Neighborhood Garbage Collection Approved by County Board

In a bulk buying move similar to electric aggregation, which unincorporated parts of McHenry County rejected by referendum, several northeastern County subdivisions requested McHenry County government to cut contracts for waste disposal. Instead of four to five trucks coming into … Continue reading

County Board Set to Stifle Garbage Collection Competition in Three Subdivisions

Allowing McHenry County government and municipalities to seek referendum approval to purchase electricity for homes and businesses makes sense. Especially since Jack Franks, Mike Tryon and Pam Althoff voted to raise electric rates. (Dan Duffy voted, “No.”) Something similar is … Continue reading