Juvenile Justice Council Meeting 03/13/23
Madison County remembers Board member who died
December 2022 Talk Around Town
The Fiscal Year 2023 Budget
Hiring Assistant State's Attorney
Resumption of Mandatory E-Filing for Self-Represented Litigants
County Parking Impacted by Construction
New County Board District Map
Fiscal Year 2022 Budget
Madison County Surplus Real Estate & Mobile Homes Sealed Bid Auction
Madison County resident talks about monoclonal antibody treatment
EDWARDSVILLE — Ryan Cunningham felt he did everything right — wore a mask, socially distanced and got vaccinated — but it didn’t prevent him from contracting COVID-19.
Madison County holding photo contest
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County wants residents to “Give us your best shot!”Read More
Madison County Selling Surplus Vehicles At Auction
Explore National Fishing Month in Madison County
Blue Ribbon Panel
EDWARDSVILLE — Chairman Kurt Prenzler names his “blue ribbon” panel who will oversee $51 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding and announces Madison County is requesting proposals to hire a financial firm to manage the grant monies. Read More
MASKS NOT REQUIRED FOR THE FULLY VACCINATED IN MADISON COUNTY COURTHOUSES
Madison County Newsletter May / June
Chairman Kurt Prenzler presents redistricting map of Madison County Board
EDWARDSVILLE — Chairman Kurt Prenzler presented his proposed redistricting map on Tuesday, which reduces the size of the Madison County Board.Read More
Chairman Kurt Prenzler presents redistricting map of Madison County Board
All Non-Essential Court Matters And Proceedings Shall Be Continued Until March 1, 2021
Oath of Office Ceremony for Judge Stobbs and Judge Maher
Madison County elected officials sworn into office
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County held a virtual swearing-in ceremony on Tuesday for its elected officials.
All Non-Essential Court Matters And Proceedings Shall Be Continued - Updated 11-25-20
Madison County COVID-19 Update
Madison County Health Department:
Circuit Judges Appoint Mary N. Copeland as Chief Public Defender
Madison County FY 2021 Budget
2020 General Election Results
2020 General Election Dashboard
Drug Take Back Day - Oct. 24
Madison County is mapping out a way for the public to support local businesses
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County has mapped out a plan in support of local businesses whose operations have changed during this time.
Madison County to host two-day jobs fair events next week
COLLINSVILLE — The 30th annual Jobs Plus Regional Job Fair is set to take place for two-days next week.
Madison County Animal Control receives recognition for reaching "no-kill"
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler is commending the work of Animal Care and Control and rescue groups for saving more than 4,000 cats and dogs the past four years.Read More
Madison County is creating Clean Community Challenge to reduce litter
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Planning and Development is taking steps to organize a grassroots effort with volunteers as part of a way to reduce litter.Read More
$1.75 million in CARES Act funding available for small businesses and public service agencies in Madison County
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County will open an application process on Monday to grant $1.7 million to businesses and public service agencies for COVID-19 relief.Read More
Madison County mourning loss of County Board member
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County officials are mourning the loss of Board member who died early Friday.Read More
Madison County to start holding meetings in-person again
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County will hold in-person meetings again starting Thursday.
Madison County Animal Tails
Col Glenn Collins and the 932nd Airlift Wing will be doing an Air Force Reserve C-40C aircraft flyover in Madison and St. Clair Counties in Illinois and also in St. Louis, to salute frontline and essential workers who are fighting COVID-19.
Col Glenn Collins and the 932nd Airlift Wing will be doing an Air Force Reserve C-40C aircraft flyover in Madison and St. Clair Counties in Illinois and also in St. Louis, to salute frontline and essential workers who are fighting COVID-19. Read More
Madison County continues to work on projects at facilities
EDWARDSVILLE — Coronavirus is not stopping workers from completing maintenance projects or making upgrades at Madison County facilities.
Madison County's Board of Health voted to allow businesses to reopen
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County is back open for business.Read More
Madison County seeks input on Community Needs Assessment
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County seeks public input for a Community Needs Assessment after being awarded $1.75 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding.Read More
Madison County announces multiple coronavirus deaths
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County officials are reporting on Thursday that three additional lives were lost from COVID-19.Read More
Madison County announces second coronavirus death
EDWARDSVILLE — A woman in her 60s is the second life lost from COVID-19 in Madison County.Read More
Madison County officials report first coronavirus death
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County officials reported its first COVID-19 death on Tuesday — a woman in her 80s.Read More
Madison County Chairman reminds residents to stay home to stay safe
EDWARDSVILLE — While the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Madison County remain low, Chairman Kurt Prenzler is reminding residents to do their part by maintaining social distance by staying home to stay safe.Read More
Madison County meetings to be held via teleconference
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County will hold its first committee meetings this week via teleconference in helping to slow the spread of coronavirus.Read More
Madison County coordinates donations for PPE
WOOD RIVER — Madison County is accepting donations of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to assist in the COVID-19 response.Read More
Madison County health experts reminds public social distancing comes with psychological fallout
Employers in Madison County still hiring
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County officials want the public to know employers are hiring people to fill essential jobs while the stay-at-home order for COVID-19 is in effect.
Madison County creates coronavirus resources site
WOOD RIVER — Madison County officials want the public to know where to find credible information on coronavirus.
Madison County reports first coronavirus illness related to a long-term care facility resident
WOOD RIVER — Madison County Health Department reported two new positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) on Saturday, including the first case connected to a long-term care facility.Read More
Madison County Daily COVID-19 Update
3/27/2020 — Madison County daily update on coronavirus (COVID-19)
Madison County Businesses Ineligible for Funding from the Downstate Small Business Stabilization Program
EDWARDSVILLE — Businesses in Madison County will not qualify for Illinois’ Downstate Small Business Stabilization Program.Read More
Madison County continues to operate facilities with precautions in place
EDWARDSVILLE — Officials are taking precautions to slow the spread of COVID-19, or coronavirus, at Madison County facilities.
Order For The Misdemeanor/DUI/Ordinance Dockets Courtroom 103 and Alton
Madison County announces first case of Cornavirus
EDWARDSVILLE — Officials announced this week that Madison County has its first positive case of coronavirus, or COVID-19.
Third Judicial Circuit - Administrative Order Case Continuance
Reduce your Risk
Madison County officials want public to practice social distancing
EDWARDSVILLE — While Madison County has no presumptive positive or confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) at this time, officials are working to assure the public they are doing everything possible to prevent its spread.Read More
Where to go for information on coronavirus
Workforce Development Agencies offering apprenticeship opportunities
COLLINSVILLE — Local workforce agencies are teaming up with the City of Collinsville to bring together area business leaders, higher education professionals and workforce development officials from across the Southwestern Illinois region to discuss new apprenticeship opportunitiesRead More
Madison County Board passes budget and property tax levy
EDWARDSVILLE — The Madison County Board approved the county’s fiscal 2020 budget Wednesday night, along with its property tax levy.Read More
Madison County appoints new head of Planning and Development
Madison County offering pets a place of refuge
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County is establishing a program that will offer the pets of domestic violence victims a place to put their paws as their caretakers leave home to get help.
Madison County FY 2020 Budget
Madison County FY 2020 Budget
Drug Take Back Day - October 26, 2019
Edwardsville -- Madison County State's Attorney Tom Gibbons, Coroner Steve Nonn, and Sheriff John Lakin are once again encouraging Madison County Residents to participate in the Drug Take-Back Day. Read More
Japanese delegation visits Madison County and Metro East
EDWARDSVILLE — A Japanese delegation visited Madison County on Thursday to discuss economic development and potential business sites.
President declares Madison County flooding major disaster
EDWARDSVILLE — President Donald Trump declared Madison County a major disaster following the flooding that took place earlier this year.Read More
Weekend - Eastbound I-55/70 in Madison County All Lanes Closed
Madison County holding Job Fair next month
COLLINSVILLE — The 29th annual Jobs Plus Regional Job Fair is set to take place next month.Read More
Weekend - Westbound I-55/70 in Madison County All Lanes Closed
Collinsville: All Lanes Will Be Closed on Westbound I-55/70in Madison County - August 9, 2019 - August 12, 2019Read More
Emergency Telephone System Board approves reimbursing municipalities more than $630,000 for answering 911 calls
WOOD RIVER — Officials passed a resolution Wednesday approving reimbursements for more than $630,000 to go to Madison County’s 911 call centers.Read More
Madison County supports plan for Cahokia Mounds to become National Park
EDWARDSVILLE — The Madison County Board is set to take action Wednesday night in support of Cahokia Mounds becoming a national park or monument.
Madison County tally's damage from floods to deliver to the state
EDWARDSVILLE — Flooding in Madison County caused an estimated $24.8 million in damage, exceeding the state’s threshold to qualify for federal assistance.Read More
Madison County to award grants for solar power
EDWARDSVILLE — Officials approved more than $406,000 in grants this week for projects that will energize parks with solar power in Madison County.Read More
Madison County treasurer reminds residents tax bill due
EDWARDSVILLE —Madison County Treasurer Chris Slusser is reminding taxpayers that the first installment of their tax bill is due Wednesday.Read More
Officials take tour of Republic Services Material Recovery Facility
EDWARDSVILLE — Officials were able to see first-hand how recycling is done for Madison County residents.Read More
New Madison County Regional Superintendent of Schools sworn in
EDWARDSVILLE — Robert Werden took his oath of office Monday morning and became Madison County’s first Republican Regional Superintendent of Schools.Read More
Madison County Emergency Management reminds public to keep off levees
WOOD RIVER — Emergency officials want to remind the public to stay off the levees in Madison County as a safety precaution.Read More
New Madison County Regional Superintendent of Schools to be sworn in Monday
EDWARDSVILLE — Robert Werden will become Madison County’s first Republican Regional Superintendent of Schools on Monday.Read More
Madison County Board Chairman thanks the Illinois National Guard for their service
HARTFORD — Chairman Kurt Prenzler conveyed his appreciation to members of the Illinois National Guard early Tuesday for they provided in Madison County during the flooding.Read More
Democrat fills empty Madison County Board seat
EDWARDSVILLE — The Madison County Board approved Chairman Kurt Prenzler’s nomination on Wednesday to fill the vacant District 17 seat.Read More
ALERT: Madison County Levees
For up-to-date information regarding the Madison County levees please visit the Madison County EMA or MESD websites.
Officials reminding the public to check sources for credible flooding information
WOOD RIVER — The public is being reminded to check official agencies social media pages for accurate information about flood dangers and information.Read More
Chain of Rocks Canal Bridge closed to public after Madison Fire Department responds to water rescue
MADISON — Officials made the decision to shut down the Chain of Rocks Canal Bridge on Tuesday, effective immediately, after firefighters responded overnight to a person trapped in a vehicle.Read More
Officials closing floodgate in East Alton
EAST ALTON — Officials decided to close the floodgates at Illinois Route 3 and Broadway starting Tuesday.
Officials asking people to stay off Madison County levees
WOOD RIVER — Emergency officials are asking the public to stay off the levees in Madison County.Read More
Madison County calls on Governor to send National Guard
EDWARDSVILLE — Chairman Kurt Prenzler signed a proclamation on Wednesday declaring Madison County a major disaster and is calling for the National Guard to aid in its flood fighting efforts.Read More
Madison County to host National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day event
EDWARDSVILLE — If you’re searching for a “fur-ever” friend, consider stopping by the Madison County Administration building on Tuesday and adopting one.Read More
Video debuts on soft skills workers need to find employment
GRANITE CITY — Madison County officials and area business leaders attended a public debut on Thursday of a short film highlighting “soft skills” in the workplace.
Officials attend flood outlook briefing at Madison County Emergency Management Agency
WOOD RIVER – Madison County Emergency Management Agency held a flood outlook briefing earlier this week to discuss how different agencies work together.
Madison County is offering Solar Park Grants
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County is offering grants to communities looking to energize their parks through solar power.Read More
Madison County awards 10 townships and municipalities funding for environmental projects
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County awarded more than $149,000 in grants to municipalities and township for environmental initiatives.Read More
Madison County to host e-waste recycling collection
EDWARDSVILLE— Madison County is set to hold an electronic waste recycling event for all residents at the end of the month in Grantfork.Read More
Madison County planning to put $1.37 million PEP grants into communities
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County will award $1.37 million in funding for various park and recreations projects throughout the county.Read More
Madison County to fly flags at half-staff in honor of fallen firefighter
EDWARDSVILLE —Chairman Kurt Prenzler announced that flags at Madison County buildings will be flown at half-staff to honor Godfrey Fire Capt. Jacob “Jake” Ringering who died in the line of duty Tuesday.Read More
Animal control manager recognized for her rescuing efforts in Madison County
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County’s Animal Care and Control manager receives honor for her work in increasing the save rates of cats and dogs at the county’s facility.
Venice musician honored by Madison County as Living Legend
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County recognized a local saxophonist Wednesday night as a “Living Legend” for his musical talent and contributions in the community.
Madison County set to launch Ready to Work Initiative that will assist in expunging or sealing criminal records
WOOD RIVER — Individuals who face legal obstacles to employment can now access help to eliminate those barriers.
Madison County to make $2.3 million in road improvements in Godfrey
EDWARSDSVILLE — Madison County officials are set to approve a $2.3 million road construction project for Seiler Road in Godfrey.Read More
Homeless Connect to bridge service gap
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County is set to connect persons experiencing homeless with services and goods later this month.Read More
Meet Madison County's new animal control director
EDWARDSVILLE — Adam Ohms didn't always plan on becoming a veterinarian, but 14 years after graduating college he’s now operating his own practice and is the new director of Madison County Animal Care and Control.
Changes at Madison County Animal Care & Control
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Animal Care and Control is starting off the new year with some changes.Read More
Madison County-wide elected officials sworn in
EDWARDSVILLE — Three Madison County officials were sworn in Monday morning for their new terms in countywide offices.
The new Madison County Board takes office
EDWARDSVILLE — The Madison County Board welcomed four new members Monday night at its reorganizational meeting.
Three Madison County youth receive Illinois Governor's Hometown Awards
EDWARDSVILLE — Three Madison County youth received recognition Tuesday in Springfield for their volunteer service during the 35th annual Governor's Hometown Award ceremony.
Madison County generates more than $28,000 from surplus vehicle sale
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County generated more than $28,000 in revenue by selling surplus vehicles at a recent auction.Read More
Madison County FY 2019 Budget
Madison County veterans to benefit from U.S. Department of Justice grant
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County is enhancing the help it gives its “heroes” thanks to a $502,000 federal grant it received.Read More
Madison County to sell surplus of vehicles
WOOD RIVER — Madison County will hold a vehicle surplus sale on Saturday at its Wood River facility.Read More
Madison County creates connections for those in crisis
EDWARDSVILLE – Officials are calling Madison County Community Development’s recent crisis summit a success by creating connections.Read More
Madison County Partnership to End Homelessness
Madison County Partnership to End Homelessness Read More
Madison County is mourning the loss of one of its longtime board members
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County is mourning the loss of longtime board member Helen Hawkins who died Thursday night after collapsing at the Administration Building Read More
Madison County to host household hazardous waste collection day
WOOD RIVER — Madison County is offering its residents a free, household hazardous waste collection day next month, but residents are required to register in order to drop off materials.Read More
Madison County earns certification with U. S. Department of Labor for registered apprenticeship program
EDWARDSVILLE — Officials signed an agreement Wednesday certifying Madison County for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Registered Apprenticeship Program Intermediary/sponsor.Read More
Edwardsville native honored by Madison County as Living Legend
EDWARDSVILLE — Marvin “Preach” Webb received Madison County’s highest honor Wednesday night as a “Living Legend.”Read More
Madison County to start repairs of parking lot and jail renovation
EDWARDSVILLE — Repairs and improvements totaling more than $13.5 million are set to start next week at the Madison County Jail, Courthouse and Administration Building.
Madison County joins network to assist animals
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County is planning to network more in order to save shelter pets.Read More
CoC Funding Opportunity
To all interested parties:
The Madison County Partnership to End Homelessness (functioning as the local Continuum of Care, IL-504) will accept applications
Madison County seeking HVAC contractors
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County officials would like to see more contractors take part in its weatherization program.
New initiative launches to nurture safe environments for seniors
EDWARDSVILLE — Officials announced an initiative Wednesday morning as a way to improve the quality of life and safety for seniors across Madison County.
Madison County gets new Associate Judge
EDWARDSVILLE — Edwardsville native Ryan Jumper became Madison County’s newest associate judge on Thursday.
Madison County approves labor agreement with Teamsters Union
EDWARDSVILLE — The Madison County Board approved a labor agreement Wednesday night with the Teamsters Local Union No. 525 giving wage increases and separating the Highway and Animal Control departments.Read More
Madison County is set to award more than $1.35 million in Park and Recreation Grants
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County is awarding $1.35 in funding for various park and recreational projects in communities throughout the county.Read More
Madison County awards 10 townships and municipalities funding for environmental projects
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County awarded more than $149,000 in grants to municipalities and township for environmental initiatives.'
Madison County Board Chairman comments on Trump's tariffs
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler said President Donald Trump’s decision on Thursday to place tariffs on companies dumping foreign steel on the U.S. market is a step in the right direction. Read More
Madison County Board Chairman meets with Government Leaders in Washington D.C.
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler visited Washington D.C. this week to discuss illegal dumping of foreign steel on the U.S. market.Read More
Last day to pay property taxes before Deliquent Tax Sale
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Treasurer Chris Slusser is reminding taxpayers that the last day to pay before the county’s annual delinquent tax sale is Friday.Read More
Former Steelworker recognized at National Ethanol Conference and Madison County's local job training program plays key role in his success
SAN ANTONIO — A former Granite City steelworker is making headlines after being awarded a scholarship from the Renewable Fuels Association, a national trade organization for America's ethanol industry.
Madison County Board member is inducted into the Senior Hall of Fame
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Board member Helen Hawkins became the 104th person inducted into the Illinois Senior Hall of Fame on Wednesday.
Madison County Animal Control gets new manager
EDWARDSVILLE – Michael Perkins is hoping to leave a mark as he starts the process of bringing Madison County Animal Control toward becoming a “no-kill" facility.Read More
Madison County is Planning for its Future
EDWARDSVILLE — The public is invited once again to give input on the future of unincorporated Madison County.
Madison County Tax Exemptions Available
EDWARDSVILLE — Want to lower your property tax bill? Then don’t forget to apply for your annual exemptions.Read More
Community Partnership Inspires Legacy of Hope
WOOD RIVER — Madison County Child Advocacy Center continues to benefit from the generosities of 1st MidAmerica Credit Union and its employees.Read More
A Stronger Harvest with each season
VENICE — Civic Pride continues to grow through Venice Garden Project thanks to Madison County's Employment and Training Department.
Madison County hosts first Shop with a Sheriff
Madison County Sheriff’s Department held an inaugural Shop with a Sheriff in Godfrey last week.
Madison County raises flag to Mark Illinois' Bicentennial
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County gave a salute to the Illinois Bicentennial during a special flag raising ceremony on Monday.
Madison County Board Honors Marquette Catholic High School Soccer Team
Madison County Board Board presents Marquette Catholic High School Soccer Team with a resolution recognizing them as the Class 1A State Champions.
Madison County Board passes budget and property tax levy
EDWARDSVILLE — The Madison County Board approved the county’s fiscal 2018 budget Wednesday night, along with its property tax levy.Read More
FY 2018 Budget Summary
Madison County Chairman searching for new department heads
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler is preparing to hire two new department heads whose responsibilities will include everything from overseeing affordable housing to more than $5 million in purchasing.Read More
Madison County assists Cottage Hill Fire District in obtaining emergency vehicle
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County assisted Cottage Hills Fire District this week in obtaining an emergency vehicle for its first responders.
Madison County announces funding available for first time home buyers
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Community Development announced this week there is additional funding available for its HOMEbuyer program.Read More
Madison County sells car to Village of Alhambra for $1
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County recently sold a surplus vehicle for $1 to the village of Alhambra.
Power outage shuts down Madison County Criminal Justice Center
Employment and Training hosts regional Jobs Fair
COLLINSVILLE — Madison County held its 27th annual Jobs Plus regional job fair Wednesday at Gateway Convention Center.Read More
Madison County sells car to St. Jacob for $1
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler delivered a decommissioned police cruiser on Friday to St. Jacob as part of a program initiated by the County Board to sell surplus vehicles.
Medical Reserve Corps Volunteers Needed
WOOD RIVER — Madison County Health Department is recruiting volunteers to assist during times of emergency or disaster.Read More
Madison County Child Advocacy Center Unveils New Logo
WOOD RIVER — Children who are brave enough to face abuse need to be “Heard, Supported and Connected.”Read More
MadCo Credit Union to Merge with Local Credit Union
EDWARDSVILLE — Madco Credit Union is merging this week with 1st MidAmerica Credit Union.Read More
14 College Scholarships Awarded By CSBG Advisory Council
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Community Development awarded $10,500 in scholarships on Wednesday to 14 college students.
New Madison County Animal Control Hours
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Animal Control changed its hours of operation to be open during lunch.Read More
Madison County Treasurer to Expedite Payments to Help Local Schools
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.Read More
Longtime Madison County Employee Dies
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County is mourning the loss of one of its own this week with the passing of its Probation and Court Services director.Read More
E-File Administrative Order
2017 Continuum of Care Program Competition and Notice of Funding Availability
Longtime County Employee Honored On Retirement
EDWARDSVILLE — The Madison County Board Wednesday night honored a longtime employee who retired last month.
Cooling Centers Open throughout Madison County
EDWARDSVILLE — As it heats up outside Madison County Emergency Management Agency Director Todd Fulton wants to remind residents to stay cool.Read More
Power Back On At Madison County Criminal Justice Center
EDWARDSVILLE — The Madison County Criminal Justice Center will be fully operational Wednesday after a power outage closed it to the public earlier this week.Read More
Power Outage Shuts Down Madison County Criminal Justice Center
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 madeRead More
Meet Madison County's New Animal Control Director
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
New Law Could Prevent Overcrowding At County Jail
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.Read More
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.
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.
Edwardsville Track and Field Team Recognized
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.
To find out more check the updated lists:
Illinois Department of Transportation - CLICK HERE
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
Great River Workforce Development Corp., Offering Student Scholarships
Community Development to Host Model-Innovative-County (M.I.C.) Summit
Model-Innovative-County (M.I.C.) Summit on:
Thursday, April 6, 2017 & Friday, April 7, 2017
Donations Needed for Glen Carbon Family
Madison County Highway Department
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
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
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Madison County FY 2017 Budget
FY 2016 HUD CoC Program Competition is Now Open!
PUBLIC MEETINGS - Proposed I-270 Bridge Replacement
New Poag Road is Back OPEN To Thru Traffic
DUNSTAN, STEELWORKERS' OFFICIALS MEET WITH SEN. DURBIN ON PLANT IDLING, INDUSTRY ISSUES
Dunstan Announces Tax Rate Cut For 2016 Property Tax Bills
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
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
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
Free Workshops To Help Residents With Utility Issues
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, andRead More
Ameren Grant Benefits Madison County Families In Need
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
Madison County Delegation Calls Washington Capitol Hill Meetings On Stressed Steel SUCCESSFUL
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
Regional Office of Education Unveils 'GIVE 30' Mentoring Program for Troubled Youth
REGIONAL OFFICE OF EDUCATION UNVEILS ‘GIVE 30’ MENTORING PROGRAM FOR TROUBLED YOUTH
Program Seeks To Prevent Student Suspensions and ExpulsionsRead More
Micro-Loan Program for Small Businesses In Madison County
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.
Board Passes Resolution Supporting America's Steel Industry
Dusntan's Appointment of Bill Gushleff Approved By County Board
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).Read More
County Officials Warn Residents of Scam Artists Following Flooding
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
MADISON COUNTY CHAIRMAN, EDWARDSVILLE MAYOR JOIN EFFORT TO PROTECT DOWNTOWN ALTON
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 downtownRead More
CHAIRMAN ISSUES DECLARATION OF DISASTER FOR MADISON COUNTY
At the chairman's direction, the Madison County Emergency Read More
Chairman Will Nominate Jim Pennekamp To Metro East Sanitation District Board
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
Madison County, Alton and Non-Profit Join Forces For Home Rehabilitation Program
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
Granite City and Livingston Recognized By County Board For Park Enhancement Projects
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.Read More
County Moving to Digital Traffic Citations
Chairman Dunstan Issues Statement on Potential Granite City Steel Closing
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.Read More
Continum of Care Funding Notice
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.Read More
Dunstan, Kern Announce Formation of Southwestern Illinois Trade & Investment Council
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.Read More
MADISON COUNTY RECEIVES $400,000 EPA GRANT
MADISON COUNTY RECEIVES $400,000 EPA GRANT TO IDENTIFY CONTAMINATED SITES
Congressmen Shimkus, Davis & Bost join Chairman Dunstan in Making Announcement
Fultz Named Sustainability Coordinator
Dettmers Named MadCo Economic Development Specialist
I-55 Corridor Plan Updates
Madison County Debuts New Website
The official Madison County website is now sporting a new look. After several months of extensive work on a new design,Read More
Madison County Now Accepting Applications for Home Weatherization Program
Board of Review Examination Scheduled
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 Located at Police Departments
WELCOME TO THE NEW MADISON COUNTY, IL WEB SITE
Click here to learn the new site's features. Read More
Dunstan, Hagnauer Pledge Support for Workers Impacted by Idling of Granite City Steel
Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control Program
Madison County's Association with IMEC to Benefit Area Manufacturers
Madison County Records Increase in New Home Permits
Property Tax Assistance for Veterans
Madison County proclaims April as Child Abuse Prevention Month
EDWARDSVILLE — Blue pinwheels and cutouts decorated the lobby of the Madison County Administration Building in observance of Child Abuse Prevention Month.