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Travel Meeting Minutes June 26, 2013

Governor's Travel Control Board

Meeting of the Board

June 26, 2013
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 Malcolm Weems
  • Simone McNeil
  • John D'Alessandro


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

    On June 26, 2013 at approximately 10:00am, Chairman Malcolm Weems called to order a meeting of the Governor’s Travel Control Board.

  2. Consideration of Minutes

    April 12, 2013

    The minutes of the meeting of April 12, 2013 were approved. Motion made by Simone McNeil with a second by John D'Alessandro to approve the minutes as presented. Motion carried 3-0.

  3. New Business

    Approved Travel Exceptions

    1. CMS – Early Departure Fee
    2. Revenue – Hotel Cancellation Fee
    3. DCEO – Excess Baggage Fees
    4. DCEO – Excess Baggage Fees
    5. DHS – Amtrak Fare over State Rate
    6. Veterans’ Affairs – Hotel Cancellation Fee
    7. Insurance – Unused Airline Fare

    Travel Exceptions - Denied

    1. Insurance – Excess Rental Car Fare
    2. Insurance – Amtrak Fare over the State Rate
  4. Miscellaneous

    Discussion regarding lodging rates and commuting miles.

  5. Adjournment

    The meeting was adjourned at approximately 11:00 am. Chairman Weems made the motion and Simone McNeil seconded the motion.