City of Carlinville

Springfield, IL. (ECWd) - The Appellate Court heard oral arguments in the Brotze v Carlinville et al case related to the formation of Illinois Alluvial. Illinois Alluvial argued their points, then the Brotze's argued theirs with Attorney Jacob Smallhorn. Listen to the audio (click here). We assume that Carlinville...

Carlinville, IL. (ECWd) - On Oct. 6, 2020, the Fourth Appellate Court DENIED Illinois Alluvial' s Motion to Stay enforcement of the Macoupin Circuit Court's Order dissolving Illinois Alluvial and stating that it was formed in violation of State law. Previously, the City of Carlinville's Motion to...

Carlinville, IL. (ECWd) - The Brotze v. Carlinville lawsuit, generally about whether the city had statutory authority to form and join a private non-profit water company, was heard today in Macoupin County Circuit Court. Today's Hearing was on Carlinville's Motion to Dismiss the lawsuit. The Court DENIED Carlinville's...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - During the November 8, 2018 Hearing in Sangamon County Circuit Court on Kraft v. Carlinville (2017-MR-25), arguments were presented and heard in Plaintiff's 2nd Motion for Partial Summary Judgment ("MPSJ"). Plaintiff presented a signed affidavit and photograph attesting to a meeting Defendants claim...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - On August 2, 2018, the Illinois Attorney General's Public Access Counselor determined that the City of Carlinville improperly withheld public records requested by me in February of 2017. That same day, I emailed Carlinville FOIA Officer Carla Brockmeier (and Dan Schuering) requesting production...