Crystal Lake Park District Wants In

Nothing new about the Crystal Lake Park District wanting a vote on the Crystal Lake Lake Safety Committee. Board President Mike Zellman appeared at the Crystal Lake City Council meeting on Tuesday with the request that discussions begin on the … Continue reading

On the Illegal Motion to Reconsider the McHenry County College Baseball Stadium Vote

At the last Crystal Lake City Council meeting, Craig Gaska of Nash Road made the following statement below on behalf of himself and his wife Linda. I think it’s worth sharing. It reinforces what I wrote in “My Bad. So … Continue reading

On the Illegal Motion to Reconsider the McHenry County College Baseball Stadium Vote

At the last Crystal Lake City Council meeting, Craig Gaska of Nash Road made the following statement below on behalf of himself and his wife Linda. I think it’s worth sharing. It reinforces what I wrote in “My Bad. So … Continue reading

Crystal Lake City Council Extreme Ford Zoning Logic

Yesterday, McHenry County Blog reported on neighborhood objections to putting a car dealership on Route 14, right behind their homes. Extreme Ford-Kia is moving from the Vulcan Lakes/Route 14 Tax Increment Financing district and it was pretty obvious that city … Continue reading

Crystal Lake City Council Extreme Ford Zoning Logic

Yesterday, McHenry County Blog reported on neighborhood objections to putting a car dealership on Route 14, right behind their homes. Extreme Ford-Kia is moving from the Vulcan Lakes/Route 14 Tax Increment Financing district and it was pretty obvious that city … Continue reading

Crystal Lake City Council Approves Commercial Development Along Route 14 Northwest of McHenry County College

Almost as usual, when the Crystal Lake City Council takes significant action, it does it late at night. That was the case Tuesday night. The council voted 5-1 to annex Ken Rawson’s Barton Stream subdivision and 85 commercial acres on … Continue reading

Crystal Lake City Council Approves Commercial Development Along Route 14 Northwest of McHenry County College

Almost as usual, when the Crystal Lake City Council takes significant action, it does it late at night. That was the case Tuesday night. The council voted 5-1 to annex Ken Rawson’s Barton Stream subdivision and 85 commercial acres on … Continue reading

Crystal Lake City Council Approves Watershed Manual and Stormwater Management Ordinance

By a 5-1 one, with Jeff Thorsen voting “No” and Ralph Dawson absent, the Crystal Lake City Council approved a modified Watershed Manual and Stormwater Management Ordinance Tuesday night. Many changes suggested by the public, technical advisory committee members and … Continue reading