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Travel Meeting Minutes - September 29, 2016


Meeting of the Board

September 29, 2016
11 a.m.

James R. Thompson Center
16th Floor
100 West Randolph Street
Chicago, Illinois 60601


Capitol Building
Room 207
Springfield, Illinois 62706




In Chicago
  • Chairman Trey Childress
In Springfield
  • Scott Harry, Member


In Springfield
  • Kelley Wells, State Travel Coordinator
  • Matthew Sebek, Senior Counsel and FOIA Officer
  1. Call to Order

    At approximately 1:00 p.m. Chairman Trey Childress called to order a meeting of the Governor's Travel Control Board.

  2. Consideration of Minutes

    July 28, 2016

    The minutes of the meeting of the July 28, 2016 meeting were approved. Motion made by Scott Harry with a second by Chairman Childress to approve the minutes as presented.

  3. Exceptions
    1. Exception Report
    2. Approved Travel Exceptions
      1. CMS – Valet Parking
      2. Corrections – Lodging over State Rate
      3. DCEO -
    3. Travel Exceptions – Partial Approval
      1. DCEO – Avis Car Rental Fees
      2. DCEO – Enterprise Fee over Contracted Rate
  4. New Business

    The Board discussed a proposal from United Airlines to offer a State Rate for service between Chicago and Springfield. The decision was made not to pursue the offer at this time due to cost and time effectiveness.

  5. Adjournment

    A motion was made to adjourn the meeting at 1:25 p.m. by Scott Harry. Chairman Childress seconded the motion.