Ten Townships’ Welfare Costs

Found this comparison of Township General Assistant handed out and accompanying administrative costs. You don’t have to guess that it came from Bob Anderson … Continue reading

Nunda Township Supervior John Heisler Resigns, Interim Replacment Trustee Jim Schlader

In a letter dated December 11th, Nunda Township Supervisor John Heisler submitted his resignation as of January 3, 2013. The missive, addressed to Trustee James Schlader, read, “Due to recent events and family responsibilities, I will be unable to complete … Continue reading

Dems Slate Attorney Phil Robertson to Run for Dorr Township Supervisor

McHenry County Democratic Party Chairman Mike Bissett informs me that Dorr Township nominated Phil Robertson has been nominate in the Dorr Township Democratic Party Caucus for Township Supervisor. Robertson is “an attorney and also the county party’s counsel, Bissett informs … Continue reading

Township GOP Primary Election Paperwork Not at County Clerk’s Office Yet

The Republican Parties in all of the five largest townships in McHenry County seem to have decided or soon will decide to hold primary elections in February, rather than hold caucuses. Those five are Algonquin Dorr Grafton McHenry Nunda Paperwork … Continue reading

Algonquin Township GOP to Hold Primary Election to Select Next Year’s Township Candidates

Since the 1973 fiasco of a caucus conducted by the Algonquin Township Republican Central Committee, McHenry County largest township has allowed voters to decide who GOP candidates for township office shall be. That was the year that first-term Assessor Forrest … Continue reading

Officials’ Perks Ruled Taxable in Grafton Township

An IRS finding handed down January 31st will surely be the talk of the next meeting of the Township Officials of Illinois. It says that heretofore fringe benefits, such as the Grafton Road Commissioner’s vehicle and the reimbursement for dinners … Continue reading

A Campaign Issue for Those Seeking Township Office

Of course, township elections are not until 2013, but I know people are already discussing running for the offices. Some have commented that some officials’ salaries are too high. Odds are good that most will be raised for the next … Continue reading