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New Senior Services Facility

 

The new Township Senior Services and Meeting Room building opened in August of 2012.  See links below for a tour and other features. 

 

The Community Mental Health Board Is Seeking Help

The Community Mental Health Board of Oak Park Township is seeking minority residents 18yrs or older, of Oak Park to share their opinions about improving counseling and substance abuse treatment services in the community.  This workshop will be Thursday, September 27 at Oak Park Township Senior Services 130 S Oak Park Ave from 12:30-2:30pm.  This is a free event- Your opinion matters to us!  Refreshments will be provided.  To RSVP or for more information click here for call Vanessa a

Property Values Down and Property Taxes Up?!?

Property Values are going down...and Property Taxes are going up?!?
By Ali ElSaffar, Oak Park Township Assessor

In spite of the decline in property values over the last few years, property taxes will not be falling for most taxpayers. Click here for details. 

Earliest Due Date for Property Taxes in a Generation

EARLIEST DUE DATE FOR PROPERTY TAXES IN A GENERATION
Contact person: Ali ElSaffar, Oak Park Township Assessor

Cook County property tax bills this year will be mailed in late June and should be due August 1. This will mark the earliest mailing date and due date for second installment tax bills in more than thirty years.

Annual Meeting Well Attended

Contact: F. David Boulanger, 708-383-8005
              Township Supervisor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 11, 2012

Two citizen-initiated referenda on Township Annual Mtg Agenda

Contact: F. David Boulanger, 708-383-8005
              Township Supervisor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 30, 2012

Two citizen-initiated advisory referenda on Township Annual Meeting agenda

Township received the GFOA Award for Financial Reporting

Oak Park Township has received the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting for its Fiscal Year 2013 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). Oak Park Township has received the GFOA award each year since 2003 for its budget presentation and 2006 for its audit presentation. GFOA review over the years has found each document deserving of the “highest form of recognition in the area of government accounting and financial reporting... a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.”

Township offers extended hours for voter registration

Oak Park Township is offering extended hours for voter registration at the Township Hall, 105 S. Oak Park Avenue, for those wishing to vote in the March 20, 2012 Primary Election. The last day to register before the election is Tuesday, February 21. In addition to offering voter registration during the regular office hours of Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Clerk's Office will be open to accommodate residents during the following additional times: Wednesday and Thursday evenings, February 15 & 16, until 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, February 18, from 9 a.m.

Information for Senior Citizens seeking Tax Relief

SENIOR CITIZENS SEEKING TAX RELIEF CAN AVOID
PAYING PROPERTY TAXES THROUGH DEFERRAL PROGRAM
Contact Person: Ali ElSaffar

Senior citizens struggling with property tax bills can enroll in a program in which they pay no property taxes at all, according to Oak Park Township Assessor Ali ElSaffar. Under the Senior Citizen Tax Deferral Program, qualifying seniors can defer payment of their property taxes until their homes or condominiums are sold.

Thank you IMP.A.C.T!

The Township Board and staff extend a special “Thank You” to the parent creators of the IMP.A.C.T. organization of “Parents and Community Together to reduce youth alcohol & drug use.” For the past 14 years, Oak Park and River Forest taxing units have supported the Township Youth Interventionist team to counter youth substance abuse across all jurisdictions. IMP.A.C.T. has expanded that commitment, activating parents and community leaders to raise parent awareness of their essential role in addressing youth behavior. IMP.A.C.T.

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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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