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 August 9, 2011
Des Plaines, Illinois
1. ROLL CALL: Donald Crist, Chairman (via conference call); Kevin Freeman;
Mauro Glorioso; Mickey Goral; Walter Gorski
STAFF: Louis G. Apostol, JD, CAE, Executive Director;
Steve Waggoner, JD, Chief Hearing Officer (via conference call);
Dianne Lerman, Recording Secretary
Chairman Crist requested that Mr. Goral convene the meeting at 9:30 a.m.
Mr. Gorski moved for Chairman Crist to participate by conference call. Mr. Freeman seconded the Motion and it carried 5-0.
2. Approval of the Board Minutes for the July 12, 2011 Meeting:
Mr. Gorski moved to accept the Board Minutes of July 12, 2011 as presented. Chairman Crist seconded the Motion and it carried 5-0.
3. Executive Director’s Report:
Mr. Apostol presented an update on the FY 2012 approved budget. He reported that he is working with CMS, in the review of current job descriptions, in advance of recruiting staff and evaluating space requirements at the both the Springfield and Des Plaines offices. He also reported on the status of 75-Day staff, temporary workers and issues related to AFSCME.
Mr. Apostol announced that Elizabeth Allen has accepted the position as Technical Advisor II (attorney) and will begin working for PTAB on Tuesday, August 16th. He reported that Elizabeth is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Marquette University School of Law. He further reported she has extensive experience with property tax assessment issues, both in private practice and with the Cook County Board of Review, and should be an excellent addition to the hearing officer staff.