New Cook County Property Tax Informational Website

From Cook County Commissioner Timothy O. Schneider…

Cook County has recently unveiled a new property tax website. This website allows you to learn more about your property taxes, as well as review history of appeals and exemptions. It is a consolidated website that offers one-stop shopping that offers information from various county offices on one unified site. You can take a look at the new site by clicking here.

Shred Day

Cook County Farm Bureau will be hosting a “Shred Day” on Saturday, April 28, 2012 from 10 am to 12-noon at the Rolling Meadows Country Financial Building, 4190 W Euclid Avenue, Rolling Meadows.

Bring any old documents (up to 3 bankers boxes) that you would like have shredded. FREE OF CHARGE!

Please call the Cook County Farm Bureau at 708.354.3276 to make a reservation. Click here to visit the Cook County Farm Bureau website for more informtaiton.

Spring has Sprung!

We have in our office– A limited amount of late summer-blooming Purple Coneflower (Echinaceas purpurea) seed packets. The Purple Coneflower is a perennial plant, native to the Illinois prairie, with a pretty rosy-purple, daisy like-flower. The Purple Coneflower was named the official Cook County flower in 2000.

Contact our district office at (847) 640-1632 to make arrangements if you would like a seed packet.

Cook County Online

The Cook County Board meetings are now being streamed live online! The Chicago Sun-Times recently wrote an article about the use of new technology to bring the County Board meetings live to your computer. Click here to read more.

Camping in the Forest Preserve

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County is developing a new Camping Master Plan. In addition to updating and enhancing the current camp facilities that are available for organized youth groups, we’re considering adding additional camping experiences and programs to engage broader populations, such as families, retreat or reunion groups, day camps and people with special needs.

Help the County develop their new Campaign Master Plan by taking an online survey here.

Upcoming Event

Join Commissioner Timothy Schneider and Hanover Township for a Citizen Utility Board Phone Bill Clinic. This is a free event open to all residents. CUB will be highlighting ways to save money on your home phone bill. Attendees are encouraged to bring a copy of their most recent phone bill with them. Click here to view the event flier.

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