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Fiscal Year 2019 Draft Budget On the Agenda for City Council

The FY2019 budget is scheduled for discussion in the April 10, 2018 City Council Meeting. We received a copy today, and it has been posted online.  There is much to consider, with not much time to do so. The budget does exceed last years budget in terms of spending. Last years budget proposed a whopping  $2,154,495.00 […]

Two Important Meetings This Week

On Monday afternoon at 4:30 pm, the Nauvoo City Finance & Personnel Committee will hold its monthly meeting. On the agenda are several items of importance to the citizens of Nauvoo. The Fiscal Year 2019 budget will be presented by the City Treasurer. We are interested to see if it continues the increase in spending […]

Attorney General: Further Action is Warranted on County Board Meeting

As we previously reported, the Hancock County Board held a meeting on March 20, 2018 without properly posting the agenda, and discussing and deciding on issues not properly advertised. We filed a request with the Illinois Attorney General to review the situation on March 21, 2018. We learned today that the Attorney General’s office decided […]

No Time Specified for Advertised Public Spaces Committee Meeting

The agenda posted at City Hall does not specify a time for the meeting. The agenda does state that it is an agenda for 4-5-18, but no time is given. The Attorney General’s Office specifies that “Giving public notice means providing the date, time and location of a meeting.” Rather than deal with an Open […]

Dollar General Site Plan Presented

The Nauvoo Planning & Zoning Committee held a special meeting to review the site plans for the proposed Dollar General store to be built in Nauvoo on March 28th. The store is to be located at 1645 Mulholland on the lot currently owned by the State Bank of Nauvoo. The representative from Dollar General answered […]

County Board Appoints State’s Attorney Without Notice

On March 20, 2018, the Hancock County Board appointed Rachel Mast as interim State’s Attorney to complete the term of Jason Pohren. Pohren died on March 19 of an apparent heart attack. The Board meeting that considered this appointment was not advertised as required by the State’s Open Meetings Act (48 hours prior to the […]


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