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



                                                                                             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. 


IGOV Assembly January 23rd, 2016

The 3rd Annual Intergovernmental (IGOV) Assembly was held on Saturday, January 23rd, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Percy Julian Middle School, 416 S.

Senior Property Tax Deferral Deadline is March 1st, 2016

Senior Citizens seeking tax relief can defer up to $5,000
in property taxes this year

Contact Person:  Ali ElSaffar


Senior citizens struggling with property taxes can defer payment of their property taxes until their homes or condominiums are sold.  According to Oak Park Township Assessor Ali ElSaffar, the Senior Citizen Tax Deferral Program allows seniors to defer as much as $5,000 of their property tax bill every year.


Senior Property Tax Exemption Renewal Forms Due February 3rd, 2016

Applications for senior property tax exemptions mailed;
all seniors must apply to renew their exemptions


Contact Person:  Ali  ElSaffar


Oak Park residents sixty-five years of age or older should receive renewal forms for senior citizen property tax exemptions this week, and will have until February 3 to file them.  Local seniors should feel free to call the office of Oak Park Township Assessor Ali ElSaffar for help completing the forms.


Advisory Referendum Procedure for 4/12/16 Annual Meeting

                                                                                                                      CONTACT:  Greg White, Township Clerk
(708) 383-8005;

January 7, 2016


Township process for placing an advisory referendum on an election ballot

Township Services Overview and Youth Interventionists

The Oak Park Township has highlighted its services in the January 2016 OP/FYI Newsletter from the Village of Oak Park. Also included is an in-depth description of the Youth Services Interventionists Team.  Please download the flyer here.


Presidential Primary Election is March 15th, 2016

Presidential Primary Election is March 15th, 2016

The deadline to register for the 2016 Presidential Primary Election is Tuesday, February 16th. Voter registration for residents who have changed addresses or new residents is available at the Oak Park Township from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Friday as well as Village Hall, 123 Madison St. and the main branch of the Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake St.

Mayor Anan Abu-Teleb To Host Community Forum December 3rd, 2015

Mayor Anan Abu-Taleb to Host

Community Forum Thursday, December 3rd, 2015


Oak Park Mayor Anan Abu-Taleb invites all Village residents to a Community Forum on Thursday, December 3, 2015 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the Veteran’s Room of Oak Park’s main library, 834 Lake Street. 



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