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

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

Edgar County Watchdogs Provide Legal Clarity

The following article is reprinted with permission from the author. The ECWd clarify discrepancies in the Northwest Herald article printed yesterday http://www.nwherald.com/2018/01/23/algonquin-township-highway-commissioner-andrew-gasser-wins-round-in-labor-dispute/ab2gl2v/ Algonquin Township – State Labor Relations Board rejects Administrative Law Judge recommendations McHenry Co. (ECWd) – When it … Continue reading

Forensic Computer Report Points to Criminal Conduct at Algonquin Township Highway Dept.

Sorry commenters who posted this info on a previous blog post. I emailed ECWd at 3:49 to get approval to post, and by the time I received a reply I was out to dinner with a friend. Much respect to … 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

Illinois Leaks Finds No Approval for Algonquin Township Record Destruction Since 1978

From Illinois Leaks, published with permission: Algonquin Township – No approval from the State to destroy records……..EVER! BY KIRK ALLEN ON DECEMBER 16, 2017 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) – According to the Illinois Local Records Commission, Algonquin Township has provided an application … 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

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

Illinois Leaks Publishes More on Former Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller’s Huge Deferred Sick Leave Payout

The most recent expose on Algonquin Township by Illinois Leaks appears below.  It is published with permission. Algonquin Township – Up jumped the devil…in the details – BY KIRK ALLEN ON DECEMBER 11, 2017 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) –Former Highway Commissioner … Continue reading

Illinois Leaks Calls on Law Enforcement to Investigate Delayed Sick Pay to Bob Miller of $47,000

Illinois Leaks continues putting a spotlight on former Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller. Algonquin Township – Conflict with Sick pay documents -Time for Law Enforcement to investigate! BY KIRK ALLEN ON DECEMBER 8, 2017 • ( 1 COMMENT ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) –A letter used … Continue reading

An Illinois Leaks Revelation about Previous Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller’s Sick Time

The following is reprinted with permission from Illinois Leaks: Algonquin Township – Why are two documents that are supposed to be the same, not? BY KIRK ALLEN ON DECEMBER 7, 2017 • ( 5 COMMENTS ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) –To get a real feel for what … Continue reading

Illinois Leaks Focuses on Bob Miller’s Selling Township Trucks Right Before Leaving Office Without Electors’ Approval

Another finding from Illinois Leaks about the Algonquin Township Road District: Algonquin Township – The simplest of laws all ignored BY KIRK ALLEN ON DECEMBER 7, 2017 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) –In an effort to keep things as simple as possible … Continue reading

Andrew Gasser’s Answers to Bob Miller’s Questions – Part 11

Here is Andrew Gasser’s attorney Robert Hanlon’s answer to Bob Miller’s attorney Tom Gooch’s question as to why Algonquin Township’s elected officials should be deposed in the case: “All current and former employees of the Algonquin Township Highway Department. “Investigation … Continue reading