Chicago, IL. (ECWd) –
On August 6, 2021, the Edgar County Watchdogs and Edgar Pal filed a five-count complaint in Cook County Circuit Court naming the Office of the Illinois Attorney General and the Attorney General’s Procurement Policy and Compliance Monitoring Board alleging certain violations of the Open Meetings Act and the Freedom of Information Act.
From the Complaint:
- PPCMB violated OMA by discussing issues in a closed session that must be discussed in an open session, by redacting minutes from open sessions, and by failing to produce the verbatim audio recordings and minutes from the improper closed session held during PPCMB’s June 8, 2021 public meeting.
- OIAG violated FOIA by failing to produce the verbatim audio recordings and unredacted minutes from PPCMB’s meetings that were held on May 7, 2021, May 10, 2021 (11:04 a.m.), May 13, 2021, May 14, 2021, and June 8, 2021.
The Complaint and all Exhibits are below (or here):ECWD v IAG Complaint_redacted