Pam Fender—a Huntley Village Board trustee—will now face Jim Kearns of Huntley during the general election on April 9.
A Huntley Village Board trustee will move forward as the Republican candidate in the race for the Grafton Township Supervisor seat. Pam Fender of Huntley beat incumbent Linda Moore and challenger Martin J. Waitzman of Algonquin during Tuesday's primary election, according to preliminary results posted on the McHenry County Clerk's website. Fender lead with 600 votes followed by Waitzman with 468 votes and Moore with 450 votes, according to preliminary results. Fender will now face Jim Kearns of Huntley during the general election on April 9. Moore of Huntley and the Grafton Township Board have been at odds since her election, a contentious relationship that has resulted in numerous lawsuits filed by both sides. Moore recently made …
Judge tells supervisor Moore to sign paperwork and release check for audit she voted against, or serve 30 days in jail.
Friday, February 15
McHenry County Judge Michael Caldwell on Friday told Grafton Township Supervisor Linda Moore to sign a contract for audit services and issue the $10,000 check to pay for it, or serve 30 days in jail for contempt of court, the Northwest Herald reports. Grafton Township trustees signed a contract with ECS Financial Services in November by a 4-to-1 vote, but Moore voted against it. Caldwell said Moore's refusal to sign the contract and pay the down payment to the audit company amounted to contempt because in December 2010 he ruled that Moore and the township trustees can not interfere with each other's official duties, the Herald reports. Caldwell said Moore can't refuse to sign contracts just because she disagrees with them. Moore won't …