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Board of Review Opens Five More Suburban Townships for Property Tax Appeal

By at March 21, 2011 | 2:10 pm | 0 Comment

Board of Review Opens Five More Suburban Townships for Property Tax Appeal

The Cook County Board of Review has announced dates for filing assessment appeal complaints for suburban property owners in Bloom, Elk Grove, New Trier, Orland and Proviso Townships. The filing dates for property assessment appeals begin on Thursday, March 24, 2011 and will end on Friday, April 22, 2011. Property owners may appeal their assessments to the Board if they more...

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Preckwinkle, Sims provide municipalities with economic development tool

By at March 21, 2011 | 11:24 am | 1 Comments

Preckwinkle, Sims provide municipalities with economic development tool

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Finance Chairman John Daley and Cook County Board Commissioner Deborah Sims on Monday delivered on a promise to help 13 municipalities with targeted economic development projects through the Cook County No Cash Bid Program. The basic concept of the program is to assist municipalities and other taxing bodies with the more...

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Cook County Sheriff’s online education program for inmates graduates seven

By at March 18, 2011 | 9:03 am | 0 Comment

Cook County Sheriff’s online education program for inmates graduates seven

Seven young men charged with non-violent crimes who were just a few credit hours away from receiving their high school diplomas will receive them today after finishing course work online at the Cook County Jail, Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced. A graduation ceremony is set for 3:00 p.m. today (March 18, 2011) in the Jury Assembly Room at the Cook County Criminal more...

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Former north suburban waste collection agency director tied to $900,000 theft

By at March 14, 2011 | 11:55 am | 0 Comment

Former north suburban waste collection agency director tied to $900,000 theft

The former executive director of a public agency that manages garbage collection for more than  20 north and northwest suburbs has been charged with stealing more than $900,000 in funds from the agency over a four-year period, Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez announced on Friday, March 11th. Christopher Brooke Beal, 47, of Chicago, served as executive more...

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Cook County Sheriffs Police indict millionaire hedge fund trader for perjury

By at March 14, 2011 | 11:41 am | 0 Comment

Cook County Sheriffs Police indict millionaire hedge fund trader for perjury

Bond has been set at $100,000 for a Chicago man accused of perjuring himself in court, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced Thursday. Mikhail Malyshev, 41, of the 100 block of Garrison Avenue in Wilmette was indicted on two counts of perjury, a class 3 felony, and appeared in bond court on Wednesday. The Cook County Sheriff’s Police Financial Crimes more...

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Olympic athlete, 14 college graduates among new graduates of Cook County Sheriff’s Training Academy

By at March 14, 2011 | 11:34 am | 0 Comment

Olympic athlete, 14 college graduates among new graduates of Cook County Sheriff’s Training Academy

A member of two U.S. Olympic teams, two former teachers, a retired fire lieutenant and 14 college graduates were among the 45 cadets to graduate from the Cook County Sheriff’s Training Academy, marking the beginning of their law enforcement careers as correctional officers based at the Cook County Jail. Sheriff Thomas J. Dart presided over the ceremonies on 3/9 more...

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Cook County Commissioner Earlean Collins to help seniors file for senior property tax exemption

By at March 8, 2011 | 12:48 pm | 3 Comments

Cook County Commissioner Earlean Collins to help seniors file for senior property tax exemption

Cook County Commissioner Earlean Collins (1st) along with Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios’ office is sponsoring assistance days to help Cook County seniors living in the First District complete the applications for the senior property tax exemption and senior property tax freeze.  The deadline was extended by Assessor Berrios until March 22nd so that all more...

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Cook County Board of Review sponsors property tax appeal seminars

By at March 5, 2011 | 2:32 pm | 0 Comment

Cook County Board of Review sponsors property tax appeal seminars

On Monday, March 14th at 6:30 pm at the American Legion Memorial Civic Center located at 6140 Dempster Street in Morton Grove, Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Michael M. Cabonargi will hold a seminar with Cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin and Niles Township Assessor Scott Bagnall on how homeowners may appeal their property assessment and lower their more...

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Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios extends deadline for Senior Citizen Exemption

By at March 3, 2011 | 4:41 pm | 3 Comments

Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios extends deadline for Senior Citizen Exemption

Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios announced today that he has extended the deadline for the Senior Citizen Exemption until March 22nd so that all eligible seniors may take advantage of this important money saving exemption. “We mailed applications to nearly 300,000 taxpayers who received the Senior Exemption last year but still have not heard back from many of the more...

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Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart honors teen creators of safe driving videos

By at March 2, 2011 | 12:35 pm | 0 Comment

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart honors teen creators of safe driving videos

A dozen high school students were honored by the Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart on Friday for their work in promoting safe driving among their peers. Winners of the first-ever “Heads Up Video Challenge” were named during an event at the Daley Center. Anders Gustafson, Adrian Paladin, Jack Schalke, Luis Gonzalez and Sarah Brooks of Maine West High School were more...

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