Algonquin Township Trustee Larry Emery Pleads for April 8th Attendance at Annual Town Meeting

All seventeen of McHenry County’s townships hold their meetings at the same time and date, but all townships’ officials don’t encourage people to attend. Not that regular folks have much power, but they did in Grafton Township when the members … Continue reading

Grafton Township Meeting Ends in a Whimper

All the air was sucked out of the 7 PM Annual Town Meeting of Grafton Township as Linda Moore’s opponents won the vote in the Special Town Meeting that started an hour before. The Annual Town Meeting started about twenty … Continue reading

Charges and Counter Charges to Highlight Grafton Township’s Annual Town Meeting Tonight

All townships will hold annual meetings tonight were everyday voters have have much say as elected township officials. The only one sure to have fireworks is at the Huntley High School, where not one, but two meetings will be held. … Continue reading

Grafton Town Electors Call Special Meeting Before Annual Meeting

  Acting on unpaid advice from deposed law firm Ancel Glink, Grafton Township Trustees rejected agenda items suggested by local citizens. When Judge Michael Caldwell was informed that Ancel Glink was still acting like the township attorney, he was disturbed, … Continue reading

Grafton Trustees Reject Moore Attorney Selection

Thursday night, the Grafton Township Trustees rejected Supervisor Linda Moore’s selection of Rockford’s John Nelson as Township Attorney. Little surprise there, since Nelson’s representation of Moore led to the dismissal of both the Trustees’ favored law firm Ancel Glink, but … Continue reading

Another “Linda Moore Must Go” Day in Woodstock

I’m losing count. Was today the fourth day of testimony in the Grafton Township separation of powers suit? Maybe it was that I arrived by the expected start time, but an argument over a Temporary Restraining Order wanted by the … Continue reading

Ancel Glink’s March Bill to Grafton Township – Part 11

The second page of the Ancel Glink March bills for the Annual Town Meeting, which was held April 13th, is the subject today. First, we finish up March 10th: “Correspondence to Pam Fender with memo to board regarding annual town … Continue reading

Ancel Glink’s March Bill to Grafton Township – Part 10

Although the Grafton Township Annual Town Meeting occurred on April 13, 2010, Ancel Glink billed $8,328.22 for that purposed during the month of March. One can only wonder how many thousands of dollars more were billed in April when the … Continue reading

Ancel Glink’s March Bill to Grafton Township – Part 4

One thing is certain. Grafton Township officials make enough use of law firm Ancel Glink’s services that readers of the legal fee invoices can discover a lot of what is happening on a day-by-day basis.  Today’s bill covers the last … Continue reading