Fosterburg Waer District

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - Today, Governor Rauner signed HB4253: "Water District - Trustee Removal" "An appointing authority may remove a public water district trustee it appointed for misconduct, official misconduct, or neglect of office." This should really be coined the "Fosterburg Water District Amendment" or the "FWD Bill" because it...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - A lawsuit has been filed in Macoupin County Circuit Court challenging the authority of the City of Carlinville and Village of Dorchester to form a private water company with Jersey County Rural Water Company for the purpose of developing a private regional...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - Our last article suggested that the new regional water company was not forthcoming about the status of Fosterburg Water District's membership (in Illinois Alluvial Regional Water Company). I also commented the appearance was that things were happening behind the scenes, but Fosterburg Water...

JERSEYVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - "Illinois Alluvial Regional Water Company" - LOL Pretty catchy title - however, the fact remains, neither Carlinville nor Dorchester have statutory authority to do what they are doing and their attorney, Mr. David Foreman, gave bad "legal advice." OK, so we have a "Regional...

FOSTERBURG, IL. (ECWd) - Fosterburg Public Water District ("FWD") held its regular meeting at the Foster Township building this month due to the expected large crowd of attendees. The board approved hiring an attorney to respond to the Attorney General's Public Access Counselor's review of a complaint...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - On September 25, 2017, a majority of a quorum of the Carlinville City Council met at the Jersey County Rural Water Company office as part of the now-questionable "Regional Water Concept" meeting. Also in attendance were the Jersey County Rural Water Company...

FOSTERBURG, IL. (ECWd) - Fosterburg Water District Trustee Frederick "Fritz" Aljet has reaped at least $14,287.80 in illegal payments for contracts for work of the district or sales of articles to the district, by conducting business between Aljet's Automotive, Inc., and the Water District. These invoices and...