McHenry County Council of Government

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McHenry County Council of Governments

Established in 1976, the McHenry County Council of Governments is a cohesive network of governmental bodies who seek to foster cooperation between all levels of government.  The purpose of the McHenry County Council of Governments is to uphold and advocate principles of effective local government, facilitate solutions to regional issues and otherwise lesson the burdens of government.


Please join Mayor Jay Nolan and the City of Harvard for the Supporting Member Dinner November Membership Meeting

The meeting will take place at The Starline Gallery located at 306 West Front Street in Harvard. 

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

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Scenes from the October Membership Meeting

Thank you to President Erin Smith and the Village of Lakewood and McHenry County Vice-Chair Jim Heisler for hosting the October Membership Meeting at The Gardens of Woodstock.  A special thanks to Representative Barb Wheeler and Darci Jenkins from Heartland Alliance who spoke about Human Trafficking and provided information and resources for municipalities and police departments.  Also thank you to Steve Otten from McHenry County United Way who informed the group about McHenry County's 2-1-1 service. 

President Erin Smith and the Village of Lakewood

Representative Barb Wheeler speaking about Human Trafficking. 

Lakewood President Erin Smith

Steve Otten from McHenry County United Way.

Save the Date......

December Holiday Party!

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Hosted by the City of McHenry

Location:  McHenry Country Club

Invitations will be mailed in late November. 



Algonquin Township

Barrington Hills

Bull Valley


Crystal Lake

Fox River Grove

Grafton Township





Island Lake


Lake in the Hills




McCullom Lake


McHenry County

McHenry Township

Prairie Grove


Riley Township


Spring Grove

Trout Valley



Executive Committee

President Rick Mack

Village of Ringwood

MCCG President

Mayor Susan Low

City of McHenry

MCCG Vice-President

Mayor Charles Sass

Village of Huntley

MCCG Treasurer

Mayor Jay Nolan

City of Harvard

MCCG Secretary

Supervisor Donna Schaefer

McHenry Township

Chairwoman of the Finance and Management Committee

President Erin Smith

Village of Lakewood
Chairwoman of the

Legislative Committee

President John Schmitt

Village of Algonquin
Chairman of the

Transportation Committee

President Terry Counley
Village of McCullom Lake
Chairman of the Water Policy
Task Force

Mayor Brian Sager

City of Woodstock

Chairman of the

Mayors Caucus

Chairwoman Tina Hill
McHenry County Board

Chalen Daigle

Executive Director

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