Munaretto Fails to Get County Real Estate Contract

Former McHenry County Board member Marc Munaretto failed to get a contract to handle real estate deals with the County at Tuesday night’s meeting. This was the second time the resolution to approve him made it to the Board floor. … Continue reading

Brokers Contacted for County Real Estate Business

The McHenry County Board’s Management Services Committee recommended that the real estate firm of Marc Munaretto, former County Board member, recently appointed Metra representative and former Algonquin Clerk be contracted to handle property transactions (with the exception of right-of-way purchases). … Continue reading

Munaretto Gets Committee Nod for County Real Estate Business

Earlier this morning, McHenry County Blog reported on Marc Munaretto’s real estate firm being the only one to ask to represent the County in property purchases or sales. A Request for Proposal was sent to over a dozen firms, but … Continue reading

Munaretto Recommended for County’s Real Estate Broker

Only one real estate broker out of fourteen who were asked if he/she wanted to represent McHenry County in real estate matters was interested. The only reply was from former McHenry County Board member Marc Munaretto. Munaretto retired from the … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Featured on Open the Books

Algonquin Township is in the spotlight (scroll down in linked page) in a recent Open the Books report. ┬áThe not-for-profit is run by Adam Andrzejewski, a 2010 candidate for the Republican nomination for Governor and one who sought Bruce Rauner’s … Continue reading

Twelve Seek Metra Board Appointment

The following seek to succeed former State Senator Jack Schaffer on the Metra Board. It’s a paying position–$15,000 per year–but not exempt from political heat. Dennis Adams, McHenry, former McHenry County College Board member, McHenry alderman and candidate for Mayor, … Continue reading

Nygren, Millers, Munaretto, Nowak Host Zinke Algonquin Fundraiser

Here’s the invitation to a $50 1-3 Saturday afternoon Algonquin fundraiser for McHenry County Sheriff’s hopeful Andy Zinke at Cucina Bella Restaurant: The Host Committee consists of the following: Keith Nygren Dennis Adams Anna May Miller Bob Miller Robert Nowak … Continue reading

Number and Staple Petition Sheets and Receipt from Statement of Economic Interest When Filing for Office

There are two mistakes that newcomers to seeking office make that opponents use to eliminate them from the ballot. “Easier to beat no one than someone,” goes the logic. The first is to fail to number the pages of one’s … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Supervisor Candidates Use Post Office for Precinct Workers

Because most Republican Precinct Committeemen do not distribute literature in their neighborhoods, it probably essential that candidates who want to get their messages out use the U.S. Postal System. Friday, a second post card arrived from challenger Marc Munaretto arrived … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Supervisor Dianne Klemm Sees “No Need for Taxes to Increase in the Future”

A press release from Algonquin Township Supervisor Dianne Klemm: Dianne Klemm Running for Re-Election Algonquin Township Supervisor, Dianne Klemm, is running for re-election. She is in her 3rd. term after replacing the previous supervisor who retired. The Supervisor serves as … Continue reading

Dianne Klemm Holds Well-Attended Fund Raiser

In the race for Algonquin Township Supervisor, incumbent Dianne Klemm is losing the sign race. Munaretto has bought the best locations that Liberty Outdoor Advertising has to offer and has good color contrast on his billboards and smaller signs. He … Continue reading

Marc Munaretto Criticizes Dianne Klemm’s Fiscal Stewardship in Algonquin Township

An email from Algonquin Township Clerk Marc Munaretto, who is running against incumbent Supervisor Dianne Klemm for that office: “Here is some information about the Township’s financial stewardship under Supervisor Klemm that might be interesting to your readers. “Did you … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Republicans Gear Up for a Fight

Only Township Assessor Bob Kunz and Road Commissioner Bob Miller managed to avoid a challenge in the late February Republican Party Primary Election. Township Supervisor Dianne Klemm is being challenged by Township Clerk Marc Munaretto. Two are running for the … Continue reading

McHenry County Board Members May Have Signaled Intention to “Tax to the Max” Again

Getting as much money out of taxpayers is pretty much the goal of every tax district official, from school board member to township trustee. To do that, boards need to ask for more than the increase in the Cost of … Continue reading

Bob Anderson Wins One – County Board Puts Anti-Double-Dipping Referendum on Ballot

Wonder Lake activist-barber Bob Anderson got a referendum on the November without having to go door-to-door. The question was on an issue upon which Governor Pat Quinn built his political career. Until he had to depend upon double-dippers to advance … Continue reading