Sheriff Bill Prim Refers Criminal Complainants Against Former Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller to State Police

Edgar County Watchdog Kirk Allen, who posts on Illinois Leaks, received the following reply to the criminal complaint he filed with McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim: “Your complaints are the same ones reported by Mr. Gasser and his attorney and … Continue reading

Formal Criminal Complaint Filed with McHenry County Sheriff Concerning Bob Miller’s Road District Expenditures

Another article on Algonquin Township’s immediate past Road Commissioner Bob Miller from Illinois Leaks.  It republished with permission. (Does anyone but I find it interesting that the Edgar County Watchdogs can find this information and share it with the public, … Continue reading

Edgar County Watchdogs Ratchet Up Criticism of Jack Franks’ Statements of Economic Interest, File Criminal Complaint

The following article is re-printed with the permission of Illinois Leaks: McHenry County Board Chair Jack Franks – Ethics problem growing – BY KIRK ALLEN ON OCTOBER 12, 2017 • ( 2 COMMENTS ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) –It’s a crime to willfully file a false or … Continue reading

Jack Franks Accused of Crime

An article about McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks not obeying the law from the Edgar County Watchdog publication Illinois Leaks.  It is re-published with permission. McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks files false and incomplete SEI statements BY KIRK ALLEN ON SEPTEMBER … Continue reading

All Legislators, Governor Make Tax Protesters’ Chances Tougher

The Edgar County Watchdogs’ Illinois Leaks web site reports on a bill passed unanimously and signed into law by Governor Bruce Rauner which makes it more difficult to challenge township governments’ having too much money in the bank. The Edgar … Continue reading

Illinois Leaks Pens Third Article about McHenry County Shortcomings

From Illinois Leaks, a publication of Edgar County Watchdogs: McHenry County -When they get it wrong at the top it goes downhill from there BY KIRK ALLEN ON SEPTEMBER 7, 2017 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) – “We have always done it … Continue reading

Readers Continue to Mine the Special Meetings and Post-Meeting about Patronage Employees & Valley Hi

Under yesterday’s article putting up part of the transcript of the August 23rd Special Meetings called by eight McHenry County Board members to consider the future for Valley Hi and eliminating the positions from which Jack Franks’ patronage employees have … Continue reading

Partial Transcript of Gathering After Special County Board Meetings Adjourned for Lack of a Quorum

Commenter Mark has taken the time to prepare a transcript of that part of the Wednesday, August 23, 2017, discussion in the McHenry County Board meeting between Edgar County Watchdog Kirk Allen and County Administrator Peter Austin. Mark’s analysis of … Continue reading