Two New McHenry County College Trustees Appointed

A press release from McHenry County College: McHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE (MCC) BOARD OF TRUSTEES SELECT TWO NEW BOARD MEMBERS TO SERVE INTERIM POSITIONS [October 30, 2018. Crystal Lake, IL] At a special Board meeting on Monday, October 29, 2018, the … Continue reading

Will Paul Serswatka Be the Second Governmental Leader to Leave McHenry County?

With two  U-Haul trucks having left Lakewood Village President Paul Serwatka’s home late last week, it certainly looks as if he is leaving Illinois. If so, he would be the second head of a local government to pull up stakes. … Continue reading

MCC Currently Has No Internal Auditor in Place

Internal Auditor Processes Never Approved by MCC Board A FOIA request to MCC for “Any reports or docments written by Nancy Gonsiorek regarding internal auditing while Gonsiorek was working for/with MCC prompted the following response by FOIA officer Christina Haggerty: … Continue reading

Linda Liddell New McHenry County College Board President

Long-time McHenry County College Board Trustee Linda Liddell was selected on a 6-1 vote to replace Chris Jenner as President of the Board. She replaced Vice-Chairman and Interim Chairman Diane Evertsen, who received the one vote, from Karen Tirio. MCC … Continue reading

Five Being Interviewed to Replace MCC Board Member Chris Jenner

Former McHenry County College Board President Chris Jenner is in Florida where the temperature was 56 degrees, not ideal Florida weather, but 40-50 degrees warmer than Crystal Lake during the day. Tonight the remaining six members of the College Board … Continue reading

McHenry County College Board Saves Taxpayers Over $20 Million by Having Flat Tax Levy for Five Years Running

A press release from McHenry County College: McHenry County College Board Approves Flat Tax Levy for Fifth Consecutive Year [Oct. 4, 2017.Crystal Lake, IL] At their regular monthly meeting on Thursday, September 28, the McHenry County College Board of Trustees … Continue reading

Harvard High School Targeted with $1.25 Million for Upward Bound Program, MCC to Administer

The Federal government has decided to provide McHenry County College a five-year grant amounting to $1,250,000 to Here is the information being provided to the McHenry County Board for next Thursday night’s meeting: On May 30, McHenry County College received … Continue reading

MCC Considering Resolution Asking Legislators to Repeal Prevailing Wage

I’m willing to bet that the McHenry County College Board room will be packed with the hall crowded for the consideration of a resolution to “urge the Illinois State elected officials representing the McHenry County College attendance area to create … Continue reading

Women Beat Men for McHenry County College Slots

The only two women running for McHenry County College Board Linda Liddell Diane Evertsen swamped their three male opponents. Liddell was running for re-election. Evertsen, who self-term limited herself to two terms on the McHenry County Board, ran first. Losing … Continue reading

Kelly Liebman Teaches Herself Lesson in Uncontested Races, Doesn’t Fill in Her Oval

A Friend of McHenry County Blog sent in a copy of the precinct letter she received from Kelly Liebmann in Greenwood Township Precinct 3. Liebmann’s letter informs voters to vote for D200 candidates Barbara Gessert and Susan Handelsman, along with … Continue reading

Algonquin Township GOP Endorses in MCC, D155 Races, Plus Only One Republican Candidate for Township Trustee

Here is what was delivered to my mailbox today: It is a sample ballot from the Algonquin Township Republican Central Committee. For the first time the Republican Party is officially endorsing candidates running in non-partisan races. Apparently, the party has … Continue reading

Mailing Arrives from McHenry County College Candidates Diane Evertsen and David Schenk

Into local mailboxes came the following mailing from McHenry County College Board members Diane Evertsen and David Schenk. Evertsen is a former County Board member who stepped down after two terms, as she promised when she first ran. Schenk holds … Continue reading