Upcoming Property Tax Assessment Forums, Sponsored by Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr.
Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr. of the Cook County Board of Review, has launched an aggressive community outreach campaign in response to the property tax crisis that residents across many communities of Cook County have been facing. He stated that “Through unemployment or underemployment, taxpayers are simply without the means to afford exorbitant tax bills.” Commissioner Rogers has continued this effort and will also be hosting the following free community property tax appeal forums: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011, 6:00 PM PROVISO TOWNSHIP SPONSOR: COMMISSIONER LARRY ROGERS, JR. ROCK OF AGES BAPTIST CHURCH SPIRITUAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTERS’ ROCK CAFE 1405 MADISON AVE, MAYWOOD, IL SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2011 - 10:00 AM THORNTON TOWNSHIP SPONSOR: LARRY ROGERS, JR & ESTEEMED ELECTED OFFICIALS TF NORTH HIGH SCHOOL 755 PULASKI RD, CALUMET CITY, IL TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2011, 7:00 PM THORNTON TOWNSHIP SPONSOR: COMMISSIONER LARRY ROGERS, JR. & THORNTON TOWNSHIP SUPERVISOR FRANK ZUCCARELLI SOUTH SUBURBAN COLLEGE, PERFORMING ARTS CENTER 15800 S. STATE ST., SOUTH HOLLAND, IL WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2011, 10:00 AM STICKNEY TOWNSHIP SPONSOR: STICKNEY TOWNSHIP ASSESSOR KENNETH E. POLIVKA STICKNEY TOWNSHIP CENTRAL CLINIC 4949 LONG AVE., CHICAGO, IL THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2011, 7:00 PM STICKNEY TOWNSHIP SPONSOR: STICKNEY TOWNSHIP ASSESSOR KENNETH E. POLIVKA LOUIS S. VIVERITO SENIOR CENTER 7745 LEAMINGTON AVE., BURBANK, IL SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2011, 10:00 AM RICH TOWNSHIP SPONSOR: COMMISSIONER LARRY R. ROGERS, JR. MATTESON COMMUNITY CENTER 4450 W. OAKWOOD LANE, MATTESON, IL MONDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2011, 10:00 AM STICKNEY TOWNSHIP SPONSOR: STICKNEY TOWNSHIP ASSESSOR KENNETH E. POLIVKA STICKNEY TOWNSHIP NORTH CLINIC 6721 W. 40TH ST., STICKNEY, IL The forums will consist of a presentation, where the function of the Cook County Board of Review, issues surrounding property tax assessed valuations, and the importance of filing a property tax assessment appeal will be discussed. After the presentation there will be a question and answer period, after which Board of Review staff will assist attendees with filling out assessed valuation appeal forms. Taxpayers are urged to please bring their tax bill to the event. The Board of Review does not assess property, set tax rates, or collect taxes. There is no fee to file an appeal, and in most cases an attorney is not necessary. Board of Review complaint forms can be obtained at the office of Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr. in the Cook County Building located at 118 N. Clark, Room 601, Chicago, IL 60602. They may also be found and filed on the Board of Review website at: www.cookcountyboardofreview.com. For further information about appealing your property taxes, you may contact Commissioner Rogers’ office at (312) 603-5540. Office hours are 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.