McHenry County Board member Jim Kearns, a Republican from Huntley.
McHenry County Board determined Tuesday how it will stagger the terms of its members for the next decade.
The McHenry County Board approved the increases Tuesday night, despite concerns about the discrepancy in increases for lower-level employees compared to higher-paid staff, along with how it could affect the budget.
The McHenry County Board unanimously approved a proclamation recognizing June as Pride Month, but were split on a vote to fly the gay pride flag.
McHenry County is the only county in Illinois where voters can vote to dissolve a township. County Board members want state lawmakers to either repeal the law or expand it to all counties.
County officials originally proposed a larger property tax levy increase for 2022, but many board members were uncomfortable with the idea
McHenry County Board members are considering establishing a new committee specifically to oversee Valley Hi Nursing Home in a move that would give the County Board more direct oversight of the county-run facility.
McHenry County has received as much as $10 million from a contract with ICE, but a new state law requires the contract to end along with the revenue stream
McHenry County Board member Jeffrey Thorsen and other supporters of the policy said the resolution does not target any specific flag or community, something other board members argued isn't true.