Commissioner to host Niles Township Property Tax Appeal Workshops
Last updated 10/2/2019 at 3:47pm
Cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin is announcing two free property tax appeal workshops for Niles Township residents.
“It’s important for all homeowners to appeal their property tax assessment annually to ensure they are paying their fair share,” said Suffredin. “My staff can analyze your property tax bill and file any missing exemptions.”
The Cook County Assessor has announced that he will send Niles Township assessment notices starting on Tuesday, September 10.
Residents have thirty days from when the notices are sent to appeal their property tax assessments.
Niles Township comprises the Villages of Golf, Lincolnwood, Skokie and portions of Niles, Glenview and Morton Grove.
The first seminar will take place on Sunday, September 15 at 1:30 p.m. at Oakton Community College’s Skokie Campus, located at 7701 Lincoln Ave. in Skokie. In addition to appealing their property taxes, residents can learn about the types of services available from various state agencies. The event will be hosted by Commissioner Suffredin, state Senator Ram Villivalam and Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky.
The second seminar will take place on Tuesday, September 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the Skokie Library Auditorium, located at 5215 Oakton St. in Skokie.
Other event sponsors include Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi, state Senators Laura Fine and Ram Villivalam, state Representatives John D’Amico, Jen Gong-Gershowitz and Yehiel Kalish, Mayors Barry Bass, Dan DiMaria, Andrew Przybylo and George Van Dusen and Niles Assessor Scott Bagnall.
Homeowners can visit the Cook County Assessor at the Skokie Courthouse, located at 5600 W. Old Orchard Rd., Room #149, in Skokie. Residents can reach the Assessor’s office in Skokie at 847-470-7237.
Alternatively, homeowners can visit Niles Assessor Scott Bagnall at the Niles Township building, located at 5255 Lincoln Ave. in Skokie, Residents can reach the Niles Assessor’s office at 847-673-9300.
Constituents can also contact Commissioner Suffredin’s office at 847-864-1209 to schedule a personal meeting to discuss specific property tax concerns.