Andrea Ott, village trustee Village President Anan Abu-Taleb has named Oak Park attorney Andrea Button Ott to serve as interim village trustee to succeed Ray Johnson, who retired from the position earlier this month. (Video courtesy of Village of Oak Park) Click here for more.
Amie Marks, an Oak Park financial planner, started something she thinks will be big: a chance for local women to lunch, and discuss serious current events. She calls her monthly series "Women in the Know." The group meets monthly at caffe DeLuca, 7427 Madison St., in Forest Park.
The question of merging River Forest village and township governments could be addressed as part of the League of Women Voters of Oak Park-River Forest's 2014-2015 program, the organization's president said last week.
A special commission charged with fighting racial discrimination in Oak Park's rental housing market held its first meeting, Tuesday, tentatively forming a 12-member task force made up of citizens and village officials.