The refusal of McHenry County State’s Attorney to toe the line banning indoor dining ordered by Illinois Governor JB Pritzker took the spotlight away from Pritzker on WBBM-TV News last night.
As reported when Kenneally announced it the day before Thanksgiving, the State’s Attorney is refusing to enforce Pritzker’s prohibition on indoor dining.
Crystal Lake restaurant Around the Clock and Woodstock restaurants Red Mill Inn and D.B. Cobbs were featured on the news report.
The McHenry County Board of Health has asked the County Board to approve the Health Department’s being able to fine violators of ordinances without going to court.
It points out every other Chicago area health department has an administrative adjudication process similar to that used by towns with red light cameras.
Now, prosecution in court by the State’s Attorney is required.
And McHenry County State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally refuses to do so.