Michael J. (Mickey) Goral Kevin L. Freeman Mauro Glorioso Jim Bilotta (Acting)
Rockford Chicago Westchester Lockport
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 November 8, 2011
1. ROLL CALL: Chairman Crist (not present due to illness); Jim Bilotta; Kevin Freeman (via conference call); Mickey Goral; and Mauro Glorioso.
STAFF: Louis G. Apostol, JD, CAE, Executive Director;
Steve Waggoner, JD, Chief Hearing Officer
Dianne Lerman, Recording Secretary
Mr. Goral convened the meeting at 10:20 a.m.
Mr. Goral moved for Mr. Freeman to participate in the meeting by conference phone. Mr. Bilotta seconded the Motion and it carried 3-0.
Mr. Goral and the Board Members welcomed new PTAB (acting) Board Member, Mr. Jim Bilotta.
Due to a fire alarm and subsequent evacuation of the building, the meeting started later than scheduled.
2. Approval of the Board Minutes for the October 8, 2011 Meeting:
Mr. Glorioso moved to accept the Board Minutes of October 8, 2011 as presented. Mr. Goral seconded the Motion and it carried 4-0.
3. Executive Director’s Report:
Mr. Apostol presented a FY 2012 budget update. He stated PTAB is currently under budget at this time and is in the process of preparing the FY 2013 budget for submission to OMB. He further stated the Des Plaines offices have been completed and ready to accommodate the new hearing officers.