Municipal Law

Illinois law recognizes a distinction between statutory units of local government and home rule municipalities. Both are covered by the Illinois Open Meetings Act, as well as the Freedom of Information Act. The scope of municipal power, and the laws and regulations regarding implementation of that power, are complex and varied.

Day Robert & Morrison, P.C. has extensive experience in advising numerous Illinois units of local government including counties, cities, villages, park districts, forest preserve districts, conservation districts and water reclamation districts. Day Robert & Morrison, P.C. has successfully provided legal guidance to assure that the actions of the municipal and local governmental clients it represents are within their scope of authority, and are exercised in compliance with statutory and constitutional requirements.