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Prenzler, Faccin reach tentative settlement in suit over request for access to county financial system
Madison County Chairman Kurt Prenzler announced Monday that he and auditor Rick Faccin reached a tentative settlement in a lawsuit contesting a resolution demanding read-only access to the county financial system for certain officials.
Madison County auditor, Board negotiating settlement in suit preventing access to county financial software
In a request to continue a motion hearing, Madison County auditor Rick Faccin states that he is nearing a settlement agreement with the Madison County Board in regards to a contested resolution demanding access to county financial information for certain officials.
Summary judgment sought in suit preventing access to county financials; County board, treasurer discredit auditor’s ‘obsession’ with ongoing investigation
Madison County auditor Rick Faccin calls a resolution demanding access to county financial information for certain officials an attempt to “move the auditor’s file cabinet into their own offices” and argues that allowing access would be improper due to an ongoing investigation.
Madison County board chairman, administrator seek summary judgment in suit preventing access to county financials
Madison County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler and County Administrator Doug Hulme seek summary judgment relief from County Auditor Rick Faccin’s lawsuit seeking to prevent access to county financials.
Email, committee minutes show 'read-only' access to Madison County financials was discussed last year
Madison County officials entered three exhibits showing Auditor Rick Faccin agreed that read-only access was appropriate for designated county administrators.
- Our View
Career politicians like to talk about “sustainability,” which is really just a pretext for government officials interfering in the affairs of average citizens and presuming to tell us how to live our daily lives: what kind of cars we should drive, how high or low we should set the thermostats in our homes, whether we should barbecue in our own backyards or not, and on and on. It seems like nothing we do is too insignificant for them to criticize, tax, and regulate.
As counties, municipalities, Native American tribes, now even the White House, pile on with lawsuits filed against the producers of opioids, Madison County continues to debate whether to get involved.
- Their View
Americans are not weak, you are not weak, but if we allow weak political leaders to make decisions for us, we are complicit in where we are being led...where our children are being led.
Democrat lawmakers pushed a bill through Springfield last week that will reshape a local government board under Republican control.
EDWARDSVILLE – Madison County's jail renovation project moved forward May 16 with the approval of a $14 million upgrade by the county board despite the opposition of its chairman and county administrator.