Saw my first four by four foot sign in opposition to the consolidation of the McHenry Township Road District into McHenry Township after the 2021 elections.
This sign was on Ridge Road south of Wonder Lake just before the “Vote Yes” sign that was vandalized.
And the Northwest Herald ran a story about the referendum focusing on whether there would be cost savings, but without even mentioning that having five members of the Township Board in control, rather than one Road Commissioner, might provide for better oversight of Road District expenditures.
And, the opposition committee has filed as a Political Action Committee with the State Board of Elections.
Such filings are required when a committee has raised or spent $5,000.
Here is the paperwork: