Algonquin Township Road District Facing Deferred Sick Leave Payouts

In his next-to-last Algonquin Township meeting, long-time Road Commissioner Bob Miller brought forth a bill for $47,381.84 for sick pay accrued, but not paid for the years before he was elected to the top job. Under the personnel rules promulgated … Continue reading

28 Write-In Candidacies Surface, Shepley Challenged by Chadwick

The biggest is the write-in challenge of Sascha Chadwick to Crystal Lake Mayor Aaron Shepley. As McHenry County Blog reported the night it happened, Shepley managed to convince his fellow City Council members that Chadwick, a CPA and entrepreneur.  (See … Continue reading

Boaters Oppose Bill to Put State Government in Charge of Chain of Lakes & Fox River

A press release from the Illinois Boaters Association: War on Illinois Boaters Continues… Senators Link & Morrison Propose Legislation to Dissolve the Fox Waterway Agency Two Lake County Illinois Senators, Terry Link of Waukegan and Julie Morrison of Deerfield have sponsored a … Continue reading

McHenry County Municipal, County, Etc., Pork

Besides the township road commissioner pork amounting to $1.9 million, cities and villages in McHenry County got some pork, too. Hebron is going to get $150,000 for “public safety construction and roadinfrastructure.” Pretty broadly defined, wouldn’t you say? I figure … Continue reading