Nunda Neighbors for Open Space Going Out of Business

The State Board of Elections has denied the appeal of Nunda Neighbors. It approved, however, a settlement offer. Political Action Committee Treasurer Lori McConville, a Democratic Party candidate for McHenry County Board in the Nunda-McHenry Township District 3, told the … Continue reading

Gerry Walsh Successful in Calling Nunda Neighbors on the State Board of Elections Carpet…Again

What follows is a report from Nunda Township Tax Fighter Gerry Walsh. A day after his efforts to put an advisory referendum on the fall ballot asking whether voters wanted to repeal the Nunda Township Open Space Plan fell short … Continue reading

Nunda Township Open Space Proponents Out Poll Opponents on Fall Advisory Referendum on Repeal

Thanks to a friend of McHenry County Blog, I can offer the following take on what happened at Nunda Township’s Annual Town Meeting: I thought I’d fill you in on the outcome of the Nunda Township Annual Meeting. Aside from … Continue reading

Nunda Township Republican Party Chairman Recommends Putting Referendum to Repeal Open Space Plan on Fall Ballot

Nunda Township resident Gerry Walsh gained a powerful ally when Nunda Township Republican Central Committee Chairman supported putting the tax fighter’s advisory referendum on the fall ballot. “At this meeting there will be a vote by a show of hands for all … Continue reading

Nunda Electors Seeks Nunda Township Advisory Referendum on Repeal of Open Space Plan

There could be some local action on open space at the Nunda Township Annual Meeting. Township tax fighters Gerry Walsh, Republican Committeeman Bob Borchert, Doug Mann, and former Republican County Board candidate Craig Steagall have filed the following petition seeking … Continue reading

Complaint Charging Supervisor John Heisler Misuse of Nunda Township Office Dismissed

Nunda Township resident Gerry Walsh filed a complaint with the Illinois State Board of Elections complaining that a political group had been allowed to meet at the Nunda Township building without paying a fee. A final order has been entered … Continue reading

Two More Democrats File for McHenry County Board: Incumbent Jim Kennedy and Challenger Lori McConville

As expected, incumbent Jim Kennedy, he who broke the Republican stranglehold on the McHenry County Board four years ago by defeating incumbent Republican Perry Moy in District 5, has filed for re-election. A new entrant, Burton’s Bridge )with a Crystal … Continue reading

Nunda Township Rejects Petition Call for Special Meeting

In August and September, McHenry County Blog reported on Jerry Walsh’s and William Douglas Mann’s petition attempt to call a special Nunda Township meeting called to obtain a referendum to repeal the Nunda Township Open Space Plan. A press release … Continue reading

Attack on Use of Taxpayer Resources to Advance Campaigns Broadens

As readers know, the folks who want McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi out of office have prevailed upon Associate McHenry County Judge to appoint a special prosecutor to probe whether taxpayer resources were used to promote his campaign. That … Continue reading

Petition Being Passed to Repeal Nunda Township Open Space Plan

Tax fighters Gerry Walsh and Doug Mann have launched a campaign to gather enough signatures to call a township meeting to consider calling a referendum to repeal the Nunda Township Open Space Plan. Walsh’s opposition to tax hikes goes back … Continue reading

Lee Daniels’ Former Chief of Staff Off to Prison

House Republican Minority Leader (and once Speaker) Lee Daniels’ chief of staff Mike Tristano is enjoying his last days of freedom this year. It’s off to Federal prison at the end of the month–but not for long. Assuming good behavior—and … Continue reading