WJOL Interviews Doug Jenco

Scott Slocum with WJOL held an exclusive interview with Elwood Mayor Doug Jenco this morning following the Elwood-Manhattan Boundary Agreement vote last evening, in which the Elwood board voted nearly unanimously to refrain from extending the Elwood-Manhattan boundary agreement another 20 years (Trustee Daryl Lab was the sole vote in …

BOUNDARY IN THE SAND

Boundary big deal – WHAT IS THE BOUNDARY AGREEMENT & WHY DOES IT MATTER The boundary agreement is in place to protect the interests of two neighboring villages and to establish a mutually-agreed upon boundary in which each municipality would have the power to annex unincorporated property up to the …

IL ATTORNEY GENERAL TO REVIEW OMA COMPLAINTS

The Illinois Attorney General’s Office will be investigating complaints made alleging Open Meeting Act violations, stating that the complaints “warrant further review.”  The complaints stem from the public hearing held January 17, 2018 before the planning and zoning committee in Elwood. A number of attendees submitted complaints to the AG’s office after …