Belleville votes to dissolve overlapping township

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) – Belleville elected leaders have voted unanimously to dissolve a township serving the same area as the city. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1NTsvLR ) reports the Belleville City Council voted unanimously Monday night to eliminate the township. The move comes after state lawmakers approved a provision last year giving the city and…