September 2017

Effingham Co. (ECWd) - We alleged that the Effingham County Board, under the direction of Chairman Niemann, violated the Open Meetings Act multiple times by holding emergency meetings, which were not emergencies, discussed matters in closed session that were not qualified for closed session discussions, and...

Kankakee Co. (ECWd) - It appears the Highway Commissioner is receiving compensation not authorized as the law outlines, and thinks he can ignore the matter. From the Township Code: (60 ILCS 1/65-20)     (Text of Section before amendment by P.A. 100-107)     Sec. 65-20. Road district treasurer; new...

WHEELING, IL. (ECWd) - The Illinois Open Meetings Act - a simple, easy to read document which codifies the public's right to speak at meetings, and to address their public officials during the public comment portion of open public meetings. (5 ILCS 120/2.06) (from Ch. 102, par. 42.06) ...