Continuing the role that the Republican Party could have assumed, We the People, McHenry County held a candidates’ night at Galati’s in Cary Monday night.
We, the People founder Bruce Johnson and retired Harper College Professor Judith Zaplatynsky led the event.
McHenry County Board members introduced themselves.
These videos were taken by John Pletz.
More will follow as he has time to post them.
County Board Chairman Mike Buehler did state that McHenry County is not a sanctuary county.
Another attendee wrote that the issue of mental health and the McHenry County Mental Health Board.came up.
“But very clearly, and it was confirmed last night, extreme elements are at work trying to politicize the mental health issue in McHenry County, especially with the [front page Northwest Herald] article published Friday morning.
“These themes were repeated last night from some of the incumbent candidates, including fire at McHenry County Mental Health Board Executive Director Leonetta Rizzi, whose future was brought up last night.”
The County Board does not appoint the Executive Director of the Mental Health Board; that is done by the 708 Board.