Nick Chirikos Votes Against Allowing Public Comment Before Zoning Votes

The agenda for last Tuesday’s McHenry County Board meeting is below: The room was pretty full for the fourth straight meeting. Here’s how County Board member John Hammerand saw the meeting: The County Board Meeting Room was packed with citizens … Continue reading

Another County Board Meeting, Another Crowded Room

The Unified Development Ordinance–proposed future zoning rules–was again a big draw at Tuesday’s McHenry  County Board meeting. At the last meeting, the room was packed with recreational vehicle owners. From the number of snowmobilers, one might conclude that they are … Continue reading

Wonder Laker Takes Exception to County Board’s Zoning re Boat Storage

This popped in a comment to one of the articles on the restrictions included in one of the previous articles about restrictions proposed in the County’s Unified Development Ordinance: Why would the county decide what you can and can’t have … Continue reading

County Board Besieged by RV-Boat-Trailer Owners

Hasn’t been anything in the Northwest Herald about the McHenry County Board’s attempt to impose restrictions on recreational vehicles and boats, so I guess the efforts of McHenry County Board member John Hammerand of Wonder Lake’s District 4 can be … Continue reading

Mary McClellan Joins John Hammerand in Opposition to RV-Boat Storage Restrictions

Someone sent me a link to this house in Holiday Hills. The address matches where McHenry County Board member Mary McClellan lives. I thought she lives in the Village of Holiday Hills and would not be affected by the proposed … Continue reading

RV-Boat Restrictions Planned by County Board

If you store your recreational vehicle or boat in your driveway in the off season, you are in for some serious changes. The McHenry County Board is considering a Unified Development Ordinance. One of the significant differences between today’s rules … Continue reading

New County Zoning Threatens Home Recreational Vehicle Storage

McHenry County Board members are working their way through the proposed Unified Development Ordinance, known as “UDO” by anyone talking about it. Wonder Lake member John Hammerand found something he doesn’t like at all on page 242. The topic is … Continue reading