Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-0756    Version: 1 Name: Resolution declaring that the number of appeals annually filed with the Board of Review creates an emergency situation causing the need for an expanded Board of Review.
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/28/2020 In control: Financial & Administrative Committee
On agenda: Final action: 6/9/2020
Title: Resolution declaring that the number of appeals annually filed with the Board of Review creates an emergency situation causing the need for an expanded Board of Review.

Title

Resolution declaring that the number of appeals annually filed with the Board of Review creates an emergency situation causing the need for an expanded Board of Review.

 

Staff Summary

                     This resolution recognizes that the three members of the Board of Review need additional assistance to complete the 2019 tax year hearings.

                     This action must be done to allow the County Board Chair to appoint alternate members.

 

Body

RESOLUTION

 

WHEREAS, Illinois Law (35 ILCS 200/6-25) provides that when the number of complaints filed with the Board Of Review has created an emergency situation the County Board may, by Resolution, expand the Board of Review; and

 

WHEREAS, the Clerk of the Board of Review has determined that the number of appeals filed with the Lake County Board of Review has created the need for an expanded Board of Review to hear said appeals; and

 

WHEREAS, the County Board must declare that said number of appeals constitutes an emergency situation causing the need for this expanded Board of Review; and

 

WHEREAS, under this situation, the Chairman of the Board may appoint additional qualified members to the Board of Review.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by this County Board of Lake County, Illinois, that the number of appeals filed annually with the Board of Review creates an emergency situation and causes a need for an expanded Board of Review; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the said additional members for an expanded Board of Review shall be the persons appointed by the Chairman of the Board from the list of people qualified by virtue of their having passed the State Board of Review examination and as recommended by the Board of Review.

 

DATED, at Waukegan, Lake County, Illinois, on June 9, 2020.