Reject McHenry County Government Change

In 2012, McHenry County voters overwhelmingly rejected a ballot proposal that would have changed the county’s government structure to a County Executive form of government. Despite 2:1 rejection of the referendum (64% NO, 36% YES), Springfield politicians have filed legislation to sidestep the residents’ wishes, and make those changes anyway.

HB 3317 would completely reorganize McHenry County’s current government structure, and give the County Board Chair broad, expansive powers, including sole veto power over county board decisions, a separate budget for his/her staff and resources, the authority to set the county budget, and authority to spend money without full board approval.

Tell Springfield they can’t change our government without our consent.

Who's signing

Diane Evertsen
Madelyn Staack
Craig Yoder
Laawrence Vander Leest
Robert Mecham
Paul Hespen
Robert Mc namara
Lawrence Spaeth
Joseph Pozen
Rob Corsello
Marianne Gervais
Mike Vanderwyst
Margaret Mulhall
Janet Simpson
Mary Mahady
Richard Abraham
Howard Lasko
Ken Cabay
Gerald Smith
Shirley Eicksteadt
Linda Havens
Anne Kumaranayagam
Antoinette Block
Darrell Little
Loretta Ingham
Bill Frank
Diane Kersten
Mary Beth & Jack Walsdorf
Carolyn and Leonard Wilson
James Klocek
298 signatures

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