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Algonquin President John Schmitt Leaves a Lasting Legacy

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…

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Warning from IL Dept. of Agriculture regarding unsolicited seeds mailing

“We are currently working with USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to address reports of unsolicited shipments of seeds from foreign countries. Anyone who receives unordered seeds in the mail should contact the Illinois Department of Agriculture by emailing the following information to First and Last Name, Phone Number and the number…

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Restore Illinois Update

On Wednesday, July 15, the Governor released new information regarding the state’s actions to combat a resurgence of COVID-19 as a part of the Restore Illinois plan. Please click here to see the new information.…

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Governor Signs New Legislation

The Governor signed two pieces of legislation recently. See links below to the articles for more information: Governor signed SB2135 making changes to local government Open Meetings Act. Governor Pritzker also signed a $43 billion dollar maintenance budget that relies on federal aid.…

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