The Village of Oak Park | 123 Madison St.  Oak Park, IL 60302 |

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Village Board Objective 2 - Intergovernmental Relations

Collaborate with other taxing bodies and neighboring communities to share resources and address commonly shared community issues that maximizes efficient use of the tax dollars.


  • Utilize I-Gov to analyze demographic data including historical trends related to age, poverty, cost of family housing and diversity.
  • Develop a strategy to strengthen the community capacity to support adult mental health and wellness.
  • Develop a strategy to increase outreach with neighbors, especially Chicago neighbors such as Galewood and Austin via the Community Relations Commission and its workplan.
  • Develop a strategy within 12 months among all taxing bodies to analyze and strategize to focus the entire community on the impact of the overall tax burden as well as recognize that all taxing bodies in Oak Park have a role in the overall tax burden.