Feb. 28th GOP Township Primary Elections

Three of the largest townships in McHenry County are holding  primary elections on February 28th to select Republican candidates for the April general elections. In all three townships–Algonquin, Grafton and Nunda–the Republican Primary is likely to pick the same people … Continue reading

Nunda Holding Candidates Night Jan. 31st

The Nunda Township Republican Party is hosting a candidates’ night for its many candidates. The details are contained below in this communication from Party Secretary Nancy Gonsiorek: It is great news that the April consolidated election will include a wealth … Continue reading

Nunda Township Democrats Roll Out Clerk, Trustee Candidates

They will contest the April election with the following Republican candidates: Supervisor Kelvin Lee Jennigs Catherine M. Williams Michael Walkup Township Assessor Mark Dzemske Justin Franzke Road Commissioner “Iron” Mike Lespernce Eric Dowd Clerk Joni Smith Trustee (4 to be … Continue reading

Statement of Candidacy Discrepancies Bring Early Drama to GOP Township Primaries

Elections have several phases. First there is the intimidation phase. When opponents or potential opponents hear that one is running for office, they enlist people whom they think can influence you to call or meet with you to convince you … Continue reading

Nunda Township GOP Primary Filings

Nunda Township Republicans will have opposition for every office but Township Clerk. There former Township Trustee and unsuccessful candidate for the GOP nomination for Recorder of Deeds Joni Smith has a lock. She is the only candidate. For Township Supervisor, … Continue reading

Nunda Township Opts for Republican Township Primary Election

At the Nunda Township Republican Central Committee meeting last week, the Precinct Committeemen voted to hold a primary election to select who will run for Nunda Township office on the GOP ticket, according to Township GOP Chairman Joe Gottemoller. That … Continue reading

Free Food Every Friday at Nunda Township Hall

Just a reminder that the First Methodist Church of Crystal Lake facilitates the distribution of food at the Nunda Township Hall each Friday morning. It comes directly from the Jewel Stores in Crystal Lake and Woodstock, plus in a truck … Continue reading

Comparing Township Costs & Surpluses

A friend of McHenry County Blog ran these figures on McHenry County Townships: Comparison of McHenry Township Finances Township Fund Balance to Revenue Per Capita Expenditures Per Household Expenditures Alden 124.7% 266 747 Algonquin 72.8% 44 124 Burton 176.7% 59 … Continue reading

What Happened to Township Taxes?

Here is what is happening to taxpayers as a whole: Township  Inc/Decrease  2015-2014 in Total Tax Inc/Decrease 2014-2013 in Total Tax HARTLAND $95.24 ($518.43) ALDEN $1,484.21 ($2,923.60) DUNHAM $877.76 ($10,905.30) HEBRON $4,219.09 ($5,118.21) RILEY ($2,678.90) ($1,172.12) SENECA ($6,000.31) ($4,000.73) GRAFTON … Continue reading

Township Republicans Reorganize

Four more McHenry County Townships elected officers to lead Republican Party efforts for the next two years. First up was Nunda Township. There was not vote as candidate Nick Provenzano withdrew his candidacy in favor of Joe Gottemoller’s. Mark Daniel, … Continue reading