MCC Board Follows Northwest Herald’s Advice, Kicks Vicky Smith’s Contract Renewal Down Road to Last Day in Office for Three Members

I wish I had managed to make it to the McHenry County College Board meeting earlier. From what Woodstock Advocate blogger Gus Philpott said in the public comment section of the meeting, the room was packed with college employees when … Continue reading

Dorr Township Not Like Grafton, Supervisor Says

“Filled to capacity” is how one person in attendance last night at the Dorr Township meeting. The Dorr Township Hall meeting room is small, so that meant about 25 residents were present. The biggest news was that Supervisor Bob Pierce … Continue reading

Dorr Township Planning Committee Recommends Asking Residents Whether to Spend Surplus or Rebate It

At the Monday budget hearing Grafton Township residents asked why a Township Planning Commission had not been appointed. Apparently, applicants were solicited and received. This was also the topic of a motion at the last Annual Meeting of the township’s … Continue reading

Northwest Herald Reports on MCC Citizen and Media Evictions

The Northwest Herald scooped me Saturday on what happened after the McHenry County College meeting Thursday night, but I think the four-part series that starts here (see also Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4) adds significantly to Regan Foster’s … Continue reading

MCC – One Step Forward, Two Steps Back – Part 4

When we last left yesterday’s article about the “first we say we will, then we say we won’t” activity of McHenry County College board members and top employee President Walt Packard, two security officers had completed their assigned task to … Continue reading

Northwest Herald Reports on MCC Citizen and Media Evictions

The Northwest Herald scooped me Saturday on what happened after the McHenry County College meeting Thursday night, but I think the four-part series that starts here (see also Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4) adds significantly to Regan Foster’s … Continue reading

MCC – One Step Forward, Two Steps Back – Part 4

When we last left yesterday’s article about the “first we say we will, then we say we won’t” activity of McHenry County College board members and top employee President Walt Packard, two security officers had completed their assigned task to … Continue reading

Advice for the McHenry County College Board from Jane Collins – 3

Here is the third installment of Jane Collins letter of advice to McHenry County College board trustees. It concerns secrecy, a topic the board knows a lot about. WHAT THE McHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE BOARDMUST DO TO RESTOREPUBLIC TRUST IN ITS … Continue reading