708 Board Attorney Resigns Before Termination Vote, TAG Withdraws Grant Request

Three things were on the agenda on the 708 Mental Health Board Tuesday morning at 7 AM: Dismissal of the Board Attorney Approval of Contract to Hire Interim Board Attorney Authorization of Emergency Operational Grant for TAG All three were … Continue reading

McHenry County Treasurer Bill LeFew Blocks TAG Emergency $49,000 Payment

The First Electric Newspaper is reporting that McHenry County Treasurer Bill LeFew found the missive of outgoing McHenry County Mental Health Board Attorney Frank Gosser on McHenry County Blog and, because of it, has decided not to pay a $49,000 … Continue reading

708 Board Attorney and Interim Executive Director Criticize New Board’s TAG Grant Decision

I’ll let the following documents from 708 Board Attorney Frank Gosser and Interim Executive Director Todd Schroll speak for themselves. Gosser’s three-page letter comes first: Schroll sent a memo attached to this email: Dear Board Members – Please see the … Continue reading

708 Board’s Audit Committee Takes Conciliatory Stance Toward TAG

The Audit Committee of the McHenry County Mental Health Board met this morning to hear the audit findings on The Advantage Group, known as “TAG” for short. The first part of the meeting was a presentation of findings the inside … Continue reading

708 Board Further Demonstrates Lack of Transparency in Refusal to Provide Legal Expenses in Searchable Format

For about a month I have been trying to obtain two years of legal expenses in a user-friend format for the McHenry County Mental Health Board (often called the “708 Board” because of the number of its authorization section in … Continue reading

Mental Health Board Transparency Needs Improvement

In planning to attend the McHenry County Mental Health Board meeting Monday, I went to the County web site to check out the time. The Mental Health Board is a separate tax district and I’m glad that they are trying … Continue reading