Michael J. (Mickey) Goral Kevin L. Freeman Mauro Glorioso Jim Bilotta
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 LL-54
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 March 13, 2012
1. ROLL CALL: Chairman Crist; Jim Bilotta; Kevin Freeman; Mauro Glorioso, and Mickey Goral.
STAFF: Louis G. Apostol, JD, CAE, Executive Director;
Steve Waggoner, JD, Administrative Law Judge;
Dianne Lerman, Recording Secretary;
Edwin Boggess (attended meeting under “Other Business” section).
Chairman Crist convened the meeting at 10:05 a.m.
2. Approval of the Board Minutes for the February 15, 2012 Meeting:
Mr. Bilotta moved to accept the Board Minutes of February 15, 2012 as amended. Mr. Goral seconded the Motion and it carried 5-0.
3. Executive Director’s Report:
Mr. Apostol presented an update on the status of the FY 2012 budget. He reported that PTAB continues to be under budget at this time, primarily due to open positions and management efficiencies. He also reported on the status of the FY 2013 budget. He further reported that he is meeting with CMS Labor Relations and AFSCME to review next year’s labor / management contract. He stated that this process will continue through May 2012.
Mr. Apostol advised the Board that he will be presenting PTAB’s Proposed FY 2013 Budget to the Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday, March 22nd at 4:00 p.m. in Springfield. He stated he has prepared an executive summary of PTAB’s appeal workload and headcount history for the past (5) five years. He further stated the House Appropriations Committee will review PTAB’s budget in April.