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Meeting Name: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/28/2019 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Agenda packet: Not available
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Attachments: To comment on an item on this agenda, click here, Proposed Amendment File #19-1909, Public Testimony UPDATED - Legislation Committee 02.28.19.pdf, Commissioner Sean Morrison Letter.pdf, Matt Quinn_Illinois Restaurant Association_Public Testimony 02.28.2019.pdf, Michael Reever_Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce_Public Testimony 02.28.2019.pdf, Tanya Triche Dawood_Illinois Retail Merchants Associations_Public Testimony 02.28.2019.pdf
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19-1982 1 COMMITTEE MINUTESCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 02/20/2019approvePass Action details Video Video
19-1909 1 URGING THE ILLINOIS GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO SUPPORT ASSESSMENT REFORMResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION URGING THE ILLINOIS GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO SUPPORT ASSESSMENT REFORM WHEREAS, analyses revealed that Cook County's unique property tax system created an inaccurate system that lacks transparency; and WHEREAS, analyses have revealed that the hardest hit by said system were people of color and owners of lower-priced properties such as those located in the South Suburbs; and WHEREAS, property tax reform, including as it relates to accurate assessment of property is vital to creating a fair and transparent system as well as fostering economic development throughout Cook County; and WHEREAS, using improved data will help eliminate uncertainty and hidden costs in the current system, which deter institutional investment and hurt our economy; and WHEREAS, utilizing transparent assessment methodology and better data will make it easier for institutions to invest in less familiar asset classes and neighborhoods, giving a stimulus to places that need it most; and WHEREAS, international assessment standards recommend assessors employs the traditional threerecommend for approval  Action details Video Video
19-1909 1 URGING THE ILLINOIS GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO SUPPORT ASSESSMENT REFORMResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION URGING THE ILLINOIS GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO SUPPORT ASSESSMENT REFORM WHEREAS, analyses revealed that Cook County's unique property tax system created an inaccurate system that lacks transparency; and WHEREAS, analyses have revealed that the hardest hit by said system were people of color and owners of lower-priced properties such as those located in the South Suburbs; and WHEREAS, property tax reform, including as it relates to accurate assessment of property is vital to creating a fair and transparent system as well as fostering economic development throughout Cook County; and WHEREAS, using improved data will help eliminate uncertainty and hidden costs in the current system, which deter institutional investment and hurt our economy; and WHEREAS, utilizing transparent assessment methodology and better data will make it easier for institutions to invest in less familiar asset classes and neighborhoods, giving a stimulus to places that need it most; and WHEREAS, international assessment standards recommend assessors employs the traditional threeaccept as amendedPass Action details Video Video
19-1909 1 URGING THE ILLINOIS GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO SUPPORT ASSESSMENT REFORMResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION URGING THE ILLINOIS GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO SUPPORT ASSESSMENT REFORM WHEREAS, analyses revealed that Cook County's unique property tax system created an inaccurate system that lacks transparency; and WHEREAS, analyses have revealed that the hardest hit by said system were people of color and owners of lower-priced properties such as those located in the South Suburbs; and WHEREAS, property tax reform, including as it relates to accurate assessment of property is vital to creating a fair and transparent system as well as fostering economic development throughout Cook County; and WHEREAS, using improved data will help eliminate uncertainty and hidden costs in the current system, which deter institutional investment and hurt our economy; and WHEREAS, utilizing transparent assessment methodology and better data will make it easier for institutions to invest in less familiar asset classes and neighborhoods, giving a stimulus to places that need it most; and WHEREAS, international assessment standards recommend assessors employs the traditional threerecommend for approval as amendedPass Action details Video Video