Foundations

Some time ago, we covered several complaints against the Village Manager.  One of them was a complaint from former HR Director Linda Mogren.  In case my readers have forgotten, you can see the investigation materials here.  INVESTIGATION.  Through our anonymous tip and contact form, we received information that 2 things (that we didn’t already know) […]

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Public Funds for Elections?

Here’s a question: Is it illegal to use village funds in conjunction with election campaigning? I only ask, because Business Cards bought and paid for by the Village for Village Trustees probably should end up here:   These are being delivered by Trustee Burroway while he and his supporters are canvassing.  This particular photo was […]

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Needs of the Community

Readers of this blog, and to the community in Carpentersville … what are the needs of the community?  What is it that Trustees are supposed to do? There are so many answers for that – unique to each resident, and as wide and diverse as the members of our community.  There are so many things […]

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The Trustees should be Ashamed …

As we reported earlier, on March 14th, 2015, during a break of the audit and finance commission meeting, Village Manager Rooney had an altercation with Humberto Garcia, a commission member and trustee candidate.  Mr. Garcia, in his remarks to the Trustees on March 17th, described what happened as an abuse and assault.  We received information […]

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Board Meetings

Does anyone else ever notice that Board Meetings are always the same.  We listen to them praise each other, berate those that having differing opinions and finally speak about things which they really don’t understand … Case in point: Trustee Rehberg spoke about a QuadCom initiative to that will reduce the “response” time by up to […]

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