Travel Meeting Minutes - March 16, 2021

Travel Meeting Minutes - March 16, 2021


Meeting of the Board

March 16, 2021
10:30 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 10:37 a.m. Chairman Anthony Pascente called to order a meeting of the Governor’s Travel Control Board.

  2. Consideration of Minutes

    December 8, 2020

    The minutes of the meeting of the December 8, 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 – Unused Amtrak Fare
      2. IEMA – In HeadQuarters Lodging
      3. Military Affairs – Hotel Cleaning and Damage Charges

  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 June 30, 2021.

  5. Adjournment

    A motion was made to adjourn the meeting at 10:50 a.m. by Jasmine Hooks and Jim Foys seconded the motion.