Madison County Treasurer News

Madison County Treasurer to expedite school fund payments

By Record News | Aug 14, 2017

Madison County Treasurer Chris Slusser said his office will be expediting property tax distributions in September to help some local school districts at least temporarily avoid a funding crisis, according to a press release from his office.

Madison County property owners face deadline on taxes

By Dee Thompson | Feb 17, 2017

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

By Karen Kidd | Oct 11, 2016

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

By The Madison County Record | Sep 28, 2015

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

By Anna Aguillard | Sep 25, 2015

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.

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