Homelessness Meeting Tuesday, May 17th, at 6 PM

Two McHenry County Board committees will consider the topic Confronting Homelessness in McHenry County next Tuesday, May 17th, at 6 PM. The Committees are Public Health & Human Services Planning & Development The meeting will be held at the Administration … Continue reading

New Water Employee Push Now 2-1

July 25th a request from the Planning and Zoning Department to hire a new employee to handle water resources at a cost of about $73,000 was rejected by the Planning and Development Committee. Prior to that, the Natural and Environmental … Continue reading

Committee Rejects New Employee, Plus Pay Hikes for Zoning Board of Appeals

Tuesday the Planning & Development Committee took on a decidedly fiscal conservative approach to McHenry County spending. Two items to increase spending were on the agenda: Hiring a new person to handle water resources at a cost of almost $73,000 … Continue reading

Building Rules

A press release from McHenry County: McHenry County Department of Planning and Development Preparing For Spring Construction Season Woodstock Willie may have predicted six more weeks of winter, but that hasn’t slowed the McHenry County Department of Planning and Development’s … Continue reading

Aerial Zoning Enforcement Banned in Will County

Tea Party activists are prominent in Will County. Tea Party folks aren’t keen on any level of government prying into what they consider their private affairs. Maybe that explains why there was a County Board movement to ban the use … Continue reading

County Board Set to Tack Another $475,000 on Budget

On March 27, McHenry County’s Finance and Audit Committee discussed emergency appropriations: a pair of contracts for the Planning and Development Department – one for a computer program for their Permitting System and another for their Digital Plan Review in … Continue reading