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McHenry County Seeking Qualified Applicants for County Board Vacancy

Post Date:10/01/2018 1:30 PM

WOODSTOCK, Ill. – McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks, D-Marengo, is seeking qualified residents to apply to succeed County Board member Craig Wilcox, who resigned from office effective Sept. 30.

State law provides that the McHenry County Board Chairman shall fill the vacancy with the County Board’s advice and consent. Candidates must be age 18 or older, registered to vote in McHenry County, a Republican, and must live in County Board District 4, which covers all of Richmond Township, all of Burton Township, and McHenry Township precincts 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18,19, 21, 23, 24, 26, 27, 29, 31, 32, 33, 34 and 35.

The appointee will serve until the Dec. 1, 2020 expiration of the term.

The County Board is responsible for establishing the budgets of county government and dependent agencies, and adopting ordinances and rules pertaining to the management and business of county departments.

To apply, qualified candidates should email a resume and cover letter detailing their interest to Franks’ office by Friday, Nov. 9. Applicants will then be asked to fill out a detailed questionnaire, as well as McHenry County’s statement of economic interests and conflict of interest form.

Submissions can be emailed to, or sent to:

Jack D. Franks

Chairman, McHenry County Board

2200 N. Seminary Ave.

Woodstock, IL 60098

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