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Money Returned to 14th District

Commissioner Goslin is proud to report that in 2013, over $15 million in Cook County services was returned to the 14th District.

Learn more by viewing our annual reports:

Money returned to the 14th District

14th District Office Expenses


CDBG & ESG Applications Available Online

county sealThe 2014 CDBG (Community Development Block Grant) and ESG (Emergency Solutions Grants) applications and related materials are now available for download on the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development’s website.

CDBG and ESG Applications are due on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 4:00pm.

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National Spay/Neuter Month in Cook County

February is National Spay/Neuter month and the Cook County Department of Animal & Rabies Control is offering a rebate for spay/neuter costs to help solve our country’s pet overpopulation problem.

Cook County is again partnering with private veterinarians to offer discounted spay and neuter services for pets. This program provides discounts of up to $40 per procedure. and is available for up to two pets per household.  Pet owners can simply go to their veterinarian of choice and ask for the Cook County Discount.

To ensure eligibility for the program, veterinarians will confirm the animal is up to date on rabies shots and the owner is a Cook County resident. Veterinarians handle all paperwork associated with the discount, which will be applied at the point of service. Continue reading “National Spay/Neuter Month in Cook County” »


2013 Senior Exemption Applications

The Cook County Assessor’s Office has mailed Senior and Senior Freeze Exemption applications for 2013 property tax bills.  Illinois Law requires seniors to reapply annually for their property tax exemptions.

Nearly 300,000 applications were mailed to seniors who received the exemptions last year.  The deadline for the application is February 5, 2014. Continue reading “2013 Senior Exemption Applications” »


Exploring with Buddy!

shelf elf featureBuddy, the 14th District’s Elf on the Shelf, is discovering opportunities for winter fun.

Join Buddy as as he enjoys recreational activities in the local forest preserves, helps out in local communities and learns about county programs!

You can follow his adventures on Facebook, Twitter, and on Buddy’s very own flickr photostream! Continue reading “Exploring with Buddy!” »