(35 ILCS 200/16-105)
Time of meeting - Public records.
In counties with 3,000,000
or more inhabitants, the board of appeals
(until the first Monday in December 1998 and the board of review
the first Monday in December 1998 and thereafter)
shall meet on or before the second
Monday in September in each year for the purpose of revising the assessment of
property as provided for in this Code. The meeting may be adjourned from day
to day as may be necessary.
All hearings conducted by the board under this Code shall be
to the public. All files maintained by the board relating to the matters
specified in Sections 16-95, 16-100, and 16-140 shall be available for public
inspection during regular office hours. However, only the actual portions of
the income tax return relating to the property for which a complaint has been
filed shall be a public record. Copies of such records shall be furnished upon
request. The board may charge for the costs of copying, at 35¢ per page of
legal size or smaller and $1 for each larger page.
(Source: P.A. 88-455; 89-126, eff. 7-11-95; 89-671, eff. 8-14-96.)