Franks Holds Closed Door Meeting with School Leaders

The time was 11 o’clock. The place was the County Administrative Building. The participants had been summoned by McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Frnaks as part of his campaign to convince voters that he had not really promised that their … Continue reading

Franks Replies to School Superintendents’ Counteroffer to Meeting Request

Yesterday, McHenry County Blog published the press release McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks released about his invitation to nine school superintendents and board presidents to meet with him on Thursday. The superintendents said a number had scheduling conflicts, but … Continue reading

Skinner Family Real Estate Tax Bill Increases 1/2 of 1% (Not the 4.6% I Thought When Decimal Misplaced)

I needed addition advice on how to find a copy of my family’s tax bill on the McHenry County Treasurer’s web site. The bill went from $9,988.26 last year to $10,033.66. That’s an increase of 0.46%. [Thanks to Alabama Shake for pointing … Continue reading

Comparing McHenry County Property Tax 2002 Versus 2016-Part 1

CPI Increase Totals 33% – McHenry County Property Taxes Increased Over 75% A friend of McHenry County Blog compiled the information explaining McHenry County Taxes in correlation to the Consumer Price Index. The McHenry County Chairman and some candidates for … Continue reading

Lying Jack Franks Makes an Even Bigger False Promise: “No More High Property Taxes in McHenry County”

Having fallen behind in sharing Lying Jack Franks‘ emails with you, I’m now trying to catch up. All of them have the scissors cutting through the home local promising to cut property taxes NOW 10%. That’s his bait and switch … Continue reading

Jack Franks Lays Out Door Hanger, Complete with “Cut 10” Lie

Here’s what was distributed to a Grafton Township precinct recently. It touts the endorsements that Lying Jack Franks has received from the three newspapers who have made endorsements. And, it has To all three editorial boards, Franks backed off from … Continue reading

Lying Jack Franks Continues Campaign to Deceive People into Thinking He Will Cut Their Tax Bills 10%

Take a look at McHenry County Board Chairman candidate Lying Jack Franks‘ latest email containing promoting his campaign, signed by Doris Hernandez and Miles Colvin. There is no mention of what newspaper editorial endorsements of Franks emphasize, that is, that Franks only … Continue reading