Grafton Urged to Tax to the Max Tonight or “Lose It Forever”

Grafton Township Clerk Kathryn Francis is doing something that I wish all governmental bodies would do. She is posting draft minutes to be considered at the next meeting. For Grafton Township, that is tonight, Monday, December 15th, at 7:30 PM … Continue reading

Grafton Township Meeting Quiet, Short

With Township Supervisor Linda Moore in Texas for her daughter’s college graduation and Rob LaPorta also absent, the meeting was relatively short and peaceful. No one raised his voice or went off on a rant. Trustee Gerry McMahon even sat … Continue reading

Republicans Carry Two of Three Grafton Township Executive Offices, Lose Supervisor and Board Majority to Restore Grafton Township Slate

The fractured Republican Party in Grafton Township manged to elect its Chairman Tom Poznanski Road Commissioner and Al Zielinski Assessor, but failed to get enough votes to put three-way GOP primary winner Pam Fender in office. Independent Jim Kearns got … Continue reading

Independent Grafton Township Supervisor Jim Kearns Sends Mailing

In Grafton Township there is a battle between the Republican Party slate, which is showing no signs of being unified, and a slate of Independents branded as the “Restore Grafton Township” candidates. The Independents’ candidate for Supervisor, Jim Kearns has … Continue reading

Grafton Township Trustees Forego Opporunity to Reverse 2013 Tax High

A press release from Grafton Township Supervisor Linda Moore: Grafton Trustees Tax to the Max At the January meeting of the Grafton Township Board, Supervisor Linda Moore proposed keeping taxes constant, but Trustees LaPorta, Murphy and Zirk refused to second … Continue reading

Grafton Township Supervisor Linda Moore Follows Algonquin Township Supervisor Dianne Klemm’s Example in Attempt to Lower 2013 Tax Bill

A press release from Linda Moore: Grafton Township Clerk Harriet Ford Fails to Include Supervisor’s Agenda Item to Propose Tax Cutting Resolution At the December meeting of the Grafton Township Board, Supervisor Linda Moore proposed keeping taxes constant, but Trustees … Continue reading

Pamela J. “Pam” Fender Stays on the GOP Ballot

In a completely scripted performance lasting just ten minutes,  petition challenger Wrayburn Krohn’s attorney, Judith Svensen, withdrew her client’s objection, the Grafton Township Electoral Board accepted the withdrawal and ruled unanimously that Pam J. “Pam” Fender would appear on the … Continue reading

Grafton Township GOP Primary Candidates File

Candidates who have filed in the Republican Party primary election for Grafton Township Supervisor are the three who have previously been mentioned: Linda Moore Martin Waitzman Pam Fender Moore is the incumbent.  Huntley Village Trustee Fender was appointed by the … Continue reading

Volunteer Mediator Withdraws Offer of Free Services for Trustees’ Disputes with Supervisor, Mediation to Continue for Supervisor Moore and Assessor Ottley

A letter sent by Attorney Robert Hanlon to the Grafton Township Trustees: August 2, 2012 Grafton Township Offices Messrs. LaPorta, McMahon, Moore, Murphy, Zirk, Unit B 10109 Vine Street Huntley, IL 60142 Via Personal Delivery at Grafton Township Offices Re: … Continue reading

Grafton Township Trustees’ Reaction to Mediation Attempt

Here’s what the Grafton Township Trustee’s law firm Ancel Glink had to say about the Thursday night meeting about mediating legal disputes: Statement From Trustees through their Attorney. <Requested to be Read Into the Minutes and to the Public by … Continue reading