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Public Safety Officials Announce $54 Million in Federal Funding to Protect Residents in Cook County

By at September 30, 2011 | 4:24 pm | 3 Comments

Public Safety Officials Announce $54 Million in Federal Funding to Protect Residents in Cook County

On Thursday, September 29th,  officials from the State of Illinois, Cook County and the City of Chicago announced the award of $54.6 million in federal grant funds from the Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) to enhance the safety and security of residents in Chicago and Cook County. The grant, intended to increase preparedness efforts, will be used to undertake more...

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Commissioner Cabonargi Announces Property Tax Appeal Seminars

By at September 29, 2011 | 10:48 am | 0 Comment

Commissioner Cabonargi Announces Property Tax Appeal Seminars

Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Michael M. Cabonargi will hold property tax seminars in Rogers Park Township on how homeowners can appeal their property assessment and lower their property tax bills.  The seminars are shown below: -          October 5—50th Ward sponsored by Alderman Debra Silverstein and Commissioner Larry Suffredin more...

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Preckwinkle: Time for Delinquent Businesses to Pay Their Fair Share

By at September 29, 2011 | 9:12 am | 1 Comments

Preckwinkle: Time for Delinquent Businesses to Pay Their Fair Share

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle launched a new initiative today to identify unregistered businesses that are delinquent in paying taxes to the Cook County Department of Revenue, one step in an effort to reach an overall goal of $10.2 million in delinquent revenue. In accordance with President Preckwinkle’s goals of fiscal responsibility, transparency and more...

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Cook County Board of Review Introduces Online Filing for Appeals

By at September 8, 2011 | 10:20 am | 1 Comments

Cook County Board of Review Introduces Online Filing for Appeals

Cook County Board of Review Commissioners Larry Rogers, Jr., Michael Cabonargi, and Dan Patlak unveiled the first online filing system allowing taxpayers to appeal their property tax assessment via the Internet.  The online system makes incredible strides in creating a more open and convenient appeal process for taxpayers.  The new filing system was created in more...

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Free Prescription Drug Take-back in Oak Park on Saturday, September 17th

By at August 30, 2011 | 8:25 am | 9 Comments

Free Prescription Drug Take-back in Oak Park on Saturday, September 17th

On Saturday, September 17th from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm the Cook County Department of Environmental Control and Village of Oak Park is sponsoring a free Prescription Drug Take-back program.  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 been found in more...

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Cook County Department of Public Health Releases Results of Youth Risk Behavior Survey

By at August 26, 2011 | 11:12 am | 0 Comment

Cook County Department of Public Health Releases Results of Youth Risk Behavior Survey

The Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH), in collaboration with Children’s Memorial Hospital’s Child Health Data Lab and participating school administrators, conducted the first Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey (YRBS) for suburban Cook County (SCC). The SCC YRBS is a part of a nationwide surveying effort led by the Centers for Disease Control more...

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Commission on Women’s Issues co-sponsors “Women’s Equality Day” on Friday, August 26th

By at August 8, 2011 | 4:36 pm | 6 Comments

Commission on Women’s Issues co-sponsors “Women’s Equality Day” on Friday, August 26th

Click here to listen to this event live, starting at Noon 8/26 Justice Joy V. Cunningham of the Illinois Appellate Court will be one of a number of speakers at the Women's Equality Day event on Friday, August 26th.  Women's Equality Day celebrates the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution, that guaranteed women the right to vote.  The event will more...

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Free Prescription Drug Take-back and Recycling Event in Hanover Township on Saturday, August 13th

By at August 3, 2011 | 9:44 am | 5 Comments

Free Prescription Drug Take-back and Recycling Event in Hanover Township on Saturday, August 13th

Do you have old prescriptions, electronics, car batteries, gently used clothing, and paper cluttering up your place?  Bring them to the Hanover Township Building on Saturday, August 13th  and recycle them at no cost.  The Cook County Department of Environmental Control and Hanover Township are sponsoring a Free Recycling Extravaganza  and Prescription Take-back event more...

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ALERT: 7/21 is a Cook County Air Pollution Action Day

By at July 21, 2011 | 6:59 am | 1 Comments

ALERT: 7/21 is a Cook County Air Pollution Action Day

From the Cook County Department of Environmental Control: Persons with heart or respiratory ailments are advised to limit activities and remain indoors. Participants in the Partners for Clean Air Program are requested to initiate their activities. The general public can help reduce ozone levels by limiting unnecessary driving, by using public transportation, by more...

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ALERT: 7/20 is a Cook County Air Pollution Action Day

By at July 20, 2011 | 1:00 am | 9 Comments

ALERT: 7/20 is a Cook County Air Pollution Action Day

From the Cook County Department of Environmental Control: Today, Wednesday, July 20, 2011, has been declared an Air Pollution Action Day.  An Air Pollution Action Day is declared when weather conditions are such that levels of ozone/particulate matter are expected to be above the Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups category of the Air Quality Index Persons with heart or more...

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