County Board’s Legislative Committee to Consider Bob Anderson’s Advisory Township Referendum

Thursday, July 10th, at 8:30, the Legislative Committee of the McHenry County Board will consider advisory referendums. One was suggested by township abolition advocate Bob Anderson, a Republican Precinct Committeeman from Wonder Lake. Included in the committee packet is a … Continue reading

The Loss of Voter Power to Township Boards

The following comment was posted about township government’s consolidation of power in township boards over the years: I do not support the creation of laws that divert attention from the real problem. Townships have become targets for elimination because Springfield … Continue reading

Most Township Boards Ask for Less or Same Amount of Taxes as Last Year

Townships are a much maligned form of local government. Today we show you how much McHenry County’s seventeen townships will extract from pocketbooks this year compared to last year. Extensions are the amount of taxes which are billed.  The tax … Continue reading

Sandra Salgado Heads New McHenry County Republican Party Leadership Team

The vote was 12,153 to 8,703 in the contest between McHenry County Board member Sandra Salgado and Mark Daniel, Vice Chairman of the Republican Central Committee and Chairman of Nunda Township’s Central Committee. A victory margin of 3,450 votes. (Each … Continue reading

Brian Colgan Campaigns for 6th Congressional District State Central Committeeman in McHenry County

Congressman Peter Roskam represents the 6th Congressional District. The state Republican Party is governed by one State Central Committeeman from each congressional district. These State Central Committeemen are elected by precinct committeemen after county and township (in Cook County) parties … Continue reading

Two Vie for Alqonquin Township GOP Vice Chairmanship

Two men are seeking the Vice Chairmanship of the Algonquin Township Republican Central Committee tonight at a meeting to be held at the Township Highway garage meeting room at 7:30 tonight. They are the current Vice Chairman Tom McDermott, who … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Trustee Larry Emery’s Take on Budget Meeting

Here’s is Algonquin Township Trustee Larry Emery’s view of what happened at the Algonquin Township budget meeting: A very enthusiastic group of township residents attended the Algonquin Township Yearly Budget Hearings and the regular Monthly Board meeting. The board meeting … Continue reading

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