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Madison County property owners face deadline on taxes

Dee Thompson Feb. 17, 2017, 11:44am

Madison County homeowners have one last chance to pay their property taxes on Friday before their homes become slated for the annual auction of properties with delinquent tax. Homeowners must pay in person at the treasurer's office in the Madison County Administration Building, 157 N. Main St., Edwardsville.

Prenzler again calls out opponent over issue of credit card use

Karen Kidd Oct. 11, 2016, 10:08am

Madison County Treasurer and Republican county board chairman candidate Kurt Prenzler said that stricter oversight is needed to cure a "culture of credit card abuse" that is ailing county government. 

Madison County, tax buyers petition Supreme Court for review of class certification order

The Madison County Record Sep. 28, 2015, 3:53pm

SPRINGFIELD – Thousands of losers in corrupt auctions at the Madison County courthouse should pursue recovery one by one rather than as a class, the winners argue at the Illinois Supreme Court. Buyers who purchased delinquent property taxes without competition petitioned the Justices on Sept. 21, for leave to appeal certification of a class action against them.

Prenzler suggests lawyers pursuing tax sale class actions not accept fees

Anna Aguillard Sep. 25, 2015, 6:17pm

Madison County Treasurer Kurt Prenzler believes that the attorneys representing the seven to 10,000 victims of criminal tax sales should not collect legal fees in the class action lawsuit brought against Madison County.