Jack Franks’ Push for Local Governments to Consolidate Allows Two Cemetery Districts to Die

With much fanfare Democratic Party State Rep. Jack Franks announced a commission to cut the number of local governments. The reporting date came and went. This spring it was two years overdue. The Northwest Herald ran an article by Kevin … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Trustee Larry Emery’s Take on Budget Meeting

Here’s is Algonquin Township Trustee Larry Emery’s view of what happened at the Algonquin Township budget meeting: A very enthusiastic group of township residents attended the Algonquin Township Yearly Budget Hearings and the regular Monthly Board meeting. The board meeting … Continue reading

Nygren, Millers, Munaretto, Nowak Host Zinke Algonquin Fundraiser

Here’s the invitation to a $50 1-3 Saturday afternoon Algonquin fundraiser for McHenry County Sheriff’s hopeful Andy Zinke at Cucina Bella Restaurant: The Host Committee consists of the following: Keith Nygren Dennis Adams Anna May Miller Bob Miller Robert Nowak … 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

Proposed Randall Road Consultant Makes McHenry County Political Contributions

Whenever I see a contract being let, I wonder if campaign contributions might have been made to anyone close to the awarding of that contract. Today I looked at the McHenry County Transportation Committee agenda, which you can find here. … Continue reading

McSweeney Sets Fund Raiser Sat., October 26th

State Rep. David McSweeney’s has scheduled a fundraiser from 6-8 on Saturday, October 26th, at Wool Street in Barrington. The price is $35, $50 per couple. The Host Committee consists of Lou Bianchi Rich Carter Bob Cook Mark Daniel Geri … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Board – The Times They Are a Changin’

As I reported eight days ago, Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller, unopposed for re-election, was trying to take control of the Algonquin Township Board.  Maybe I should say “keep control.” He contributed $1,000 to Marc Munaretto in his campaign … Continue reading