Randy Voss Given $18,700 in Miscellaneous Salary From Bob Miller

Algonquin Township Highway Department employee Randy Voss is another one who was rewarded with substantial miscellaneous income over the period of 2013 through when he boss Bob Miller left office in the middle of last May. The total was $18,700 … Continue reading

Sheriff Passes Algonquin Towsnship Phone Hacking to State Police and State’s Attorney

McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim’s deputies were the law enforcement officials who were called about the Algonquin Township phone hacking yesterday. Today, a spokeman for the Sheriff’s Office told McHenry County Blog that the Sheriff had turned over the criminal … Continue reading

Brian Doubek Given $22,400 in Miscellaneous Salary From Bob Miller

Another of former Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller’s employees got significant miscellaneous income during the period of 2013 through May 15, 2017. His name is Brian Doubek and he received $22,400 in what the Northwest Herald has characterized as … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller Gives Daniel Newman $19,650 in Unexplained “Miscellaneous” Pay Since Beginning of 2013

Another favorite of immediate past Algonquin Township Highway Commissioner Bob Miller was Daniel Newmann. Newmann received $19,650 in unexplained miscellaneous pay in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 until Miller’s term expired on May 15th. The same pattern of large … Continue reading

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

Melissa Victor Makes Issue Out of Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Andrew Gasser Legal and Computer Forensic Audit Bills

Algonquin Township Trustee Melissa Victor took exception to paying two of Algonquin Township Highway Commissioner Andrew Gasser’s bills. She argued that attorney Robert Hanlon’s bill should not be approved, nor should the one to pay for a forensic audit of … 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

Algonquin Township to Debate Road District Abolishment

Referendum Could Make Its Way on November Ballot Tonight, Algonquin Township Trustees will discuss placing a consolidation referendum on the November ballot. This is the first time the topic will be discussed formally at Algonquin Township, making Algonquin Township the … Continue reading

Resident Opinion: Township Trustees Should Control Road District

Letter:Change needed in McHenry Township McHenry Township Trustees will vote again on whether to allow the voters decide on a Road District consolidation referendum at tonight’s township meeting. On February 14th, Algonquin Township Trustees will discuss placing a consolidation referendum … 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

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 Clerk Lukasik: “I don’t give a shit… go through it all.” Caught On Video

The township form of government has been under attack for some time in McHenry County.  Here is the latest from the Edgar County Watchdogs.  This is re-posted with their permission: Algonquin Township Clerk captured on video removing records and more! … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Clerk Overdue on Replies to FOIA Requests

Algonquin Township Clerk Karen Lukasik is not meeting the deadlines in the Freedom of Information Act. FOI Officers have a week (five working days) to reply to requests or to informer requesters that an additional week will be required before … Continue reading