Draft County Legislative Agenda for Next Year Released

Here’s what the McHenry County Legislative Committee will be considering Friday: McHenry County 2016 Legislative Priorities Township Assessor Consolidation McHenry County supports an objective cost-benefit analysis of township assessor consolidation. If the cost-benefit analysis identifies opportunities to reduce the size and … Continue reading

Legislators Visiting Jacobs HS Next Tuesday Night

An invitation for Algonquin School District 300: Community Invited to D300 Legislative Forum on February 23 at Jacobs High School Community Unit School District 300’s Board Community Engagement Committee will host The District 300 Legislative Forum at Jacobs High School on … Continue reading

What County Board Wants from Springfield & Washington

On Friday, February 13th, the McHenry County Board’s Legislative Committee will consider what to ask our legislators for. The general McHenry County Legislative Policy states: Support legislation granting additional permissive authorities for counties Support legislation allowing counties to expand non-property … Continue reading

Franks Aims Legislative Arrows at Property Taxpayers

On the first day of his third set of three-year terms, Democratic Party State Rep. Jack Franks introduced four bill that could be merchandised to homeowners in a General Election four years from now. Seems to me it is in … Continue reading

Message of the Day – A Tee Shirt

“I’m just a little bill,” the little bill instructs children watching School House Rock. Little Bill apparently has a much bigger brother. This is the over 1,000 page Health Care Reform bill of summer 2009. The one that Melissa Bean … Continue reading