Analysis shows some County Board members still miss far too many public meetings — especially for a part-time job that pays $50,000 a year and carries a taxpayer-subsidized pension. Have some of these officials “checked out?”
Top-level meeting touches on returning forest preserve commission to the county board’s domain – but who floated the issue and why remains murky.
As FBI joins contract-steering investigation of DuPage County Forest Preserve District, the outgoing boss who supervised the employees at the center of the scandal is given $50,000 bonus.
DuPage County Board members could have taken a big step toward halting their taxpayer-funded pensions, but opted to hang on to the potentially lucrative benefit.
DuPage County Board members get a decent salary, benefits, and are eligible for a pension if they put in eight years and at least 1,000 hours of service—but are the taxpayers getting their money’s worth?
Several county board members draw dual public-sector salaries and stand to draw dual pensions.
The DuPage County Stormwater Management division, headed by Anthony Charlton, has recommended Wills Burke Kelsey, which employs Charlton’s wife, as a consultant for three stormwater-related projects totaling $534,209.
Was ex-Oak Brook village president putting in a full day’s work for a full day’s pay at his Illinois secretary of state job? State concludes probe, which was prompted by inquiries from the BGA.
The drama in Oak Brook continues. In addition to serving as part-time village president, John Craig has a full-time job with the state that pays $64,000 a year. But is he putting in a full day’s work?
Oak Brook Village President John Craig has been critical of village pensions, while he his wife together collect four public pensions — and a fifth when he retires.