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 BoardMeeting
Held on September 14, 2010
1. ROLL CALL: Donald Crist, Chairman; Walter Gorski; Mauro Glorioso
Mickey Goral (not present), Kevin Freeman (not present)
STAFF: Louis Apostol, JD, CAE, Executive Director
Steve Waggoner, JD, Chief Hearing Officer
Steve Rulison, IT Manager
Chairman Crist convened the meeting at 10:17 a.m.
2. Approval of the Board Minutes for the August 10, 2010 Meeting:
Mr. Gorski moved to accept the August minutes as amended. Mr. Glorioso seconded the
Motion and it carried 3-0.
3. Executive Director Report:
Mr. Apostol apprised the Board on the status of the FY 2011 budget and workload report.
He reported that CMS has graded the applications for the two (2) Appraisal Specialist III
(Hearing Officer) positions for the Des Plaines office and interviews will now be
scheduled. He also reported the two (2) Office Assistant's positions for the Springfield
office have been posted and are currently in the CMS system.
Mr. Apostol reviewed activities related to the furlough program and new developments
with AFSCME. He also reported the 2009 PTAB "Synopsis of Representative Cases"
has been approved and publication will be made in hard copy and on the website.
Mr. Apostol gave an update on the status of 75 day temporary staff. Currently PTAB is
utilizing seven (7) clerical and three (3) hearing officer staff in the Springfield office.
The 75 day staff have assisted full-time staff in processing the large volume of appeals
coming to the Springfield office each week. It is projected the number of appeals will
increase by 25% over previous years.