Roads Cared for By Township Highway Commissioners

In an attempt to get people thinking about the proposal to combine townships, look at the number of miles of road each Township Road Commissioner maintains: In addition, Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller writes that he offers assistance to … Continue reading

Most Township Boards Ask for Less or Same Amount of Taxes as Last Year

Townships are a much maligned form of local government. Today we show you how much McHenry County’s seventeen townships will extract from pocketbooks this year compared to last year. Extensions are the amount of taxes which are billed.  The tax … Continue reading

Democrat Loses Road Commissioner Contest in Burton Township

Former Democratic Party County Board candidate Jeff Thirtyacre lost his try to become Burton Township Road Commissioner yesterday. Daniel Sutton beat him 492 to 275, taking 64% of the vote. Sutton is the current road commissioner. Thirtyacre is an employee … Continue reading