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Travel Meeting Minutes - December 8, 2020


Meeting of the Board

December 8, 2020
11 a.m.

James R. Thompson Center
Room 4-400
100 West Randolph Street
Chicago, Illinois 60601


William G. Stratton Building
Room 715
Springfield, Illinois 62706

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In Chicago
  • Anthony Pascente, Chairman
  • Jasmine Hooks, Member
In Springfield
  • Jim Foys, Member


In Springfield
  • Kelley Wells, State Travel Coordinator
  1. Call to Order

    At approximately 11:02am Chairman Anthony Pascente called to order a meeting of the Governor’s Travel Control Board.

  2. Consideration of Minutes

    September 22, 2020

    The minutes of the meeting of the September 22, 2020 meeting were approved. Motion made by Jim Foys with a second by Jasmine Hooks to approve the minutes.

  3. Exceptions
    1. Approved Travel Exceptions
      1. IEMA – In headquarters Expenses
      2. ISP – Blanket Exception for Cancellation Fees – Executive Protection

  4. New Business

    The board made the decision to extend the blanket approval for the use of personal vehicles with regard to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The blanket exception that was put into place allowing employees to claim mileage reimbursement in lieu of being instructed to utlize state cars, rental cars, Amtrak, etc. is to be extended to March 31, 2021.

  5. Adjournment

    A motion was made to adjourn the meeting at 10:15 am by Chairman Pascente and Jim Foys seconded the motion.