Distributing Federal Housing Money

From the McHenry County Board’s Planning and Development Committee’s April 12th agenda packet: Resolution Authorizing Program Year 2015, 2016 and 2017 HOME Investment Partnerships Program Allocations McHenry County receives an annual commitment of Federal HOME Investment Partnership Programming. The HOME … Continue reading

Tirio Calls for Citizens to Pressure Woodstock School Board on Lakewood TIF District

This entered by inbox Friday night: Fellow Citizen, Apologies for the short notice, but timing is truly critical. Failure to act could result in an increase in your property taxes for the 35 years. BULLET POINTS: D200’s lawyers were asked … Continue reading

McHenry County Home Values Rising

“The median home value in McHenry County is $184,300,” according to the web site Zillow. “McHenry County home values have gone up 3.1% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 2.9% within the next year. “The median … Continue reading

Scott Summers Brings Conflict of Interest Appearance Issue to the Fore

A press release from Democratic Party McHenry County Board candidate Scott Summers: Summers calls for heightened conflict-of-interest standards Scott Summers of rural Harvard, a Democratic Party candidate for McHenry County Board (District 6), addressed county board members on Tuesday evening … Continue reading

Jim Roden Says Ken Koehler Conflict of Interest Waiver Is One Reason He’s Running for County Board

Commenting on the McHenry County Board’s decision to send a conflict of interest waiver to the Federal government’s Department of Housing and Urban Development, District 2 Democrat Jim Roden made the following comments: “I can’t believe what just happened. “17 … Continue reading