No Cost-Benefit Analysis on Township Consolidation, Just Data Dump – Part 6

After all the public comment, Township Consolidation Task Force Chairwoman Carolyn Schofield pointed out that at the first meeting a lot of questions had been asked, but not a lot of answers supplied. She told of two meetings that people … Continue reading

Serwatka, Wilbrandt & Skillicorn Say No to Pension & Health Benefits; Schofield Undecided

Saturday in the Northwest Herald, Paul Serwatka, running to replace State Rep. Mike Tryon, along with three others, started it out. He announced that he would not accept a pension or health benefits, if he won the election. Saturday, I … Continue reading

Serwatka Unveils Walk Piece

Thursday night I attended Family PAC’s boat cruise fundraiser on Chicago’s lakefront. Among the legislative candidates seeking support was Lakewood Village Trustee Paul Serwatka. He was the only General Assembly aspirant who was handing out more than a business card. … Continue reading

No Cost-Benefit Analysis on Township Consolidation, Just Data Dump – Part 1

The Township Consolidation Task Force met Tuesday for the second time. Again, there was no presentation of how taxpayers might save money if townships were merged other than the salaries and benefits of any elected township officials. In short, no … Continue reading

Legislators Financial Resources

With all of the second quarterly campaign finance reports having been filed, I thought readers might be interested in a summary of which legislators and aspirants have how reported how much money available. First the incumbents: State Rep. Steve Andersson … Continue reading

Township Consolidation Committee Wants March Election

County government’s Township Consolidation Task Force seems to want to fast track an election on the subject. Carolyn Schofield, head of the Task Force and a candidate for State Representative to replace retiring legislator Mike Tryon, said she wanted to … Continue reading

Carolyn Schofield Running for State Rep. Mike Tryon’s Seat

A press release from McHenry County Board member Carolyn Schofield: Carolyn Schofield Announces Candidacy for State Representative CRYSTAL LAKE….. McHenry County Board member Carolyn Schofield has announced she will run for the office of State Representative for Illinois’ 66th Legislative … Continue reading

Is Carolyn Schofield Considering Run for State Rep.?

The following is from new commenter “On Target” appeared under the article about Lakewood Village Trustee Paul Serwatka’s having put $100,000 into a new campaign fund in an effort to replace State Rep. Mike Tryon in the General Assembly: Three conservative males … Continue reading

Gottemoller Appoints Township Consolidation Committee

McHenry County Board Chairman Joe Gottemoller has appointed three County Board members and two township officials to a committee to consider township consolidation. Chairing the committee will be Crystal Laker Carolyn Schofield. The other two County Board members are Michele … Continue reading