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

Abolishing Office of McHenry Township Road Commissioner Set for November Ballot

Three of the five members of the McHenry Township Board voted to allow citizens to determine whether the Office of McHenry Township Road Commissioner should exist after incumbent James Condon’s term runs out in 2021. Supporting the ballot measure were … Continue reading

Fight over Township Road Commissioner’s Authority

The Village of Schaumburg and the Schaumburg Township Trustees think the Township Road Commissioner should turn over a large portion–16 to 20 miles–of his roads to the village at a savings of $800,000 per year. According to a story in … Continue reading

Pledging Allegiance to Township Government & Using Public Office for Political Purposes

The McHenry County Township Highway Commissioners Association, Robert J. Miller, President, sent a letter to County Board members asking questions and containing a “Pledge of Local Government Support.” In addition, there is a questionnaire asking for name address township whether … Continue reading