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  • The April, 2020 issue of Talk of the Township, the newsletter of the Illinois Township Attorneys Association has recently been published. Included in this issue is a timely article, “Guidance to public bodies on the Open Meetings Act and the Freedom of Information Act during the COVID-19 pandemic”. To read the newsletter, click here.

  • The Spina Award named after Anthony Spina, one of the founding members of the Illinois Township Attorney’s Association, is given to a member of the Association for extraordinary contributions.  The Spina Award is the highest award given by the Association.  This Award is given to attorneys who have contributed significantly to the Association, the operation […]

  • Local government units within Illinois are required to file a statement related to the prevailing rate of wages with the Illinois Department of Labor no later than July 15th of each year.

  • At the recent Township Officials of Illinois Annual Educational Seminar in Springfield, Matuszewich & Kelly, LLP attorneys, James P. Kelly (Partner) and Natalie L. Pesin (Associate), spoke and answered questions concerning legislative and regulatory updates, which affect townships and township officials.

  • The Honorable Russell W. Hartigan, incoming President of the Illinois State Bar Association has reappointed Natalie L. Pesin to both the Local Government Law Section Council and the International and Immigration Law Section Council of the ISBA. The mission of the ISBA Local Government Law Section is: “To enhance the knowledge and professional capabilities of lawyers […]

  • Public service text messages are becoming an increasingly popular method of communicating important information to constituents, employees, parents and students.  The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) restricts telephone calls and texts that are sent by an automatic telephone dialing system without consent of the called party.  In cases of emergency, these calls are exempt from […]

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