Algonquin Township

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - WOW!  What more can you say to the clear chastising James Kelly recieved from Bob Miller's Attorney, Thomas Gooch III.  The communication should be of great interest to the board and the citizens. One note of interest is Bob Miller having direct communications...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - All too often we see local governments get involved in what we call "feel good" programs, and it is those good feelings that are used as the justification for spending taxpayer funds on things that are not within their powers. We wrote about...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - "it is our opinion that it appears no criminal violations have occurred." The McHenry County States Attorney was notified June 12, 2019, that the Attorney General Public Integrity found that no criminal violations have occurred by Mr. Andrew Gasser, the Algonquin Township Road...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - While former Trustee Victor and current Trustee Rachael Lawrence filed an unfounded criminal complaint alleging extortion & official misconduct by the Highway Commissioner in January (Extortion article here), there is a mysterious silence on what appears to be official misconduct by the...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - The Algonquin Township Supervisor was recently hospitalized with a medical condition.  Due to his illness and absence, the Trustees had included on a recent agenda the appointment of an interim Supervisor even though they were unclear as to the actual ability of...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Algonquin Township held a special meeting last night and once again, the spoken words from a trustee and attorney conflict with documents and the law. The Board took action to hire an attorney to represent the Township and trustee Lawrence said it was...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Last month we exposed the fact the Algonquin Township Attorney negotiated a tax settlement which resulted in a court order for two tax objection lawsuits, even though the Township Board had not taken appropriate action to settle those cases.  (Article here) A Comment...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Once again the Algonquin Township finds itself in violation of the Open Meetings Act.  This time with the clear assistance of their legal counsel, James Kelly. Let's begin by once again calling for the immediate termination of James Kelly as the Township Attorney. ...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Algonquin Township Clerk Karen Lukasik filed a counter-claim after being sued by the Township Road District.  Shortly after being served notice of Discovery and realizing her inclusion of her son and husband has subjected them to discovery depositions (article here), she tried...

McHenry Co. (ECWd)- Algonquin Township Clerk Karen Lukasik is no newcomer to Freedom of Information manipulation and games as she is the key reason for our initial 16 count FOIA lawsuit against the Township which is still moving forward as they have yet to produce requested...