Reading about what is happening in Algonquin Township, he has decided to introduce a bill that would allow voters to abolish township governments.
The legislation would require a petition to trigger a referendum signed by five percent of the voters of any township.
A majority vote could abolish any township government.
“My conclusion after reading what’s going on in Algonquin Township is that we need to eliminate township government.”
He told of hearing criticism of the high legal fees, as well as other revelations that have been found on McHenry County Blog and other places.
“The who thing is just an example of what is wrong with government.
“It’s an example of government at its worst.”
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The Illinoins State Constitution says,
“Townships may be consolidated or merged, and one or more townships may be dissolved or divided, when approved by referendum in each township affected.”