The state supreme court denied Fox Moraine LLC's request to appeal decisions preventing a landfill in Yorkville.
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Saturday, November 12, 2011
The Second District Appellate Court upheld the city rejecting the landfill application, according to The Beacon-News.
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
According to The Beacon-News, the Appellate Court in Elgin is considering whether city leaders were fair and unbiased in rejecting the landfill proposal in 2007.
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
City will contribute $100,000 toward $725,000 settlement in 2 1/2-year case.
Yorkville aldermen agreed to pay $100,000 toward the $725,000 that Aspen Ridge Estates, LLC will receive in a legal settlement surrounding its August 2006 annexation into the city. The city’s insurer will front $75,000, which the city will repay in May, according to a prepared statement Mayor Valerie Burd read at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. The city will pay the remaining $25,000 to Aspen Ridge in May as well. Aldermen voted 6-0 Tuesday to approve the settlement agreement, with Aldermen Joe Plocher and Marty Munns absent. Munns, who was an alderman during the incidents alleged in the lawsuit, was named in the suit, but an attorney for the city indicated that neither aldermen's absence was related to the vote on the settlement agreement…
Below is what Mayor Valerie Burd read at Tuesday's City Council meeting regarding the legal agreement surrounding the 2006 annexation.
Below is Mayor Valerie Burd's prepared statement read at Tuesday's City Council meeting. An article on the settlement agreement can be found here. "For the past 2 1/2 years, the City of Yorkville has been engaged in litigation related to the proposed Aspen Ridge Estates development. The city has vigorously contested its liability and the alleged liability of the individuals named in the suit, and also brought a counterclaim against the plaintiff developer. "In October of 2010, the city's insurer, the Illinois Municipal League, announced its intention to file a declaratory action seeking a judicial determination that Aspen Ridge's claims were not covered by the city's insurance policy. After carefully considering the substantial costs and …