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posted: 10/24/2016 1:00 AM

A vote for resource preservation

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Even in today's nasty political climate where anything goes, Jack Frank­­s' team has shown its true colors with slanderous allusions and half-truths about Michael Walkup. Is Jack that afraid of losing?

Yes, the Kishwaukee Valley Water Authority included taxing authority, bonding ability and eminent domain powers, like many other public entities. It also was our best shot at having safe, clean water for our great-grandchildren. Much of McHenry County is already experiencing water shortages due to depleted aquifers.

Nothing has followed the eye-opening 1995 Baxter and Woodman Water Study, except more studies and plans. The KVWA was shot down by developers and developers' lawyers who refuse to acknowledge a problem. Just drain the aquifers and move on. A vote for Michael Walkup for county board chairman is a vote for someone who understands resource preservation.

What will you do when your faucet runs dry?

Patricia Kenendy

Harvard

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