Anna May Miller Charged with “Prohibited Political Activity” by Bob Anderson

Imagine my surprise when I saw McHenry County Blog cited as the source of Wonder Lake Republican Precinct Committeeman Bob Anderson’s second Ethics Complaint against District 1 County Board member Anna May Miller. The part of the article that stimulated … Continue reading

Bob Anderson Files Ethics Complaints Against Joe Gottemoller & Anna May Miller

Wonder Lake Republican Precinct Committeeman Bob Anderson has filed two Ethics Complaints, one against McHenry County Board Chairman Joe Gottemoller and the other against County Board member Anna May Miller Both Gottemoller and Miller are on the March 15th Republican … Continue reading

Bob Anderson Files Ethics Complaint against Joe Gottemoller and Anna May Miller

After the McHenry County Board refused to place township consolidation referendums on the Primary Election ballot, Bob Anderson was a bit more than disappointed. First he filed an Open Meeting Act complaint against the County Board, claiming that neither Michele … Continue reading

Joe Alger’s Comments to the County Board

When the McHenry County Board met Tuesday, people went away talking about what Patriots United leader and, now, McHenry County Sheriff’s Commission member Joe Alger said in his public comments. He covered the committee interview when he applied and was … Continue reading

County Board in the “We Don’t Want Nobody Nobody Sent” Mode

At least that’s what it looks like when the Management Services Committee recommended two of the so-called Ethics Commmission members who didn’t see anything wrong with Andy Zinke’s using county property for political purposes. Since the Chairman did not reapply … Continue reading

Ethics Commission Interviews Coming Up

Next Monday the Management Services Committee will interview four applicants for three spots on the McHenry County Ethics Commission on Monday morning. Two incumbents have applied for re-appointment: Cherie Rickert – McHenry John White – Hebron There are two newcomers: … Continue reading

Three Apply for Ethics Commission Appointment

Scott Hartman resigned as a member of the McHenry County Ethics Commission upon accepting appointment as Deputy County Administrator. Three people have applied to fill the vacancy created: Lloyd R. Everard – Crystal Lake Michael Stanard – Woodstock Joseph Algers … Continue reading

Committee Recommends John Guanci for Ethics Commission

Interviews of five applicants for the McHenry County Ethics Commission vacancy were held this week. Bull Valley resident John Guanci emerged as the Management Services Committee choice. He was the last one interviewed. Others were Tamara DeModica Diana Daniel Cynthia Schenk … Continue reading

How to Get More Ethical McHenry County Employees

There was an column by Rex Huppke in the Chicago Tribune Monday that might suggest a use for the empty cells in the McHenry County Jail. And there are more empty cells than was reported by the Administration in the … Continue reading

Second Time Around: County Looking for Person Who Knows the Difference Between Right and Wrong for Ethics Commission, No Applicants Yet

I am putting this up again because I noticed that there is no deadline for submitting applications. Asking why, Deputy County Administrator John Labaj wrote the following: Since the County has had difficulties in the past receiving applications for the … Continue reading

County Looking for Person Who Knows the Difference Between Right and Wrong for Ethics Commission

Actually, the press release below from the McHenry County Board doesn’t indicate that the Board members are “looking for people who know the difference between right and wrong.” That would be nice though, wouldn’t it? Maybe someone who still believes … Continue reading

Ethics in Winnebago County

This past weekend I commented on the “anything goes” ethics’ enforcement in McHenry County. But, the contents of an article in the Rock River Times makes the approved of use of county email accounts and offices for political purposes look … Continue reading

2nd Ethics Complaint against Andy Zinke Dismissed for Lack of Sufficiency

Undersheriff Andy Zinke was taken off the ethics hook for a second time before the McHenry County Ethics Commission Thursday afternoon. Former Sheriff’s Deputy Zane Seipler filed the complaint along with evidence of Zinke having had his photo taken in … Continue reading