“First Come, First Served” Proves Bad Strategy for Awarding Stimulus Bond Authority

The McHenry County Board’s Finance Committee decided to award millions of dollars of Federal Stimulus Bond authority on a “first come, first served” basis. The first two private entities in line were sports related. One was Mark Houser’s EquityOne’s baseball … Continue reading

Packard’s Plan to Build the Baseball Stadium Grinds Forward

Doing some filing this past weekend, I found McHenry County College President Walt Packard’s October 25, 2007 “Information Report” entitled, “Next Stepswith Health, Wellness, Athletic Complex (HWAC)and Land Purchase” He offered four options, the first and third of which seems … Continue reading

Packard’s Plan to Build the Baseball Stadium Grinds Forward

Doing some filing this past weekend, I found McHenry County College President Walt Packard’s October 25, 2007 “Information Report” entitled, “Next Stepswith Health, Wellness, Athletic Complex (HWAC)and Land Purchase” He offered four options, the first and third of which seems … Continue reading

MCC’s Version of Fantasy Baseball

Economics Research Associates staffers Richard Starr and David Stone sent a February 26, 2008, introductory letter to McHenry County College President Walt Packard. It asserts they will expound on the “reasonableness and achievability” in something they allege is a 3rd … Continue reading

MCC’s Version of Fantasy Baseball

Economics Research Associates staffers Richard Starr and David Stone sent a February 26, 2008, introductory letter to McHenry County College President Walt Packard. It asserts they will expound on the “reasonableness and achievability” in something they allege is a 3rd … Continue reading

Northwest Herald Criticizes Junior College Board Free Speech Restrictions – 1

When I had my computer replaced, the beginnings of a story on the Northwest Herald’s cautioning of the McHenry County College Board restrictions on the First Amendment got forgotten. You may remember that MCC Board President George Lowe got quite … Continue reading

Northwest Herald Criticizes Junior College Board Free Speech Restrictions – 1

When I had my computer replaced, the beginnings of a story on the Northwest Herald’s cautioning of the McHenry County College Board restrictions on the First Amendment got forgotten. You may remember that MCC Board President George Lowe got quite … Continue reading