City of Marshall

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) - During their recent budget/appropriations hearing there was considerable discussion on appropriating $10,000.00 to the Marshall Cemetery. Below is what was discussed, along with our opinions of the discussion: Dick James, City of Marshall Attorney, argues that the council can declare something a public purpose without...

MARSHALL TOWNSHIP, CLARK CO., IL. (ECWd) - St. Mary's Cemetery in Marshall, Illinois is a privately owned cemetery operated by the Roman Catholic Diocese in Springfield, tax parcel number 08-08-24-09-101-001, and is a new discovery of ours - in a previous article, we wrote how the City of Marshall used...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - On the last day of session, the House unanimously concurred with Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 to HB4630. This Bill to amend the Open Meetings Act has had unanimous support thru the entire process with comments from legislators such as "I can't believe elected...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - Marshall, Illinois Alderman Warren LeFever traveled to Springfield to give oral testimony at the Illinois House of Representative Judicial-Civil hearing this afternoon. It was for HB4630, seeking to amend the Open Meetings Act with the language of: Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Open Meetings Act. Requires that...