The political news at Marengo’s Settlers’ Days Parade was that Wonder Lake’s Kelly Liebmann is running for the Republican nomination for a District 6 seat on the McHenry County Board.
The terms of Mary McCann and Diane Evertsen are up in 2016.
Alden Township Supervisor is passing petitions for the office.
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Right after I posted this story, I found the following press release from Liebmann:
Kelly Liebmann officially kicks off 2016 McHenry County Board Campaign
Candidate in District 6 to Focus on Tax Reduction and Open, Honest Government
Marengo, Illinois – Candidate for McHenry County Board, Kelly Liebmann, officially kicked off her campaign today at the Marengo Settlers’ Day Parade, and her efforts to reduce taxes and ensure open, honest government.
“Any effort by the County Board to reduce or prohibit an increase in taxes needs to be utilized.
“Abuse of Tax Increment Finance Districts, Economic Development Zones and other growth incentives which underperform or negatively affect taxpayers should be scrutinized as a tax increase,” Liebmann stated.
“I know people in my district deserve better representation on the County Board. My district needs a representative who is not politically or monetarily motivated.
“The district doesn’t need another ‘yes’ man; it needs someone to stand up to the status quo, to stand for the taxpayers and inform voters.”
Liebmann was joined at the Settlers’ Day Parade by volunteers and supporters ready to help elect her to the county board.
The fiscally responsible conservative republican has been walking her district collecting signatures in an effort to get on the ballot for the Republican primary election March 15, 2016. She reached out to some of her rural constituents, collecting petition signatures h District in the 2016 election. Liebmann said the outpouring of from Coral Township residents at a recent County Board meeting. Liebmann also showed off her skills and helped raise money for charity by competing with other bakers at McHenry County Historical Society’s first annual Apple Back off last weekend at Cider Fest in Union.
Liebmann is a 13-year resident of District 6, having lived in both Harvard and unincorporated Wonder Lake. A former member and current volunteer for 4-H, Kelly has been employed in administration and management for over 20 years and currently works as an Operations & Logistics Manager for a mobile marketing and concert touringtransportation company.
The McHenry County Board 6th District consists of all of Alden, Chemung, Coral, Dunham, Greenwood, Hartland, Hebron, Marengo, Riley, and Seneca Townships and a portion of Grafton Township. Persons wishing to volunteer or donate should go to:www.voteforkelly.com for more information.
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Liebmann applied for appointment to the so-called County Ethics Commission, but the County Board did not select her.