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

Algonquin Township Clerk Overdue on Replies to FOIA Requests

Algonquin Township Clerk Karen Lukasik is not meeting the deadlines in the Freedom of Information Act. FOI Officers have a week (five working days) to reply to requests or to informer requesters that an additional week will be required before … Continue reading

What Did New Algonquin Township Clerk Mean When She Wrote about Destroying Records?

More on Algonquin Township Clerk Karen Lukisek from Illinois Leaks. Published with permission. Algonquin Township – One of her first orders of business? BY KIRK ALLEN ON DECEMBER 17, 2017 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) –When an elected official tells you that … Continue reading

Previous Illinois Leaks Criticism of Algonquin Township Clerk Karen Lukasik – Part 2

With the most recent critical article on Algonquin Township Clerk Karen Lukasik and a Township Board meeting coming Wednesday night at 7 PM, I thought readers might be interested in two articles from Illinois Leaks from late November.  Reprinted with permission, here … Continue reading

Previous Illinois Leaks Criticism of Algonquin Township Clerk Karen Lukasik – Part 1

With the most recent critical article on Algonquin Township Clerk Karen Lukasik and a Township Board meeting coming this Wednesday night at 7 PM, I thought readers might be interested in two articles from Illinois Leaks from late November.  Reprinted … Continue reading