Dylan Stern Another of Former Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller’s Favorites

“Miscellaneous” income payments made during the last fifty-three months of former Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller’s time in office totaled $244,875.63. Family members got the most, but other employees also got substantial unsubstantiated additions to their paychecks. Dylan Stern … Continue reading

Friend of Bob Miller Rakes in $24,712.50 in Addition to Salary at Algonquin Township Highway Department

It paid well for Algonquin Township Road District employee Douglas Helman to be a friend of his boss, Highway Commissioner Bob Miller. In addition to his salary, Helman received $24,712.50 in so-called miscellaneous income from the beginning of 2013 until … Continue reading

Ryan Green Highest in Algonquin Township Road District “Miscellaneous” Pay After Three Miller Family Members

Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller gave three family members a total of $86,066 above and beyond their regular salaries since 2012 while they were being paid by tax dollars: Wife Anna May Miller – $31,146 Anna May Miller Took … Continue reading

Bob Miller Favors Son-in-Law Derek Lee with $5,000 More in “Miscellaneous” Algonquin Township Road District Income Than His Other Son-in-Law

The employee who got the highest amount since 2013 of what is labeled as “misc” income on Algonquin Township Road District payroll records was Highway Commissioner Bob Miller’s wife and administrative assistant Anna May Miller. Anna May Miller received $31,146 … Continue reading

Bob Miller Son-in-Law Andrew Rosencrans Received Over $24,000 in “Miscellaneous” Income from Algonquin Township Road District Since 2013

Irregular payments ranging from $100 to $1,500 were added to regular paychecks of Algonquin Township Highway Department employee Andrew Rosencrans since 2013. Rosencrans is one of former Road Commissioner Bob Miller sons-in-law who worked for his father-in-law until both were … Continue reading

Anna May Miller Took Home $31,146 in “Misc” Income since 2013

McHenry County Blog received a reply to a Freedom of Information Act request that showed Anna May Miller, Road Commissioner Bob Miller’s wife and salaried Administrative Assistant, received $31,146 in miscellaneous income from 2013 until her husband left office on … Continue reading

Looking at Miscellaneous Income Paid Algonquin Township Highway Department Employees Since 2012

McHenry County Blog filed a Freedom of Information Request for payroll data since 2012 from Algonquin Township’s Road District. The reply to the request covers the following who were on former Road Commissioner Bob Miller’s payroll: Michael Barnas Nicholas Chirikos … Continue reading

New Publication Appears Backing Jeanne Ives Gubernatorial Candidacy

Got an email asking me if I would like to receive copies of a new publication called “Prairie State Wire.” Why not? So, a little while latter I received a paper with favorable articles about Republican candidate for Governor Jeanne … Continue reading

Algonquin Township – Filed Court documents conflict with sworn Township records

The Edgar County Watchdogs continue to unearth information about the Algonquin Township Highway Department.  Reprinted with permission: Algonquin Township – Filed Court documents conflict with sworn Township records BY KIRK ALLEN ON JANUARY 11, 2018 McHenry Co. (ECWd) – We suspect it is … Continue reading

Illinois Leaks Calls for Criminal Charges in Algonquin Township

Another article from Illinois Leaks‘ Kirk Allen, this time calling for criminal charges, is published with permission. Algonquin Township – Time for criminal charges BY KIRK ALLEN ON JANUARY 6, 2018 Once again we validate a long-standing opinion that gift … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Clerk Karen Lukasik Not Keeping Up with Freedom of Information Requests

The following article is from Illinois Leaks’ author Kirk Allen and is published with permission: Algonquin Township Clerk to ring in new year with ongoing FOIA violations. BY KIRK ALLEN ON DECEMBER 30, 2017 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Andrew Gasser’s Amended Complaint Against Local 150

Here is the motion filed by Attorney Robert Hanlon on behalf of Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Andrew Gasser: AMENDED COUNTER-CLAIM FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION, PERMANENT INJUNCTION ENJOINING LOCAL 150 FROM UNDERTAKING ANY STEPS TO ENFORCE THE PURPORTED COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT AND … Continue reading

Nob Questions Algonquin Road District Tax Protest Loss

Let’s start with Nob’s comment and, then look at Judge Thomas Meyer’s Court Order. Nob’s Comment Another half the story post by Cal. The Road levy was also part of the lawsuit and that was excused. It was excused because … Continue reading

Feds Indictment of School Superintendent Talks of Pocketing $30,000 in Unused Vacation Days and Retirement Bonus

The former Superintendent of Lincoln-Way High School District 210, Lawrence Wyllie, made the Chicago Tribune December 12th. One paragraph stood out in the twelve-inch article: “Wyllie also pocketed in unused vacation days and a retirement bonus he wasn’t entitled to, … Continue reading

A Different Way to Cover the Bob Miller Story

McHenry Times took a different approach to writing about former Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller. Zeroing in on the Nunda Township Highway Department’s having hired Miller after his narrow loss to McHenry County Board member Andrew Gasser, the Times … Continue reading

Reason to Check Back This Weekend

I’ve obtained the December 7th filling of Attorney Robert Hanlon on behalf of Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Andrew Gasser. Since this is a case of first impression, that is, the issue has not come before the Illinois Supreme Court before, … Continue reading

Illinois Leaks Claiming “Corruption and Fraud” at Algonquin Township Road District

The latest from Illinois Leaks about former Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller, reprinted with permission: Algonquin Township – Combating Corruption and Fraud BY KIRK ALLEN ON DECEMBER 14, 2017 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) –It is the finding of the General … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Loses 2014 Property Tax Protest Case, Excessive Taxation Found

Associate Judge Thomas Meyer ruled against Algonquin Township yesterday in the tax protest case brought by Tim Dwyer. The case argued that Algonquin Township had too much money in the bank in a number of its funds and levied real … Continue reading

The Algonquin Township Street Sweeper That Ended Up in Island Lake

Another article from Illinois Leaks about former Algonquin Township Road Commissioner’s sale of a street sweeper to the Village of Island Lake. It is reprinted with permission. Algonquin Township – Can’t “sweep” this one under the rug – 25,000 miles? … Continue reading