Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Park Forest has had its share of blighted, abandoned, and vacant properties to deal with through the years. The Village has worked many angles, often employing a combination of ideas and resources to start the process of transforming such properties from liabilities into assets. At the helm for almost two decades, Mayor John Ostenburg has a wealth of experience to draw on in housing issues. On February 21 and 22, he will serve on a panel discussing the topic “Clean It or Lien It: Dealing with Vacant and Blighted Properties” as part of the 2018 Governor . . .