June 2016

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...

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...

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...

METCALF, IL. (ECWd) - The Village of Metcalf held their monthly meeting last night, 6/6/2016. Among action taken was to accept the resignation of Village Trustee John Morris. Immediately after that, Lorin Kinney, Water Works Operator, submitted his resignation. However, Illinois EPA requires a 15-day notice period so that the...

MARSHALL TOWNSHIP, CLARK CO., IL. (ECWd) - St. Mary's Cemetery in Marshall, Illinois is a privately owned cemetery operated by the Roman Catholic Diocese in Springfield, tax parcel number 08-08-24-09-101-001, and is a new discovery of ours - in a previous article, we wrote how the City of Marshall used...