheet provided pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, Mrs. Bridgette Borries-Pierson, District 5 PD / CADD Unit, worked between ...

IDOT District 5 – Free Rent and Property Tax Avoidance ?

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – According to a recent document dump from the Illinois Department of Transportation in relation to a Freedom of Information Act request ...

Edgar County Airport’s Crosswind Runway Violated State Law –

Edgar Co., IL. (ECWd) – The Crosswind Runway Project that the Edgar County Airport completed back in 2012, was approved and constructed in violation of ...

IDOT’s Bureau Chief of Transit Operations Giving Questionable Advice –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – This article is simply another in the long line of problems created when the Edgar County Board refuses to follow the ...

IDOT-D5 and IAHE’s Chapter 5 President –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – UPDATE:  12-15-2015 @ 12:33 – The IAHE-IL website was updated to remove her information, but I had already saved a copy… ...

IDOT District 5 In Paris Doing The Right Thing?

Edgar Co. (ECWd) – It’s not very often we see public bodies, let alone a state agency, take steps to correct illegal acts, but it ...

Illinois Dept. of Corrections Trucks Repossessed –

Posted by WICS (click here) – The trucks used to deliver food to state prisons have been stripped of their state seals and repossessed from ...

IDOT can’t pay its utility bills – gets shut-off notice from Marshall –

Clark Co., IL. (ECWd) – During the last Marshall City Council meeting, Mayor Sanders stated that Illinois Department of Transportation and the Illinois Department of ...

Governor’s Edgar County patronage hire claims tax exemptions in two states.

Edgar Co. (ECWd) – One of Governor Rauner’s campaign promises was to tackle patronage hiring.  According to the Chicago Sun Times, Rauner spokeswoman Catherine Kelly ...

Edgar County Airport: Inconsistencies in excuses for plane crash…

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – As I was cleaning out old boxes and filing papers today, I came across some notes from a “TIPS” meeting I ...

Winter Road Conditions Map –

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) – The below link, courtesy of the Illinois Department of Transportation has updated winter road conditions for your viewing pleasure: http://wrc.gettingaroundillinois.com/pages/wrc.htm

FAA Orders Edgar County Airport to Suspend All Work –

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd – News they don’t want you to know) – In a surprisingly timed, but not unexpected move (for us), the Federal Aviation ...

Edgar County Airport – Revisiting the fraudulent grant application…

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) – As with may of the items we get involved with, it sometimes takes months or even years to finally come around ...

State Employment Scandal – Political Hiring = Corruption!

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) – With a motion filed to limit Governor Quinn and his successors from what is known as “clout” hiring, is anyone really ...