Wholesale Cancellation of County Board Committee Meetings

Early yesterday afternoon, newly-installed McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks cancelled a raft of County Board committee meetings, as you can see below:

Meetings canceled by McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks.

Meetings canceled by McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks.


During his first County Board meeting, Franks announced that what would have been considered at such meetings will be covered in a Committee of the Whole meeting on December 19th to be followed by a County Board meeting on December 20th.

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In other words, County Board member input at the committee level is unnecessary. The Chairman and administrative employees will take care of everything.


Comments

Wholesale Cancellation of County Board Committee Meetings — 9 Comments

  1. Remember, the voters voted in the majority for each and every Board member including the little liar.

  2. Committee of the Whole Meetings by public bodies are typically staggered every 2 weeks with Regular Board Meetings.

    Example:

    December 7, 2016 – Committee of the Whole

    December 21, 2016 – Regular Meeting

    January 4, 2017 – Committee of the Whole

    January 18, 2017 – Regular Meeting

    etc.

  3. The County had Committee of the Whole Meeting, followed the next Regular Board Meeting, on the following dates in 2016:

    March 18, 2016 – Committee of the Whole

    April 5, 2016 – Regular Meeting

    ———-

    April 5, 2016 – Committee of the Whole

    April 5, 2016 – Regular Meeting

    ——————

    April 8, 2016 – Committee of the Whole

    April 19, 2016 – Regular Meeting

    ———-

    June 3, 2016 – Committee of the Whole

    June 7, 2016 – Regular Meeting

    ———

    July 15, 2016 – Committee of the Whole

    July 19, 2016 – Regular Meeting

    ———-

    September 20, 2016 – Committee of the Whole

    September 20, 2016 – Regular Meeting

    ———-

    October 7, 2016 – Committee of the Whole

    October 18, 2016 – Regular Meeting

    ———-

    October 18, 2016 – Committee of the Whole

    October 18, 2016 – Regular Meeting

    ———-

    December 19, 2016 – Committee of the Whole

    December 20, 2016 – Regular Meeting

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    http://mchenrycountyil.iqm2.com/Citizens/Calendar.aspx

  4. @Mark What is your point with the Committee of the Whole meetings?

    Those are special meetings from what I saw in regards to certain issues going on at the time. \

    I don’t think that they were planned months in advance.

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