Carpentersville Trustee Doug Marks' reaction to missing seven of his last 33 board meetings? "That's life."
Trustee Paul Humpfer arrived two hours late to a July 10 board meeting that ended 46 minutes after his arrival
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Two of Carpentersville's trustees have missed more than 20 percent of village board meetings since the last election. "If you're not able to make it to the meetings, what good of a voice are you?" asks Trustee Brad McFeggan. But Village President Ed Ritter said, "If I thought that it was on purpose or that they were trying to duck their duties, I would be disappointed, but I don't think it's the case."