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Board of Review Commissioner Cabonargi Announces More Property Tax Appeal Seminars

By at August 29, 2012 | 2:05 pm | 0 Comment

Board of Review Commissioner Cabonargi Announces More Property Tax Appeal Seminars

Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Michael M. Cabonargi will hold a series of property tax appeal seminars in the coming days and weeks. The seminars consist of a brief presentation on the assessment and property tax system followed by an opportunity for residents to receive assistance filing appeals, submitting evidence and asking Board of Review analysts any more...

Agencies , Elected Officials

County Sprayed For West Nile Virus Mosquitoes in Evergreen Park Monday Night, August 27th

By at August 28, 2012 | 9:23 am | 0 Comment

County Sprayed For West Nile Virus Mosquitoes in Evergreen Park Monday Night, August 27th

From the Tuesday, August 27th edition of Evergreen Park Patch.com: Evergreen Park residents might notice some odd looking trucks cruising through town this evening. Mosquito abatement trucks will spray throughout the village tonight. As cases of West Nile virus continue to pop up in Evergreen Park and the surrounding suburbs, Cook County is looking to keep the more...

Hospitals and Health Care , News

County jail to expand HIV testing

By at August 28, 2012 | 9:13 am | 0 Comment

County jail to expand HIV testing

From the Tuesday, August 28th edition of chicagotribune.com: "Every day about 200 people pass through the doorways of the Cook County Jail to have their clothes inspected, their pictures taken and their backgrounds checked. Now the incarcerated face one more examination: an HIV test. The Cook County Jail is testing everyone who goes through the intake process more...

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Judge Evans Praises Judges for Newest Juvenile Initiative

By at August 27, 2012 | 1:25 pm | 0 Comment

Judge Evans Praises Judges for Newest Juvenile Initiative

Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans and Juvenile Justice Division Presiding Judge Michael P. Toomin announced juvenile court judges have recently diverted 269 minors, who otherwise faced detention in the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC), into alternative community and faith-based programs designed to address their individual problems and needs. The Juvenile more...

Law Enforcement and Jails , News

Camping In Cook County Forest Preserve District: Master Plan Drafted

By at August 27, 2012 | 1:20 pm | 2 Comments

Camping In Cook County Forest Preserve District: Master Plan Drafted

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County (FPDCC) has published an early draft of its camping master plan. The plan is available for public viewing online at www.fpdcc.com/camping. The plan is working document, and remains in a conceptual phase. It was presented to the public for feedback during a series of open meetings held on August 22 and August 23. The final more...

Forest Preserve District , News

Meet the Members of the Cook County Wellness Council

By at August 23, 2012 | 10:42 pm | 1 Comments

Meet the Members of the Cook County Wellness Council

Cook County’s new Wellness Council convened for the first time to begin an on-going discussion on ways to build a culture of health and fitness for thousands of county employees, President Preckwinkle announced today. The Wellness Council reflects a cross section of the community and is comprised of individuals dedicated to employee wellness, including representatives more...

Hospitals and Health Care , President's Office ,

Human cases of West Nile virus increase to 23 in suburban Cook County

By at August 23, 2012 | 11:06 am | 1 Comments

Human cases of West Nile virus increase to 23 in suburban Cook County

To date, Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) officials report 23 human cases, 284 mosquito pools and six birds with West Nile virus (WNV) throughout suburban Cook County. These 23 cases do NOT include Chicago, Evanston, Skokie, Stickney Township or Oak Park – these communities have their own state certified local health departments.   “While we do not more...

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President Preckwinkle Leads Groundbreaking at Oak Forest Health Center

By at August 22, 2012 | 12:47 pm | 1 Comments

President Preckwinkle Leads Groundbreaking at Oak Forest Health Center

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle together with Dr. Ramanathan Raju, CEO of the Cook County Health and Hospitals System, local elected officials and dozens of community leaders joined to unveil the first phase of the re-development of the E Building on the Oak Forest Campus as part of the planned transition to the Oak Forest Health Center. The construction more...

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Commissioner Michael Cabonargi Announces Assessment Appeal Seminars

By at August 22, 2012 | 12:07 pm | 0 Comment

Commissioner Michael Cabonargi Announces Assessment Appeal Seminars

Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Michael M. Cabonargi will hold seminars with State Senator John Mulroe, State Representative Michael McAuliffe, Commissioner Peter Silvestri, Mayor Ronald Oppedisano, and Mayor Arlene Jezierny on how homeowners can appeal their property assessment and potentially lower their property tax bills. The seminars will be held on more...

Elected Officials , Property and Taxes , ,

Cook County Environmental Control Co-sponsors Prescription Drug Take-Back Program at Bloom Township

By at August 16, 2012 | 10:59 am | 2 Comments

Cook County Environmental Control Co-sponsors Prescription Drug Take-Back Program at Bloom Township

On Thursday, August 30th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm the Cook County Department of Environmental Control and Bloom Township Senior Services are co-sponsoring a free Prescription Drug Take-back event. This event is a low-cost, high-value opportunity to tackle a critical environmental issue.  The EPA has asked people not to flush old medications, as trace elements have more...

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