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June 9, 2023

Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

OLIVER, IL. (ECWd) - That's right. The Clark-Edgar Rural Water District (CERWD) has "written off" more than $40,000.00 in uncollected debt for water service. That's $40,000 that could have been used to connect others, pay wages, or to pay down its massive debt. If you know any of...

LISLE, IL. (ECWd) - Lisle Park District joins the long list of public bodies granting their elected officials (and their family members) benefits/compensation that are not authorized in state statutes. To our knowledge, only the Arthur Park District and Clark County Park District have actually taken action...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - Today, the 4th Appellate Court reversed the decision of the 5th Circuit Court in granting the Clark County Park District's Motion to Dismiss an Open Meetings Act suit brought by ECWd's Kirk Allen and John Kraft. We filed this court action on February...

Lake Land College Blows $1,017,697.20 "Into the Wind" . Question: What does an Illinois junior college do with industrial wind turbines which are 4 years old (The answer may surprise you, but it does not surprise us.) . Answer:  The new wind turbines will be TORN DOWN!!!! . Yes, tonight, Lake Land College...

WARREN COUNTY, IN. (ECWd) - Last night, former Vermilion County Board Member, Rick Knight, presented information to the Warren County decision makers at the Orion Wind Energy application special use permit hearing held at the Seeger Fine Arts Center. Rick Knight served on the Vermilion County Board...

PARIS and HARRISBURG, IL. (ECWd) - RIDES Mass Transit District (RIDES) has filed its answer to Edgar County’s Motion to Dismiss. Here is our opinion on their argument(s); RESOLUTION IS VOID AT ITS INCEPTION The Edgar County Ordinance and Resolution never set forth the five requirements to form a...

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