Incoming Grafton Township Assessor Al Zielinski Outlines Taxpayer Bill of Rights

Take a look and give your reaction to Al Zielinski’s ideas for a Taxpayer Bill of Rights. Zielinski takes office as Grafton Township Assessor the first of the new year. Initial, Conceptual Property Owners’ Taxpayer Bill of Rights Discussion Points … Continue reading

Grafton Township Meeting Quiet, Short

With Township Supervisor Linda Moore in Texas for her daughter’s college graduation and Rob LaPorta also absent, the meeting was relatively short and peaceful. No one raised his voice or went off on a rant. Trustee Gerry McMahon even sat … Continue reading

Al Zielinski Offers Thanks for Voters, Ideas for Future

A press release from Grafton Township Assessor Al Zielinski: Alan Zielinski, humbly and gratefully accepts the voters’ directive to be their new Grafton Township Assessor VILLAGE OF LAKEWOOD, IL (April 18, 2013) – Alan Zielinski, Grafton Township’s Assessor-Elect, was humbled … Continue reading

MCC Board Follows Northwest Herald’s Advice, Kicks Vicky Smith’s Contract Renewal Down Road to Last Day in Office for Three Members

I wish I had managed to make it to the McHenry County College Board meeting earlier. From what Woodstock Advocate blogger Gus Philpott said in the public comment section of the meeting, the room was packed with college employees when … Continue reading

Republicans Carry Two of Three Grafton Township Executive Offices, Lose Supervisor and Board Majority to Restore Grafton Township Slate

The fractured Republican Party in Grafton Township manged to elect its Chairman Tom Poznanski Road Commissioner and Al Zielinski Assessor, but failed to get enough votes to put three-way GOP primary winner Pam Fender in office. Independent Jim Kearns got … Continue reading

GOP Grafton Township Assessor Candidate Al Zielinski “Clears the Air”

A press release from Grafton Township Republican candidate for Assessor: Alan Zielinski, Republican nominee for Grafton Township Assessor, clears the air. VILLAGE OF LAKEWOOD, IL (March 21, 2013) – Alan Zielinski, Republican nominee for Grafton Township Assessor, wants to make … Continue reading

Dorr Township Assessor Commends Grafton Township Assessor Bill Ottley

This arrived in my email from Dorr Township Assessor Veronica Myers: “I would like to take this opportunity to personally commend Bill Ottley, Grafton Township Assessor. “I have been in the assessment profession since 1993. I began working with the … Continue reading

Grafton Township GOP Primary Candidates File

Candidates who have filed in the Republican Party primary election for Grafton Township Supervisor are the three who have previously been mentioned: Linda Moore Martin Waitzman Pam Fender Moore is the incumbent.  Huntley Village Trustee Fender was appointed by the … Continue reading

Grafton Township Assessor Candidate Al Zielinski Offers Free Burgers Sunday. Oct. 21st, at Sammy’s

A press from Grafton Township Assessor candidate Al Zielinski: Candidate for Grafton Township Assessor predicts two blizzards in October! HUNTLEY, IL (October 8, 2012) – Alan Zielinski, candidate for Grafton Township Assessor, is predicting not one, but two blizzards for … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Assessor Bob Kunz Explains Assessment Levels, Grafton Township Assessor Candidate Al Zielinski Comments

This comment by Algonquin Township Assessor Bob Kunz appeared under an article about assessment appeals and it’s too good not to share more broadly: We now deal with two competing standards of property-tax valuation, one statutory and one not. The … Continue reading