Compensation for Algonquin Township Officials

The compensation resolution passed by the last Algonquin Township Board has been supplied by current Clerk Karen Lukasik. The information I extracted can be found below: Supervisor – $55,000 + $1,000 for being Road District Treasurer Highway Commissioner – $93,204.08 … Continue reading

Compensation of Chemung Township Officials

Chemung Township Supervisor Don Staver was kind enough to send me what his township’s elected officials are earning. The information is below: Supervisor 2017-18 $14,935 2018-19 $15,385 2019-20 $15,845 2020-12 $16,320 The Supervisor also receives $240 per year for serving as … Continue reading

Compensation of Richmond Township Officials Shows Trustees Earning Nothing

Continuing to let folks know what township officials earn, McHenry County Blog moves onto Richmond Township. From reading the salary ordinance, it is clear that Richmond Township’s Board beat McHenry Township’s Board by four years at setting their Trustees’ salaries … Continue reading

Compensation of Riley Township Officials

Here are the salaries of Riley Township’s elected officials: Supervisor – $21,000 Road Commissioner – $43,200 Assessor – $22,500 Clerk – $750 Trustees – $750, plus $75 per meeting for meetings pre-approved by the Township Board. The Supervisor, Highway Commissioner … Continue reading

Compensation of Seneca Township Officials

Today we look at what Seneca Township’s elected officials are being paid: Supervisor – $21,000 Road Commissioner – $60,000 + up to $8,500 per year in health insurance Assessor – $26,500 Clerk – $8,400 Trustees – $125 per meeting The … Continue reading

Skala Proposes No Fringe Benefits for County Board Members

In the last Republican Primary election two candidates campaigning on not taking pension and health benefits. They were District 1 candidates Andrew Gasser and David Stieper.  Gasser won the primary and the election, while Stieper lost to incumbent Republican Robert … Continue reading

Nunda Township Compensation over $75,000

There’s a new law that requires townships to publish the names and compensation for those receiving salary and benefits of $75,000 or over. Here is what I found for Nunda Township for the year ending March 31, 2013. To Nunda … Continue reading

McHenry County Board Compensation, Including Retirement Benefits

When I looked at the annual compensation provided to McHenry County Board members made readily available by county government, I noticed that pensions and Social Security were not included. Health insurance was included in the figures, but not the taxpayer-financed … Continue reading

Crystal Lake Loses Precedent-Setting FOIA Ruling on Hiding High Salaried Employees’ Names

This past spring I asked various municipalities to provide emailed lists of their employees who made over $75,000 in salary and fringe benefits. Many complied with the names and compensation information. The City of Crystal Lake sent the information, but … Continue reading