With a masters degree in public administration, Cotter spent the first 15 years of his career in River Forest, where he held various roles including interim or permanent public works director, Johnsen said.
Cotter assumed East Dundees interim director position in October when trustees approved a two-month contract with GovTemps USA, a staffing agency that places professionals in public sector jobs on a temporary basis.
Cotter listed about $274,911 in assets in his filing and $762,499 in liabilities.
Cotter also listed $75,000 in lease payments owed on the Struck Cafe's space.
Even though the practice was much more common among the cotter
than the owner class, he argues suggestively that it developed in reaction to arranged marriages and an excessive patriarchal authority that controlled children well into adulthood.