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Input Sought On Underage Drinking - Survey Ends August 15th

Wanted: Oak Park & River Forest Parents’ Input on Underage Drinking
With Aug. 15th deadline, Oak Park Township survey will help guide communications campaign to curb underage drinking

In only five minutes, parents and guardians of 8th through12th graders can help Oak Park Township officials working to reduce underage consumption of alcohol in Oak Park and River Forest.

Board of Review Appeals Accepted From August 1st to August 30th, 2017

BOARD OF REVIEW OPEN FOR APPEALS FOR OAK PARK PROPERTIES;

 

                                                                                                Contact:  Ali ElSaffar

 

The Cook County Board of Review has announced that it will be accepting appeals of the assessed valuations of Oak Park properties between August 1 and August 30, 2017.  According to Oak Park Township Assessor Ali ElSaffar, this appeal period marks the second opportunity Oak Park property owners will have to appeal their 2017 assessed values. 

 

Board of Review Accepting Assessment Appeals for 2017 - Tax Appeal Meeting on July 25th, 2017

                                 

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 now appeal their 2017 assessed values with the Cook County Board of Review.  The township is offering residents two ways to get help in filing an appeal.

 

Marketing/Consulting Services Sought for OPRF Workgroup for Positive Youth Development

Contact: Terria Diggins, 708-383-8005

Oak Park Township SPF Coordinator 

 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 18, 2017

 

 

Oak Park Township Seeking Marketing/Consulting Services

For OPRF Workgroup for Positive Youth Development

 

 

Senior Assistance Program at West Suburban Medical Center

Representatives from the Oak Park Township Senior Services Dept. will be at West Suburban Medical Center to offer information on the various local, state and federal programs available to senior adults and their caregivers.  Clients will be given customized information based on their unique needs.

Please call 866-938-7256 to register and choose one of the following presentations:

River Forest Medical Campus, 7411 Lake Street, Building A, Community Room, Office 1104 – 10:00am-12:30pm

2017 Farmers' Market Senior Citizen Coupons Available July 10th

2017 Farmers’ Market Senior Citizen Voucher Coupon Program

Begins July 10th

A limited number of coupons for the Oak Park Farmers’ Market are available to suburban Cook County seniors aged 60 and over with a maximum gross monthly income of $1860 or less for single individuals or $2504 for a household of two. Those applying will receive one 5-coupon booklet per person per year worth $25.00.  The coupons can be given to vendors at the Farmers’ Market in exchange for fresh fruits and vegetables. 

Questions about Property Tax Bills Due August 1st, 2017

Questions about Property Tax Bills due August 1, 2017

By Ali ElSaffar, Oak Park Township Assessor

 

For most Oak Park taxpayers, the recently mailed second installment tax bills reflect an annual increase of about 12% over the total amount of property taxes paid last year.  This year's tax increases, coupled with the increases from last year, mean that most Oak Park taxpayers are contending with tax bills that are about 20% higher than they were two years ago.

 

Senior Services June 2017 Activities

Oak Park and River Forest Townships Senior Services has several activities planned for the month of June 2017.  Please see the flyer below and call 708-383-8005 for more information.  To schedule a ride from our Transportation Department, please call them at 708-383-4806 24-48 hours in advance.

 

 

Newly Elected Township Trustees

Contact: Clarmarie Keenan, 708-383-8005

                                                                                Township Supervisor

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 11, 2017

 

 

 

Township Trustees Sworn in at May 9th Board Meeting

Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Approved

 

 

 

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708.383.8005

Youth Services:
708.445.2727

Senior Services:
708.383.8060

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708.383.8062

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