$10 Million to Expedite Randall Road Land Purchase Rejected

The McHenry County Transportation Committee rejected the staff proposal to approve spending $10 million to “expedite” right-of-way purchase for an expansion of Randall Road. The article announcing proposal can be found here. Also contained in the article is how $5.7 … Continue reading

Hultgren Holding Fundraiser March 9th

The following invitation to a fundraiser on March 9th at 31 North Banquets in McHenry for Congressman Randy Hultgren has been forwarded by McHenry County Republican Party Chairman Sandra Salgado: … Continue reading

Cameron Hubbard’s Fundraiser

Crystal Lake City Councilman Cameron Hubbard has scheduled a $40 fundraiser at the Crystal Lake Country Club from 4:30-7:30 for his campaign for McHenry County Board for Thursday, November 12th. The details are below: On the letterhead of the fundraiser … Continue reading

County Board Appointment Interview – Rt. 23 Intersection with Tollway

Third on McHenry County Board Chairman Joe Gottemoller’s list of highway projects for which he sought reactions from the four applicants for appointment to the rest of just-resigned Metra Board member Ken Koehler was financing an intersection at Route 23 … Continue reading

County Board Appointment Interview – Rt. 53 Extension

Another road question asked by County Board Chairman Joe Gottemoller of the four applicants for the remaining term of recently-resigned McHenry County Board member Ken Koehler concerning kicking in county tax dollars to subsidize the extension of Illinois Route 53 … Continue reading

County Board Appointment Interview – Randall Road

When McHenry County Board Chairman Joe Gottemoller and three other members were interviewing four applicants who wish to serve out Metra Board member Ken Koehler remaining term, Gottemoller asked a series of questions about road construction. “Should we improve Randall … Continue reading

No Selection after County Board Interviews

Four men who want to fill out newly-appointed Metra Board member Ken Koehler’s McHenry County Board term were interviewed for over an hour and a half Thursday afternoon by four County Board members. After the interviews, Chairman Joe Gottemoller announced … Continue reading

Republicans Interviewing Those Wanting to Take Ken Koehler’s County Board Seat

Five southeastern McHenry County Republicans will interview five people who want to be appointed. Those on the interview team are Chris Yaeger, Chairman of the Algonquin Township Republican Central Committe Paul Serwatka, Chairman of the Grafton Township Republican Central Committee … Continue reading

McDermott Throws Name into the County Board Seat Vacancy Mix

Crystal Lake 31-year Republican Precinct Committeeman Tom McDermott has applied for the vacancy created on the McHenry County Board when Ken Koehler stepped down to take a Metra Board appointment. McDermott lists Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller, retired teacher … Continue reading

Valley Hi’s Future

Below are the August 4th County Board minutes of the discussion of hiring a consultant to made recommendations on the future of Valley Hi. The County nursing home, an enterprise account (meaning it is separate from other parts of McHenry … Continue reading

Schofield Reports Township Consolidation Task Force Conclusions

McHenry County Board Township Consolidation Task Force Chairwoman Carolyn Schofield made her report to the County Board Tuesday morning. She presented fourteen slides, which you will see below. Not much of the information was new. She said the Task Force … Continue reading