Property owners in Riverside Township may file assessed valuation appeals with the Cook County Board of Review thru Tuesday September 3, 2013. The Riverside Township Assessor’s Office is available to help taxpayers determine the best reason for filing an appeal, find comparable properties and complete the appropriate forms. The Board of Review offers taxpayers the option of filing their appeal online at www.cookcountyboardofreview.com. During the appeal period the Riverside Township Assessor’s Office will be open from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm Monday thru Friday and by appointment.

To further assist taxpayers, the Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Dan Patlak and Riverside Township Assessor Fran Sitkiewicz are co-sponsoring a property tax appeal seminar to educate taxpayers on how to file a successful tax appeal. Attendees should bring a copy of their most recent property tax bill. The seminar will be held in Riverside Township Hall at 27 Riverside Road in Riverside at 6:30 pm on Thursday, August 22. The Riverside Township Assessor can be reached at 708-447-7700 or email at 27rside@sbcglobal.net. Appointments are encouraged but not necessary.