Lakewood Swears In Trustees, Talk Taxes, Gravel

The Lakewood Village Trustees elected last month were sworn in Tuesday night. Re-elected were Carl Davis and Ken Santowski. They were joined by newcomer Paul Serwatka, who got more votes than any other candidate and did so without having his … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Featured on Open the Books

Algonquin Township is in the spotlight (scroll down in linked page) in a recent Open the Books report.  The not-for-profit is run by Adam Andrzejewski, a 2010 candidate for the Republican nomination for Governor and one who sought Bruce Rauner’s … Continue reading

Most Recent Compensation for Algonquin Township’s Highest Paid

Friday McHenry County Blog published the salary and pension information for Algonquin Township as seen on Open the Books. Thinking that there might be more recent information, a commenter looked at the compensation reported on the township’s web site. Required … 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

Algonquin Township’s Highest Salaries

Yesterday, McHenry County Blog published the compensation of those in Nunda Township who have total compensation of more than $75,000. Today, you can read that information for Algonquin Township. If you would like to compare the highest paid folks in … Continue reading

New Growth for McHenry County College for Recent Years

New Chief Financial Officer of MCC Bob Tenuta offered up a levy increase half of his predecessor’s 9.99%. Tenuta suggested 4.99%–just 1/100 of a percentage point below the 5% figure above which tax districts have to publish their greed in … Continue reading

Average Property Tax Rates and Homeowners’ Bills in McHenry County

Since our American Revolution was stimulate by taxation, how about looking at the average McHenry County real estate tax rate calculations that Algonquin Township Assessor Bob Kunz has prepared.  They can be enlarged by clicking on their images. A second … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Republicans Gear Up for a Fight

Only Township Assessor Bob Kunz and Road Commissioner Bob Miller managed to avoid a challenge in the late February Republican Party Primary Election. Township Supervisor Dianne Klemm is being challenged by Township Clerk Marc Munaretto. Two are running for the … Continue reading