Alan Spesard

Shelby Co. (ECWd) - We obtained a letter drafted by Chairman Bruce Cannon and it is clear he has not only omitted key facts on the matter regarding Alan Spesard, but he also completely misrepresented the facts. We must expose Cannon for his complete disregard for the...

Shelby Co. (ECWd) - Once again we see Shelby County Chairman attempt to exercise powers never given.  Communications from the newly contracted auditor and Chairman Cannon discuss getting the audit approved at the last meeting started.  The communication of 8/19/2020 exposes once again the pattern of...

Shelby Co. (ECWd) - The Illinois Government Ethics Act outlines the definition of terms and the obligations of public officials as it relates to ethical matters, including disclosure of their economic interests.  There are criminal penalties for those who willfully files a false or incomplete Statement...

Shelby Co.  (ECWd) - Four Shelby County Board members and the County Treasurer have requested the State's Attorney to recuse herself and request a special prosecutor for the purpose of establishing a criminal investigation and prosecution of County Highway Engineer Alan Spesard. The letter specifically alleges violations...

Shelby Co. (ECWd) - "The County Engineer shall devote his full time and attention and the best efforts to the work of the Shelby County Highway Department and shall not actively conduct other business unrelated to the Shelby County Highway Department during normal business days and hours." Is...

Shelby Co. (ECWd) - UPDATE with document date correction Shelby County Highway Department Highway Engineer Alan Spesard has been using county resources for private gain. See Part I of this series. After numerous tips of self-dealing, to include use of county resources during his county employment hours,...