Sunday, February 24, 2013
Submitted by Alan Zielinski, candidate for Grafton Township Assessor.
Sunday, February 24
LAKEWOOD: Alan Zielinski, candidate for Grafton Township Assessor, wants to make sure taxpayers’ dollars get the highest return on their investment. No more nepotism, Zielinski said in a press release. “I’m a huge believer in and supporter of family businesses and even grew up in one: my Dad’s general contracting business. The issue is when the ‘family business’ is financed with taxpayer dollars as was the case with the incumbent’s family (William Ottley, Jr.). Unlike the incumbent, I will not spend taxpayer dollars hiring any related parties.” said Zielinski. Ottley took office 1/1/90. Township records show because he didn’t speak with or ask them to stay, two experienced deputy assessors left hurting the efficiency of the office. …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Two write-in candidates have thrown their names into the Grafton Township race - one is David Moore, of Huntley and husband of Supervisor Linda Moore.
Tuesday, February 12
Two write-in candidates have joined the race for Grafton Township positions, the First Electric Newspaper reports. The write-in candidates are running for the Feb. 26 Republican primary and include Huntley resident David Moore, husband of incumbent Grafton Supervisor Linda Moore, FEN reports. David Moore is running as a write-in candidate for a Grafton Township trustee seat. Former Huntley Library Board member Kathryn Francis, of Huntley, is a write-in candidate for township clerk, FEN reports. No candidates were running for the clerk post. The write-in candidates registered Dec. 27, with the county clerk's office. Related Stories: Grafton Township Election Race Packed with Candidates
Friday, February 8, 2013
Seven Grafton Township residents are running for the four trustee seats; four candidates are vying for the supervisor post.
Oh, Grafton Township. Years of contention, lawsuits and disputes between township officials have apparently drawn the attention of residents wanting to step up and serve. Unlike many other local races - which don't have enough candidates - the Grafton Township ballot is packed for the Feb. 26 Primary and the April 9 Consolidated Election. Here are the candidates: Moore, Fender and Waitzman will be the first to battle for the Grafton Supervisor position in the Feb. 26 Republican Primary Election. The winner will face Kearns in the April 9th Consolidated Election, said Harriet Ford, Grafton Township Clerk. Poznanski and Dvorak will face each other in the Republican Primary. The winner will then proceed to run against Hoeft on April 9, Ford…