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Tax Appeal Meeting on August 23rd, 2016

BOARD OF REVIEW ACCEPTING ASSESSMENT

APPEALS FROM OAK PARK; 

TAX APPEAL MEETING ON AUGUST 23                                    

Contact:  Ali ElSaffar

 

Oak Park property owners concerned about their property taxes have an opportunity to do something about next year’s tax bills.  According to Oak Park Township Assessor Ali ElSaffar, Oak Park property owners can appeal their 2016 assessed values with the Cook County Board of Review through August 30.  The township is offering residents two ways to get help in filing an appeal.

 

Oak Park Open For Appeals Until August 30th

Oak Park Open For Appeals Until August 30th, 2016

 

 

The Cook County Board of Review has listed Oak Park open for property tax appeals. The filing period ends August 30th. You may file online by clicking https://appeals.cookcountyboardofreview.com/ or please call Oak Park Township at (708) 383-8005 for appointments through the Township Assessor's office.

 

Farmers Market Coupon Program 2016

2016 Farmers Market

2nd Installment Bills Due August 1st, 2016

Questions about Property Tax Bills due August 1, 2016

By Ali ElSaffar, Oak Park Township Assessor

 

“Nothing lasts forever.  Forever is a lie.  All we have is between hello and goodbye.”  This philosophical quote, by an unknown author, can be applied to this year’s property tax bills.

 

Advance Directives Clinic at Senior Services

Oak Park Township Senior Services

Offers Free Advanced Directives Clinic

 

Senior citizens and people with disabilities who reside in Oak Park or River Forest can receive free legal assistance in preparing the following Advance Directives documents:

  • Power of Attorney for Health Care
  • Power of Attorney for Property
  • Living Will

 

Chicago Sun-Times Article on Senior Tax Deferral

Oak Park Township Assessor Ali ElSaffar was quoted in the following article published in the Chicago Sun-Times:

 

BUDGET STANDOFF SOCKS WOMAN

WITH TAX TROUBLE

Printed 5/29/16, courtesy of Chicago Sun-Times

Township Receives Distringuished Budget Award for FY16

                                                       Contact:  Gavin W. Morgan, (708) 383-8005
                                                                       Township Manager

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 16, 2016

 

Oak Park Township Recognized by the
Government Finance Officers Association
for FY2016 Budget

 

Township Proclamation: May is Older Americans Month

                                                        Contact:  Gavin Morgan, Township Manager,
                                                        (708) 383-8005

                                                                                                                   

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 28, 2016

 

Township Proclamation:  May is Older Americans Month

Annual Township Meeting Held April 12th, 2016

TOWNSHIP ANNUAL MEETING HELD APRIL 12th, 2016

 

The Oak Park Township held its annual meeting on Tuesday, April 12th.  The agenda included a presentation of financial statements as well as the Fiscal Year 2016 Township Year in Review.  An overview of accomplishments from each department as well as measurable goals and highlights were also presented.  The detailed reports are available below:

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Contact

General Information:
708.383.8005

Youth Services:
708.445.2727

Senior Services:
708.383.8060

Fax:
708.383.8062

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