It’s up and down for Wonder Lake’s Bob Anderson.
He won his claim that the McHenry County Board violated the Open Meetings Act when it allowed Michele Aavang and Mary McCann to vote by telephone.
Then he charged that County Board Chairman Joe Gottemoller and member Anna May Miller should not have been allowed to vote on the township consolidation referendum question because both receive income from township government. (From Coral and Grafton Townships for Gottemoller and Algonquin Township for Miller.)
Anderson contended that was a conflict of interest.
The conflict of interest charges were found not to have violated McHenry County’s Ethics Ordinance Thursday afternoon.
My mind must have been in another time zone because I arrived over an hour late.
The charge that Anna May Miller made inappropriate use of the McHenry County seal in a campaign mailing was also found inadequate.
From the handouts on the table, it appears that one of her defenses was that lots of other incumbents had done the same thing.
Campaign mailings from Dan Shea, Marc Munaretto, Anna May Miller and Donald Brewer were there.