Announcements

February 2024 Announcements:

                                                                       Board of Directors:

Stephanie Winston, President

Robert Carreon, Vice President

Katherine Wallace, Secretary

Bethsheba Robinson, Treasurer

Cheryl Johnson, Director at Large

John Lester, Director at Large

Bill Schrader, Director at Large

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Love You Latte jpg (1).jpg We LOVE our members A Latte!!! Starting October please join us this fall and winter season at the office  every fourth Friday for Free Coffee and Donuts.

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Unlimited yard waste pickup for Village of Roscoe | Rockton-Roscoe NewsYard waste season begins April 1. The last day for yard waste service is November  30th. 

                      Lawn Stickers are available at the office for $2.90 each.

    Road Runner Ice Melt; 50lb. Bag      50lb Salt Bags are available from the office for $12

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                                   Important Dates

February 15th Lawn Service Letter DUE

February 19th Office Closed in Observance of Presidents Day

April 1st: Spring/Summer Time of Office Hours  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
                                                               Wednesday: 8:30-7:00pm

April 24th: Annual Meeting at Freedom Hall

May 27th Office Closed in Observance of Memorial Day

June 1st- Recycling/Shred Event (more details in the Spring News Letter)

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Board of Trustees / Board Meetings - Video and Audio Recordings Park Forest Cooperative III, Area J Regular Board Meeting

Topic:  February Regular Board Meeting

Park Forest Cooperative III, Area J – Board Room is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Regular Area J Board Meeting
Time: Feb 27, 2024 06:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Every month on the Fourth Tue, until Mar 26, 2024, 2 occurrence(s)
Feb 27, 2024 06:00 PM
Mar 26, 2024 06:00 PM
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Senior Exemption Refund: Senior homeowners are eligible for this exemption if they are 65 years of age  or older (born in 1956 or prior). If you are eligible to receive this refund for the first time, then you must apply. Once you apply you are not required to reapply; the assessor will Automatically Renew your exemption each year.
 
Senior Freeze Update: Senior homeowners are eligible for this exemption if they are over 65 years of age and have a total household annual income of $65,000 or less in the 2021 calendar year.  The automatic renewal of this exemption due to COVID-19 has ended. Applicants must apply annually. 
 

NEW: The “Senior Freeze” has been renamed to the Low-Income Senior Citizens Assessment Freeze. 
State legislation now considers homeowners enrolled in the following programs to be eligible for the “Senior Freeze.” Proof of enrollment is required, please read the instructions under the Eligibility section to learn more.

  • Aid to the Aged, Blind or Disabled (AABD) Program
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • The Benefit Access Program
  • Senior Citizens Real Estate Tax Deferral Program

Automatic Renewal: No, this exemption must be filed annually.  
Due Date: The filing period for tax year 2023 will open in early spring. 

 
Disabled Persons Exemption: Automatic Renewal: Yes, this exemption will automatically renew due to new state legislation. 
 

NEW: Due to new state legislation, those who received the Persons with Disability Exemption last year (tax year 2022) will be automatically renewed going forward. New applicants will need to complete an application. 

Automatic Renewal: Yes, this exemption will automatically renew due to new state legislation. 
Due Date: The filing period for tax year 2023 will open in early spring.

 
Veterans Disability Exemptions: 

This Homestead Exemption for Veterans with Disabilities is for veterans with a service-connected disability as certified by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The exemption reduces certain amounts of the Equalized Assessed Value (EAV) on the primary residence of a veteran with a disability, very likely lowering the tax bill. The amounts of those EAV deductions depend on the level of disability.
The automatic renewal of this exemption due to the COVID-19 pandemic has ended. All applicants must reapply annually. 

NEW: Per new legislation, Veterans who are rated 100% disabled and classified as “permanently and totally disabled” by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will be automatically renewed next year during tax year 2023. 

Automatic Renewal: No, this exemption must be filed annually.                     

***If you need to make an appointment to apply for the first time or reapply for the Freeze only, Please call for an appointment (708) 228-5037.

You may also visit the tax assessors website for updated information: https://www.cookcountyassessor.com/senior-freeze-exemption

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THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE WE HAVE GOOD NEWS FOR OUR MEMBERSHIP! DNR CONSTRUCTION IS RETURNING FOR PHASE 6 OF ATTIC INSULATION

See Below Schedule for the remaining Courts: J-18; J-19, and Krotiak Road.

Phase 6:

78-88 Norwood-6 unit-3450                           February 26, 27

90-96 Norwood-4 unit-2400                           February 28

98-100 Norwood-2 unit-1350                         February 29

151-161 Park Rd-6 unit-3450                        February 29 March 1

192-198 Park Rd-4 unit-2400                        March 4

176-190 Park Rd-8 unit-4770                        March 5,6

152-166 Park Rd-8 unit-4770                        March 7,8

168-174 Park Rd-4 unit-2400                        March 11

230-228 Krotiak Rd-2 unit-1350                  March 14

232-234 Krotiak Rd-2 unit-1350                  March 14

231-233 Krotiak Rd-2 unit-1350                  March 15

235-237 Krotiak Rd-2 unit-1350                  March 15

236-238 Krotiak Rd-2 unit-1350                  March 18

240-242 Krotiak Rd-2 unit-1350                  March 18

241-239 Krotiak Rd-2 unit-1350                  March 19          

243-245 Krotiak Rd-2 unit-1350                  March 19

244-246 Krotiak Rd-2 unit-1350                  March 20

248-250 Krotiak Rd-2 unit-1350                  March 20

247-249 Krotiak Rd-2 unit-1350                  March 21

251-253 Krotiak Rd-2 unit-1350                  March 21

252-254 Krotiak Rd-2 unit-1350                  March 22