Drainage work done by Nunda Township Road Commissioner Mike Lesperance has been dogged by citizen complaints since shortly after he took office.
Now at the beginning of his second term Colby Drive widening has been halted by the McHenry County Department of Planning and Development.
The project is intended to connect North Colby/Stilling to Central Colby Drive.
Lesperance earned residents’ ire by chopping down trees that the Road Commissioner apparently considered in the right-of-way.
But that was not what got him in trouble with county authorities.
It was the lack of proof that Nunda Township owned the right-of-way between Central Colby Drive and North Colby/Stilling Drive
The result was a stop work order, which you can see below: