Algonquin Township May Have Violated the Open Meetings Act

Illinois Leaks’John Kraft filed a complaint with the Illinois Attorney General’s Office contending that the agenda of the last regular meeting of Algonquin Township was inadequate. Kraft contended that “Reconfiguration of Office Space” did not adequately inform the public that … Continue reading

Al Zielinski, Linda Moore File as Grafton Township Write-Ins

The man who opponents thought was out of the running, put himself back in by filing as a write-in candidate for Grafton Township Assessor. Assuming he filed the correct paperwork, he will need about 50 votes to win re-election. Zielinski … Continue reading

Defenders Take Recycling to Huntley

A press release from the Environment Defenders of McHenry County: DEFENDERS’ RECYCLING DRIVE – Huntley, October 8th Recycling Drive accepts TVs, fluorescent tubes, electronics, more! WOODSTOCK – On Saturday, October 8th, the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County (EDMC) will conduct … Continue reading

Linda Moore’s Latest Email Emphasizes Promise Kept to Kill New Grafton Township Hall

Linda Moore, Grafton Township Supervisor First Term in Office 2009-2013 Dear Grafton Twp. Resident, The following postcard will be found in mailboxes soon. Campaign season for Grafton Township is in full swing.  Early voting starts Monday, February 11th.  Regular voting is February 26th at … Continue reading

Grafton Township Supervisor Candidate Marty Waitzman States Position on New Town Hall: “Acquisition or Construction of a New Township Building Today Would Be Fiscally Irresponsible and Unnecessary”

A press release from Grafton Township Supervisor candidate Marty Waitzman: Marty Waitzman – Position Statement on Grafton Township Building ALGONQUIN, IL – I have had many conversations with residents and news reporters who wanted to know whether or not I … Continue reading

Linda Moore Points to “Dis-function” of Grafton Township Government, Says County Board Could Follow Suit If Voters Approve County Executive Form of Government, Calls for County Board Chairman Term Limits

Linda Moore campaigned against the new Grafton Township Hall the Township Board under Supervisor John Rossi had approved without giving sufficient public notice (according to Judge Michael Caldwell). Linda Moore offered the following advice to McHenry County citizens about Democrat … Continue reading

Grafton Township Food Pantry Gets Publicity

Grafton Township Supervisor Linda Moore has never given up on the idea that Grafton Township government should run a food pantry. The one run by former Supervisor John Rossi, reportedly organized as a not-for-profit organization in order to obtain food … Continue reading

Offer to Buy Grafton Township Hall Lot Withdrawn

A letter dated November 2, 2011, has been received by Grafton Township real estate attorney Michael Torchalski informing the Township Board that the offer by the American Muslim Community Organization has been withdrawn. $100,000 had been offered by the group. … Continue reading

Grafton Township Hires Lawyer*, Proposes Counteroffer of $120,000+ on Sale of Haligus Road Lot

The Grafton Township Board wasn’t unanimous in its decisions Thursday night, but there was enough cooperation to pass two motions concerning the potential sale of the Haligus Road property purchased by the previous Board where a new township hall was … Continue reading

Grafton Township Has Offer to Buy Haligus Road Site Bought for New Township Hall

The agenda for Thursday’s meeting of the Grafton Township Board sent out by Township Supervisor Linda Moore indicates that there will be a closed session to discuss “the setting of a price for the sale or lease of property owned” … Continue reading

Grafton Food Pantry Fight Revives

The Grafton Township Food Pantry was started by former Supervisor Jack Brunschon and continued to operate under his successor John Rossi. During that time it was turned into a not-for-profit entity in order to get better prices on surplus food, … Continue reading