• Update on RELIEF Ordinance

    On: September 25, 2015

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 22, 2015 Alderman Moreno Responds to Mayor’s Property Tax Announcement By Introducing Tax Relief Ordinance for Property Owners CHICAGO – Alderman Proco Joe Moreno, 1st Ward, announced today that he is introducing his property tax relief ordinance at the City Council meeting this Thursday in response to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s announcement of a property tax increase in the 2016 city budget during his annual budget address. .

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  • Five Aldermen Have Signed on to My RELIEF Ordinance

    On: September 9, 2015

    9 September 2015     CHICAGO – Today, five Chicago Alderman publicly demonstrated support for the property owner tax relief proposal released by Alderman Proco Joe Moreno, 1st Ward amid concerns of a potential city property tax increase to address the city’s massive budget shortfall. The Alderman supporting a tax rebate program include Alderman Pat Dowell, 3rd Ward, Alderman Roderick Sawyer, 6th Ward, Alderman Michael Scott, 24th Ward, Alderman Daniel Solis, 25th Ward, and .

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  • RELIEF Ordinance

    On: September 3, 2015

    PROPERTY TAX INCREASE AND TAX RELIEF PROGRAM 2015 The mayor is poised to come out with a proposal for a property tax hike today in the wake of a looming structural deficit. In advance of these changes, I have proposed an ordinance to offer Rebate Eligibility to Low and mid-Income Earning Families, or RELIEF. The full text of the ordinance along with my official press release can be found below. Press Release Full text .

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