Despite the urging of Highway Commissioner Andrew Gasser, the Algonquin Township board of trustees rejected a resolution July 11 that would have allowed voters to decide whether to keep the town’s road district intact.
When it comes to legal terminology and rules of civil procedure, the language used has distinct meaning and procedures are in place for well-established reasons. Many legal cases in our history are won or lost on a technicality.
How many times have you watched people dig their own hole to a point they actually make the case against themselves? That appears to be the case with Bob Miller, former Algonquin Township Highway Commissioner and former President of Township Officials of Illinois based on yet another court filing by his attorney, Thomas Gooch III.
An attorney for the Algonquin Township highway commissioner filed a motion in early December seeking to counter arguments from a local union by arguing that the union’s agreement with the Algonquin Township Road District should be voided, according to a copy of the motion published by the McHenry County Blog.