Tired of losing appeals Lake County board changes the rules

Lake County IL landowners were dealt a severe blow in March, 2103 when the board of review decided to no longer allow anyone but attorneys and landowners themselves to appeal their property assessments. Although they wouldn’t admit it openly, it is widely believed that the board was tired of losing appeals to specialty property assessment firms.

The unanimous vote  by the appeal board in Waukegan followed about two hours of public comment from opponents of the plan, whose opposition was simply ignored.

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