Purpose: The Board of Review shall determine the assessed value of any parcel of real property, which is the subject of a complaint. Their decision will be based on evidence presented at a public hearing. Members shall hear complaints and revise the assessment of any parcel of real property, act as an equalizing authority and shall act in conformance with 35 ILCS 200/16-20 through 16-90 of the Illinois Property Tax Code.
Authority: 35 ILCS 200/6
Contact: Cindy Harris
Phone #: (815) 740-4650
Composition: (35 ILCS 200/6‑15) The board of review appointed under Section 6‑5 shall consist of 2 members affiliated with the political party polling the highest vote for any county office in the county, and one member of the party polling the second highest vote for the same county office at the last general election prior to any appointment made under this Section.
Meeting Date/Time: The Board of Review shall convene on or before the first Monday each June to revise the assessment of property. Meetings will be held bi-weekly, on Mondays at 10:00 am. Location: Will County Office Building (Board of Review Office) 302 N. Chicago St. in Joliet
Compensation: (1) Chairman: $51,829.00 (2) Members: $49,357.00
Notes: Business Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. The Board of Review prides itself on assisting property owners with the Board of Review appeal process as well as the State appeal process. The Board of Review also approves Senior Assessment Freeze Exemptions and refers Tax Exemptions to the Illinois Department of Revenue.Appeals are processed, scheduled for hearing, reviewed and the final decisions are entered into the computer, then mailed to all appellants. The Board of Review considers all evidence presented before them to arrive at a fair and equitable assessed value within the guidelines of state statute.
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