The Algonquin Village Board elected Trustee Debby Sosine as Acting Village President at their meeting on Tuesday, August 4. Acting Village President Sosine will fill the remainder of late-Village President John Schmitt’s term, who passed away unexpectedly on July 25. Please see the link below for the press release.
Gov. JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Transportation announced the second of six $250 million grants to counties, municipalities and townships to address local transportation needs. For Metro West COG members, Kane County is listed on pages 60-61, Kendall County is listed on page 64, and DeKalb County is listed on page 27.
Metro West Council of Government extends our sincerest sympathies to his family and residents of the Village of Algonquin on the passing of John Schmitt. President Schmitt was instrumental in not only the vibrant growth that Alqonauin has seen but in the regional area of the Kane/McHenry County area. He leaves behind a lasting legacy and will be missed by all who were fortunate enough to know him.