Disappointed again that my question with regard to what District 5 and 6 McHenry County Board candidates would do to get rid of the almost $40 million surplus in the Valley Hi Nursing Home Fund did not make it past the screeners at the League of Women Voters Candidates’ Night Thursday.
One would think that with County Board Chairman Jack Franks telling people that each homeowner with a Homestead Exemption would get a $100 check, the question might be relevant.
Especially, since there is no statutory authority for the money to be spent on anything but Valley Hi.
But, no, the question was deemed less important than
Thoughts on having Citizen Advisory Committees
How candidates’ employers will accommodate their attendance at Board meetings (only one has to punch a time clock; the rest are retired or self-employed)
Whether a hearing impaired translator should be at all Board meetings
In that context, consider the League statement before any questions were asked:
“The League does not censor questions.”
- 9-26-18 Disappointment with League of Women Voters’ Senate Candidate Forum
(The unasked question concerned what jobs besides State Senator would candidates have, if elected. It would have given voters insight as to whether McHenry Township Assessor Mary Mahady would become a double dipper or not.0