Gonigam Gets Permission to See Summary of Zinke Exoneration Report

Because the sound system is so bad, I can’t be sure what was said in the courtroom of Thomas Meyer Thursday morning. But I think he ruled that the Sheriff’s Office had waived its right to use an excuse in … Continue reading

Another Sheriff’s Department Corrections Official Out

Paperwork for another McHenry County Sheriff’s Department official that has left since Sheriff Bill Pirm took office has surfaced. It’s for Harvard’s Daniel Sedlock, Chief of Corrections.  He was being paid at the annual rate of $130,233.  The paperwork started … Continue reading

New Hires in Countywide Offices That Changed Hands

Morton Blackwell of The Leadership Institute is the originator of the “Personnel is policy” Law. (His “laws” can be found here.) The Institute conducts all sorts of training courses, including for campaigns, Who a new officeholder hires may be an … Continue reading

County Money-Saving Possibilities

There was a very, very long McHenry County Board Finance Committee meeting on Tuesday. I went to encourage its members to encourage Governor Pat Quinn to veto the Pam Althoff-Karen McConnaughay-Mike Tryon bill to allow the McHenry County Conservation District … Continue reading