Jersey County

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) - Statements to the Attorney General, when reviewing open records and open meetings complaints, should be sworn to under oath. The City of Carlinville replied to my complaint of alleged FOIA violations for their refusal to provide public records related to their appointed representative's...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - The City of Carlinville's council members received a Notice of Criminal Trespass during their last city council meeting. It came from the Illinois Alluvial Regional Water Company, a private company in which the city is part owner (at least for now). So Carlinville...

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) - In our continuing coverage of the complete mess about to be constructed by the City of Carlinville, Fosterburg Water District, and a private corporation, Jersey County Rural Water Company, we have found some interesting new concepts in play in the Fosterburg Water...

JACKSONVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - Update: CD Davidsmeyer has refunded the donation back to the Hospital. [caption id="attachment_31672" align="alignleft" width="103"] CD Davidsmeyer[/caption] Illinois State Representative CD Davidsmeyer (R - Jacksonville) recently commented on other Representatives calling for the ouster of Auditor General Frank Mautino. Within those comments was a...