Grundy County

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Freedom of Information Request for Board Of Review

BOARD OF REVIEW

Purpose / About:

To review the valuation on all real property within Grundy County for the purpose of real estate taxation. The Board is to assess omitted property, make and mail recommendations on non-homestead exemptions to the Department of Revenue for approval, hear complaints and make changes on any property when deemed necessary and equalize the assessments if needed. The Board is to mail notices and publish those assessments that they have changed. The minutes and records of their action are maintained by their Clerk, the Supervisor of Assessments.

The Board is comprised of three (3) members appointed by the County Board after successfully passing an examination conducted by the Department of Revenue.

Duties of the Office:

  • Assess omitted property
  • Act on non-homestead exemptions
  • Hear and act on complaints
  • Change assessments on their own motion
  • Equalize assessments
  • Mail equalization reports to the Department of Revenue
  • Deliver assessment rolls to the Grundy County Clerk

Budget:

$28,228

Location:

Grundy County Courthouse

Contacts:

David A. Henderson, Clerk
Grundy County Board of Review
Grundy County Courthouse
111 E. Washington St., Room 1
Morris, IL 60450

Main Voice: 1-815-941-3269
FAX: 1-815-941-2126

Boards, Commissions, Committees or Councils:

  • Illinois Department of Revenue
  • Supervisor of Assessments
  • Illinois Property Tax Appeal Board
  • Grundy County Board
  • All Taxing Districts within the County

Procedure for Making Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests:

  1. Place requests for documents in writing providing a detailed description of the documents requested.
  2. Submit requests to Grundy County Supervisor of Assessments, David A. Henderson, or Debbie Heap at the above address.

Fees:

  • 35 cents per page of legal size or smaller and $1 for each larger paper.

Additional Information:

The above fees are in accordance with:

  • Section 9-20 of the Property Tax Code (35 ILCS 200/9-20)
  • Section 14-30 of the Property Tax Code (35 ILCS 200/14-30)