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: Property Tax Code 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 3 members, 2 of whom are affiliated with the political party polling the highest vote for any county office in the county at the last general election prior to any appointment made under this Section. The third member shall not be affiliated with that same party. 35 ILCS 200/6-5 […]the chairman of the county board shall appoint, with approval of the county board, 3 citizens of the county to comprise the board of review for that county, 2 to serve for a one year term commencing on the following June 1, and one to serve for a 2 year term commencing on the same date. […]Vacancies shall be filled in like manner as original appointments, for the balance of the unexpired term. Members of the county board may be appointed to the board of review. A member of the board of review may be reappointed. No person may serve on the board of review who is not qualified by experience and training in property appraisal and property tax administration. 35 ILCS 200/6-10 […]Examination requirement - Counties of 100,000 or more. In any county to which Section 6-5 applies and which has 100,000 or more inhabitants, no person may serve on the board of review who has not passed an examination prepared and administered by the Department to determine his or her competence to hold the office.
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.