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Board of Review Accepting 2015 Assessment Appeals through Sept 1st

Contact: Ali ElSaffar, Township Assessor, (708) 383-8005

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 2015 assessed values with the Cook County Board of Review through September 1.

Fit and Strong Program at Senior Services

The Oak Park Township Senior Lunch Program is hosting Fit and Strong - an evidence based, multiple component exercise program. It combines flexibility, strength training and aerobic walking with health education for sustained behavior change among older adults. Gain a clear understanding of osteoarthritis. Learn to perform safe stretching, balance, aerobic and strengthening exercises which gradually increase in frequency, duration and intensity over time.

What you need to know about Adult Protective Services

Contact:  Desiree Scully-Simpkins, Director, Senior Services (708) 383-8060




July 10, 2015


What you need to know about Adult Protective Services


Farmers Market Coupons

Farmers Market Coupon Distribution

Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to Noon


Questions about Property Tax Bills and the 2014 Reassessment

Questions about Property Tax Bills and the 2014 Reassessment
By Ali ElSaffar, Oak Park Township Assessor

A guy who failed Statistics 101 might summarize the changes in this year's property tax bills by saying that tax increases were modest for the average Oak Park taxpayer.  After all, Oak Park property owners as a group experienced tax increases of just 1.6% this year.  But averages can be deceptive, as was the case for the man "with one foot in the oven and one foot in an ice bucket." Based on the average temperature, the poor man should be perfectly comfortable!

Free Summer Lunch for Youth Ends August 14th, 2015

Sponsored by the West Cook YMCA, the Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry, Wild About Wellness and No Kid Hungry, a free summer lunch program for youth aged 18 and younger begins June 15th, 2015 and ends Friday, August 15th, 2015.

Lunch will be served from 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the West Cook YMCA, 255 S. Marion Street in Oak Park.

For more information, please call Adriana at (708) 386-1324 ext. 1107 or email Hablo español

Notice of Public Hearing June 30th, 2015

                                           LEGAL NOTICE
                                    OAK PARK TOWNSHIP
                              NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Helping the Homeless through the Oak Park Homelessness Coalition

Contact: Lisa Denunzio-Devivo, Community Mental Health Board
Vanessa Matheny, Community Mental Health Board
    (708) 358-8855

May 19, 2015

Oak Park Township is Member of Oak Park Homelessness Coalition

Annual Township Meeting Held April 14th, 2015



The Oak Park Township held its annual meeting on Tuesday, April 14th.  The agenda included a presentation of financial statements as well as the Fiscal Year 2015 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:


Township Senior Lunch Program Hours Extended


Contact Person: Desiree Scully-Simpkins, Director of Senior Services (708) 383-8060



General Information:

Youth Services:

Senior Services:


Township Services printable PDF

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