Madison County Board

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Madison County Board News

Madison County board committee approves bipartisan budget

Creating a balanced budget and a reduced property tax levy in Madison County -- and passing it in committee -- was difficult, but both sides of the political divide made concessions, according to the chairman of the county board.

Prenzler seeking candidates for new department heads

EDWARDSVILLE – The Madison County Board is looking to immediately fill two key positions, including director of administrative services, where the department head will be entrusted with overseeing a $5 million budget.

Tightening of 'part-timers' pension eligibility seen as positive by taxpayers' advocate, but only 'tinkers' with big problem

A taxpayers' advocate sees a recent decision that increases the minimum number of hours that Madison County employees must work in order to be eligible for pension benefits as a positive move, but one that only "tinkers" with a more profound problem.

Madison County school boards may seek sales tax increase for construction costs

Madison County school boards could move forward with a sales tax referendum that would go toward construction costs.

County Chairman-elect quashes rumors that he plans to cut jobs

For newly elected officials, the week since the Nov. 8 election passed quickly from relishing success and recovering from a long campaign season to buckling down.

Almost nine decades later, the Madison County Board has a new GOP majority

Not many Americans today can remember when Franklin Delano Roosevelt was president, because that was more than 70 years ago and most of us had not yet made our debuts into the world.

County Electoral Board considers candidate's petition to run for County Board

An Independent candidate looking to get on the ballot in the Madison County Board District 2 race faces objections that may keep him from running.

St. Clair County still fighting for NGA West project; Final decision expected today

More than 200 people attended a public forum held May 27 to advocate for St. Clair County to be picked as the site for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s western headquarters, a move that Madison County Board Chairman Alan Dunstan called the most sensible decision.

Madison County should reduce property tax levy

Approximately 127 individuals circulated petitions as numerous county office holders urged you not to sign it. Local government leaders stated public safety would suffer. However, they offered no facts to support their case. Why? It seems no facts support their position.