A press release from McHenry County Recorder of Deeds Joe Tirio:
Recently Elected County Recorder Cuts Office Personnel Costs by More Than 11%.
WOODSTOCK, IL – Recently, the County released the first “County Administrator’s Report” during this fiscal year.
As part of that report, the newly elected County Recorder, Joe Tirio, announced a savings of over 11% in departmental personnel costs.
“Through attrition, organizational restructuring, re-scoping work duties, reduction of supervisory positions and salary adjustments, we’ve managed to save in excess of 11% of our annualized salary expense.”
“We have been busy laying the foundation for my transition out of this role, creating a more
process-driven, accountable, efficient and effective department for the benefit of the people of
“A good deal of the credit goes to my team.
“I came to them with a lot of change, and not one of them flinched.
“I am very proud to work with this group of outstanding people.
“I am more convinced now than ever before that we can do all that was promised, and more.”
During his first three months in office, Tirio also implemented new knowledge management and metrics systems as well as the Honor Rewards program.
Honor Rewards provides veterans with discounts and other incentives when they patronize participating local
“The first quarter was very exciting, but I believe the best is yet to come!”
Tirio ran with the intent of eliminating the position of County Recorder and merging the functions under the County Clerk to reduce the size and cost of government.
About Joe Tirio:
Born in Chicago and raised primarily in the western suburbs, Joe lives with his Wife, Karen in
Woodstock where he has lived for 13 of the 16 years he has Lived in McHenry County. He and his wife own Monarch Senior Care, located in Woodstock just off the city’s historic square. Joe is also the co-founder of Voters In Action (VotersInAction.com), a citizen activist group focused on increasing public involvement in government with an eye toward reducing taxes and corruption and increasing transparency.