Oak Park and River Forest High School has hired Tod Altenburg, an administrator from Lombard elementary District 44, as its new chief financial officer. A former English and Spanish classroom teacher, Altenburg was hired May 23 by the District 200 Board of Education.
Due to the large flow of people funneling through Oak Park's Village Hall during the two-week early voting period, the Village of Oak Park is looking to move early voting to a different location in town.
The portion of property tax revenue allocated to Oak Park and River Forest High School and elementary school District 97 via development from the Colt-Westgate site could run into the millions. That's according to the village of Oak Park as it looks to amend the 2011 downtown TIF settlement with the two school districts.
Davis suggested — very cautiously as it was just an idea —about whether a top structure could be built on the school's parking garage that could house both D97 and Park District administrative offices.
Public taxing bodies normally don't ever hold their meetings at the home of a sitting member of that body. But what about an unelected, quasi public body like District 97's volunteer Facilities Advisory Committee?