Mayor Tommy Evans is facing a recall threat after cancelling the regularly scheduled council meeting, one of several that he has cancelled. There has also been issues with a sewer system and a reported city hall break-in. Evans has also had a problem with the now-defunct police department, and has paid $2300 to an ex-officer since termination. He has also been accused of preventing alderman from seeing information about village finances and ignoring votes.
Petitioners would need 144 signatures to move forward. One of the petitioners claims to have submitted 149 signatures but had it rejected because 11 names didn't qualify.