Townships Opening For Appeal At The Cook County Board Of Review

The following Townships are currently open for appeal until September 4th:
Norwood Park
Oak Park
River Forest

These Townships will open for appeal on August 20th and remain open until September 18th:
Elk Grove
Rogers Park


Chicago’s Cook County Commissioner: Part Two—An Inside Look within the Office

Part Two of Dan's feature as the The Leadership Institute's Graduate of the Week.

Illinois' Cook County Commissioner Dan Patlak, last week's Leadership Institute graduate of the week, leads his 19 staff to work as "taypayer advocates" for the 1.7 million people he represents.

The Cook County Board of Review is a quasi-judicial board that helps respond to "taxpayer's grievances with their property tax assessment," Brendan Seyring, a staffer for Commissioner Patlak, said.

A second highlight: Cook County has met the tax bill filing deadline of July 1 for the first time in 34 years, Brendan said.

"For every month delayed, it costs the county millions of dollars," Brendan said. "We are on time this year because of all the hard work and overtime."

Read the rest of the story on The Leadership Institute's website


From The Leadership Institute - Chicago’s Cook County Commissioner: Part One - About the Man

Commissioner Dan Patlak was recently featured as The Leadership Institute's Graduate of the Week.

Dan Patlak is a politico.

He's held campaign posts from volunteer campaign manager for a state representative race to press secretary on a U.S. Senate campaign. He's even run for office himself.

In 2010, Dan was elected as a Commissioner at the Cook County Board of Review in Illinois. He represents one-third of his county's population.

Illinois' Cook County includes 946 square miles and represents 5.3 million people, making it the "second most populous county in the nation and the 19th largest government in the United States," according to the Cook County, Illinois webpage. This county includes the City of Chicago and the suburban municipalities surrounding it.

Read the rest of the story of Dan's rise in politics on The Leadership Institute's website.


Dan Patlak Spoke To Over 1200 Delegates At The Illinois 2012 State Convention

Dan Patlak addressed the 2012 Republican State Convention in Tinley Park on Saturday June 9th, 2012.  There were over 1200 delegates in attendence as well as hundreds of guests from all over the state.  Other speakers included Congressman Adam Kinzinger, Congressman Aaron Schock, Congressman Joe Walsh, Congressman Bobby Schilling, State Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno and State House Republican Leader Tom Cross.


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