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Board of Review Commissioners Announce the Opening of Bloom, Hanover, Niles, Proviso, and Schaumburg Townships for Property Tax Assessment Appeal Filing

By at January 26, 2012 | 3:04 pm | 0 Comment

Board of Review Commissioners Announce the Opening of Bloom, Hanover, Niles, Proviso, and Schaumburg Townships for Property Tax Assessment Appeal Filing

Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr., Commissioner Michael M. Cabonargi, and Commissioner Dan Patlak announced today that the Cook County Board of Review is now open to accept property tax assessment appeals for Bloom, Hanover, Niles, Proviso, and Schaumburg Townships.  Those taxpayers who own property within these townships and feel they have been over assessed have until more...

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Lobbyists paid $1.9 million in Cook County last year

By at January 25, 2012 | 9:35 am | 5 Comments

Lobbyists paid $1.9 million in Cook County last year

Lobbyists were paid $1.9 million in 2011 as they attempted to influence Cook County officials on issues including the budget, pension reform, and taxes on tobacco, alcohol and amusements, according to reports submitted to Clerk David Orr's Lobbyist Online website. "Lobbyists contacted officials nearly 1,200 times in 2011 about important issues facing the people of more...

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Commissioner Cabonargi Announces Property Tax Appeal Seminar

By at January 25, 2012 | 9:03 am | 1 Comments

Commissioner Cabonargi Announces Property Tax Appeal Seminar

Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Michael M. Cabonargi will hold a property tax seminar with State Senator John Mulroe (10th District) and Alderman Tim Cullerton (48th Ward) on how homeowners can appeal their property assessment and lower their property tax bills.  The seminar will be held on Monday, January 30 at 6:30 PM at The Portage Park Senior Center, located more...

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Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr. and Thornton Township Mayors Hold Two Property Tax Appeal Forums

By at January 12, 2012 | 9:59 am | 0 Comment

Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr. and Thornton Township Mayors Hold Two Property Tax Appeal Forums

Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr. of the Cook County Board of Review, along with Mayor of the Village of Riverdale Deyon Dean, Mayor of the City of Harvey Eric J. Kellogg, President of the Village of Phoenix Terry R. Wells, Mayor of City of Calumet City Michelle Markiewicz-Qualkinbush Mayor of Village of Dixmoor Keevan A. Grimmett, Mayor of the City of Markham David Webb, more...

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Board of Review Commissioners Announce the Opening of Hyde Park, Jefferson, Northfield, Orland, and Rich Townships

By at January 11, 2012 | 4:05 pm | 0 Comment

Board of Review Commissioners Announce the Opening of Hyde Park, Jefferson, Northfield, Orland, and Rich Townships

Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr., Commissioner Michael M. Cabonargi, and Commissioner Dan Patlak announced today that the Cook County Board of Review is now open to accept property tax assessment appeals for Hyde Park, Jefferson, Northfield, Orland, and Rich Townships.  Those taxpayers who own property within these townships and feel they have been over assessed have until more...

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Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr. Holds Crucial Property Tax Appeal Forums Throughout the City of Chicago

By at January 11, 2012 | 4:03 pm | 2 Comments

Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr. Holds Crucial Property Tax Appeal Forums Throughout the City of Chicago

Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr. of the Cook County Board of Review, along with Congressman Danny K. Davis, State Senator Annazette Collins, State Representative Arthur Turner, State Representative Kenneth Dunkin, State Representative Mattie Hunter, State Representative Derrick Smith, Cook County Commissioner Robert Steele, Cook County Commissioner Earlean Collins, 2nd Ward more...

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Preckwinkle Stands with County Commissioners to Launch Bold County-wide Reforms

By at November 15, 2011 | 1:28 pm | 7 Comments

Preckwinkle Stands with County Commissioners to Launch Bold County-wide Reforms

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today the launch of several County-wide, strategic reform initiatives in an effort to continue to transform County government and tackle the structural deficit in the years to come. On the heels of the approval of modest revenue enhancements by the County Board, Preckwinkle was joined by a bi-partisan group of more...

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Preckwinkle, Fritchey Announce Solution to Eliminate Parking Fees for Jurors and Law Enforcement

By at November 8, 2011 | 3:44 pm | 6 Comments

Preckwinkle, Fritchey Announce Solution to Eliminate Parking Fees for Jurors and Law Enforcement

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Commissioner John Fritchey (D-12th) today announced a joint plan to eliminate proposed parking fees for jurors and law enforcement officials at Cook County courthouses. Under the introduced budget, all individuals utilizing County courthouse parking lots would be required to pay a $4.75 daily charge. The new proposal more...

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Preckwinkle Announces Taskforce to Tackle Unincorporated Cook County Services

By at November 4, 2011 | 11:56 am | 0 Comment

Preckwinkle Announces Taskforce to Tackle Unincorporated Cook County Services

After meeting with County Commissioners, municipal leaders, township officials, and hearing from constituents throughout Cook County, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced the formation of a 13-member taskforce tasked with examining costs and services provided to unincorporated Cook County and ending the unincorporated tax subsidy. This taskforce more...

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Preckwinkle Opens Senior Housing Development in Summit

By at October 20, 2011 | 11:23 am | 0 Comment

Preckwinkle Opens Senior Housing Development in Summit

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle attended a ribbon cutting in Summit, Ill. for the grand opening of a Senior Housing Development made possible in part by a $2.7 million HOME Investment Partnership Program loan (HOME). “With the economy struggling right now, I am proud that Cook County is able to help residents when we can by providing loans to important more...

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