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The Lawndale Alliance
The TIF is Coming. Now What?
Cordially invites you to attend 2 workshops as follows
Avoiding Eminent Domain Abuse by Knowing
Your Constitutional Rights as a Property Owner
The TIF is Coming. Now What?
Avoiding Eminent Domain Abuse
Saturday, March by
22,Knowing Your
2008, 9:00 Constitutional
a.m.-11:00 a.m. Rights as a Property Owner
Saturday, March 22, 2008, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
United Baptist Church,
United4242 WestChurch,
Baptist Roosevelt RoadWest Roosevelt Road
The guest speakerGuest
will beSpeaker:
William Miceli, Esq.,
William Partner,
Miceli, Miner,
Esq., Barnhill
Partner, and Galland. Mr. Miceli has
several years experience in real estate, including handling condemnation proceedings for the City of
Chicago. The goalBarnhill and Galland
of the workshop is to educate property owners (residential and commercial) on

1. Constitutional rights as residential or commercial property owners

2. Facts and fiction surrounding eminent domain
TIF Dwellers:
3. Viable options to pursue inResources forthe
the event that Homeowners
City makes an offer to purchase your property

Workshops on strategies for reducing property taxes,

TIF Dwellers: Resources foreclosure and resources for home repair
Workshops on strategies for reducing property taxes, mortgage foreclosure and resources for
home repair Saturday, March 29, 2008, 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Saturday, March 29, 2008, 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
WACA Network,3600WACAWestNetwork,3600
Ogden West Ogden
Cheryl Calvin of S&C Financial
Invited CreditRepresentatives
speakers: Resolutions Group,
fromNFP will share strategies on personal finance
and credit repair. Wilbert Cook of the Cook County Assessor’s Office will provide an overview of Cook
bank, Cook County Assessor, and City of Chicago
County’s programs to reduce property taxes, including homeowner exemptions, senior exemptions and
senior tax freezes. Representatives from the Chicago Department of Planning and Development and
Department of Housing have been invited to share information on programs for commercial and
residential façade improvements, home repairs, low cost financing products and the H-RAIL program.
For further information, contact Valerie F. Leonard at
Phyllis Logan, Owner of Logan Bryant Realty and Linda Clarke from Bright Leadership Institute will
provide strategies773-521-3137,
on mortgage foreclosure prevention and intervention. Terry Ward, a lending officer
with National City Mortgage Company will give an overview of some of National City’s products to assist
homeowners in reducing their monthly mortgage costs.
Valerie F. Leonard