Author: John Kraft

SPRINGFIELD, IL., (ECWd) - The Sangamon County Board appointed Frank Vala as a Commissioner of the Springfield Airport Authority during their meeting May 8, 2018. This effectively eliminated any previous incompatibility of office he may have had from his election to Township Trustee, which he did resign...

VERMILION CO., IL. (ECWd) - We previously reported that 4 of the 5 commissioners cannot hold the office of Airport Authority Commissioner in Vermilion County because they are members of the governing body or an officer or employee of a municipality, a county, or any other unit...

Rock Island Co., IL. (ECWd) - James Bohnsack decided to resign from the Metropolitan Airport Authority of Rock Island County (Quad Cities Airport) after we wrote several articles about his alleged disqualification from that office. did not live within the taxing boundaries of the airport authority statutory...

DANVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - The Vermilion County Regional Airport Authority has five commissioners appointed by either the county board chairman or the mayor of Danville. The Authority operates under the Airport Authorities Act. Section 5 of the Airport Authorities Act lists qualifications, or disqualifications, of commissioners of...

ROCK ISLAND COUNTY, IL. (ECWd) - This morning, I filed a second complaint alleging James Bohnsack is disqualified from serving as Airport Authority Commissioner. After reviewing his 2018 Statement of Economic Interest, it revealed he was also an appointed Trustee of the Andalusia Fire Protection District -...