With the resignation of McHenry County Board member Craig Wilcox to take Pam Althoff’s seat in the State Senate, McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks is seeking replacement applicants.
Here is his press release:
McHenry County Seeking Qualified Applicants for County Board Vacancy
WOODSTOCK, Ill. – McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks, D-Marengo, is seeking qualified residents to apply to succeed County Board member Craig Wilcox, who resigned from office effective Sept. 30.
State law provides that the McHenry County Board Chairman shall fill the vacancy with the County Board’s advice and consent. Candidates must be age 18 or older, registered to vote in McHenry County, a Republican, and must live in County Board District 4, which covers all of Richmond Township, all of Burton Township, and McHenry Township precincts 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18,19, 21, 23, 24, 26, 27, 29, 31, 32, 33, 34 and 35.
[State law also requires that the County Board confirm the Board Chairman’s nomination.]
The appointee will serve until the Dec. 1, 2020 expiration of the term.
The County Board is responsible for establishing the budgets of county government and dependent agencies, and adopting ordinances and rules pertaining to the management and business of county departments.
To apply, qualified candidates should email a resume and cover letter detailing their interest to Franks’ office by Friday, Nov. 9.
Applicants will then be asked to fill out a detailed questionnaire, as well as McHenry County’s statement of economic interests and conflict of interest form.
Submissions can be emailed to JDFranks@mchenrycountyil.gov, or sent to:
Jack D. Franks
Chairman, McHenry County Board
2200 N. Seminary Ave.
Woodstock, IL 60098