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Drainage Commissioners Must Complete Open Meetings Act Training

Elected and appointed officials, including drainage commissioners, effective January 1, 2012 are required to complete an Open Meetings Act (OMA) Training online.  Drainage Commissioners will have one year from that date to complete the OMA training program provided by the Attorney General’s Public Access Counselor.  After January 1, 2012, anyone...
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Illinois Local Records Act

The Local Records Act became law on Aug. 18, 1961, and affects not only drainage districts, but also school districts, municipalities, county agencies, junior colleges, special districts, and townships. Staff limitations in the Local Records Unit of the Office of the Secretary of State, Division of Archives and Records, Records...
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Volunteers Needed

Thank you to the Pike-Scott County Farm Bureau for keeping everyone up to date on the 2013 Flood.  There is a request for Volunteers for Sandbagging. DAY 7—4/24/2013 2013 FLOOD UPDATE ________________________________________ Today, we mark the end of the first week of the 2013 flood. Levees and levee workers and...
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Digging into Drainage, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Champaign, IL, December 19, 2012 — Properly managing a drainage system that embraces new technology, provides good drainage for landowners, preserves natural resources, and stays within the legal parameters of the drainage law and government regulation can make anyone feel like they are on a classified mission. ...
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