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The McHenry County Board voted unanimously Tuesday night to remove Regional Superintendent of Education Leslie Schermerhorn from her elected office following years of troubled audits.
Removing Regional Superintendent Leslie Schermerhorn "is in the best interest of the county and the people we serve, the students and the faculty of all these school districts,” said board member Paula Yensen, D-Lake in the Hills
McHenry County Board members said it is an unfortunate, but necessary course of action they must take to remove the regional superintendent after years of failed audits and little being done to correct significant mishandling of funds
The McHenry County Board approved a new map Tuesday dividing up what parts of the county its soon-to-be reduced membership will represent.
Further discussion on the redistricting proposal could take place during the County Board’s June meeting
Officials will hold May 27 special meeting to weigh in on redrawing of County Board map
McHenry County Jail will continue to house U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees
The redrawing of district lines is moving forward at the federal, state and local level without the results of the 2020 U.S. Census, which were delayed until September