Upcoming Property Tax Review Seminars

Via the Cook County Board of Review

In partnership with the Cook County Board of Review, Ald. Shiller is pleased to announce two events where you can appeal your property taxes. You need not attend both events. Staff will be on hand to help you determine the best way to save on your property taxes. 

Thursday, January 21, 2010
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Gill Park
825 W. Sheridan

Wednesday, February 10, 2010
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Truman College
1145 W. Wilson

Haiti Relief

Image As we look to donate food, clothes, and money to help the victims of the disaster in Haiti, please make sure that you are donating to well established and reputable organizations. Check with The Better Business Bureau to see if your chosen charity is legitimate. Call (312) 832-0500  or log onto

The entire Chicago broadcasting community is joining forces for The CHICAGO HELPS HAITI phone drive starting at 5:00 a.m. on January 21st. Call the American Red Cross of Greater Chicago 312-729-6100 or log onto for more details.

Wyclef Jean's Yele Foundation has 100% of the funds collected going directly to the people of Haiti.  Please feel free to visit

Joseph's Assignment is collecting Dry Foods, Goods, and Medical Supplies for Haitian Relief where 100% of donated goods go to the people of Haiti.  Visit

Ward Office Closed on Monday, January 18

The 46th Ward Community Service Office will be closed on Monday, January 18 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. 

We will resume regular office hours on Tuesday, January 19th. 

City Clerk del Valle’s Office Seeks Summer Interns

Via the Chicago City Clerk

Students currently enrolled in college or business technology schools are encouraged to apply for summer internships with City Clerk Miguel del Valle’s office.

Applications for student internships are only accepted online at
through Feb. 1, 2010.