River Forest Township efficiently and actively funds and directs the delivery of essential human services in the areas of youth, seniors, mental health and general assistance. In addition, the Township Assessor's Office assists residents with appeals, exemptions and questions related to their property taxes.

River Forest Township is conducting a Community Health Needs Assessment Survey, along with several community partners.

This anonymous survey will assess perceptions and needs for mental health (including development disabilities and substance addiction), public health, and community wellness, in both River Forest and Oak Park.

RF and OP residents: PLEASE COMPLETE THE SURVEY NOW! It only takes 10-15 minutes. Your input is very important. Thank you very much for your support. Deadline is April 1.

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River Forest Township officials, including Supervisor, Assessor, Clerk and four Trustees, will be elected in the Consolidated Election on April 4, 2017.

Supervisor Carla Sloan, Assessor Pamela Kende and Clerk Abby Schmelling are running unopposed for their offices.

Trustees Helene Connolly, Mark Kelty and Anna Marie Romeo (Gebert) are running for re-election.

Former Township Clerk Karen Taubman, as well as resident Holly Economos, are also running for Trustee.

Bios for all current elected Township officials are located on the Township Organization page of this website.

The League of Women Voters and the River Forest Service Club hosted a Candidate's Forum on February 16 for contested River Forest candidates. For a video of this forum, click here. The League also video recorded the statement of uncontested candidate for Township Supervisor, Carla Sloan, on March 13. Click here to view this video.

We rely on citizen volunteers to advise on needs and funding priorities and to help with youth and senior services. Your gift of time, talent and service can make a real difference in the lives of neighbors in need. Residents call 708.366.2029 or
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Townships are units of government independent of village governments. Townships focus on human services, while villages deliver municipal service such as police, fire, parking and streets.


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