Michael J. (Mickey) Goral Kevin L. Freeman Walter R. Gorski Mauro Glorioso
Rockford Chicago Edwardsville Westchester
State of Illinois
PROPERTY TAX APPEAL BOARD
Wm. G. Stratton Office Bldg. DONALD R. CRIST Suburban North Regional Office
401 South Spring St., Rm. 402 Chairman 9511 W. Harrison St., Suite 141
Springfield, Illinois 62706 Des Plaines, Illinois 60016
(T) 217.782.6076 (T) 847.294.4121
(F) 217.785.4425 LOUIS G. APOSTOL (F) 847.294.4799
(TTY) 217.785.4427 Executive Director
Minutes of the
Property Tax Appeal Board Meeting
Held on September 13, 2011
1. ROLL CALL: Donald Crist, Chairman; Mauro Glorioso; Mickey Goral;
Absent: Kevin Freeman
STAFF: Louis G. Apostol, JD, CAE, Executive Director;
Steve Waggoner, JD, Chief Hearing Officer
Dianne Lerman, Recording Secretary
Chairman Crist convened the meeting at 10:07 a.m.
2. Approval of the Board Minutes for the August 9, 2011 Meeting:
Mr. Goral moved to accept the Board Minutes of August 9, 2011 as presented. Mr. Gorski seconded the Motion and it carried 4-0.
3. Executive Director’s Report:
Mr. Apostol reported that PTAB is under budget for FY2012 through August 31st. He reported on operational activities at both the Springfield and Des Plaines offices. He also reported that Elizabeth Allen has joined the Des Plaines Hearing Officer Staff as a Technical Advisor II (attorney) and gave a brief overview on current staff activities and other operational issues.
Mr. Apostol reported he is working with HR and CMS staff to review job descriptions to reflect current workflow issues. He also reported on current recruitment activities to restore Hearing Officer and Clerical staff in an effort to reduce the backlog of cases pending before PTAB. He further reported that in an