Each year, Residents receiving the Senior Citizen Exemption and Senior Freeze on their property taxes MUST complete and submit an application for 2018 to the Cook County Assessor’s Office. The 2018 applications were mailed by the Assessor January 4, 2019. If you do not receive an application in the mail, applications are available on the Assessor’s website for both the Senior Citizen Exemption and Senior Freeze.
Here is a link to the Assessor’s website: http://www.cookcountyassessor.com/Exemptions/Exemption-Forms.aspx.
If you turned 65 in 2018 you are eligible to apply for the Senior Citizen Exemption. Please complete the Senior Citizen Exemption form and provide the required documents detailed in the FAQ section (http://www.cookcountyassessor.com/Exemptions/Exemption-Forms.aspx.) To qualify for the Senior Freeze exemption, you must have a total gross income in 2017 of no more than $65,000.
All completed applications must be submitted to the Assessor’s office no later than February 6, 2019.
Project Update 1.9.2019:
John Burns Construction Company (JBCC) plans to begin the fiber optic conduit installation tomorrow morning Thursday, January 10th near the intersection of Oakdale and Lake Shore Drive. Underground work, concrete and parkway restoration is scheduled to be complete by Friday, January 18th. This work is weather, equipment and material dependent and is subject to change.
During this work, “No Parking” Signs will be posted from 300 to 330 W. Oakdale between the hours 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. from 1/9 through 1/11 and 1/14 through 1/18.
- The Department of Streets and Sanitation (Zones 2 and 4) will collect recycling Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Residents should ensure all Blue Recycling Carts are accessible throughout the week of collection.
- Privately provided Blue Recycling Cart Service will be collected Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with all collections being moved one day. For example, Thursday collection will be moved to Friday, and Friday collections to Saturday. Residents with private service should continue to put out Blue Recycling Carts throughout the week, according to their typical schedule.