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Annual Township Meeting To Be Held April 12th, 2016

TOWNSHIP ANNUAL MEETING SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 12th, 2016

 

The Oak Park Township will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 at 6:30pm at the Senior Service meeting room, 130 S. Oak Park Avenue.  The agenda for the meeting is available below.  In addition, there will be one referendum up for a vote to decide if it should be on the November 8th, 2016 general election ballot.  The referendum item may be viewed below.

Advisory Referendum for Township Annual Meeting

Contacts:  Greg White, Township Clerk

GWhite@oakparktownship.org

Gavin Morgan, Township Manager

GMorgan@oakparktownship.org

(708) 383-8005
 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 21, 2016

 

 

            Advisory Referendum on Township Annual Meeting Agenda

 

Township Accepting Members for Youth Services and Senior Services Advisory Committees

Oak Park Township residents, contact: Angela Hill, 708-383-8005

River Forest Township residents, contact: Carla Sloan, 708-366-2029

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 13, 2016 - original

April 13, 2016 - revised

           

Township is Accepting Applications

for Youth and Senior Advisory Committees

 

2016 Tax Appeal Period Opens for Oak Park

2016 TAX APPEAL PERIOD OPENS FOR OAK PARK

Contact person:  Ali ElSaffar

(708) 383-8005

 

The Cook County Assessor’s office has announced that it will be accepting appeals of the assessed valuations of Oak Park properties between March 10 and April 11, 2016. According to Oak Park Township Assessor Ali ElSaffar, this appeal period is the first of two opportunities Oak Park residents will have to appeal their assessments in 2016.

 

Township Receives Award for FY2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

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

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 2, 2016

 

 

 

Oak Park Township Recognized by
Government Finance Officers Association
for FY2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

 

Senior Services Department Highlighted by Age Options

Age Options profiled the Township Senior Services Department in their February 2016 newsletter.  The Township and Age Options have partnered to provide services for Oak Park and River Township residents for many years.  The article from the newsletter is posted below.

The High School and Your Tax Bill

Township Assessor Ali ElSaffar recently wrote an article in the Wednesday Journal explaining how the issues involving Oak Park River Forest High School impact residents' property taxes.  To view the entire article and the acccompanying chart comparing tax levies for Oak Park and River Forest, please click here

Tax Savings for Disabled Veterans

DRAMATICALLY HIGHER TAX SAVINGS FOR

SOME DISABLED VETERANS TAKES EFFECT

 

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

 

Under a new law taking effect this year, veterans of the US Armed Forces who were severely wounded while serving their country will no longer be required to pay property taxes in Illinois.

 

1st Installment Property Tax Bills for Tax Year 2015 Are Due March 1st

FIRST INSTALLMENT TAX BILLS ARE DUE MARCH 1

 

                                                                                             Contact:       Ali ElSaffar

(708) 383-8005

           

 

Artist Maurice Costello presents "The Making of A Family"

Oak Park Township is exhibiting the work of Maurice Costello, local area artist.  Maurice has a degree in Art Education and a Masters in Fine Arts.  He spent his career teaching in the Indiana Public school system.  This work, “The Making of a Family” is an annual chronicle of his grandchildren. The six piece series are acrylic painted portraits on hardboard which represent a very realistic view of the growing children. 

 

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708.383.8005

Youth Services:
708.445.2727

Senior Services:
708.383.8060

Fax:
708.383.8062

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