Karen Lukasik

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Algonquin Township Supervisor Chuck Lutzow has been entangled in an alleged breach of fiduciary duty and constructive fraud case as the treasure for the Township Road District funds. We covered the initial filing of that court case in this article. The lawsuit was...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Shortly after the last Township election, we read a story in the local paper about the Algonquin Township Clerk Karen Lukasik being allegedly secretly videotaped at the Township.  Her allegations are what lead to some of our first FOIA request at the...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - No, you honestly could not make this up if you tried. Karen Lukasik, the Algonquin Township Clerk filed a countersuit approximately two years ago that contained allegations that records were missing.  As the case moved forward and she was faced with her family...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - WOW!  What more can you say to the clear chastising James Kelly recieved from Bob Miller's Attorney, Thomas Gooch III.  The communication should be of great interest to the board and the citizens. One note of interest is Bob Miller having direct communications...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - All too often we see local governments get involved in what we call "feel good" programs, and it is those good feelings that are used as the justification for spending taxpayer funds on things that are not within their powers. We wrote about...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - While former Trustee Victor and current Trustee Rachael Lawrence filed an unfounded criminal complaint alleging extortion & official misconduct by the Highway Commissioner in January (Extortion article here), there is a mysterious silence on what appears to be official misconduct by the...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Algonquin Township held a special meeting last night and once again, the spoken words from a trustee and attorney conflict with documents and the law. The Board took action to hire an attorney to represent the Township and trustee Lawrence said it was...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Last month we exposed the fact the Algonquin Township Attorney negotiated a tax settlement which resulted in a court order for two tax objection lawsuits, even though the Township Board had not taken appropriate action to settle those cases.  (Article here) A Comment...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Once again the Algonquin Township finds itself in violation of the Open Meetings Act.  This time with the clear assistance of their legal counsel, James Kelly. Let's begin by once again calling for the immediate termination of James Kelly as the Township Attorney. ...