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

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

Mike Smith Elected MCC Board President

Recently elected McHenry County Trustee Mike Smith of Lakewood was elected President of the College Board by a 4-3 vote. He replaced his April running mate Ron Parrish, who sought re-election to the Board Presidency, being nominated by newly-sworn in … Continue reading

$1,875 and Good-Bye

I attended the meeting of the McHenry County College Board tonight because of the following agenda item: ACCEPT AND APPROVE DR. SMITH’S NOTICE OF INTENT TO RETIRE AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2015, AND GRANT DR. SMITH A POST RETIREMENT STIPEND … Continue reading

MCC Slate Wins

The three candidates widely supported by Republican Precinct Committeemen and activists won the three vacancies on the McHenry County College Board. In the race for the two six-year terms, elected incumbent Ron Parrish appointed incumbent Mike Smith won. Scott Summers, … Continue reading

MCC Candidates, Minus One, Present Selves

There were six names on the tables at the front of the McHenry County College auditorium. Missing was candidate Jeffrey Hill, running for a six-year term. After the forum I discovered he had signed the paperwork that the McHenry County … Continue reading