June 2016

DuPage Co. (ECWd) - Read Part 1 by clicking here We left off with the Board Policies that directly affected obligations of Officers of the Board of Trustees. Now we must look at how these Board policies work together.  The officers are selected at an annual organizational...

DuPage Co. (ECWd) - Why would a fired law firm, Community College Association, and the Illinois Community College Board Executive Director provide bad advice to a COD Administrator and Trustee?  Were money and power the driving force? As the College of DuPage (COD) has painfully learned from...

BLOOMINGTON, IL. (ECWd) - This past week, after a three-year delay, the Illinois Attorney General's Public Access Counselor has finally issued a determination of an alleged Open Meetings Act complaint filed by former Bloomington Councilman Judy Stearns. On November 15, 2013, Stearns, as councilman, was participating in...

METCALF, IL. (ECWd) - On June 2, 2016, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency issued a Warning Notice to the Village of Metcalf and its Water/Waste Water System. The Warning Letter complains of non-compliance with IEPA rules for not submitting Metcalf's "Discharge Monitoring Reports" for the periods of: ...