Algonquin Township

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - While reviewing Algonquin Township records, we identified some troubling expenditures as it relates to insurance benefits ranging from coverage to officials no longer with the Township to family members of elected officials appearing as dependents getting coverage on the Blue Cross Blue...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Algonquin Township Road District Attorney Rob Hanlon filed a response to Davide McArdle's motion for judgment on the pleadings in the Lukasik counterclaim case against the Road District. For those that don't recall, we covered the fact Algonquin Township Clerk Karen Lukasik has...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Back in June of this year, Algonquin Township Supervisor Charles Lutzow was hospitalized for a medical condition that leads to his position as Supervisor being temporarily vacated.  His wife was appointed to perform the ministerial duties of the Supervisor's office. Lutzow has now...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - The Algonquin Township Road District appeal in the Local 150 case was heard by the 2nd District Appellate Court yesterday. The entire oral arguments can be heard at this link. [caption id="attachment_54101" align="alignleft" width="283"] Attorneys for Local 150 [/caption] We attended the hearing and...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Algonquin Township Clerk Karen Lukasik hired David McArdle to represent her.  McArdle recently lost his amended counter-complaint which we briefly covered in this article. Reading McArdle's "Response to Counter-Defendant's Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings", numerous points of interest were identified but one...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Before the Court was Gasser's Motion for Judgement on the Pleadings - because counter-complaint on file did not contain a cause of action. An amended counter-complaint was filed. The amended counter-complaint was still insufficient. The Court, on its own Motion, struck Algonquin Township...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Algonquin Road District attorney Rob Hanlon filed an Amended Complaint against Charles Lutzow regarding his handling of Road District funds.  It appears there are distinct differences in this amended complaint vs. the original complaint that was dismissed without prejudice. It now outlines the...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) June 19th, 2019 Township meeting - Trustee Shea - "Action to appoint Darlene Lutzow as the temporary deputy supervisor has passed with a roll call vote 2 to 1." Anyone who watches the video of that meeting can clearly see two members voted yes,...

McHenry County (ECWd) - Algonquin Township is named as Defendant in four more lawsuits filed since July 26, 2019 in McHenry County Circuit Court. Think how simple and inexpensive it would be if Algonquin Township simply complied with the law. What a concept - follow the law;...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Timelines, testimony, facts, and attorneys can twist up a situation so much it is no wonder so many are confused.  As we continued to review Freedom of Information Act requests, court transcripts of testimony, and lawyer statements regarding the Algonquin Township and...