by Ivan Foley
As financial difficulties continue to linger, the Village of Ferrelview is shutting down its municipal court and its police department is being stripped of much of its authority and manpower.
An ordinance was passed by the Village of Ferrelview Board of Trustees last week that effectively abolishes the city’s municipal court effective Oct. 1.
“That gives time for the final affairs of the court to be wound up,” Scott Campbell, city attorney for Ferrelview, said the day after a loud and contentious board meeting at the village. For more on story.