The First Electric Newspaper is reporting that McHenry County Treasurer Bill LeFew found the missive of outgoing McHenry County Mental Health Board Attorney Frank Gosser on McHenry County Blog and, because of it, has decided not to pay a $49,000 grant authorized by the 708 Board until he gets
1. An OK from the State’s Attorney
2. An OK From the Illinois Attorney General
3. A court order
4. A vote by the entire McHenry County Board
Read the whole article here.
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Having served as McHenry County Treasurer from 1966-1970, I can tell it never occurred to me not to sign an authorized check. My memory tells me that the County Treasurer is the Treasurer of the Mental Health Board, the same way he or her is of Valley Hi and the Board of Health. I remember delivering the first checks to both Pioneer Center and Family Services.