There are so many aspects of the December 5th McHenry County Board meeeting that there will be stories coming for a while.
One that was overshadowed by the activies of newly-elected Chairman Jack Franks was the swearing in of the people who won the November election.
From left to right are those who won election to the McHenry County Board on November 8, 2016: Mick Walkup, Jeff Thorsen, Paula Yensen, Chris Christensen, Mary McCann, Yvonne Barnes, Craig Wilcox, Jim Keanrs, John Reinert, Kay Bates and Mike Skala. Chief Judge Michael Sullivan is administering the oath of office.
Sworn in were
- Tom Wilbeck
- Yvonne Barnes
After the official photo was taken, folks mingled.
- John Reinert
- Jeff Thorsen
Jeff Thorsen and Jim Keanrs talked.
- Chris Christensen
- Mike Walkup
Herb Franks chats with Andrew Gasser and an unidentified man. Franks said he was surprised when his son Jack asked him to administer his oath of office.
Another glimpse of the interactions after the official photo was taken.
The McHenry County Board members smile for the cameras. Michele Aavang was not present.