Most Township Boards Ask for Less or Same Amount of Taxes as Last Year

Townships are a much maligned form of local government. Today we show you how much McHenry County’s seventeen townships will extract from pocketbooks this year compared to last year. Extensions are the amount of taxes which are billed.  The tax … Continue reading

Citizen Gets Answer to Nunda Township Highway Commissioner’s Legal Exenses – $6-7,000

Arriving a bit late at the Nunda Township Annual Meeting, I was told I had not missed much. No controversy with adjournment less than a half an hour after the meeting began. The monthly meeting of the township board was … Continue reading

Nunda Township Compensation over $75,000

There’s a new law that requires townships to publish the names and compensation for those receiving salary and benefits of $75,000 or over. Here is what I found for Nunda Township for the year ending March 31, 2013. To Nunda … Continue reading

Four GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Coming to Cuba Township

It’s not just Nunda Township that can attract candidates running for the Republican nomination for Governor in Illinois. The most southwestern township in Lake County, Cuba Township, population just under 17,000, has all four coming in the next two months. … Continue reading

Pipeline Being Repaired in Bull Valley

Lots of pipelines run throughout McHenry County. About a week ago, work began in a field two hundred feet north of the Boone Creek Golf Course on Mason Hill Road and about 500 feet from Boone Creek. The problem is … Continue reading

With Fox River at Record Height Nunda Township Trustee Says Need for Sandbagging Volunteers “Urgent”

An email from Nunda Township Trustee Mike Shorten: Urgent… Volunteers still needed Good Morning, Despite reports relayed in the media that the Fox River had crested yesterday, the Nunda Road District Employees have seen otherwise and the water has risen … Continue reading

Nunda Township Still Seeking Volunteers for Sandbagging until 9 Sunday Night

Yesterday Nunda Township Supervisor-Elect Lee Jennings sent out another robo-call seeking volunteers. [Jennings identified this as Rawson Bridge Road near the Broken Oar.  When he emailed me, he said the water was higher on Monday morning.] People are needed for … Continue reading