A press release from the McHenry County Board:
The McHenry County Board is accepting applications from individuals interested in appointment to the McHENRY COUNTY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT COMMITTEE (CDBG). All terms are for 2, 3 or 4 years.
The following appointments are available:
Representatives from County Board Districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 which may include representation from among the following professions, associations or organizations:
- banking industry,
- McHenry County Association of Realtors,
- McHenry County Homebuilder Association,
- McHenry County Bar Association,
- building inspectors,
- architects and
All interested persons are encouraged to apply regardless of affiliation with any group.
Representatives from township supervisors, township road commissioners, and/or municipalities within McHenry County limited to mayors (presidents), aldermen/councilmen (trustees) or administrators (managers).
One (1) appointment for a non-voting (ex-officio) member which shall consist of a representative from a McHenry County service agency.
One (1) appointment for a non-voting (ex-officio) member which shall consist of a representative from the McHenry County Housing Authority.
All applicants shall be residents of and/or employed in McHenry County, Illinois.
Application forms are available at the County Board Office, Room 209, McHenry County Government Center, 667 Ware Road, Woodstock, IL 60098 (815-334-4221) or at the County’s website.
If mailing your application, certified or registered mail is recommended. Mailed applications should be sent to the following address: McHenry County Board, 2200 North Seminary Avenue, Woodstock, IL 60098.
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It does appear that the County Board has so narrowed the requirements some like me, with a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, need not apply. I wonder why? No one without a job, say an educated stay-at-home Mom, would be welcomed either.