Vermilion County Regional Airport Authority

Vermilion County, IL. (ECWd) - The Illinois Attorney General's Public Access Counselor has determined that the Vermilion County Airport Authority Board of Commissioners violated the Open Meetings Act on June 19, 2018 when it failed to give proper notice to the public of an item voted...

Vermilion, DuPage, Rock Island, Sangamon, Henry, and Mclean Counties (ECWd) - Updated: 12-27-2019 @ 0910 hrs. to include Henry County and the Kewanee Airport Authority During 2017, 2018, and 2019, we were busy ousting disqualified Airport Authority Commissioners in six separate counties in Illinois. All but two counties...

DANVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - "That's the way we've always done it." "The county tax system works this way" "There are different tax codes" "There may be exceptions that apply to our local situation" These are some of the excuses we have heard regarding the improper taxation of only parts of...

DANVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - As promised earlier, a copy of Dave Kietzmann's resignation from the Vermilion County Airport Authority is below. It should have been taken care of in May, but apparently, the board was perfectly comfortable allowing a usurper as a board member - at least...

DANVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - The now-former Chairman of the Vermilion County Regional Airport Authority ("VCRAA"), Dave Kietzmann, submitted his resignation from the VCRAA board last Friday, effective immediately. The Illinois Department of Transportation's Office of Chief Counsel sent a letter to the VCRAA on November 7, 2018,...

DANVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - Prior to the Vermilion County Regional Airport Authority meeting this morning, one of the Airport Commissioners, referred to us (ECWd) as Antifa-like, said we were Red Dogs, and finished it off by claiming we were trained killers. We attended this meeting, to once...

DANVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - Update 8-29-2018: To avoid any further confusion, the reference to Kietzman not residing within the taxing boundaries of the Authority were drawn entirely from his property tax bill. I did mention it in the video, but did not spell it our in...

DANVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - During the July 17, 2018, Vermilion County Airport Authority Board of Commissioners meeting, the commissioners were laughing at IDOT's slow-walking of their clear, willful, and intentional violations of state law, which are felonies if convicted. On April 30, 2018, IDOT's General Counsel was...

EDGAR Co., IL. (ECWd) - In the video below, Rob Bogue and I are discussing various airports in Illinois, to include issues with the Vermilion County Regional Airport Authority's Commissioners, and the issues with the Edgar County Airport. https://youtu.be/A65lJrDTjdQ . Our work is funded entirely thru donations and we ...

DANVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - We have recently written about Steve Foster, and other's, disqualifications of office that prevented them from serving as a Vermilion County Regional Airport Authority Commissioner. That disqualification is clearly spelled out in an unambiguous way, in language a 3rd grader could understand,...