Macoupin County

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - Tap-dancing around the issue of statutory authority, the City of Carlinville once again avoided officially answering the question. The city also voted to give $3000 to a nonexistent corporation. During Carlinville's December 4, 2017 public meeting, discussion involved whether or not the city has...

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...

College of DuPage (ECWd) - That's right - Half a million dollars. In a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit pitting the Chicago Tribune against the College of DuPage and the College of DuPage Foundation, the Chicago Tribune registered a decisive victory in the Appellate Court earlier...

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...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - File-stamped copy of the 4th FOIA lawsuit filed against Carlinville is below for your reading pleasure. The Complaint alleges the City of Carlinville failed to respond to a FOIA request. Feel free to hit the Donate button at the bottom of the page. [documentcloud url="http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/4116766-Thomas-v-Carlinville-File-Stamped-Complaint.html"...