Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

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...

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...

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: ...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - On the last day of session, the House unanimously concurred with Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 to HB4630. This Bill to amend the Open Meetings Act has had unanimous support thru the entire process with comments from legislators such as "I can't believe elected...