Thursday, McHenry County Blog told of the conflict of interest and economic interest ordinance proposed by the reform group ALAW.
Short for the Alliance for Land, Agriculture and Water, the group ALAWproposed wide-ranging conflict of interest notification for McHenry County’s elected and appointed officials.
Think about knowing what real estate planning and zoning people have an interest in.
And, who owns land near what highway improvement.
Information like that might begin to explain otherwise really hard to understand county government decisions.
What was it that Deep Throat advised Woodward and Bernstein advised?
“Follow the money.”
I believe I told you last night that the Management Services Committee of the CB was meeting on Thursday morning and the ordinance is on that agenda for discussion. I need to correct myself, the meeting is Tuesday morning, 8:30 am, and yes the ordinance is on the agenda.
Here are the committee members:
Ersel Schuster, Chairman
Pete Merkel, Vice Chairman
Yvonne M. Barnes
Kathleen Bergan Schmidt
The organization has called for passage before the primary election in the first week of February.