Posts Tagged ‘Phil Stewart’

Commissioners approve moratorium on fracking

After many months of debate and a collection of concerns voiced at a recent town hall held in Goreville, the Johnson County Board of Commissioners voted 2-1 on Monday in support of a one-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing....


County Commissioners: more time needed to debate fracking

The Johnson County commissioners said more time was needed to debate their position on a proposal to sign a letter of support in asking the state of Illinois to place a two-year moratorium on the process of hydraulic fracturing...


Commissioners praise Johnson County response to storm

The Johnson County commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday in which the commissioners praised the rescue efforts of emergency personnel responding during the recent snowstorm. A weather-related two-vehicle tr...


Mears to serve as new chairman of county commissioners

The Johnson County commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday afternoon, which was designated as an organizational meeting in which appointments to various boards were made as well as the election of a new chair...