The McHenry County Transportation Committee will meet at 8:15 AM in the Board’s room in the Administrative Building in Woodstock.
According to The First Electric Newspaper, there was a secret slide presentation to a group of “stakeholders” last Thursday. Algonquin Village President John Schmitt told FEN that the same slides would be unveiled to the public at Wednesday’s meeting.
You can read about the two alternatives being presented here. Enough hints were sprinkled in and outside the last Transportation Committee meeting to make that conclusion.
So, why the big meeting room?
I think the answer can be found at the Huntley hearing on Governor Pat Quinn’s proposal to raise tolls 88%.
In an attempt to show public support for the massive tax hike, union officials, members and highway contractors pretty much filled the Huntley Village Board meeting room.
Expect the same tomorrow as those with large direct financial interest outnumber taxpayers with small financial interests.