NILES TOWNSHIP GOVERNMENT FALL LECTURE SERIES
All lectures are free and will take place at Niles Township Government offices at 5255 Main Street in Skokie, IL. Call (847) 673-9300 if you have any questions.
Thursday, September 25 and 27, 2012, 7:00 p.m.
"PROPERTY TAX SEMINAR"
By Attorney Scott Bagnall, Niles Township Assessor
Niles Township Assessor, Scott Bagnall, will lead a property tax discussion concerning a 2012 assessed value appeal, the 2013 Niles Township reassessment, and current factors and trends that may tend to cause an increase in your property tax bill. Visit www.nilestownshipassessor.com and www.nilestownshipgov.com
Thursday, October 3, 2012, 7:00 p.m.
"STATE GOVERNMENT OUTLOOK AND YOUR DISTRICT"
By State Representative Lou Lang
State Representative/State Deputy Majority Leader, LOU LANG, will speak about the outlook of State Government and the impact of State Government policy on your community.
Thursday, October 18, 2012, 7:00 p.m.
"MEDICARE PART D AND THE AFFORABLE CARE ACT"
By Kris Sadur, Outreach Coordinator and Constituent Advocate for Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky
Ms. Sadur will be speaking about Medicare Part D and the Affordable Care Act. The Open Enrollment Period for Medicare Part D is October 15 to December 7. Everyone on Medicare should check to determine if their Part D plan will change in 2013. Every year the Part D plans change and people need to be sure the plan still covers their medications.
Thursday, October 25, 2012, 7:00 p.m.
"ESTATE PLANNING - MYTHS VERSUS FACTS (IT'S NOT AS SCARY AS YOU MAY THINK)"
By Mary E. Rooney, CPA, Senior Vice President and Senior Trust Officer with Cornerstone National Bank and Trust in Palatine
Ms. Rooney will present:
- 20 things you need to know - tips that you can begin using right after the presentation
- Selecting your estate planning professional - finding the mix of "people chemistry" and credentials
- Choosing your executor/successor trustee - things to consider as you make this important decision to select a steward for your estate.
- What you can do to prepare for the estate planning process - ideas and action steps
- Mistakes to avoid - common mistakes seen as a trust officer; avoid the pitfalls and learn from a seasoned bank expert who has seen it all.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 7:00 p.m.
"FREE TRAINING FOR CONDO/HOMEOWNER ASSOCIATION MEMBERS"
By Interfaith Housing Center of the Northern Suburbs
Interfaith Housing Center is the North Shore's premier advocate for fair and affordable housing and is conducting this free, one-hour training session designed specifically to help condomimium and homeowner association members understand their rights and responsibilities under the federal fair housing law. This session will better equip association leaders and members with the knowledge they need to avoid legal liability for housing discrimination - including unintentional discrimination - when handling resident issues. Participants will learn how to identify and properly address fair housing issues with both current and potential residents. For more information or to register, contact Viki Rivkin, Director of Fair Housing, at
, or call (847) 501-5760 x 408.