Illinois AG: Carlinville violated Open Meetings Act; Local rules do not trump State Law

On March 7, 2018, the Illinois Attorney General’s Public Access Counselor issued a determination that the Carlinville City Council violated Section 2.02(c) of the Open Meetings Act during its January 2, 2018 meeting when it voted to suspend its rules and to adopt an ordinance without said ordinance being properly placed on the meeting agenda….


Oswego School Board files complaint against self under Open Meeting Act

From Chicago Tribune:

The Oswego School Board has filed an Illinois Open Meetings Act complaint against itself.

Kendall County State's Attorney Eric Weiss says a representative from the board filed a request for review of a possible violation of the act late last week.