The BCC Urges “No” Vote on District 97 Referendum
The Business and Civic Council of Oak Park cannot support the April 5 school referendum that seeks a huge tax increase for District 97.

BCC's Survey on Oak Park Retail

Click Here to to fill out this survey about shopping in Oak Park. We need to hear from "real people" and "real shoppers" in the community!

Downtown Historic District is an Outdated Concept
, September 2009
A statement addressing the proposed Historic District in Downtown Oak Park.

Living Wage Ordinance a Warm Thought but a Bad Idea, September 2009
A statement regarding the effects of implementating a living wage ordinance.

Pension Reform is Key to a More Viable Future
, July 2008
A published letter to the Wednesday Journal addressing the responses to the municipal pension reform discussion panel.

Touching the Third Rail and Living to Talk About It
, June 2008
A panel discussion addressing tax relief through municipal pension reform.

BCC Parking Position
, April 2008
A study that looks into to the current state of the parking in Oak Park, and urges the Village Board to adopt a more comprehensive parking policy .