Thoughts on the McHenry County Board from Ersel Schuster

From former and candidate for McHenry County Board Ersel Schuster: Installment II – Department 12:      McHenry County Board: Funded By:                            General Fund (Attachment A) Mission Statement:            ”McHenry County Government is dedicated to providing the highest quality services for the health, … Continue reading

Articles You May Have Missed This Weekend

11-13-15 Tax Protest Suit against McHenry County, Harrison School, CL Grade & High School, plus Alg & McH Townships 11-13-15 County Inmates Get Outside Road Work, Training 11-14-15 Tax Protest Suit against Wonder Lake’s Harrison Grade School 11-15-15 CL District … Continue reading

MCC Board Members in Their Role as “Trustees”

Lakewood bond analyst and public policy commentator Steve Willson reflected on the McHenry County College Board’s upcoming decision of whether to increase or decrease taxes. (Board members can do either. (By taking all the money allowed under the Real Estate … Continue reading

Ron Parrish Denies Endorsing Tina Hill for Recorder, Prefers Joe Tirio

Last night I got a copy of the following email to MCC Trustee Karen Tirio from McHenry County College Board member Ron Parrish, who is also the immediate past President of the Village of Bull Valley: Just to set the … Continue reading

Joe Tirio Running for Recorder

The biggest surprise of the Republican Party’s fundraiser Thursday night occurred when McHenry County College Board member Karen Tirio asked me to sign her husband’s petition. “What for?” I asked. “Recorder of Deeds,” she replied. Two women have already announced … Continue reading

Steve Willson Apologizes for Endorsing Mike Smith for MCC Board

In a direct mail piece Steve Willson, the campaign manager for victorious McHenry County College Board candidates Ron Parrish, Karen Tirio and Mike Smith has apologized for supporting Smith. Voting for himself, Smith was elected President of the MCC Board, … Continue reading

Part 11 – Who’s Got What

Today’s Political Action Committee is one run by the teachers of Crystal Lake High School District 155. It spent $3.348.25 in the lead up to the April school elections. The election was on April 7th, so it is likely that … Continue reading

NWH “Ethical Lapse” Story

The top story in the Northwest Herald today is headlined, ‘Ethical lapse’ alleged in MCC race During the campaign Lakewood Village President Erin Smith was the treasurer of the campaign committee that supported the election of elected incumbent and McHenry … Continue reading