MCC President Walt Packard Sings Death Knell for Baseball Stadium

For the second meeting in less than a month, I left the room whistling, “Ding, dong the witch is dead. Which old witch? The wicked witch…” And, this time I even came up with appropriate words before I got home … Continue reading

MCC President Walt Packard Sings Death Knell for Baseball Stadium

For the second meeting in less than a month, I left the room whistling, “Ding, dong the witch is dead. Which old witch? The wicked witch…” And, this time I even came up with appropriate words before I got home … Continue reading

Re-Run – "Part 3 of ‘If I Supported a Baseball Stadium…’

Since the McHenry County College Board is meeting tonight to hear the woefully weak (because there is no market analysis, among other reasons) so-called 3rd party critique, I am r4priting this article of how the McHenry County College Board majority … Continue reading

Another Re-Run: "Questions to MCC Board and 3rd Party Reviewer of MCC Baseball Stadium Promises"

If you attend the McHenry County College Board meeting tonight at 6 PM or read a story about it, see how many of the questions that I asked to be answered and handed to the Economics Research Associates folks get … Continue reading

Re-Run – "Part 3 of ‘If I Supported a Baseball Stadium…’

Since the McHenry County College Board is meeting tonight to hear the woefully weak (because there is no market analysis, among other reasons) so-called 3rd party critique, I am r4priting this article of how the McHenry County College Board majority … Continue reading

Another Re-Run: "Questions to MCC Board and 3rd Party Reviewer of MCC Baseball Stadium Promises"

If you attend the McHenry County College Board meeting tonight at 6 PM or read a story about it, see how many of the questions that I asked to be answered and handed to the Economics Research Associates folks get … Continue reading

Packard’s Plan to Build the Baseball Stadium Grinds Forward

Doing some filing this past weekend, I found McHenry County College President Walt Packard’s October 25, 2007 “Information Report” entitled, “Next Stepswith Health, Wellness, Athletic Complex (HWAC)and Land Purchase” He offered four options, the first and third of which seems … Continue reading

Packard’s Plan to Build the Baseball Stadium Grinds Forward

Doing some filing this past weekend, I found McHenry County College President Walt Packard’s October 25, 2007 “Information Report” entitled, “Next Stepswith Health, Wellness, Athletic Complex (HWAC)and Land Purchase” He offered four options, the first and third of which seems … Continue reading

MCC’s Version of Fantasy Baseball

Economics Research Associates staffers Richard Starr and David Stone sent a February 26, 2008, introductory letter to McHenry County College President Walt Packard. It asserts they will expound on the “reasonableness and achievability” in something they allege is a 3rd … Continue reading

MCC’s Version of Fantasy Baseball

Economics Research Associates staffers Richard Starr and David Stone sent a February 26, 2008, introductory letter to McHenry County College President Walt Packard. It asserts they will expound on the “reasonableness and achievability” in something they allege is a 3rd … Continue reading

Straightforward Versus Sneaky

“If you fund it, they will come,” is the first sentence in the article that popped up from a search engine yesterday entitled, Public money is status quo for pro teams Naturally, the McHenry County College Board’s 4-vote majority’s insistence … Continue reading

Straightforward Versus Sneaky

“If you fund it, they will come,” is the first sentence in the article that popped up from a search engine yesterday entitled, Public money is status quo for pro teams Naturally, the McHenry County College Board’s 4-vote majority’s insistence … Continue reading

MCC Board Officially Split 4-3 on Baseball Stadium

In the category of “If a tree falls in the forest and no one hears it, did it make a noise?” comes last Thursday night’s McHenry County College Board meeting motion to declare the baseball stadium proposal dead. Then again, … Continue reading

MCC Board Officially Split 4-3 on Baseball Stadium

In the category of “If a tree falls in the forest and no one hears it, did it make a noise?” comes last Thursday night’s McHenry County College Board meeting motion to declare the baseball stadium proposal dead. Then again, … Continue reading

Questions to MCC Board and 3rd Party Reviewer of MCC Baseball Stadium Promises

Since the McHenry County College Board minutes bear little if any relationship to what I say to the board, here’s what I passed out and summarized at Thursday night’s meeting. More time was spent discussing minutes, by the way, than … Continue reading

Questions to MCC Board and 3rd Party Reviewer of MCC Baseball Stadium Promises

Since the McHenry County College Board minutes bear little if any relationship to what I say to the board, here’s what I passed out and summarized at Thursday night’s meeting. More time was spent discussing minutes, by the way, than … Continue reading

Economic Research Associates Make Sales Pitch to MCC Board

Guess I was wrong as to why Richard Starr and David Stone of Economic Research Associates came to the McHenry County College Board meeting. Starr said he had been invited by MCC President Walt Packard. Since ERA did the devastating … Continue reading

Economic Research Associates Make Sales Pitch to MCC Board

Guess I was wrong as to why Richard Starr and David Stone of Economic Research Associates came to the McHenry County College Board meeting. Starr said he had been invited by MCC President Walt Packard. Since ERA did the devastating … Continue reading

Thursday at MCC Meeting: What Answers Would You Like About the Baseball Stadium’s Finances?

I forgot McHenry County College was having a meeting on Monday. A friend of McHenry County Blog attended and sent these notes: It pays to stay to the bitter end of the performance. You and Emily might have been entertained … Continue reading

Thursday at MCC Meeting: What Answers Would You Like About the Baseball Stadium’s Finances?

I forgot McHenry County College was having a meeting on Monday. A friend of McHenry County Blog attended and sent these notes: It pays to stay to the bitter end of the performance. You and Emily might have been entertained … Continue reading