Hebron Mayor Refuses to Resign

John Jacobson, Hebron’s Mayor who was arrested on drug charges last month, was asked by several village residents to resign, but he refused. In a statement after entering the Village Board’s meeting room right before the 7 PM starting time, … Continue reading

Recent GOP Committeemen Appointments

It’s been a while since I looked for new appointees to the McHenry County Republican Central Committee by new-elected Chairman Sandy Salgado. Here’s what I found: ALGONQUIN 3 – Mickey Barnas (Resigned 7/27/14) ALGONQUIN 3 – Nate Gainer (Appt 7/27/14) … Continue reading

Lori McConnville’s Letter of Resignation from Prairie Grove School Board

Thought readers might be interested in what this former Democratic Party candidate for the McHenry County Board had to say when she resigned from the teacher union-dominated Prairie Grove District 46 School Board: November 11, 2014 Statement to the Prairie … Continue reading

Ex-Oakwood Hills Village President’s Husband Resigns from Zoning & Planning Post

The Oakwood Hills Village web site is reporting that Zoning Board of Appeals/Plan Commiossner Daniel Funk has resigned his post. He is the husband of recently-resigned Village President Melanie Funk. … Continue reading

Oakwood Hills Resignation Letters

September 8th, Oakwood Hills Village Trustee Beth Gorr resigned. September 9th, Oakwood Hills Village Attorney John Cowlin resigned. September 11th, Oakwood Village Hills Village President Melanie Funk sent in a resignation letter. You can see the documents below: … Continue reading

Resignations at the 708 Mental Health Board Agency

Today, Kevin Craver of the Northwest Herald reported on the resignation of the McHenry County Mental Health Board’s President, Robert Routzahn. Now, McHenry County Blog has learned Interim Executive Director Todd Schroll is also resigning. He will be leaving November … Continue reading

The Press Release Announcing District 47 Supt. Donn Mendoza’s Resignation

Dr. Kathy Hinz has been named Acting Superintendent of Crystal Lake District 47 after last night’s parting of the ways with Dr. Donn Mendoza. The press release issued follows: STATEMENT OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF CRYSTAL LAKE SCHOOL DISTRICT … Continue reading

Three Newly-Elected County Board Members To Be Resigning Current Posts

Two Crystal Lake and one Huntley politician will be giving up their seats on the city council, park and school boards in the near future. Carolyn Schofield, who is in her second term on the Crystal Lake City Council, and … Continue reading

Backdooring Sheriff Nygren’s Replacement – Part 1

Remember in history classes how the professor told you that the conspiratorial theory of history was bunk. I’m willing to guess the Oberlin College prof that told us students that didn’t know much about Illinois politics. Having seen what appeared … Continue reading

Applications Being Accepted for District 15 Grade School Board

A press release from McHenry’s District 15 Grade School District concerning the replacement of Patrick Miller, who was forced to resign because he did not file his Statement of Economic Interest in a timely fashion: Vacancy on District 15 School … Continue reading

NW Herald Quotes Schaffer on Franks’ Metra Attack Motivation

Kevin Craver of the Northwest Herald wrote a story Tuesday about McHenry County Board Chairman Ken Koehler’s unwillingness to ask for the resignation of former State Senator Jack Schaffer from the Metra Board. The first indication I could find of … Continue reading

Snippets from Huntley School District 158’s Board Meeting

Below are four snippets from Huntley 158’s board meeting of March 4th. If you had taken the time to listen to or be at the board meeting, you would have heard the quotes below. (My apologies for any minor discrepancies.) … Continue reading

Huntley School District Seeks Board Applicants

With the resignation of Huntley School District 158 Board President Shawn Green, the remaining members are seeking applicants to replace him.Applications are due by March 18th.  Below is the notice that has been distributed: Notice of Board Member Vacancy 03.05.10 … Continue reading

Huntley School Board President Shawn Green’s Remarks Before Resigning

Tonight was Huntley School Board President Shawn Green’s last meeting. He resigned to pursue policy concerns in a different arena, perhaps even another elective office. (He was elected a Republican Precinct Committeeman February 2nd.) Green warns against using the schools … Continue reading