Cook County To Waive Late Fees For 2nd Installment Property Tax Bills For 2 MonthsThe waiver would means property owners would have until Oct. 1 to pay without facing a 1.5% interest penalty. Bills are normally due by Aug. 3.
Chicago Public Library To Eliminate Overdue Fines, Wipe Out Existing DebtsThe Chicago Public Library will eliminate all late fines starting Tuesday – and wipe out all users’ existing fines – becoming the largest public library system in the U.S. to go fine-free.
Chicago Panel OK's Settlement Of Red-Light Camera SuitThe City Council’s Finance Committee has given its approval for a nearly $39-million settlement of a lawsuit over the city’s red light and speed camera programs.
2 Investigators: Late Fees On Water Bill Could Force Family From HomeThousands of dollars in fees on a water bill may force a family to become homeless. The desperate parents say their village is charging excessive fees, more than many other municipalities. CBS 2's Dave Savini has been looking into their plight and has this original report.