Local Government

Communities reject energy aggregation propositions

November 4, 2014 – For the third time, a proposition to give the city of Gillespie the […]

Nilwood road tax proposition fails

Nilwood road tax proposition fails  November 4, 2014 –  A proposition to raise the maximum rate of […]

Lake committee recommends terminating Macke

Following an executive session regarding personnel matters, Carlinville City Council’s Lake Committee voted unanimously Thursday, Oct. 16, […]

Meeting provides goals for new TIF District

Earlier this week, 20-plus individuals gathered at city hall for a tax increment finance (TIF) public meeting […]

TIF board begins document review

For the first time in nearly a year, the city’s Tax Increment Finance Joint Review Board met […]

Finance recommends formation of economic development committee

Clean Line Energy makes presentation Carlinville’s finance committee met for its monthly meeting Oct. 13 where they […]

Council hires full-time police officer

The Carlinville City Council approved the hiring of a full-time police officer at their Oct. 6 meeting. […]

Candidates can begin gathering signatures for April election

While many are likely thinking about this year’s general election in early November, the wheels are already […]

Former public works director awarded $247,500

Former public works director awarded $247,500 on discrimination charges Mary Beth Bellm, the city of Carlinville’s former […]

Voters may now register for absentee voting

Macoupin County voters may now apply for a vote-by-mail absentee ballot for the Nov. 4 general election, […]