Details of Lyn Orphal’s Mental Health Board Contract

As of December 16, former 10-year McHenry County Board member Lyn Orphal has been Interim Director of the McHenry County Mental Health Board. The Agency has been in turmoil over bad financial decisions for a couple of years. With the … Continue reading

Resignations at the 708 Mental Health Board Agency

Today, Kevin Craver of the Northwest Herald reported on the resignation of the McHenry County Mental Health Board’s President, Robert Routzahn. Now, McHenry County Blog has learned Interim Executive Director Todd Schroll is also resigning. He will be leaving November … 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 to Shed Almost $350,000 of Administrative Costs Tonight, 4.5 Employees to Be Let Go

At the finance Committee meeting of the McHenry County 708 Mental Health Board on May 16th, the members voted to give up the function of screening patients and directing them to the agency thought best suited to their needs. Interim … Continue reading

Cathy Ferguson Approved for 708 Board on 16-8 County Board Vote, Hill Reverses Course on Pulling Sandy Salgado Off Public Health Committee

McHenry County Board Chairwoman Tina Hill got her way on who will be appointed to the McHenry County 708 Mental Health Board Tuesday night. But she backed away from dumping Sandy Salgado from the Public Health and Human Services Committee … Continue reading