McHenry County Board member Theresa Meshes
Monday marked the last day for candidates and parties to file for vacant ballot spots that did not see anybody nominated during the primary.
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.
The resolution to increase the sheriff’s pay will see the position receive $163,200 annually, about $10,000 more than originally planned in 2023 and 2024.
County officials originally proposed a larger property tax levy increase for 2022, but many board members were uncomfortable with the idea
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 have debated if they should be eligible for the same benefits as the county's full-time employees
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.”
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.
McHenry County Jail will continue to house U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees