Township Legal Fees for Andrew Gasser & Bob Miller

Published first by Illinois Leaks; republished here with permission. Algonquin Township – Good for the “Gooch”, not for the “Gasser” BY KIRK ALLEN ON JUNE 4, 2018 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) –The local press appeared to take great pride in the … Continue reading

State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally Declines to Prosecute Former Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller, US. Attorney Refuses Also

From McHenry County State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally. (My apologies for the lack of proper formatting, but this is what happened when I copied an pasted the 52-page report.)  Kenneally invites members of the public to call him at (815) 334-4159. … Continue reading

James Kelly Withdraws as Algonquin Township Road District Attorney

Attorney James Kelly has withdraw as the legal representative for the Algonquin Township Road District. Considering all the ink about Robert Hanlon’s representation of Highway Commissioner Andrew Gasser, some might ask, “Who knew?” Unbeknownst to me, the Township Supervisor appoints … Continue reading

5-Year Contracts

On May 11, 2018, the Northwest Herald Editorial Board wrote that school administrators should not be given five-year contracts. An excellent position since school board members have four-year terms. The same situation exists with the five year agreement that former … Continue reading

Illinois Leaks’ Take on Gasser Suit to Seek Repayment of Taxpayer Money Allegedly Used by Millers for Personal Purposes

Reprinted from Illinois Leaks with permission: Algonquin Township Road District – Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Conversion, and Constructive Fraud alleged in recent court filing BY KIRK ALLEN ON MAY 15, 2018 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) – “This complaint contains twenty-seven counts. … Continue reading

Summary of Case Gasser Has Against Bob and Anna May Miller

Yesterday, all but one of the counts in Algonquin Township Andrew Gasser’s latest filing against Bob and Anna May Miller, plus Karen Lukasik was presented. This is the case that Gasser attorney Robert Hanlon is handling without cost to Algonquin … Continue reading

Gasser Sends Letter Demanding Return of Property Purchased with Tax Dollars

The following article from Illinois Leaks is re-published with permission: Algonquin Twp: 9-page demand letter sent to Bob and Anna May Miller – BY JMKRAFT ON MAY 15, 2018 • ( 1 COMMENT ) Algonquin Township, IL. (ECWd) –Pursuant to a Freedom of Information Act request, … Continue reading

Gasser Filing Lays Out Further Charges in Lukasik-Millers Case Concerning Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Constructive Fraud and Asks Return of Spent Tax Dollars to Algonquin Township Road District

Friday might just before midnight Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Andrew Gasser’s attorney Robert Hanlon filed his third revised case against Algonquin Clerk Karen Lukasik, Bob and Anna Miller. Of the twenty-seven counts, six “seek damages against Robert Miller and Anna … Continue reading

Gasser Not Kicked Out of Algonquin Township Hall

Trumpeted by the Northwest Herald, the ousting of Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Andrew Gasser and his staff from the Township Hall did not live up to its billing. When the end of the Monday night agenda was reached, Trustee David … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Board Cuts Gasser Legal Expenses from $250,000 to $150,000

When the budget for the Algonquin Township Road District was considered by the Township Board on Monday night, the Board voted 4-1 to reduce the line item for legal fees from $250,000 to $150,000. Trustee David Chapman made the reduction … Continue reading

Wondering If Majority of Algonquin Township Board Has Realized Attempt to Evict Road Commissioner from Town Hall Helps Campaign to Abolish Township

The following is on the agenda of the Algonquin Township Board tonight: Old Business: Township Building space allocation, office & storage space relocation, as well as records storage and consolidation. Relocation of Highway Commissioners office by June 11, 2018. Guess … Continue reading

U.S Secretary of Labor Names Andrew Gasser’s Attorney Associate Deputy Secretary of Labor

Michael Avakian, one of Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Andrew Gasser’s attorneys has been named by U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Alexandra Acosta to be Associate Deputy Secretary of Labor. Because of this new Federal appointment Avakian  has withdrawn from the … Continue reading

$1,250 More in Bob Miller Gift Cards, This Time from Barn Nursery

Re-printed with permission from Illinois Leaks: Algonquin Township Road District – $1,250 in Gift Cards from Barn Nursery and Landscape BY KIRK ALLEN ON MAY 10, 2018 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) –Once again we find Gift Cards being purchased with the … Continue reading

A Summary of Bob Miller’s Belated $47,381.84 Sick Pay Cash Out

Reprinted from Illinois Leaks with permission: Algonquin Township Road District – Miller’s attorney confirms Road District sick pay erroneous! BY KIRK ALLEN ON MAY 10, 2018 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) –This is complicated so please make sure you read the articles … Continue reading

Real Estate Tax Bills Coming Monday

McHenry County Treasurer Glenda Miller mailed property tax bills on Friday. Since they didn’t come Saturday, I’m guessing they will arrive in most mailboxes Monday. McHenry County Blog will present some analysis, the first portion of which compares what categories … Continue reading

Franks Calls on Algonquin Township Board to Schedule Referendum on Fall Ballot to Put Road Commissioner Under Their Control

Jack Franks has sent the following email to members of the Algonquin Township Board: I am writing this letter to urge the Township Board to put a binding referendum on the November ballot to abolish the Algonquin Township Highway Department. … 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

Township Road Commissioners Seem To Have Death Wish

The Northwest Herald continues in its campaign to point out the underside of township government. It has concentrated on McHenry County’s largest townships, minus Grafton. Although it waited a long time to look at the spending of former Algonquin Township … 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