Wednesday morning was the time set for consideration of a Temporary Restraining Order on District 155’s football field brought by Amberwood Drive property owners, including Jean and McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi. Bianchi is not suing in his official capacity.
The question concerns the completion of the grandstand, which is much higher than the old bleachers.
The case first went before Judge Michael Chmiel.
Then it was shunted to Judge Michael Caldwell.
Both recused themselves.
It ended up in front of Associate Judge Thomas Meyer who set it for a Friday hearing.
Judge Meyer said that he didn’t see much difference between the stadium seating being 95% completed and 100% completed.
Before the hearing, High School District 155 got the City of Crystal Lake and Leslie Schermerhorn, the Regional Superintendent of Education. Bianchi would normally handle that office’s legal affairs, but that seems unlikely considering the State’s Attorney’s involvement.