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Date Introduced: 4/18/2007
Date Passed:
7/10/2007

Sponsors:
Claypool, Daley, Gorman, Goslin, Quigley, Silvestri, Suffredin
Co-Sponsors:
Beavers, Butler, Collins, Murphy, Peraica, Schneider, Sims, Steele-Robert

Summary:

Ordinance to require the Board of Review and Assessor to post all property tax appeals on the Internet.


Activity Log:

4/18/2007
Referred to Committee on Finance.
6/11/2007
Amended in Committee to clarify posting requirements.
6/11/2007
Approved by Committee on Finance.
6/11/2007
Commissioners Claypool, Daley and Suffredin added as sponsors; Commissioners Beavers, Butler, Collins, Murphy, Sims and Steele added as co-sponsors.

Full Text of Legislation:

PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

 

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Chapter 2, Article VII, Section 2-589 of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as follows:

 

Division 2.  Code of Ethical Conduct

 

Subdivision III.  Financial Disclosure

 

Sec. 2-589. Generally.

(a)     Officers and employees shall file verified written statements of economic interests as required by the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act, 5 ILCS 420/4A-101 et seq. All statements shall be available in electronic form for examination and duplication by the Board of Ethics upon request.

(b)     The Board of Review and the Cook County Assessor shall post on their respective internet websites information pertaining to appeals filed with each office.  The information posted will consist of the name of the applicant, the disposition of the appeal, the property index number, the appeal number, the attorney or other representative of record and the basis for the disposition.  The website shall allow for users to search by address, pin number, appeal number or name of the attorney or other representative of record.

             The Board of Review and the Cook County Assessor shall post the required appeal information for a total of four assessment years on their respective websites.

 

(Ord. No. 04-O-18, art. III, 5-18-2004.) Sec. 2-590. Reserved.


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