Newly-sworn-in Algonquin Township Highway Commissioner Danijela Sandberg has decided to dismiss the court case brought by her predecessor Andrew Gasser to force Gasser’s predecessor Bob Miller to repay $47,381.84 in sick pay approved by the Miller-era Township Board after Miller narrowly lost the Republican Primary Election to Gasser.
“From a fiscal standpoint, and upon review of the merits of the case, it was determined that continuing with this litigation was not the best use of the District’s resources and so the case was dismissed,”
Sandberg explained in an email.
An analysis of Miller’s defense written by Illinois Leaks can be read here.
The court filling prepared by attorney Michael Cortina can be seen below:
McHenry County State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally declined for file criminal charges in the dispute, instead suggesting,
“We note too that the Township’s or Road District’s interest here can be readily vindicated in civil court by suing to recover any spending deemed inappropriate.”