2nd Ethics Complaint against Andy Zinke Dismissed for Lack of Sufficiency

Undersheriff Andy Zinke was taken off the ethics hook for a second time before the McHenry County Ethics Commission Thursday afternoon. Former Sheriff’s Deputy Zane Seipler filed the complaint along with evidence of Zinke having had his photo taken in … Continue reading

Zane Seipler Files Ethics Complaint Against Andy Zinke

“Prohibited political activity” charges again faces McHenry County Undersheriff Andy Zinke. This time I didn’t file the complaint, as I did when Zinke used his office email account to explain that his middle finger was just holding up the roof … Continue reading

Management Services Committee Considering Ethics Appointment & Purchasing

I doubt that the Management Services Committee agenda-maker intended to induce chuckles from my direction, but by considering changes in purchasing procedure and re-consideration of an appointment to the so-called “Ethics” Commission, that was the result. The Northwest Herald recently … Continue reading

Did Zinke Violate Ethics Ordinance in ABC-TV Interview?

McHenry County Board candidate Zane Seipler, who is also running against Andy Zinke for Republican Precinct Committeeman, thinks so. Take a look at the facts he marshals on his blog, McHenry County Sheriff’s Race 2014 The story is entitled, “County … Continue reading

NW Herald Endorses Zinke for Sheriff

No surprise there. Predicted here Friday. What was unexpected was a front-page story on the so-called County Ethics Commission trying to rehabilitate its image after finding, against all common sense and with no explanation, that Undersheriff Andy Zinke’s use of … Continue reading

Ethics Committee on the Hotseat

The McHenry County Board’s Management Services Committee meeting yesterday started at 8:30 and was scheduled to end at noon, when two members said they had to leave for other meetings. The Committee heard budget presentations for three hours, then decided … Continue reading