Algonquin Township Board Cuts Gasser Legal Expenses from $250,000 to $150,000

When the budget for the Algonquin Township Road District was considered by the Township Board on Monday night, the Board voted 4-1 to reduce the line item for legal fees from $250,000 to $150,000. Trustee David Chapman made the reduction … Continue reading

Illinois Leaks Calls for Resignation of Algonquin Township Clerk Karen Lukasik

This article was published on Illinois Leaks and is re-published here with permission: Algonquin Township – Clerk Lukasik needs to resign immediately BY KIRK ALLEN ON MAY 7, 2018 • ( 1 COMMENT ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) –Last November the Algonquin Township Clerk, Karen Lukasik, denied my … Continue reading

Secret Gift Cards Put Karen Lukasik & Bob Miller in Sights of Illinois Leaks Again

Both Edgar County Watchdogs, Kirk Allen and John Kraft, will speak at the McHenry County Libertarian Party meeting being held at the Rib House on Route 176 at 8 PM. The two will be there for the 6:30 dinner and … Continue reading

Edgar County Watchdogs Again Asks for Algonquin Township Clerk Karen Lukasik to Resign Immediately

The Edgar County Watchdogs will be in town tomorrow night.  It seems as though the Edgar County Watchdogs are discovering more problems at Algonquin Township daily.  This is the first time that Bob Kunz name has been mentioned by the … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Attorney Billed for Talking to “Prospective” Town Meeting Moderator

The following article, which appeared in Illinois Leaks, is re-published with permission: Algonquin Township Attorney billing for calling/speaking with “prospective” Moderator before one was even nominated for 2017 Annual Township meeting BY KIRK ALLEN ON APRIL 27, 2018 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) McHenry Co. … Continue reading

Illinos Leaks Criticizes NWH for Not Asking for Comment on Its FOIA Lawsuit Against Algonquin Township Clerk Karen Lukasik

The following article from Illinois Leaks is re-published with permission: Algonquin Township – Blame-shifting coupled with deficient reporting leaves public clueless BY KIRK ALLEN ON APRIL 16, 2018 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) McHenry Co. (ECWd)-In yet another example of why the general public is … Continue reading

Algonquin Township – Case law says Clerk cannot contract a person to perform her duty!

Reprinted with permission: Algonquin Township – Case law says Clerk cannot contract a person to perform her duty! BY KIRK ALLEN ON APRIL 15, 2018 • ( 1 COMMENT ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) – Once again, information being discussed during the recent Algonquin Township meeting raises … Continue reading

Edgar County Watchdogs File Lawsuit Against Algonquin Township & Road District

The following is posted with the permission of the Edgar County Watchdogs. Algonquin Township and Road District facing FOIA Lawsuit By Kirk Allen on April 4, 2018 • ( 1 Comment ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) – ECWd filed our Freedom … Continue reading

Edgar County Watchdogs Sue Algonquin Township for FOIA Violations

Algonquin Township and its Road District have been sued by Edgar County Watchdogss principals Kirk Allen and John Kraft. Woodstock Attorney Denise Anbroziak ia representing the plaintiffs. In sixteen counts, the suit charges the township with refusal to reply to … Continue reading

Illinois Leaks Says Contract Between Karen Lukasik & Jack Barrett Illegal

The following is posted with the permission of the Edgar County Watchdogs. Algonquin Township Clerk Lukasik – Illegal contract disclosed By Kirk Allen on March 30, 2018 McHenry Co. (ECWd) –Today I received a response to my Freedom of Information Act … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Andrew Gasser Asks Court to Force Algonquin Township Clerk to Repay $250 “Bonus”

Included in Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Andrew Gasser’s suit against Township Clerk Karen Lukasik, former Road Commissioner Bob Miller and Anna May Miller, the wife who worked for him while he was in office, is a request that Lukasik be … Continue reading

New Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Andrew Gasser Court Filing Against Township Clerk Karen Lukasik, Predecessor Bob Miller

This past week, attorney Robert Hanlon, on behalf of Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Andrew Gasser, filed another brief in the case that started out as one to make certain that records were not destroyed. Besides Township Clerk Karen Lukasik, former … Continue reading

Karen Lukasik’s Algonquin Township Bus Driver Bonus

Now Algonquin Township Clerk Karen Lukasik worked for former Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller as a bus driver from the November, 2016, until March, 2017, about two months before Miller’s term expired. Hired just three months before the February, … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Clerk Lukasik: “I don’t give a shit… go through it all.” Caught On Video

The township form of government has been under attack for some time in McHenry County.  Here is the latest from the Edgar County Watchdogs.  This is re-posted with their permission: Algonquin Township Clerk captured on video removing records and more! … Continue reading

Illinois Leaks Calls for Criminal Charges in Algonquin Township

Another article from Illinois Leaks‘ Kirk Allen, this time calling for criminal charges, is published with permission. Algonquin Township – Time for criminal charges BY KIRK ALLEN ON JANUARY 6, 2018 Once again we validate a long-standing opinion that gift … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Clerk Karen Lukasik Not Keeping Up with Freedom of Information Requests

The following article is from Illinois Leaks’ author Kirk Allen and is published with permission: Algonquin Township Clerk to ring in new year with ongoing FOIA violations. BY KIRK ALLEN ON DECEMBER 30, 2017 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) … Continue reading

Karen Lukasik’s Reply to FOIA Request Worth Reading

The day before Christmas I sent Algonquin Township Clerk the following Freedom of Information Request: “Under the FOIA I request documents showing annual compensation for officials who took office as a result of last spring’s elections. “Thanks for fulfilling this … Continue reading