Willson CL Library Architect Donating Big Money to Library Referendum Campaign

The following letter from bond analyst Steve Willson, was published originally in the Northwest Herald.  It is re-published below with permission from the author: Questionable Contributions Editor: Many years ago it was common for investment banks to contribute to local … Continue reading

Rebutting the MCC Rebuttal on $34 Million Project – Part 2

Below is Part 2 of the rebuttal from Lakewood bond analyst Steve Willson’s critique (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3) to the “Corrections” paper about the critique issued by anonymous McHenry County College officials: Rebuttal to MCC’s “Corrections in Response to McHenry County … Continue reading

MCC Board Members in Their Role as “Trustees”

Lakewood bond analyst and public policy commentator Steve Willson reflected on the McHenry County College Board’s upcoming decision of whether to increase or decrease taxes. (Board members can do either. (By taking all the money allowed under the Real Estate … Continue reading

MCC Plan to Build Health Club, Sciences Building Critiqued

An analysis by Steve Willson of McHenry County College’s planned health club-sciences building proposal: Analysis of the Business Plan for the Proposed MCC Health and Sciences Education Building Introduction The McHenry County College Board of Trustees received a document entitled … Continue reading

Critique of MCC Trustee Cynthia Kisser Draws Denial

On July 12, the following letter from Lakewood resident Steve Willson was published in the Northwest Herald: McHenry County College is streaming its board meetings. (Kudos to Trustee Tom Wilbeck for this idea.) It’s the best reality show on TV. … Continue reading