Mike Walkup Announces Resignation from County Board, Jack Franks Will Appoint Replacement

I was at the District 155 High School Board meeting Tuesday night and didn’t bother to listen to the concurrent McHenry County Board meeting tape. Had I, I would have heard District 3 County Board member Mike Walkup announce his … Continue reading

Franks Seeks Applicants to Replace Craig Wilcox on the County Board – Two-[Week-INCORRECT] Year Term

With the resignation of McHenry County Board member Craig Wilcox to take Pam Althoff’s seat in the State Senate, McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks is seeking replacement applicants. Here is his press release: McHenry County Seeking Qualified Applicants for … Continue reading

Jack Franks Gets to Appoint Another Repubican County Board Member

With the resignation of McHenry County Board member Craig Wilcox to assume Pam Althoff’s State Senate seat, there is a District 4 vacancy on the County Board. The replacement has to be a Republican and be approved by the County … Continue reading

McHenry Township Road District Consolidation Referendum on the Fall Ballot, Dillon’s Rule Rules

“Victory!” was the way McHenry Township Trustee Bob Anderson put it after Judge Kevin Costello issued his ruling on the effort of Road District consolidation opponents to derail the November referendum. Haven’t got the decision yet, but Anderson said the … Continue reading

Steve Verr Appointed McHenry Township Trustee to Replace Bill Cunningham

The McHenry Township Board met Thursday night in special session to select a replacement for Trustee Bill Cunningham, who resigned/ By a vote of 3-1 Steve Verr, the Republican candidate for Supervisor who lost narrowly to Independent Craig Adams was … Continue reading

McHenry Township Board to Pick Replacement Trustee Thursday Night

A meeting notice and agenda posted on the McHenry Township web site says that the Board will be picking a replacement for resigned Trustee Bill Cunningham at 6 PM on Thursday night. Six have officially applied for the post: Gary … Continue reading

McHenry Township Trustee Applicants Revealed

In response to a Freedom of Information request, McHenry Township Supervisor Craig Adams reveals that the following have applied for the Township Trustee position left vacant by the resignation of Bill Cunningham: Gary S .Barla, Johnsburg Mark R. Jaeger, McHenry … Continue reading

Help Wanted: East Side Lakewood Resident with Financial Background for Village Trustee

The newly-reconstituted Lakewood Village Board held its first regular meeting under Acting Village President Carl Davis Tuesday night. At the end of the meeting, Davis laid out the type of person he is looking for to replace himself as Village … Continue reading

Replacing State Rep. Nick Sauer

The big question in the Barrington area is who will replace disgraced State Rep. Nick Sauer in the Illinois House of Representatives. Our sources say that Governor Bruce Rauner’s favorite is Barrington Mayor Karen Darch. Also applying is Helene Walsh, … Continue reading

Former St. Charles Mayor to Replace Karen McConnaughay as State Senate Candidate

Holding the majority of votes in State Rep. Karen McConnaughay’s State Senate District, Kane County Republican Party Chairman Ken Shepro decided to appoint former St. Charles  City Councilman and Mayor Don DeWitte to replace her. Having a decidedly minority vote in the … Continue reading

McHenry Township Republican Party Seeks Trustee Applicants

A press release from Erik Sivertsen, Chairman of the McHenry Township Republican Central Committee: McHenry Township Republican Party is Looking for a Township Trustee The McHenry Township Republican Central Committee is seeking applicants who would like to be considered to … Continue reading

McHenry Township Trustee Bill Cunningham Resigns

At last year’s McHenry Township election, four Republicans were elected Township Trustees. They comprise four-fifths of the McHenry Township Board with Independent Supervisor Craig Adams being the fifth vote. At this month’s Board meeting, Bill Cunningham, one of the the … Continue reading

Want to Replace Karen McConnaughay on the Fall Ballot for State Senate?

Here’s where you should send your resume and other relevant information: [email protected] The Republican 33rd District Legislative Committee will hold interviews of applicants wishing to fill the vacancy in nomination resulting from Senator Karen McConnaughay’s withdrawal as a candidate at the … Continue reading

Richmond Township Road Commissioner Submits Resignation

Richmond Township Road Commissioner David Bockelmann submitted his resignation April 11th, effective June 1st. Applications were requested via the following notice: Township of Richmond, Illinois 7812 S. Route 31 Richmond, IL 60071 (815) 678-0077 [email protected] Vacancy Notice Highway Commissioner Applications … Continue reading

Jack Franks Bows to GOP Wishes That Shannon Teresi Be Appointed County Auditor

Shortly after McHenry County Auditor Pam Palmer annpunced her retirement, McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks appeared in a Northwest Herald article announcing that he wanted to abolish the office. In the same article former Crystal Lake Grade School Board … Continue reading