NAPERVILLE. IL. (ECWd) -
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...