March 20, 2009
WALSH/II IN ONE JOINT VENTURE III, a Joint Venture, ) Appeal from the
WALSH CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, an Illinois Corporation, ) Circuit Court of
and II IN ONE CONTRACTORS, INC., an Illinois Corporation, ) Cook County.
v. ) No. 08 CH 39691
METROPOLITAN WATER RECLAMATION DISTRICT OF )
GREATER CHICAGO, an Illinois Municipal Corporation, and )
DARLENE A. LoCASCIO, in Her Official Capacity, )
(F.H. Paschen, S.N. Nielsen/IHC Construction Joint Venture, ) The Honorable
) Kathleen M. Pantle,
Intervening Defendant-Appellee). ) Judge Presiding.
PRESIDING JUSTICE FITZGERALD SMITH delivered the opinion of the court:
The instant cause involves an interlocutory appeal pursuant to Illinois Supreme Court Rule
307(a)(1) 166 Ill. 2d R. 307 (a)(1)).
Plaintiffs-appellant Walsh/II In One Joint Venture III, a joint venture as formed between
plaintiffs-appellants Walsh Construction Company, an Illinois corporation, and II In One
Contractors, Inc., an Illinois corporation (Walsh), filed a cause of action seeking a preliminary
injunction against defendants-appellees Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater
Chicago, an Illinois municipal corporation (District), and Darlene A. LoCascio, in her official
capacity (LoCascio), to prevent them from recommending the award of, or awarding, a certain
contract on a project to another bidder. Intervening defendant-appellee F.H. Paschen, S.N.