A press release from the McHenry County Board:
The McHenry County Board is accepting applications from individuals interested in appointment to the McHENRY COUNTY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT COMMITTEE (CDBG). All terms are for 2, 3 or 4 years. The following appointments are available:
Representatives from County Board Districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 which includes representation from among the following professions, associations or organizations:
- banking industry
- McHenry County Association of Realtors
- McHenry County Homebuilder Association
- McHenry County Bar Association
- building inspectors
- architects and engineers
- township supervisors,
- township road commissioners, and/or
- municipalities within McHenry County limited to
- mayors (presidents),
- aldermen/councilmen (trustees) or
- administrators (managers)
One appointment for a non-voting (ex-officio) member which shall consist of a representative from
- a McHenry County service agency.
One appointment for a non-voting (ex-officio) member which shall consist of a representative from the McHenry County Housing Authority.
All applicants shall be residents of and/or employed in McHenry County, Illinois, and/or serve as an elected or appointed official serving McHenry County, Illinois, and shall be actively engaged in business in, or concerned with, the welfare of the people in McHenry County, Illinois.
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This is a particularly interesting press release.
I have never seen a group advising the County Board for which membership requirements seem to eliminate ordinary taxpayers.