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June 12, 2024

Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - A long-time reader of ECWd sent us the attached letter from the Attorney General's Public Access Counselor requesting the City of Carlinville provide further information on why it refused to answer two Freedom of Information Act requests sent to them by Mr. Robert Bogue. Please...

WHEELING, IL. (ECWd) - During the Wheeling Village Council meeting on May 1, 2017, a resident questioned the suspicious timing of a gift of public property to a developer, and the timing of the paying off of former Mayor Argiris' home just days prior to it's foreclosure/Sheriff's sale. Deborah...

COLES CO., IL. (ECWd) - Coles County "Commercial Assessor" is actually a Contractor - not an Employee, and has never been properly contracted with, nor properly appointed. We now have positive proof that the Commercial Assessor, Robert Becker, used by the Supervisor of Assessments in Mattoon Township...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - Carlinville Park District has joined the ranks of three other park districts in Illinois to live up to  Illinois Park District Code's standard of "shall act as such without compensation" as defined in Section 4-1 of the Park District Code. [caption id="attachment_36154" align="alignleft"...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - Mayor Deanna Demuzio's leadership is a complete failure. She gets an "F" in transparency and an "F" in leadership. The Carlinville FOIA Officer, Carla Brockmeier, gets an "F" in compliance with the law. Demuzio, as Mayor of the city, directs the city attorneys and has apparently...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - Update 4-28-2017: Carlinville filed an answer to the Complaint with the Macoupin Circuit Clerk's Office today, April 28, 2017. According to the Macoupin County Circuit Clerk's information in the Judici database, the City of Carlinville has failed to answer the Summons served on...

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