Thank you for your interest in learning about how I am representing you, your family, and neighbors on the Cook County Board of Commissioners.

My mission is to professionalize, modernize and privatize Cook County government while providing efficient, effective, economical and compassionate management of County business.

-Gregg Goslin

Commissioner Goslin is proud to report that in 2014, 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
Did you know the Forest Preserves of Cook County hosts an online volunteer coordination system through their website? Find internship, volunteer and learning opportunities on the District website.

Potential volunteers can now search for volunteer opportunities by zip code, region, date and more! You can also create your own profiles and can sign up for opportunities online. If you have time, skills and enthusiasm to give, get out into your Forest Preserves!

February is National Spay and Neuter Month

February is National Spay and Neuter Month! Cook County has partnered with private veterinarians to offer discounts of up to $40 per procedure throughout the month. No coupons needed – simply ask your vet for the Cook County discount. Pet owners must be Cook County residents and pets must be up to date on rabies shots.

Additionally, The Anti-Cruelty Society is also offering low cost spay/neuter surgeries: cats for $30, dogs for $130, and pit bull and pit bull mix dogs for $60.

For more information can be found here.

 

Be a Pollworker March 20th!

The Cook County Clerk’s office is hiring community members to serve in suburban polling places and make it possible for their neighbors to cast their ballots and be heard during the March 20th gubernatorial primary election.

There are two positions available: Election Judge or Equipment Manager. Both Election Judges and Equipment Managers assist voters and ensure the polling place is running smoothly. Equipment Managers are also responsible for setting up and maintaining the voting equipment. Due to the additional responsibility, Equipment Managers receive more training and get higher pay. Election Judges earn $190, Equipment Managers earn $340. 

 

Invest in Cook 2018

Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways has announced a second round of the “Invest in Cook” program. Local governments, regional transportation authorities, transit agencies, natural resource or public land agencies, and any other local or regional governmental entity with responsibility for transportation or recreational trails within Cook County are invited to submit a proposal through March 16, 2018 at 5 p.m.

Applicants are invited to attended two scheduled workshops for guidance as it relates to the application process:

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

 

Northfield Township Property Tax Appeal Seminar

Northfield Township is open for property tax appeal from December 18 to January 16. Commissioner Goslin co-sponsoring two property tax appeal seminars  so residents of Northfield Township can learn how to appeal their property tax assessment. Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Dan Patlak will explain the appeals process and attendees will be able to fill out and submit appeal forms at the end of the event.

The first seminar will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 10 at Northbrook Village Hall (1225 Cedar Lane). The second seminar will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, January 15 at the Glenview Park District Park Center (2400 Chestnut Avenue).

 

Energy Efficiency Event

Interested in learning how to save money on your utility bills in the new year? The Cook County Department of Environment and Sustainability, along with CUB and Elevate Energy, is putting on an event for residents at the Palatine Public Library on Wednesday, January 10 from 7-8 p.m. Experts will be on hand to help attendees understand their utility bills, and identify ways to cut costs. Learn more here.

 

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