James Kelly

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Once again, the Algonquin Township Board (Circus Clowns), played games, and again, the Board's ignorance and their Attorney's silence will cost the taxpayers more money. Back in December of 2018, the Township board played games with the Road District Levy to include fabricating...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) We first exposed questionable billing from Algonquin Township Attorney James Kelly in May of 2018 in this article which specifically focused on a powerpoint presentation that was prepared for what we believed at the time of publication was for the Northern Illinois Township...

McHenry County (ECWd) - There was a 10 am court hearing in the Gasser v. Lukasik case that began with a real eye-opener.  McArdle presented a prepared order for the judge that had not been provided to Gasser's attorney Rob Hanlon prior to the hearing.  Based...

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) - Tuesday's Algonquin Township Clerk Karen Lukasik hearing was probably the most entertaining day in a courthouse I have ever experienced. The morning court call for David McArdle, attorney for Lukasik, was set for 9 am.   It appeared the Attorneys do not appreciate being...

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) - We reported in this article that the Algonquin Township Clerk, Karen Lukasik, counter-complaint was vacated and she was given until Sep 20th to file another amended counter-complaint that would have to contain an actual cause of action and must demonstrate Standing, or...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - What comes first, the chicken or the egg?  In Algonquin Township that is a question they may want to answer. In June of 2018, we published this article which included legal billing for the Clerk.  We reported then that the Township Board took action  June...

Mchenry Co. (ECWd) David McArdle presented a very disturbing "Settlement Meeting" document to Algonquin Township attorney James Kelly May 9, 2019.  According to the email, it was the same document he provided to McHenry County State's Attorney Patrick Kenneally a couple of weeks earlier with a...