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Travel Meeting Minutes February 20, 2014

Governor's Travel Control Board

Meeting of the Board

February 20, 2014
10 a.m.

James R. Thompson Center
Room 4-404
100 West Randolph Street
Chicago, Illinois 60601


William G. Stratton Building
Room 715
401 Spring Street
Springfield, Illinois 62706




In Chicago
  • Chairman Simone McNeil
  • John D'Alessandro
In Springfield
  • Amanda Sutton


In Chicago
  • Benno Weisberg, Deputy General Counsel
In Springfield
  • Kelley Wells, State Travel Coordinator
  1. Call to Order

    On February 20, 2014 at approximately 10 a.m., Chairman Simone McNeil called to order a meeting of the Governor’s Travel Control Board.

  2. Consideration of Minutes

    November 19, 2013

    The minutes of the meeting of November 19, 2013 were approved. Motion made by John D'Alessandro with a second by Amanda Sutton to approve the minutes as presented.

  3. New Business

    Approved Travel Exceptions

    1. CMS - Lodging in Excess of State Rate
    2. CMS - Lodging in Excess of State Rate
    3. Commerce Commission - Hotel Cancellation Fee
    4. Revenue - Hotel Cancellation Fee
    5. ILDPR - Amtrak Fare over State Rate
    6. OSFM - Hotel Cancellation Fee
    7. OSFM - Lodging in Excess of State Rate
    8. IEPA - Unused Airline Fare
    9. DCEO - Airline Change Fee
    10. DHS - In Headquarters Parking Expenses
    11. DHS - Amtrak Fare over State Rate

    Travel Exceptions - Denied or Partial Payment Granted

    1. Aging - Lodging in Excess of State Rate
    2. State Board of Investment - Airline Preferred Seating Charge
    3. IDES - Repairs to Personal Vehicle ($58.76 approved for Mileage)
  4. Miscellaneous

    Discussion regarding lodging rates.

  5. Adjournment

    The meeting was adjourned at approximately 10:40 a.m. John D'Alessandro made the motion and Amanda Sutton seconded the motion.