City of Alton

101 E 3rd St
Alton, IL - 62002-6239

City of Alton News

Southern Illinois mayor says cities across the state face insolvency from pension debt

The Metro East city of Alton is growing. Businesses are expanding or buying new locations. The local hospital is expanding. Alton has been selected as the site for a new reality show that will invest in small businesses there.

Woman alleges rental property unfit for human habitation

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman and her child allege they suffered recurring health issues while renting a residence unfit for human habitation.

Alton man says officers entered home without warrant

EDWARDSVILLE — A man is suing the City of Alton and two police officers for allegedly entering his home without a warrant and injuring him.

Alton couple’s sewage backup suit against city settles; City had argued 'Act of God' defense

An Alton couple’s lawsuit against the city over sewage flooding into their basement has reached a settlement.

Alton firefighter pension fund has almost twice the beneficiaries as active members

Property tax payers in the City of Alton contributed $1.96 million to the city's fire fighter pension fund in fiscal year 2014, while 47 active members currently receiving salaries contributed $291,197 in payroll deductions to the fund. And almost twice as many beneficiaries - 87 retirees, surviving spouses or dependents - drew $3,477,300 in benefits last year.

City of Alton, homeowners sued over raised sidewalk


Girl injured in Alton haunted house settles with some defendants


Alton accused of illegally charging businesses with refuse fee

The city of Alton has illegally charged its business owners a refuse fee for trash collection, even though the businesses were required to arrange and pay for their own garbage pick-up, according to recently filed court documents.

Jury trial scheduled for girl’s lawsuit against haunted house

Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge has rescheduled a jury trial in a lawsuit alleging a minor girl was injured in an Alton haunted house tour.

November trial vacated in girl’s suit against Alton haunted house; CMC set eve of Halloween


City of Alton demands jury trial after Mudge denies motion to dismiss haunted house suit

Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge on Aug. 9 denied the City of Alton’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit over a girl’s injuries sustained in a haunted house tour.

Woman accuses Alton cops of striking her while she was restrained


Madison County real estate May 20-24

May 20, 2013

Callis dismisses two defendants in lawsuit over haunted house


Designer of haunted house denies allegations in suit over injuries

A defendant in a personal injury suit against an Alton haunted house attraction is denying negligence.

Fifth District affirms dismissal of lawsuit over demolition; sides with city of Alton


Alton files to change motion to dismiss in tow fee class action against city

Schrempf The City of Alton on Friday filed a motion for leave to amend a previously filed motion to dismiss in a Jerseyville man's class action lawsuit against the city.

Boat owners want City of Alton to answer interrogatories

Bradley Boat owners Layne and Leslee Gibson are asking Madison County Circuit Judge Ann Callis to order the City of Alton to answer their interrogatories and requests for production in a property damage lawsuit.

Case management conference set in Alton's suit against boat owners over marina fire

A case management conference is set June 29 in a suit brought by the City of Alton against two boat owners over a 2009 fire that damaged the Alton Marina.

City of Alton claims couple responsible for marina fire

A Madison County couple is being blamed for a fire at Alton Marina.