Rejecting Judge Michael Caldwell

Everybody’s got lawyers in Grafton Township. Supervisor Linda Moore has John Nelson. The Trustees have an Ancel Glink Partner Thomas Dicianni, at least for their case involving Moore. Assessor Bill Ottley has Mike Poper. Road Commissioner Jack Freund has Patrick … Continue reading

How to Solve the Sun City Property Tax Inequities

As the sponsor of the overlapping tax district bill in 1973, I think there may be a way to tweak it to make sure what happened in Sun City won’t happen again. A weighted average is now used. That works, … Continue reading

Ancel Glink’s March Bill to Grafton Township – Part 11

The second page of the Ancel Glink March bills for the Annual Town Meeting, which was held April 13th, is the subject today. First, we finish up March 10th: “Correspondence to Pam Fender with memo to board regarding annual town … Continue reading

Ancel Glink’s March Bill to Grafton Township – Part 10

Although the Grafton Township Annual Town Meeting occurred on April 13, 2010, Ancel Glink billed $8,328.22 for that purposed during the month of March. One can only wonder how many thousands of dollars more were billed in April when the … Continue reading

Grafton Township Board Appoints Lakewood’s Harriet Ford Clerk

The Huntley-centric Grafton Township Board reached out to the northeast corner of the township to select a Lakewood woman as township clerk. On a 5-0 vote, the board voted for Harriet Ford. Ford edged out Kristy Borchart and Joan Citro, … Continue reading

Grafton Township Trustees Boycott Meeting

Four township officials, including all the full-timers, attended the Grafton Township meeting at Faith Community Church on Algonquin Road, but the four part-timers boycotted it. Of the members of the township board, only Supervisor Linda Moore attended. Barbara Murphy, Robert … Continue reading

Where Are the Best Assessors?

I remember when I was following the quality of real estate assessments more closely that a margin of error of 10% for an assessor in Illinois was excellent. Algonquin Township Assessor Bob Kunz, first elected in 1977, consistently did that … Continue reading

Where Are the Best Assessors?

I remember when I was following the quality of real estate assessments more closely that a margin of error of 10% for an assessor in Illinois was excellent. Algonquin Township Assessor Bob Kunz, first elected in 1977, consistently did that … Continue reading

Grafton Township Republicans Decide to Hold Primary Election

Looks like I was wrong. The Grafton Township Republican office holders have decided to seek re-nomination in a primary election, rather than in a township caucus, as I thought after reading a couple of emails announcing the central committee meeting. … Continue reading

Grafton Township Republicans Decide to Hold Primary Election

Looks like I was wrong. The Grafton Township Republican office holders have decided to seek re-nomination in a primary election, rather than in a township caucus, as I thought after reading a couple of emails announcing the central committee meeting. … Continue reading