Macoupin County

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - At Carlinville's City Council meeting on April 3, 2017, the council directed their attorney to provide all the requested records for all FOIA requests submitted as of that date (April 3, 2017). During their April 17, 2017 meeting, the City Attorney Richard Bertinetti, City...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - A long-time reader of ECWd sent us the attached letter from the Attorney General's Public Access Counselor requesting the City of Carlinville provide further information on why it refused to answer two Freedom of Information Act requests sent to them by Mr. Robert Bogue. Please...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - Carlinville Park District has joined the ranks of three other park districts in Illinois to live up to  Illinois Park District Code's standard of "shall act as such without compensation" as defined in Section 4-1 of the Park District Code. [caption id="attachment_36154" align="alignleft"...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - Mayor Deanna Demuzio's leadership is a complete failure. She gets an "F" in transparency and an "F" in leadership. The Carlinville FOIA Officer, Carla Brockmeier, gets an "F" in compliance with the law. Demuzio, as Mayor of the city, directs the city attorneys and has apparently...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - Update 4-28-2017: Carlinville filed an answer to the Complaint with the Macoupin Circuit Clerk's Office today, April 28, 2017. According to the Macoupin County Circuit Clerk's information in the Judici database, the City of Carlinville has failed to answer the Summons served on...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - In a direct reflection of Mayor Deanna Demuzio's incompetence in seeking out legal advice, her chosen attorneys are failing to assist her in complying with the law - unless maybe she is directing them to ignore the law? In yet another apparent willful disregard of the Freedom of...