Each night McHenry County Board members were asked about the County Board’s role in ending homelessness.
That took up one of the 6-7 questions asked candidates last Tuesday and Thursday.
Thursday I was quite disappointed that a question was not asked about Valley Hi’s $41.3 million surplus.
Instead the homelessness question was asked again.
Since League question screeners thought the subject so important, let me summarize the answers:
None of the candidates thought ending homelessness should be the responsibility of county government.
They were willing to pass Federal grants, but though social service agencies and churches should be in the forefront of the problem.
The League, it should be noted, called the Dole Mansion meeting that led to the creation of PADS.