More on Stanford’s actions-ILLEGAL

By:  Diane Benjamin See this previous story: The presentation by Brad Hinch for demolition of the property at 310 N Kathleen Street took place at the meeting held on 6/16/16.  The vote to hire Hinch took place later in the same meeting: That vote was illegal! According to the Illinois Open Meetings Act, […]

UPDATE: Stanford: Still being suspicious

See this followup story: By:  Diane Benjamin Stanford is so small, the Board has a husband and wife serving?  Seriously? The Board wanted a house at 310 N. Kathleen torn down.  Instead of bidding demolition, this happened: From the 6/16/16 meeting: All bids were requested under the Freedom of Information Act, this entry […]

Stanford: Your turn

By:  Diane Benjamin Stanford has a regular meeting tomorrow night.  See agenda here: I’ve written about many issues both with the Village and the Fire Protection District.  Taxpayers deserve answers, especially why your police chief hasn’t turned over investigations to the Sheriff. Here are the issues your Village needs to explain: About the $5 […]

Corruption in Stanford

By:  Diane Benjamin Illinois Freedom of Information Law intro: (5 ILCS 140/1) (from Ch. 116, par. 201)     Sec. 1. Pursuant to the fundamental philosophy of the American constitutional form of government, it is declared to be the public policy of the State of Illinois that all persons are entitled to full and complete information regarding […]