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EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Community Development awarded $10,500 in scholarships on Wednesday to 14 college students.

 

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EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Animal Control changed its hours of operation to be open during lunch.

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EDWARDSVILLE – Madison County Treasurer Chris Slusser announced today that his office will begin expediting property tax distributions in September to help local school districts, at least temporarily, to avoid any funding crisis. 

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EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County is mourning the loss of one of its own this week with the passing of its Probation and Court Services director.

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E-File Administrative Order
Edwardsville -  Madison County Circuit Clerk will gradually mandate efiling before the January 1, 2018 date.  Click Here to read the Administrative Order
EDWARDSVILLE:  The Madison County Partnership to End Homelessness (Continuum of Care) will accept applications in accordance with the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Fiscal Year 2017 HUD Continuum of Care Program Competition. Read More


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EDWARDSVILLE — The Madison County Board Wednesday night honored a longtime employee who retired last month.

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EDWARDSVILLE — As it heats up outside Madison County Emergency Management Agency Director Todd Fulton wants to remind residents to stay cool.

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EDWARDSVILLE — The Madison County Criminal Justice Center will be fully operational Wednesday after a power outage closed it to the public earlier this week.

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EDWARDSVILLE — The Madison County Criminal Justice Center lost power Monday, forcing officials to close the building for repairs.

The courts facility at 509 Ramey St., Edwardsville will be closed Tuesday until repairs are made

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EDWARDSVILLE — Dr. Ryan Jacob is his name and taking care of animals is his game. Meet the county's new veterinarian at Animal Control. Read More

EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler believes a comprehensive criminal justice reform bill signed into law earlier this month could relieve overcrowding at the county jail.

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Edwardsville Track and Field Team Recognized

Edwardsville Track Team Resolution Chairman Kurt Prenzler presents Edwardsville Track and Field coaches and team members with a resolution recognizing them in the 1st place Class 3A state champions.

Union Baptist Church is recognized for 180th anniversary

The Rev. Kelvin D. Ellison Sr. (center) with Union Baptist Church in Alton is presented with a proclamation by County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler, right of Ellison, and County Board member Michael “Doc” Holliday Sr. for its 180th anniversary.
Union Baptist Church 180th Proclamation

Helen Hawkins receives recognition

Madison County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler presents former County Board member Helen Hawkins with an award recognizing her for her years in public service.
Helen Hawkins Award

Road Closures
Road closures could affect your commute.
To find out more check the updated lists:
Illinois Department of Transportation - CLICK HERE
             and
Missouri Department of Transportation - CLICK HERE
Madison County Crews Fight Rising Water to Prevent Home Flooding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 30, 2017
EDWARDSVILLE - Heavy rain is causing concern for parts of Madison County. CLICK HERE  

 

Madison County Awards Sustainability Grants
EDWARDSVILLE - Madison Coutny awarded more than $165,277 in grant funding for sustainability initiatives to 13 communities. CLICK HERE
Great River Workforce Development Corp., Offering Student Scholarships
WOOD RIVER - High school seniors in Madison and Bond counties planning to attend community college can apply for $1,000 scholarships.
CLICK HERE
Community Development to Host Model-Innovative-County (M.I.C.) Summit
Madison County Community Development is hosting: 
Model-Innovative-County (M.I.C.) Summit on:
Thursday, April 6, 2017 & Friday, April 7, 2017
Click on subject below for information:
Madison County communities are pulling together following tragic incident of a Glen Carbon family                                                           Read More
Madison County to Keep Residents Informed on Construction Projects
EDWARDSVILLE-Madison County wants to keep residents up-to-date on its road construction projects by putting them online.
"We thought it would be a good way to alert the public about what's going on," County Engineer Mark Gvillo said. Read More
Public Input Needed on Historic Bridge
The views of the public and interested persons are being sought regarding the effect of the project that proposes to replace the bridge that carries Pin Oak Road over Silver Creek. The bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places.
Click HERE to read more.
HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS CAN APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS,            01-23-2017 PRESS RELEASE

WOOD RIVER — High school seniors in Madison and Bond counties planning to attend community college can apply for $1,000 scholarships.
Click HERE to read more.

COUNTY CLOSING FRIDAY, 01-13-2017 PRESS RELEASE
EDWARDSVILLE - Due to severe weather conditions expected on Friday, January 13, 2017, Madison County will close its offices.
Click HERE to read more.
Madison County FY 2017 Budget
Click HERE for the Madison County Fiscal Year 2017 Budget
The Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition has been posted to the FY 2016 CoC Program Competition: Funding Availability page on the HUD Exchange. The CoC Program provides funding for homeless programs in Madison County. Submission Read More
PUBLIC MEETINGS - Proposed I-270 Bridge Replacement
Illinois Department of Transportation will host public meetings to discuss the study for the replacement of I-270 Mississippi River Bridge linking Madison County, IL with St. Louis, MO. MoDot, a key partner in the study, will also have staff in attendance. Click Here for meeting dates & times
EDWARDSVILLE, IL, May 5, 2016  –  Madison County Chairman Alan J. Dunstan continued to press the case for the U.S. steel industry and the men and women employed at Granite City Steel Wednesday afternoon in a meeting with U.S. steel industry and the men and women employed at Granite City Read More
Madison County Chairman Alan J. Dunstan today announced that following the final tax rate calculations conducted by County Clerk Debbie Ming-Mendoza, the county portion of the tax rate will drop by 3.5 percent for the 2016 property tax bills. Read More
Road Closure and Detour Notice-New Poag Road in Chouteau Township

New Poag Road will be closed for pavement patching and repair between April 25, 2016 and approximately May 9, 2016.
Please see the below notice for additional detail.
Copies of detour maps are also provided below.
Road Closure Notice
North Detour Map
South Detour Map

Saturday, April 30, 2016     10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Drop off your unused or expired prescription or over-the-counter medications at the Spring 2016 Take-Back Day! Disposal bins will be located in the parking lot behind the County Administration Building 157 N. Main St., Edwardsville Read More

The Citizens Utility Board, non-profit Organization committed to working for the rights of utility customers through Illinois, is joining with Madison County Community Development to conduct free workshops for county residents interested in saving on utility bills and staying in Troy, Alton, and

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Madison County Community Development announced it is partnering with Ameren Illinois to assist Madison County residents with their energy bills.
The $55,000 grant was received this month and distributed to families in need. Madison County Chairman Alan J. Dunstan says the funds were Read More
Delegation Of Local & Union Officials Hold Meetings With U.S. Senator, Congressmen & Government Trade Representatives
  Madison County Chairman Alan J. Dunstan was today joined by Granite City Mayor Ed Hagnauer and United Steelworkers (USW) officials Dan Simmons, president of USW Read More
MICRO-LOAN PROGRAM FOR SMALL BUSINESSES.
Madison County Chairman Alan J. Dunstan today announced the county has joined forces with Justine PETERSEN to create a micro-loan program for small businesses and entrepreneurs in Madison County.
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REGIONAL OFFICE OF EDUCATION UNVEILS ‘GIVE 30’ MENTORING PROGRAM FOR TROUBLED YOUTH  

Program Seeks To Prevent Student Suspensions and Expulsions

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Dunstan To Lead Delegation To Washington, D.C. For Meetings With Government Leaders. The Madison County Board unanimously approved a resolution introduced by Chairman Alan J. Dunstan calling on the U.S. Congress to take action regarding the illegal dumping of foreign steel on the U.S. market. Read More

The Madison County Board accepted the recommendation of Chairman Alan J. Dunstan and approved the appointments of William "Bill" Gushleff to the board, filling the vacancy created by the resignation of Terry Davis (19th District-Granite City).           

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DUNSTAN, GIBBONS AND LAKIN WARN RESIDENTS OF SCAM ARTISTS FOLLOWING SEVERE FLOODING
EDWARDSVILLE, IL., December 31, 2015 - Madison County officials are warning residents affected by the recent sever flooding to be on the lookout for scam artists offering clean-up and repair services while actually

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EDWARDSVILLE IL., December 29, 2015 (11:40 p.m.) - As flood waters from the swollen Mississippi River continue to rise in advance of Thursday's anticipated crest of 38 feet, volunteers work diligently around the clock filling sandbags in an attempt to minimize dame to the City of Alton's downtown

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EDWARDSVILLE, IL, December 28, 2015 - Due to the excessive flooding throughout the county following three days of heavy rainfall, Madison County Chairman Alan J. Dunstan today issued a local declaration of disaster.
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Appointment Endorsed By Community Leaders And Elected Officials
EDWARDSVILLE, IL, December 15, 2015 – Granite City resident James R. Pennekamp, a highly-respected leader with a distinguished record of professional accomplishments and community service, has been nominated by Madison County Chairman

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Program Targets Owner Occupied Homes in Hunterstown Neighborhood
            EDWARDSVILLE, October 22, 2015 – Madison County Community Development, in association with the City of Alton and Justine Petersen, a not-for-profit housing

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EDWARDSVILLE, October 22, 2015 – At Wednesday’s meeting of the Madison County Board, Chairman Alan J. Dunstan recognized the Granite City Park District and Village of Livingston for their respective park improvement projects.

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County Moving to Digital Traffic Citations
The county recently purchased digiTICKET software that will allow patrol officers to send case information directly to the Circuit Clerk’s Office in Edwardsville rather than transcribe it by hand.
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Following is a statement from Madison County Chairman Alan J. Dunstan on the announcement by the U.S. Steel Corporation on the idling of the Granite City Steel Works.

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The Madison County Partnership to End Homelessness announces that the HUD FY 2015 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition Notice of Funding Availability has been released. Please see below for the details of the Notice from HUD.

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EDWARDSVILLE, September 28, 2015  – St. Clair County Chairman Mark A. Kern and Madison County Chairman Alan J. Dunstan have announced the formation of the Southwestern Illinois Trade and Investment Council to promote international trade and foreign investment in St. Clair and Madison counties.

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MADISON COUNTY RECEIVES $400,000 EPA GRANT TO IDENTIFY CONTAMINATED SITES
Congressmen Shimkus, Davis & Bost join Chairman Dunstan in Making Announcement

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Fultz Named Sustainability Coordinator Read More
Dettmers Named MadCo Economic Development Specialist Read More
I-55 Corridor Plan Updates
Click Here for I-55 Corridor Plan Updates 
Madison County Chairman Alan J. Dunstan today announced Madison County Community Development Office accepting applications to assist eligible homeowners and renters in Madison County with the installation of energy saving measures to the applicant's home. Read More

The official Madison County website is now sporting a new look. After several months of extensive work on a new design,

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Madison County Board Chairman Announces
Board of Review Examination
Citizens sought for eligibility for appointment
EDWARDSVILLE, IL, June 18, 2015 - Madison County Board Chairman Alan J. Dunstan today announced a Board of Review Examination will be held in Edwardsville, IL on July 22, 2015. Read More
Medication Collection Bins Now Located At Police Departments Throughout the County Read More
Madison County, IL is excited to announce their new web site.
Click here to learn the new site's features. Read More
Lead-based paint, prevalent in homes constructed prior to 1978, continues to plague hundreds of home in Madison County. Read More
Madison County and the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC) are combining forces to... Read More
For the fourth straight year, Madison County is reporting an increase in permits for... Read More
Honorably Discharged Veterans can receive help from Madison County agencies Read More
Public Input Needed on Historic Bridge
The views of the public and interested persons are being sought regarding the effect of the project that proposes to replace the bridge that carries Pin Oak Road over Silver Creek located in Pin Oak Township.
Click HERE for more information
Madison County Delegation Calls Washington Capitol Hill Meetings On Stressed Steel SUCCESSFUL
Delegation Of Local & Union Officials Hold Meetings With U.S. Senator, Congressmen & Government Trade Representatives
Madison County Chairman Alan J. Dunstan was today joined by Granite City Mayor Ed Hagnauer and United Steelworkers (USW) officials Dan Simmons, president of USW Local 1899,

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