The Edgar County Watchdogs are looking at Madison County again and this time it is a Madison County Board Member who is a Granite City Cop.

“A member of a public body cannot sue that public body, and then turn around and settle the lawsuit without creating a prohibited interest in a contract (settlements are contracts)…

  • On February 15, 2017, and while a Madison County Board Member, Mr. Michael Parkinson filed a two-count Complaint of violations of the Open Meetings Act in the Circuit Court of the Third Judicial Circuit in Madison County, Illinois. Case No. 17-MR-63
  • On September 13, 2017, while still a member of the Madison County Board, Parkinson executed a contract (settlement) in which he and/or his attorney was paid the sum of $1500.00 from the County of Madison.
  • This is a prohibited interest in a contract by a county board member and is considered a Class 4 Felony if found guilty.

Read More Here…


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