Officials said the training center will address a need for McHenry County law enforcement agencies in a cost efficient way
“There are more positives than negatives, with very little direct impact on the negatives,” Crystal Lake's mayor said. “I don’t think it’s going to affect traffic very much, but I think it will benefit the hotels and restaurants and give Crystal Lake some exposure."
The McHenry County Board approved a new map Tuesday dividing up what parts of the county its soon-to-be reduced membership will represent.
McHenry County Board members have debated if they should be eligible for the same benefits as the county's full-time employees
The number of county board districts will be increased to nine from six to account for the reducing the board from 24 to 18 members in the 2022 election
One county board member said the superintendent's testimony to state lawmakers about the failed audits was "misleading"
Six consecutive state audits have found several accounting errors at the McHenry County Regional Office of Education
Crystal Lake Mayor Haig Haleblian said the mask mandate is “a very small price for us to be able to continue to live our lives as normally as possible through through this pandemic.”
"Not knowing what the future holds, we have to go off the assumption that we’re not going to have that revenue," McHenry County Board Chairman Mike Buehler said.