Nunda Township Compensation over $75,000

There’s a new law that requires townships to publish the names and compensation for those receiving salary and benefits of $75,000 or over. Here is what I found for Nunda Township for the year ending March 31, 2013. To Nunda … Continue reading

90 Attend Gottemoller County Board Fundraiser

First-term McHenry County Board member Joe Gottemoller held a fund raiser at 1776 in Crystal Lake Monday night and ninety people attended. One of those present was Republican gubernatorial candidate Kirk Dillard.  After very brief remarks by Gottemoller, Dillard gave … Continue reading

Nunda Township Supervior John Heisler Resigns, Interim Replacment Trustee Jim Schlader

In a letter dated December 11th, Nunda Township Supervisor John Heisler submitted his resignation as of January 3, 2013. The missive, addressed to Trustee James Schlader, read, “Due to recent events and family responsibilities, I will be unable to complete … Continue reading

John Heisler Taken Off Nunda Township Ballot for Township Supervisor

John Heisler has filed the required Statements of Economic Interest with the County Clerk for twenty years, but, with his mother dying in hospice care, he didn’t remember to attach a copy of the receipt to his Statement of Candidacy … Continue reading

Objection Filed Against Nunda Township Supervisor John Heisler’s Petitions

Not only has Grafton Township Supervisor candidate Pam Fender had an objection filed against her petitions, but so has one been filed against Nunda Township Supervisor John Heisler’s. The objection is that Heisler’s filing is incomplete because he did not … Continue reading

County Board Looking at Buying Electricity in Bulk, March Referendum Following Fox River Grove’s and Harvard’s Example Possible

A presentation about how the McHenry County Board could help residents save 10% or more on electric bills by shopping around was made at the September 9th Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee. The draft minutes of the committee chaired by … Continue reading

Nunda Township Considering Two Small Windmills to Alleviate Electricity Cost

I went to a township meeting north of Crystal Lake last night in which no one raised his or her voice, no one insulted anyone, people asked sincere questions and heard a proposal to save money. Getting over before 9, … Continue reading

Comparing Grafton and Nunda Townships – Part 2

This is the second half of an article in which Grafton and Nunda Townships are compared as seen through the eyes of courtroom testimony before Judge Michael Caldwell in the Grafton Township separation of powers case. Speaking later of finances, … Continue reading

Comparing Grafton and Nunda Townships – Part 1

After listening to five days of testimony in the Grafton Township Separation of Powers case, why does Rodney King’s famous quote come to mind? “Can we all get along?” Obviously, not in Grafton Township. The question is why not? Most … Continue reading

Nunda Township Open Space Proponents Out Poll Opponents on Fall Advisory Referendum on Repeal

Thanks to a friend of McHenry County Blog, I can offer the following take on what happened at Nunda Township’s Annual Town Meeting: I thought I’d fill you in on the outcome of the Nunda Township Annual Meeting. Aside from … Continue reading