Byline: Kimbriell Granderson Daily Herald Staff Writer
There were more candidates who applied for the open board seat in Hoffman Estates than there were audience members who caught a glimpse of the rare open meeting interviews.
With only five residents attending the two open meetings, held Saturday and Tuesday, Mayor Bill McLeod called the showing "disappointing."
Despite the low turnout, he has no plans to scrap the public viewing. "It's good for people to see that the process is legitimate, its open and people can critique the quality of the questions we ask," said McLeod. "That's good."
"I'm a little disappointed in the turnout here," said …