McHenry County Board to hold special meeting on hires, Valley Hi lease

By BRITTANY KEEPERMAN - Published: Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 11:43 p.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 7:19 a.m. CDT
Shaw Media file photo McHenry County Board will discuss a RFQ on the Valley Hi Nursing home at its committee of the whole meeting Thursday. — H. Rick Bamman

CRYSTAL LAKE – A faction of Republicans on the McHenry County Board trying to cut the staff of Democratic County Board Chairman Jack Franks is making another bid to eliminate what they have said are political hires costing taxpayers more than $150,000 a year.