Tuesday, April 9, 2013
With 102 of 102 precincts reporting, Republicans swept the Democrats in all open positions within Wheeling Township.
Wheeling Township Supervisor Michael Schroeder retained his seat in Tuesday’s election, defeating challenger Fernando Arenas Jr. “I thought we had a great message and ran a great campaign, and we stayed positive and on issues that concern our residents," Schroeder said. "That message came across to the voters. I’m so happy I will have the next four years with a great group of people and we truly will accomplish great things.” Incumbents Assessor Jerry Sadler and Highway Commissioner Scott Saewert also won reelection. Newcomer Joanna Gauza, a Republican, was elected as clerk. The results were similar in the race for trustee with three incumbents reelected along with a newcomer, Robert Hoban. Wheeling Township Democrats put up a full slate …
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Michael Domrzalski is running in a crowded field for Wheeling Township Trustee. The candidates in the April 9 election: Michael Domrzalski, Robert P. Hoban, Ruth O'Connell, Kathy Penner, Kim Simmons, Siobhan White, Nikos D. Tsonis and Robert A. Boros.
Sunday, March 17
Patch wants to help you get to know your candidates for Wheeling Township Supervisor. Michael Domrzalski Age: 63 Family: Wife Leah married 37 years one son Christopher 25 Education: BS Marketing DePaul University Occupation: Business owner. Micom Forms and Systems Previous elected or appointed offices: Township Trustee for 12 years Position sought: Wheeling Township Trustee Political party: Republican Campaign committee: not specified What is the primary reason you are running for this office? To maintain the current programs and philosophy of the current board which is to do more with less while maintaining fiscal discipline and a balanced budget. What will be your single most important priority if you get elected? To maintain a …
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Incumbent Wheeling Township Trustee Ruth O'Connell is running for another term. She is facing challengers Michael Domrzalski, Robert P. Hoban, Kathy Penner, Kim Simmons, Siobhan White, Nikos D. Tsonis and Robert A. Boros in the April 9 election.
Saturday, March 16
Patch wants to help you get to know your candidates for Wheeling Township trustee. Ruth O'Connell Age: 71 Family: married, three children, 12 grandchildren Education: alumnus NIU Occupation: Township Trustee Previous elected or appointed offices: Township Trustee, Wheeling Township Committeeman Position sought: Township Trustee Political party: Republican Campaign committee: Republican Township Team Campaign Website: www.rowtgop.org Facebook: not specified Campaign Twitter: not specified What is the primary reason you are running for this office? To ensure that we maintain a good level of service at the least possible cost. What will be your single most important priority if you get elected? No increase in the township portion of real …
Friday, March 8, 2013
Do you know what the current assessment on your home and how it will change?
What is your current assessment amount? Will it change? In Calendar Year 2013, all of the property north of North Avenue but excluding the City of Chicago (ie: northwest suburbs) will be re-assessed. The re-assessed values will be your property’s value for property tax purposes for the next three years. There are 13 townships in the northwest suburbs to which this applies; namely, Barrington, Elk Grove Village, Evanston, Hanover, Leyden, New Trier, Niles, Northfield, Norwood Park, Main, Palatine, Schaumburg, and Wheeling. You will receive the proposed 2013 Re-Assessed Values in the mail. Property owners have only 30 days to file an assessment appeal with the assessor’s office once the notice is mailed. Property owners in the City …
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Appeal forms can be completed at the Thursday night event in Arlington Heights.
Wheeling Township residents will have an opportunity to appeal their 2012 property tax assessments Dec. 13 in Arlington Heights. The one-hour event, which begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Wheeling Township Office, will teach homeowners how to file a successful tax appeal. Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Dan Patlak will explain how property taxes are calculated and the appeal procedure of the Board of Review. Staff from the township office and Board of Review will be available to answer questions and to help taxpayers fill out an appeal form. This event is free to the public and there is no fee to appeal at the Board of Review. Taxpayers are asked to bring a copy of their most recent tax bill. The event is sponsored by Patlak along …
Saturday, October 20, 2012
Oct. 25 event will provide information to seniors who wish to appeal their 2012 property taxes.
Saturday, October 20, 2012
Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Dan Patlak will hold a property tax appeal seminar to senior taxpayers in Wheeling Township seeking to appeal their 2012 property tax assessments. The seminar, which begins at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Wheeling Senior Center, 199 N. First St., is co-sponsored by the Wheeling Senior Commission. The hour-long session will educate taxpayers on how to file a successful tax appeal in a time when the economy is putting added pressures to home and business owners. Patlak will explain how property taxes are calculated and the appeal procedure of the Board of Review. Before the end of the evening, taxpayers will have an opportunity to work with staff from the Board of Review to address their specific …
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Clothing and toys are also collected for distribution to needy families in the area.
Volunteer Sharon Gressick surveyed the food pantry at St. Mary Church. Shelves were stocked with cereal, pasta and canned goods, and the freezer was filled with bread and cakes donated from Deerfields Bakery. It was the week before Thanksgiving, and four days before the church would hold its monthly distribution to needy families. “We serve about 170 families a month from the pantry, but we’ve served as much as 250 families,” she said. She glanced at the pantry’s shelves again, then said, “It could be bad again because Thanksgiving and Christmas are our biggest months.” Gressick’s husband, Ted, who also volunteers with the food pantry, explained that guests can come to the food pantry every month. “We don’t stop anyone from getting food,” …