Tag Archives: Township Consolidation

McSweeney’s Frank(s)enstein Update

There seems to be some question as to the current status of H.B. 4637, Representative David McSweeney’s bill to eliminate townships in McHenry County that slithered through the House on the last day of veto session. . In a story … Continue reading

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McSweeney’s “Frank(s)enstein

McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks is on record as supporting Representative David McSweeney’s Township consolidation bill (H.B. 4637), saying that “We want to be a laboratory for the state.” This may make for a good sound bite, but in … Continue reading

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The Case Wasn’t Made For Township Consolidation

Today’s vote by the McHenry County Board to deny the motion to put township consolidation on the March 2016 primary ballot came as a surprise to some, but was, in my opinion, the correct one. . I’ve said all along … Continue reading

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Township Consolidation: Show Me the Money

Kevin Craver’s article in Sunday’s Northwest Herald carries the provocative title “All Eyes Will Be on County GOP for Township Consolidation Effort”. If the purpose of a lead is to get a person to read the story, it served his … Continue reading

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