Besides the township road commissioner pork amounting to $1.9 million, cities and villages in McHenry County got some pork, too.
Hebron is going to get $150,000 for “public safety construction and road
Pretty broadly defined, wouldn’t you say?
I figure the village board can spend the money on virtually anything they want.
There’s $475,000 for the widening of Miller Road in McHenry and $575,000 for widening Rakow Road in Crystal Lake. Both are county highways.
There’s $700,000 for “all costs associated with Huntersville Sewer Project” in McHenry.
McHenry Township will receive $75,000 for the “construction of a food pantry building.” (Grafton Township got nothing for its food pantry.)
Crystal Lake is getting
- $700,00 for “all costs associated with road infrastructure improvements.”
- $482,000 for “all costs associated with the North Shore Flooding Improvement Project”
- $100,000 for “all costs associated with water and sewer improvements”
Algonquin will receive $100,000 for “all 10 costs associated with roadway, sanitary, sewer, storm sewer, and water main improvements.”
Cary is getting $450,000 for the “Route 14 and Jandus Road intersection 17 improvements.”
The Cary Park District is getting $150,000 for “all costs associated with park improvements.”
The Fox Waterway Agency will be waiting for $1,000,000 for costs associated with capital upgrades to waterway, plus another $500,000 for “reconstruction and shoreline stabilization (Trinski Island).”
$200,000 is earmarked for Fox River Grove for “infrastructure improvements” and $200,000 for “reconstruction and public utility extension project.”
Fox Lake is getting $185,000 for “the construction of a de-icing storage and containment facility.”
And the Fox Lake American Legion Post 703 will get $50,000 for “costs associated with capital improvements to the facility.”
Lake in the Hills is getting three grants:
- 300,000 for “costs associated with park development and improvements”
- $100,000 for “capital improvements for Sunset Park” (In 2007, State Rep. Mike Tryon earmarked $45,000 for the park.)
- $300,000 for park development and improvements”
Huntley’s share is $150,000 for “all costs associated with road and other capital improvements.”
$500,000 is in the bill for Johnsburg for “water and/or wastewater infrastructure improvements.”
Woodstock comes in with $300,000 in the pork sweepstakes. It’s for “road infrastructure improvements.”
And, my home town of Lakewood is even getting $200,000 for “all costs associated with road improvements.”
And, while not a municipality, the Richmond Fire Protection District will get $150,000 for “public safety improvements and construction of a parking lot”
Maybe you can find more McHenry County pork in House Bill 313.
If you do, please let me know so I can share the information more broadly.