Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Update: Two Boone County Board members FOIA Health Department concerning the “$16,266 Personnel Survey Results”

Mr. Mattison and Mr. Freeman received the following letter from the Health Department regarding their information request.

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Health 11-28-2011

Mr. Mattison and Mr. Freeman are now seeking “input” from the States Attorney, Ms. Michelle Courier.  The States Attorney is the legal advisor to elected officials of the county and to the Health Department.

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Lawsuit over new Ill. legislative map thrown out

Judges have thrown out a Republican lawsuit challenging a Democrat-drawn map of new state legislative districts.

A panel of federal judges in Chicago on Wednesday dismissed the suit filed by top Illinois Republicans.

House Republican leader Tom Cross and Senate Republican leader Christine Radogno sued because they contend the Democrat-drawn map is unfair to minority groups and GOP voters.

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed the new map into law in June. Drawing a new legislative district map is an exercise the state goes through every 10 years after a census. Democrats were in charge because they control the General Assembly and the governor's office.

Republicans are reviewing their options and whether to appeal. A Republican challenge to the state's new congressional districts map is still pending.

Click on the following for the rest of the storyhttp://www.nwherald.com/2011/12/07/lawsuit-over-new-ill-legislative-map-thrown-out/avcw96l/

Belvidere Township will be discussing grant to food pantry and possibly weight limits on asphalt truck route

See highlighted items.  If you have questions about an agenda item call your township officials:

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AGENDA

BELVIDERE TOWNSHIP

MEETING OF THE TOWNSHIP BOARD

8200 Fairgrounds Road

December 13, 2011 – 5:00 P.M.

I. Call to Order / Roll Call

II. Pledge of Allegiance

III. Approval of Prior Meeting’s Minutes

IV. Transfers

V. Reports

a. Supervisor’s Report-Eagle Scout Presentation

b. Highway Commissioner’s Report

c. Assessor’s Report

d. Clerk’s Report

e. Trustee’s Report

VI. Unfinished Business

a. Traffic Studies/Stop Signs/Weight Limits

b. Disposal of Equipment

VII. Legal

VIII.New Business

a. Levy Adoption

b. Alpha Maint.Contract

c. Financial Request Forms

d. Belvidere/Boone Co. Food Pantry Request.

IX. Treasurer’s Report and Approval of Bills

X. Public Input

XI. Closed Session

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XII. Adjournment

* Please note in order to take final action on an item it must be specified on the posted agenda 48 hours in advance of the meeting