No Records of How Bob Miller Redeemed Hundreds of Thousands of American Express Reward Points

Last week I noticed that the American Express Credit Card that former Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller used for business purposes had a lot of reward points. The points went somewhere. However, in response to a Freedom of Information … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Road District Subscribed to Capitol Fax

An article from Illinois Leaks, reprinted with permission: Algonquin Township – Road District funds for political newsletter subscription BY KIRK ALLEN ON MAY 2, 2018 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) McHenry Co.  (ECWd) –When we started the Edgar County Watchdogs our Board of Directors made it very … Continue reading

More Questionable Bob Miller Credit Card Purchases

Another example of former Algonquin Township Road Commissioner’s American Express Algonquin Township Road District – Bob Miller credit card the gift that keeps giving BY KIRK ALLEN ON APRIL 30, 2018 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) – While reviewing numerous American Express … Continue reading

Bob Miller Charged a Second Wisconsin Hooters’ Meal to Algonquin Township

Last summer, McHenry County Blog printed the credit card statement sent to Bob Miller’s  Algonquin Township Road District in March of 2016 for a $289 bill for Hooters in Brookfield, Wisconsin. Now Illinois Leaks has found another bill fro the … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Supervisor and Highway Commissioner Feed Election Judges on Taxpayer’s Back

It seems as though a day doesn’t go by where something new unfolds within Algonquin Township. Reprinted with permission. Alqonquin Township – More illegal spending on the Bob Miller American Express Card BY KIRK ALLEN ON APRIL 25, 2018 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) McHenry … Continue reading

Algonquin Township May Have Violated the Open Meetings Act

Illinois Leaks’John Kraft filed a complaint with the Illinois Attorney General’s Office contending that the agenda of the last regular meeting of Algonquin Township was inadequate. Kraft contended that “Reconfiguration of Office Space” did not adequately inform the public that … Continue reading

Bob Miller Is Not the Only Algonquin Township Road Commissioner to Use “Miscellaneous” Pay

Through a Freedom of information request Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Andrew Gasser provided documents similar to those used previously to look at miscellaneous payments to Highway Department employees. While I have not had time to do the analysis, a Friend … Continue reading

Bob Miller on Nepotism

Since most people think Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller lost his re-election campaign because of the nepotism issue that opponent Andrew Gasser nursed for over a year, I thought some might be interested in what Miller said about the … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Controversy Makes Top Story in Chicago Tribune Monday

The fight between newly-elected Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Andrew Gasser and the man he barely beat a little over thirteen months ago, Bob Miller, made a story on the top of the front page of the Chicago Tribune Monday. The … Continue reading

$1,400 in Bonuses to Algonquin Township Road District Employee Daniel Wocyk

Daniel Wocyk received miscellaneous income from his boss, Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller from the Christmas season in 2013 through Christmas in 2016. It totaled $1,400. The details are below: All but $100 is near Christmas. … Continue reading

Miscellaneous Income of $6,353.13 from Bob Miller’s Algonquin Township Road District for Daniel Morrison – Update

I see that the wrong column on the spreadsheet was entered in the original March 1st article for the miscellaneous income for Daniel Morrison.  I somehow put the column for Kevin Fitzgerald under Morrison’s name. The miscellaneous income for Morrison … Continue reading

Former Democratic County Board Member Nick Chirikos Gets $550 in Bonuses Miscellaneous Income from Bob Miller

Former McHenry County Board member Nick Chirikos was employed by Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller during his last year in office. Chirikos beat Republican Bob Bless in 2012. Republican Andrew Gasser beat him four years later. Chirikos was hired … Continue reading

Robin and Carl Mohr Get $2,250 in Miscellaneous Income from Bob Miller – UPDATED

Two names on the payroll documents from Algonquin Township’s Road District have the last name of Mohr. Don’t know if they are related, but figured I might as well include them both in one post as we wind down the … Continue reading

Federal Judge Orders $400 per Hour Payment to Robert Hanlon, Less Than Rate Charged Algonquin Township

There has been criticism of attorney Robert Hanlon’s rate of compensation while he is representing Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Andrew Gasser. As reported before, Hanlon won a case against a labor union in northwestern Indiana. Now the Magistrate Judge has … Continue reading

Friend of Bob Miller Firing by Andrew Gasser Upheld by Administrative Law Judge

Ryan Greene, one of the Algonquin Township Road District employees featured in our miscellaneous income articles, was fired October 10,2017, for misconduct by Highway Commissioner Andrew Gasser. See Ryan Green Highest in Algonquin Township Road District “Miscellaneous” Pay After Three … Continue reading

Mickey Barnas, Another Friend of Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller, Got $8,700 in Misc. Income

Looking at employees of former Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller who received “miscellaneous” income finds Michael Barnas having received $8,700 while he was on the job. The records for Barnas cover 2013 through his last payroll period before retirement … Continue reading

New Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Andrew Gasser Court Filing Against Township Clerk Karen Lukasik, Predecessor Bob Miller

This past week, attorney Robert Hanlon, on behalf of Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Andrew Gasser, filed another brief in the case that started out as one to make certain that records were not destroyed. Besides Township Clerk Karen Lukasik, former … Continue reading

Local 150 Turns Down Negotiation Request from Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Andrew Gasser

On February, Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Andrew Gasser attorney Robert Hanlon sent an email to Local 150 of the Operating Engineers asking if the union was entering into contract negotiations. It was a short message to Bryan P. Diemer with … Continue reading