About Us

Mission

Oak Park Township assists:

  • Senior citizens, youth and their families, people with disabilities, and financially struggling residents to fully participate in community life by providing information, supportive services, advocacy, and referrals;
  • Partner agencies with funding for youth, mental health, and other human services; and
  • All residents with property tax information, advocacy and services, voter registration, public transportation assistance, and community information

Governance

An independently elected Township Board - a Supervisor and four Trustees, governs Oak Park Township.  Reporting to the Supervisor and working under the Supervisor's delegated authority, a full-time Township Manager administers the day-to-day operation of the Township and is responsible for all staff activities.  Board-appointed Senior Services and Youth Services advisory committees assist the Board in its duties.  The Board also appoints a Community Mental Health Board (CMHB) that has full control of expenditures from the Mental Health Fund within the Township Board approved budget.

 

Finances

Each Township Fiscal Year (April 1 - March 31), the Township Board approves a property tax levy (limited by State Tax Cap legislation), passes a budget and approves all payments of Township funds.  Three funds are under Board levy, budget and payment control:

 

(1) The Town Fund for the expenses of general government, Youth and Senior services and Assessor and Clerk offices

(2) The General Assistance Fund for the administration of the Gemeral Assistance office and the awarding of grants to citizens meeting well-defined need criteria regarding assets and income

(3) The Mental Health Fund for the administration of the Community Mental Health Board (CMHB) and to fund the CMHB's prograns and grants for mental health providers serving Oak Park.

More Information

See the menu in the Blue box to the left for more information about Oak Park Township or contact the Township Main Office.

 

Oak Park Township

105 South Oak Park Avenue

Oak Park, Illinois 60302

Phone: 708-383-8005

Fax: 708-383-8062
town@oakparktownship.org
 

 

 

 

 

Contact

General Information:
708.383.8005

Youth Services:
708.445.2727

Senior Services:
708.383.8060

Fax:
708.383.8062

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