The tax district that Ann Hughes tried to abolish is looking for applicants.
She argued that tuberculosis was not important enough in the scheme of things to merit a separate tax district, that the County Health Department was sufficient.
Historically, TB Districts were the first public health districts.
Here’s the press release seeking people to serve on the Tuberculosis Board.
The McHenry County Board is accepting applications from individuals interested in appointment to the McHenry County Tuberculosis Board.
One (1) three-year term is available with a term to expire on June 30, 2015. Application forms are available at the County Board Office, Room 209, McHenry County Government Center, 667 Ware Road, Woodstock, IL 60098 (815-334-4221) or at the County’s website at http://www.co.mchenry.il.us/departments/countyboard/PDFDocs/AppointmentApp.pdf.
If mailing your application, certified or registered mail is recommended. Mailed applications should be sent to the following address: McHenry County Board, 2200 North Seminary Avenue, Woodstock, IL 60098.