Community invited to discuss shared school, park administrative facilities

School District 97 and the Park District of Oak Park have scheduled a second community forum to discuss the proposed sharing of facilities, including building a new administrative building in the parking lot at Village Hall. 123 Madison St. The forum is scheduled for 10 a.m., Sat., Nov. 10, at Beye Elementary School, 230 N. Cuyler Ave. Residents are invited to ask questions after a brief presentation. Click here for more information on the proposal.

Volunteers needed

The Village of Oak Park offers a wide range of opportunities for public service to local residents through 17 Village advisory boards, commissions and communities. Current opportunities include the Farmers’ Market Commission, the Civic Information Systems Commission and Community Relations Commission, with additional openings anticipated over the next several months. For more information, call 708.358.5670 or

Energy saving information available at online hub

Information on building improvements that will help save energy and reduce utility costs are available online The web site, created through an alliance of the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP), utility companies, government agencies and citizen advocacy groups, offers tools and information to help individuals improve the energy efficiency of their properties. For more information,

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