Miller, Hall & Triggs LLC Partner, Jeffrey Krumpe, represented the City of Henry, Illinois in the case of Edwards v. City of Henry. In that case, Mr. Krumpe successfully obtained an appellate court ruling that held a litigant could not assert claims against the City for alleged violations of the Illinois Antitrust Act. The court also granted the City’s request for sanctions based on a frivolous appeal.
MHT Partner Jeffrey Krumpe represented an electrical contractor asserting mechanics lien rights against a homeowner. The appellate court interpreted provisions of the Home Repair and Remodeling Act in a way which invalidated the contractor’s mechanics lien rights. This decision was ultimately overruled by later court decisions and amendments to the law.
Appointment of Municipal Officials and Agency Board Members
- municipal manager or administrator,
- municipal attorney,
- clerk (when the position is not elected),
- fire and police chiefs,
- Board of Fire and Police Commissioners,
- members Zoning Board of Appeals, and
- members of the Planning Commission.
Property Tax Relief Through Imposition of a Sales Tax
Effective January 1, 2003, the State Legislature amended section 8-11-1.1 et seq. of the Illinois Municipal Code; so as to grant non-home rule municipalities the authority to impose an additional sales tax.
Supreme Court Mandates Right to Cross-Examine Witnesses at Special Use Hearings
Law Allows Teachers to Utilize Up to Two Years of Accumulated Sick Leave Toward Creditable Service in TRS
The Governor recently signed into law Public Act 92-0867, which increases the amount of unused and uncompensated sick leave TRS members can utilize for service credit at retirement.
Miller, Hall & Triggs, LLC Partner, Jeffrey Krumpe, represented an unsuccessful bidder on a security system project for the Will County Public Building Commission’s juvenile justice center. The Appellate Court ruled that a successful bidder need not be licensed under the Private Detective, Private Alarm, Private Security and Locksmith Act.