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December 5, 2022

City of Carlinville

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - A Petitioned the Illinois Supreme Court for Leave to Appeal from the Illinois Appellate Court yesterday. This is the lawsuit involving the City of Carlinville, another municipality, and a private company, opening up another private company for the purposes of contracting from the...

Carlinville, IL. (ECWd) - Yesterday afternoon, the Fourth District Appellate Court issued its decision to overturn the Circuit Court in the Brotze v Carlinville lawsuit, where Carlinville's decision to start a private company, with another private company and another public body, in order to contract with...

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, Macoupin County, IL. (ECWd) - Justice may be slow in Illinois, but clearly justice was provided in a recent City of Carlinville lawsuit.   Clear back in October of 2017, we published this article explaining why the City did not have the legal authority to form...

Carlinville, IL. (ECWd) - On October 21, 2019, the following Order was entered in Macoupin County Circuit Court: “Before considering the parties' substantive arguments at hearing, the Court offered the following opening remarks, which the Court will reiterate: The Court recognizes water supply is an issue for the...

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...

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