New Publication Appears Backing Jeanne Ives Gubernatorial Candidacy

Got an email asking me if I would like to receive copies of a new publication called “Prairie State Wire.” Why not? So, a little while latter I received a paper with favorable articles about Republican candidate for Governor Jeanne … Continue reading

Algonquin Township – Filed Court documents conflict with sworn Township records

The Edgar County Watchdogs continue to unearth information about the Algonquin Township Highway Department.  Reprinted with permission: Algonquin Township – Filed Court documents conflict with sworn Township records BY KIRK ALLEN ON JANUARY 11, 2018 McHenry Co. (ECWd) – We suspect it is … Continue reading

Illinois Leaks Calls for Criminal Charges in Algonquin Township

Another article from Illinois Leaks‘ Kirk Allen, this time calling for criminal charges, is published with permission. Algonquin Township – Time for criminal charges BY KIRK ALLEN ON JANUARY 6, 2018 Once again we validate a long-standing opinion that gift … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Clerk Karen Lukasik Not Keeping Up with Freedom of Information Requests

The following article is from Illinois Leaks’ author Kirk Allen and is published with permission: Algonquin Township Clerk to ring in new year with ongoing FOIA violations. BY KIRK ALLEN ON DECEMBER 30, 2017 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Andrew Gasser’s Amended Complaint Against Local 150

Here is the motion filed by Attorney Robert Hanlon on behalf of Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Andrew Gasser: AMENDED COUNTER-CLAIM FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION, PERMANENT INJUNCTION ENJOINING LOCAL 150 FROM UNDERTAKING ANY STEPS TO ENFORCE THE PURPORTED COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT AND … Continue reading

Nob Questions Algonquin Road District Tax Protest Loss

Let’s start with Nob’s comment and, then look at Judge Thomas Meyer’s Court Order. Nob’s Comment Another half the story post by Cal. The Road levy was also part of the lawsuit and that was excused. It was excused because … Continue reading

Feds Indictment of School Superintendent Talks of Pocketing $30,000 in Unused Vacation Days and Retirement Bonus

The former Superintendent of Lincoln-Way High School District 210, Lawrence Wyllie, made the Chicago Tribune December 12th. One paragraph stood out in the twelve-inch article: “Wyllie also pocketed in unused vacation days and a retirement bonus he wasn’t entitled to, … Continue reading

A Different Way to Cover the Bob Miller Story

McHenry Times took a different approach to writing about former Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller. Zeroing in on the Nunda Township Highway Department’s having hired Miller after his narrow loss to McHenry County Board member Andrew Gasser, the Times … Continue reading

Reason to Check Back This Weekend

I’ve obtained the December 7th filling of Attorney Robert Hanlon on behalf of Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Andrew Gasser. Since this is a case of first impression, that is, the issue has not come before the Illinois Supreme Court before, … Continue reading

Illinois Leaks Claiming “Corruption and Fraud” at Algonquin Township Road District

The latest from Illinois Leaks about former Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller, reprinted with permission: Algonquin Township – Combating Corruption and Fraud BY KIRK ALLEN ON DECEMBER 14, 2017 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) –It is the finding of the General … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Loses 2014 Property Tax Protest Case, Excessive Taxation Found

Associate Judge Thomas Meyer ruled against Algonquin Township yesterday in the tax protest case brought by Tim Dwyer. The case argued that Algonquin Township had too much money in the bank in a number of its funds and levied real … Continue reading

The Algonquin Township Street Sweeper That Ended Up in Island Lake

Another article from Illinois Leaks about former Algonquin Township Road Commissioner’s sale of a street sweeper to the Village of Island Lake. It is reprinted with permission. Algonquin Township – Can’t “sweep” this one under the rug – 25,000 miles? … Continue reading

NWH Missed Big News–the 5% Tax Levy Cut–at Algonquin Township Meeting

Following up on Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Andrew Gasser’s five percent cut in the Road District property tax levy last month, Supervisor Chuck Lutzow presented a five percent cut in the Town Fund tax levies Monday night. But the Northwest … Continue reading

Illinois Leaks Publishes More on Former Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller’s Huge Deferred Sick Leave Payout

The most recent expose on Algonquin Township by Illinois Leaks appears below.  It is published with permission. Algonquin Township – Up jumped the devil…in the details – BY KIRK ALLEN ON DECEMBER 11, 2017 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) –Former Highway Commissioner … Continue reading

Illinois Leaks Suggests Current Algonquin Township Clerk Bending Over Backward to Protect Former Road Commissioner Bob Miller

Reprinted with permission from Illinois Leaks: Algonquin Township – Clerk claims former Highway Commissioner gets to determine FOIA redactions BY n” title=”View all posts by Kirk Allen” href=”http://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/author/kirk-allen/” rel=”author”>KIRK ALLEN ON DECEMBER 11, 2017 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) –A simple … Continue reading

Illinois Leaks Focuses on Bob Miller’s Illinois Railroad Museum “Salt Gate”

Reprinted with permission from Illinois Leaks: Algonquin Township -“Salt Gate” – Motor Fuel Tax laws violated BY KIRK ALLEN ON DECEMBER 10, 2017 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) –When the government takes your money in the form of taxes, use of that … Continue reading

Illinois Leaks Calls on Law Enforcement to Investigate Delayed Sick Pay to Bob Miller of $47,000

Illinois Leaks continues putting a spotlight on former Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller. Algonquin Township – Conflict with Sick pay documents -Time for Law Enforcement to investigate! BY KIRK ALLEN ON DECEMBER 8, 2017 • ( 1 COMMENT ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) –A letter used … Continue reading

An Illinois Leaks Revelation about Previous Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller’s Sick Time

The following is reprinted with permission from Illinois Leaks: Algonquin Township – Why are two documents that are supposed to be the same, not? BY KIRK ALLEN ON DECEMBER 7, 2017 • ( 5 COMMENTS ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) –To get a real feel for what … Continue reading

Attorney Robert Hanlon Reveals He Bills Algonquin Township Only for Local 150 Union Case

Robert Hanlon, attorney for Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Andrew Gasser, has written a letter to Gasser explaining that he has not billed for work in the case of Gasser v. Lukasik, Miller and Miller. He is billing for the challenge … Continue reading